That drew strong criticism, as rumours intensified that McNally – who also claimed he would prefer “death over relegation” – was lining up Malky Mackay as his replacement.
After the surprise 1-0 win over Tottenham though, former Celtic and Fulham director McNally was overcome with joy, breaking down in tears at the final whistle.
It was later reported that he had suffered a family bereavement which is a far more likely reason for his emotional state than a 1-0 home win.
Opinion was split about this outpouring of emotion – and it was predictably rather extreme…
— Dan Greengrass (@HandStandyPandy) February 23, 2014
If anyone ever doubts how committed and passionate David McNally is about NCFC watch MOTD tonight. — New York Canaries (@NYCanaries) February 23, 2014
Shows you what type of club Norwich is when the camera zoomed in on David McNally crying about the result. A family.
— Emma (@ems9612) February 23, 2014
David McNally u blubbering tosspot. It's not about you. — Philip Russell (@phillyrussell) February 23, 2014
THE REAL REASON?
YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’RE DOING
Now this is a controversial one in that Christian Eriksen is clearly a very good player. But Spurs fans were hysterically angry that he wasn’t in the team against Norwich, using Tottenham’s overall poor performance as justification for their anti-Sherwood tone.
The thing is, with Nacer Chadli apparently rated ahead of the Dane, Spurs have won seven of their last 10 matches. So to react with such fury when things don’t go your way for once seems somewhat childish to us…
Chadli is just never better than Eriksen. I like him but he's not. Tim continuing with the odd decisions.
— Ben (@BenLewis1995) February 23, 2014
Some write Eriksen on a paper plane and aim it at Tim's head pls — Tanis (@Tanis95) February 23, 2014
Chadli??? Tim have you forgotten you've got Christian Bloody Eriksen on your bench too? And calm... Grrrr
— Audere Est Facere (@Mishmoo5) February 23, 2014
If ‘one of..’ means ‘one of the top 50’, maybe…
Cant believe the best player in the stadium is sitting on the bench. #Eriksen
— GeorgeTG (@Georgaldinho) February 23, 2014
Has Eriksen been introduced to Sherwood? Does he even know who Eriksen is? — Simply Spurs (@Simply_Spurs) February 23, 2014
Dim Tim has to come out after this and tell us what's wrong with Eriksen. Only explanation is that he's injured. #thfc
— Philip Bright (@pbright11) February 23, 2014
No you’re not lost for words are you – you’ve just typed a dozen of them!
I'm seriously lost for words. How can he keep him on and not bring Eriksen on?! — Ho1spur (@1_Hotspur) February 23, 2014
Kyle Naughton on set-piece duty. Christian Eriksen on the bench. There's no logic that can explain that.
— Ewan Roberts (@EwanRoberts) February 23, 2014
ROONEY JUSTIFIES PAY PACKET!
Oh give over – a decent finish against Crystal Palace does not justify £300k/week. Do it against Bayern Munich or Barcelona and then we’re talking…
0-2 Rooney. Top class. That's what your money buys. — Richard Keys (@richardajkeys) February 22, 2014
Crystal Palace 0-2 Man United – Rooney proves why he's worth 50p a second with a sumptuous finish http://t.co/VpGpyb9OYm
— ITV Football (@itvfootball) February 22, 2014
This is actually quite funny…
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