Soccer David Moyes, the New Goliath

Manchester United's new coach sets off to fill the shoes of long-time friend and mentor Sir Alex Ferguson.

Four years ago, in these very pages, a story about David Moyes predicted that "David would yet become Goliath." The article suggested that Everton's manager would one day replace Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United's coach – not a daring prophecy, just a careful assumption, and one shared by many soccer fans in the U.K. for years. And now, the prediction has come true, with the official...