David Moyes set for managerial comeback in the US of A 3 years ago

David Moyes set for managerial comeback in the US of A

Well howdy there, Mr. Moyes

Yes, that is a cowboy reference including David Moyes. Cowboys are something synonymous with the United States of America, as American as apple pie, baseball, an ice cold beer, or false memories of a more glorious history.


Something many Americans would like to see become synonymous with their country is excellence on the football pitch, something which has of yet evaded the country's men's national team.

While the country's women's team are the best in the world, the men's team has struggled in recent years - even failing to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after finishing behind Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama and Honduras in qualifying.

A nation like the United States, with its population of 325 million people, should rightfully believe that better things can happen on the football pitch, and that is why they are reportedly keen on making David Moyes their new manager.


Moyes' last managerial position was at West Ham United, but it - much like all of his jobs since leaving Everton for Manchester United in 2013 - did not work out, and he was replaced by Manuel Pellegrini during the summer.

That doesn't appear to have put off United States Soccer Federation officials, who fired coach Bruce Arena after they failed to qualify for the World Cup.

While interim coach David Sarachan has recently had his temporary contract extended, it is believed that this is to allow the USSF to find the right candidate for the position.

Moyes' name has been mentioned as well as that of Juan Carlos Osorio, who led Mexico to the second round of the World Cup despite playing in a group featuring previous reigning champions Germany.


While Moyes has no international management experience, he does have years of top flight coaching to his name, and such an appointment could be exactly what both he and the USMNT need to reverse their respective fortunes.