Mark Robins once saved Fergie's United Career - and Now Costing Ten Hag his?

Adam Bloszko

Adam Bloszko

Mark Robins’ Coventry marched on to face Manchester United in the FA Cup semi finals. Robins recalls how he has saved Sir Alex Ferguson’s job back in 1990 as a player - and could now cost Erik Ten Haag’s his, as a manager.

"It was my breakthrough season, to score a goal in the FA Cup third round is something you do look back on with fondness," Robins was quoted.

"Anybody scoring in the FA Cup is special. I thought this was normal, this is great, winning the FA Cup was the last time I played in a final. That is a slight regret.” 

The Mark Robins FA Cup goal was crucial in helping Sir Alex Ferguson stay in the Manchester United hot seat.

Mark Robins sends Utd into 1990 FA Cup Final

The sports career of Mark Robins saw him play in England and on loan stints abroad, such as Denmark. 

While the Mark Robins Coventry era oversaw a consistent challenging for a playoff spot in the EFL Championship, as well as now reaching the FA Cup semi finals.

Sir Alex Ferguson went on to take the mantle in one of Manchester United’s best and most iconic seasons in the club’s history.

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The FA Cup has been interesting this year with several smaller sides making the final few, such as Robins’ Coventry.

Coventry will potentially take Manchester United out of the cup, throwing Erik Ten Haag’s job safety into turmoil.

Date Match 1 x 2
Coventry City Coventry City Manchester United Manchester United




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Adam Bloszko

Adam Bloszko

My name's Adam, and I'm known as a 'football nerd' by most of my friends. That is one of the best things I have ever been called.