Giants’ game

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While I can sympathise with Tom Reilly (Letters, 10 May) over coverage of Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement, I am mindful that Jock Stein’s “wee boys’ game” has been taken over by the television giants which have created a monster – with all that this means to the millions across the world, especially those who have nothing.

Sir Alex Ferguson is a master of the game, with the ability to recognise and nurture talent. But he also was fortunate in having a first-class scouting team, and a chairman and board with
bottomless pockets and an indifference to debt.

George Cooper

Westgate

Leslie, Fife

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