Apparently not according to one of my acquaintances, despite being a Man Utd supporter.
The thing is, they said, is that Ferguson just thinks he is the referee, whereas Simon Cowell knows he is.
Perhaps Simon could take up Sir Alex’s spot when he is serving his ban for being rude about Mr Wiley.
Apologies to the many of you who won’t know what the hell I am talking about!
I am no big fan of either, but I suspect they both know what they are talking about…