Mccann was left speechless
The silly season started early in the city . . . as Posh were linked with moves for Michael Jacobs ( Northampton), Michael Bostwick ( Stevenage), Danny Swanson ( Dundee United), Jamie Vardy ( Fleetwood), Mustapha Carayol ( Bristol Rovers) and Conor Washington ( St Ives Town).
Ferguson himself was the bookies favourite to become manager of Wolves ( because he used to play for them) and Paul Taylor was reportedly a target for Everton ( because he had a Scouse accent).
Joe Lewis did sign for ChampionshippromotionfavouritesCardiffCitytoprove that anything is possible.
Posh chairman Darragh MacAnthony published a book on his six years at London Road and Ferguson published a list of players he no longerwantedwhichsurprisinglyincludedGrantMcCann and MarkLittle.