It seems I was not popular with the English after leaving the job as manager.
In July 2007, after leaving the England job, I became the new manager of Manchester City after signing a three-year contract worth £2.7m a year plus bonuses.
Not a lot by today's standards.
I received the Premier League's Manager of the Month award for August.
The club stayed in the top six throughout the rest of 2007, and were third throughout October and November.
In Spring 2008 Shinawatra claimed that he would replace Eriksson after only one full season, because of an "avalanche of very poor results which is unacceptable at this level". This resulted in an outcry from Manchester City fans who coordinated an SOS ("Save Our Sven") campaign, including a well attended march from the City centre to Eastlands stadium and a flood of...