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15 Jul 2017 15:58:50
I read somewhere don't know if it's true or not that barcelona have to pay benfica 5 million for every 50 appearances semedo makes.

Leahy12

 

 

14 Jul 2017 14:22:01
Ed 002 if you have time, I'd like to ask you have United any interest in nainggolan?

Leahy12

{Ed002's Note - Roma are making significant changes this summer but he is not for sale right now.}


1.) 14 Jul 2017 15:23:36
Cheers ed.


 

 

02 May 2017 06:54:58
Boys I was looking in to what is going wrong for us and I came across this.
Total shots 387 (3rd) in league.
Shots on goal 199 (2nd)
Goals 51 7th
Ratio 13.2% (17th)
Now the last one is conversion ratio. 3 teams below us Sunderland already relegated and Middlesbrough nearly gone.
There's no getting away from it we need a world class striker.

Leahy12

1.) 02 May 2017 08:00:06
We need shooting practice.


2.) 02 May 2017 08:16:17
I say we need both.


3.) 02 May 2017 09:01:31
We had one in Zlatan and he was getting criticised in here!

Personally don't think our mids and wide players contribute anywhere nearly enough. Mata, Martial, Miki, Lingard, Rashford all should be scoring more than they do.

{Ed004's Note - We need both! We have missed some shocking chances this year. Hopefully it will improve next season when we have a settled team. Martial, Mata, Rashford and Mkhitarian have all shown in the past that they know where the net is}


4.) 02 May 2017 09:12:07
CSM I will fully agree with you.
Papers saying we need to break bank paying £155m for Greaseman. I'd rather use it to buy Duvall . Of all the times this is the first time I'm hearing Hargreaves talk sense. With £155m we could start a nuclear war against any country gosh. It's going crazy.
We can buy so many more players to strengthen other departments. I am against spending so much for Greaseman . 😫😫.


5.) 02 May 2017 10:42:33
Well if we do get this Greaseman fellow, the United machinery would be oiled well and run perfectly.


6.) 02 May 2017 11:35:37
Good post Leahy, I suppose that puts things into perspective and I totally agree with Eric that we need a lot more from our attacking players.

Whilst our finishing has been poor I'm not sure that tells the full story!

From memory despite our struggles in front of goal we've managed to get in front against Swansea, Bournemouth, Stoke and Arsenal at OT and we've surrendered leads against Everton away, Anderlect (twice) and Rostov in the Europa.

This suggests to me that even through the stats suggests that our defence is relatively solid we also have a vulnerability at the back that needs attention.

Titles are built on clean sheets and a good Utd team should not be surrendering leads to Swansea, Bournemouth and Stoke especially at OT. If we hang on and win two of those games we'd be 4 points better off and in pole position for top 4. We've conceded last minute goals to Arsenal and Everton, if we hang on to win one of those games that's another 2 points. Title winning teams should be scoring last minute winners not conceding them and holding onto leads especially at home.

It's been an incredibly frustrating season and with better finishing and defending a so far underwhelming season could have been very different.

The unbeaten run is positive and demonstrates a degree of mental toughness and resilience. Moving forward we need to take care of the little details which make the big difference. Concentration at the back and clinical ruthlessness up front. Unfortunately it's these details that cost the money. On one hand we've very close on the other we're a million miles away, I suppose it just depends on what side of the fence you sit.


7.) 02 May 2017 11:36:06
Slippery slope boys this one.


8.) 02 May 2017 12:29:03
If we are going to spend stupid money we should be looking at dybala or lewondonski.
Or John Travolta would be a good grease man.


9.) 02 May 2017 13:07:56
Travolta's movement not quite what it used to be.


10.) 02 May 2017 13:40:45
That's what I am saying. We should not be overspending on Greaseman.
He is good but I am sure there are better buys around. Not spending so much on just one player.
I'd rather we buy others like Thomas Mooler.
Else Loowandowski is also a good buy.
Alternatively, we can buy the guy from Spurs, Cane?


11.) 02 May 2017 14:56:47
Michael Caine might be more likely.


12.) 02 May 2017 15:13:34
Travolta is fast like grease lightning.


13.) 03 May 2017 00:03:23
Yeah Caine and Travolta makes a great team.

{Ed007's Note - Don't you mean couple?}


14.) 03 May 2017 04:23:15
That's why you're Bond. You're absolutely right. 😂😂😂.

{Ed007's Note - A match made in Xenu.}


 

 

01 Jul 2016 15:23:25
Ed02 are manchester united putti g through a bid for pogba, and if the fee is met do u see him moving back to manchester.

Leahy12

{Ed002's Note - It will be a little clearer on Tueday evening, perhaps Wednesday.}


1.) 01 Jul 2016 15:37:14
Cheers ed.


2.) 01 Jul 2016 15:59:40
Ed002, 2hats your thoughts on it? Is this a case of utd being stupid enough to pay more than anyone else, as you've previously suggested, or do you think this has the potential to be a good deal?

I may be being a but stupid, as you've said he doesn't want to come here and that RM is his preference, but I don't know how common it is for a big name player to not go straight to his preferred choice and as such the potential trouble it can cause.

{Ed002's Note - I don't understand your post at all. I have explained that after a meeting on Tuesday it may be clearer in terms of what will be happening. I have no idea what you are prattling on about nor what you find confusing from my very short and very simple comment.}


3.) 01 Jul 2016 16:01:57
Would you mind elaborating on the significance of Tuesday/ Wednesday?
Thanks for info updates 002.

{Ed002's Note - It is unimportant.}


4.) 01 Jul 2016 16:20:11
Let be put it anither way Ed.

Previously you said this :


{Ed002's Note - The deal is simple - if MU pay way more than one would expect for the player and way, way, way, over the odds in fees, they might be able to sign a player who wants to move to Real Madrid. }

Given that comment and the fact we may now sign him, I'm asking 2 things.

1. Is this a case of utd paying way over the odds compared to what other clubs are prepared to pay?

2. How unusual is it for a big player to not get his first choice club, and how much of a problem would you expect that to cause when playing for his 2nd / 3rd etc choice club?

{Ed002's Note - The situation is as I explained. And it changes nothing in terms of what I said.}


5.) 01 Jul 2016 16:29:28
I think we should hold any Pogba questions until Wednesday chaps eh? No point in continually asking questions, when the answer has been given and nothing is known further for 5 days. I get p*ssed off with myself that I sit reading the same question over and over, so god knows how the eds cope.


6.) 01 Jul 2016 16:38:44
Agree brendan I can see it going the way of the pear with ed002 and we have only just got him/ her back and loads of the longer term posters are coming back too it's great atm.
I hope no one f##ks it up.


7.) 01 Jul 2016 16:42:18
If it's unimportant why is it significant ed?

{Ed002's Note - All of the detail of what is happening is not worth my explaining.}


8.) 01 Jul 2016 16:44:41
I agree with Brendan81. it is great to finally have ed02 back. he has told us it will be clearer next week. let's wait until next week to ask for further information even though it may be killing you inside as you want as much info now as you can get.


9.) 01 Jul 2016 16:44:42
Good shout bren.
I know you don't think we should sign pogba. What do you make of zlatan signing?
And mhyk?


10.) 01 Jul 2016 16:45:38
I'm not trying to piss people off. But I'm curious how unusual it is for a player to move to a club that isn't his first choice.

In the real world lots of us work for companies that don't even reach our top 100 first choices.

I suppose if di Maria is anything to go off, it typically ends badly when you're a highly paid elite footballer.


11.) 01 Jul 2016 17:07:35
Ed002, will Pogba be involved in the Brexit negotiations and if so what hairstyle will he have?


12.) 01 Jul 2016 17:27:58
That a question to me Ken? :-)


13.) 01 Jul 2016 17:44:59
Mourinho's formal unveiling to media will be on Tuesday. One of the significant events related to United.


14.) 01 Jul 2016 18:00:29
Calm down lads, the man said it would be clearer tue. or wed.


15.) 01 Jul 2016 18:09:23
Yes Brendan.


16.) 01 Jul 2016 18:55:16
I would have no problems going for Pogba if he hadn't left as he had, saying it was due to playing time, when it seems it wasn't, from things people have said. That plus the fact he wants Real not us, makes me want him less, and £80m+ is way over priced, but we have been silly in the recent past.
Zlatan in terms of quality, experience and the effect he could have on the younger players and squad as a whole, may be ok short term, but I worry as it will be all about him and nothing else, which might not be good. Then again he could have an Eric effect, and who would moan about that?
Micky, I've not seen enough to give a fair assessment. The bits I've seen of him playing at Dortmund, he seems quick, skilful, has a good shot and can pass the ball well. He along with Martial and Rashford could give some serious speed going forward, which would bring some much needed excitement back to the team.


17.) 01 Jul 2016 22:00:32
If I had to name a 100 companies I'd be down to my local kebab shop and taxi rank before half way.


18.) 02 Jul 2016 01:01:22
Love it RedD

I'm not trying to be a tw41 and ruin the site for everyone, but,


19.) 02 Jul 2016 14:12:41
ED 002 u crack me up! :D.


 

 

09 Jun 2016 13:22:03
I've heard we are after seamus coleman again, any of the Ed's know if he will be moving this summer.

Leahy12

{Ed025's Note - to be honest leahy he had a very poor season for us, it was in stark contrast to the season before when he was arguably our best player, there was talk then of united being interested and after that his form took a terrible dip, that leads me to think that he would be open to a move and especially if it were one of the biggest names like utd, but with moshiri and now koeman at the helm i would think they would try and persuade him to stay mate..


1.) 09 Jun 2016 20:46:18
Cheers ed.

{Ed025's Note - no problem mate..


2.) 09 Jun 2016 22:01:25
Has Koeman been appointed yet?


3.) 10 Jun 2016 00:03:29
African, which team do you support?
You seem to pop up every now and then out of the blue.


4.) 09 Jun 2016 23:13:45
Ed025 if your about, do you think ye will be a force to reckon with next year, with a new manager and some money to spend ed,
I was surprised to see Gibson getting a new contract.

{Ed025's Note - i would like to think we would be competitive leahy and be in and around the top 6, its exciting times at goodison with the introduction of moshiri who has big plans for the club and for the first time in a long while lack of money cannot be an excuse. darron getting a 2yr contract shocked me to be honest mate, not just because of his terrible injury record but because of his off-field antics..


 

 

 

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02 Dec 2018 20:26:21
Our manager stepped 2 feet out o f his technical area against Southampton last season sent straight to the stands,
Klopp runs on to the pitch to celebrate with his keeper, what happens, nothing.

Leahy12

{Ed002's Note - Get out of the blame culture man.}


1.) 02 Dec 2018 21:03:26
I ain't blaming anyone man. It's exactly what happened, klopp could drive his vauxhall on to the pitch.


2.) 02 Dec 2018 22:29:37
Those grapes a bit sour?!


3.) 02 Dec 2018 23:32:29
I bet you wish Klopp was driving his Vauxhall into your Managers parking space. 😂.


4.) 03 Dec 2018 05:51:34
There's no sour grapes here, Klopp hasn't won anything yet and Liverpool have hardly been saturated with success for a long time but Leahy is right Mourinho is treated somewhat differently than other managers.

{Ed001's Note - that is not true. Jose gets extra punishments usually because he has a suspended punishment hanging over his head for a previous offence. He gets away with things the first time too, but then he just does it again and so suffers. Jose is his own worst enemy as he constantly pushes the boundaries and limits of the rules and, when he is warned, he just ignores the warning.}


5.) 03 Dec 2018 06:39:11
Probably has something to do with the fact that when mourinho did it the ball was still in play, whereas klopp did it after a goal.

Anyone remember sir alex after bruces header against Sheffield Wednesday.

No need for the conspiracy theories on this one.


6.) 03 Dec 2018 10:46:11
Completely agree Leahy. We ask for consistency with the application of rules on the pitch and should expect the same off it too. It was completely inappropriate by Klopp and totally disrespectful to Everton.


7.) 03 Dec 2018 12:24:50
If Jose did that after a last-minute winner against Liverpool, I'd have been cheering him on. It's an emotional game. He knew he was wrong after, but totally understandable imo.


8.) 03 Dec 2018 12:46:25
United fans would be cheering him on 99 but everyone else would be saying, you can't do that it's disrespectful, probably the fa would ban him, maybe Jose should smile more often and show his pearly whites then he might get away with it.


9.) 03 Dec 2018 15:09:22
I agree, there's little consistency Leahy. Still totally understand him doing it, tho. The games getting more and more sterilized.


 

 

30 Oct 2018 20:24:57
No messing with real Madrid if the manager isn't getting the results they show him the door. But if it's Madrid theirs an excuse he wasn't the right man not the right fit at the present moment but if it happens at united we are toxic, if Manchester United was in Spain the fans would be waving the white hankies at Jose months ago.
Cantona said it Sunday Jose is a good manager but not a fit for united.
He said we need creative football, attacking football committed players.
I'm with you Eric.

Leahy12

1.) 30 Oct 2018 20:37:39
He's not half the coach Jose is for a start. Their squad is far superior at this moment in time too.

I'd much rather behave the way united do than madrid. Those white hankies are embarrassing and their fans are toxic.


2.) 31 Oct 2018 06:27:28
I get your point Leahy but if we want to use Madrid as role models then we are in serious trouble.


3.) 31 Oct 2018 08:19:08
Yeah 3 consecutive Champions Leagues as opposed to the dross we see week in week out, definitely need to steer clear of Madrid's model!

Madrid/ Bayern/ PSG/ Chelsea/ City even Everton! All show a ruthlessness we lack. We need to be more decisive when things aren't working and don't look like working.

When SAF moved on we needed to evolve, the fairytale idea of backing managers for years even if not performing has gone - it went 15+ years ago, the idea of having a team full of youth products has gone. Patience has unfortunately gone.

Too much money, too many rich rivals competing for the best talent, too many short-term flippant fans, who will change clubs when things go bad (more so the new breed of fan from overseas, which is more important to the club now due to the numbers) .

We either evolve or die. The game has changed, certain clubs are aware and put little stock in history. The prestige and glory is what attracted the owners to the clubs because it is a leg up and something that guarantees instant financial support, they have no regard for it once they take over though because money talks. Our owners and management are trapped, we are not one thing or another now. Until we become ruthless with players and managers we will continue to drift and throw good money after bad.


4.) 31 Oct 2018 08:49:56
Exactly AJH. Who’d want to win that many champions league titles playing such attractive football. Simply nauseous.


5.) 31 Oct 2018 11:37:25
Beast - I take your point pal and part of me feels the same but I'm not sure we can afford to operate in this way and I don't think we should lose sight of what made our Club successful over the years.

Madrid are struggling because they lost Ronaldo. They have lost 50 goals per season and not replaced them. He's been the foundation of their success since they snatched him from us almost a decade ago.

Madrid are a Club that traditionally have always spent big and signed the best players. This is their MO but it's expensive and doesn't always necessarily yield immediate results. They have won La Liga 3 times in the last 10 years and before their current run of success they hadn't won the Champions League since 2002. Madrid and Barcelona don't operate on a level playing field in Spain. They don't share their TV revenue and as we all know money talks. Eventually if you sack enough managers and buy enough good players you'll inevitably stumble across the right combination. This style can only be successful if money is no barrier and it can be spent indiscriminately.

Being successful is hard. Barcelona await a similar fate when they lose Messi and despite the riches on offer at PSG and City neither Club are yet to win the Champions League.

The harsh reality has been over the past decade Madrid and Barcelona have had two of the best players in the history of the game. (Had they not had Messi Utd might have won two more European Cups) . They have been able to support and enhance their talent by signing other great players and it's been hard for the rest of Europe to compete. The landscape is changing, Messi and Ronaldo are not immortal, they cannot play forever and other Clubs will soon get their chance.

Madrid will have to re-build like they have done in the past. They will undoubtedly continue to be successful but how many managers will they sack and how much money will they have to spend in the process is anyone's guess.

I think Utd need to adopt a more sensible approach and take heed of what made us so successful in the past. Whilst we are a rich Club we can't afford to spend money indiscriminately. History has taught us we need to invest heavily in our academy and scouting departments. We need to find the right balance between signing and developing young players and investment in the squad. We need to appoint managers that share this approach and philosophy.

Our history is based on two great men. Their success built from blooding youngsters that shared an identity with the Club and supplementing this by signing new players. I don't believe this approach is outdated.

As transfer fees continue to spiral out of control maybe the most successful Clubs of the future will be the ones that can find the right balance between identifying, developing and trusting young talent whilst continuing to sign more established players. I don't think even Madrid can afford to sign the likes of Neymar or Mbappe anymore and even if they could they wouldn't have much left over to address other parts of the squad.

Perhaps Jose biggest barrier to success at Utd has been he doesn't like the City. If he doesn't view us as a long term project then his tenure is destined for failure as he won't be afforded enough money to yield short term success.

Jose has the ambition, pedigree and to some extent the ammunition to build a dynasty at Utd. If he can somehow bend to the Clubs traditions, show more faith and patience in youth, develop a more expansive style of football, learn to love the City, really commit to the Club and develop a longer term strategy we'll be ok. Ok your right this is never going to happen what was I thinking 😂?!

Joking aside I think we already have the blueprint for success. We just need to find the right man with the pedigree, courage and patience to implement it again.


6.) 31 Oct 2018 12:51:26
Good post DLIB. We're overhauling both scouting and academy so we look to be going that way. We have a lot of players either soon to out of contract or coming to the end of their career so we need a lot of fresh blood. We can't buy to replace so the academy will have to supply part if not most.


7.) 31 Oct 2018 15:46:51
Thanks Mort - For anybody that reads my posts (I accept most are like essays and not worth the effort) I've been highly critical of the Glazers. I have concerns about their ambition and worry they won't invest enough to make the difference between us having a good side and a great one. Putting those concerns aside I can't really complain that money hasn't been invested in the squad. What we haven't done yet is found the right man to spend that money wisely whilst continuing to develop and nurture some of our very talented youngsters.

I look at how we operate as a Club, our tradition, our style and there is only one candidate for the job and that's Potch in my opinion. He plays an aggressive, entertaining style of football and is prepared to develop and nurture younger players. He has also demonstrated a commitment and loyalty to the Clubs he's managed. What he has achieved at Spurs whilst working on a shoestring budget has been fantastic. Like City courted and serenaded Pep I believe we should do the same with Potch.

I've heard people call for Eddie Howe but think it's too soon for a Club of our size. He ticks most of the boxes but we just don't know how he would handle the egos or the immense pressure and expectation that comes with being Utd manager. Maybe he could go to
Spurs and replace Potch once he's appointed the next Utd manager. I hope in time he may grow disillusioned at Spurs and look for a new challenge. As they look to finance their new stadium I don't see them investing in their squad and just keeping their most talented players will be considered a success.

I think all this talk of new managers is a touch premature anyway. I've seen the green shoots of recovery (Juventus aside) in our last few games and I still believe that with some clever investment in January and the summer (if he lasts that long) we're still not that far away.

Conversely I think we've reached a point when we can only judge Jose on a game by game basis. He's certainly had enough time and money to transform us into a top 4 side and we should be able to navigate our way through to the last 8 of the Champions League as a minimum. We should also have a recognised style and settled team by this point into his tenure. At the moment it's not been good enough and we can ill afford any more set backs.

Saturday will provide a useful barometer to judge if the mini recovery is based on solid foundations. It's a game we should ordinarily be expected to win but Bournemouth are in good form and we'll face a tough examination. Nothing less than a win will do however and if we come back with anything less than 3 points the pressure will intensify and the vultures will be circling again.

{Ed002's Note - Manchester United has not suffered from the lack of investment in players.}


8.) 31 Oct 2018 18:22:06
DLIB - I think we agree in principle. My point was more to do with the ruthless nature of clubs. We tend to be quite passive, it took an age to act with LVG, we extended Jose's contract at the wrong time and look no better off for it.

Madrid whilst struggling at the moment and domestically against a powerhouse in Barcelona do act with ruthless precision more often than not. Jose would not still be in a job if we were Madrid and we the club would be much better off if we bring in a hungry manager with desire and can mix up big signings and youth.

Who knows what the future holds, I notice a lot more loans of good players because wages are a problem. Recession round the corner and various other issues. Bayern also need to rebuild.

Utd have wasted vast resources under LVG and Jose, we need somebody to come in with a plan, back them fully and if they start to deviate from that plan hold them to account - the fundamental skillset a new manager needs is attacking intent.

I just can't see Jose turning this around, everything is against him. He doesn't have the fear factor, the tactical courage or the charisma he once had, that X factor has gone. We need new ideas, somebody to respect the clubs history and traditions (because other clubs replicate the way we played and do well), we need that swashbucking 'score more than you' approach to games again. I'm just saying that we can't be loyal for loyalties sake anymore because other clubs will take advantage of that weakness.

Any new manager coming in now would have a massive job on their hands, same as at Madrid. BUT Jose is 3 years in now and as a project we have lost 3 years because the job is just as difficult as the one Jose inherited from LVG, probably worse because we have even more players that don't fit on bigger salaries!

Madrid acted after 3 months of messiness, we have had 3 years of the same thing, plus Jose's attitude. A lot of the Madrid players seemed to like Lopetegui, but I think there will be a fair few Utd players popping open the Champers when he is finally relieved of his duties. And a great deal more Utd fans.


9.) 31 Oct 2018 19:02:18
Perhaps the club are confident in waiting for the very talented youth as we did in 95, Chong, Greenwood and Gibson plus Gomez? They may or may not make it but alongside Jose is I recall someone in McKenna who knows them.


10.) 31 Oct 2018 16:37:55
Ed002 - I never said they had. My suspicion is the Glazers lack the ambition to make the difference between a top 4 side and Champions.

We saw in the summer that the Club rested on its laurels and didn't invest enough to improve on a good second place finish last season. After all we finished a long way behind City, the squad still needed significant improvement and we didn't do anywhere near enough to bridge that gap.

An ambitious board, one that truly valued trophies above profit would have made the investment necessary to give the manager what he needed to challenge. If they'd have got the players Jose wanted and needed my suspicion's would have been unfounded but unfortunately they didn't and my paranoia was compounded.

I have only seen real investment in the squad on the back of failure. My suspicion is once stability is returned the purse strings are tightened.

I accept money has been spent but sometimes timing is an important factor as well!

{Ed002's Note - My comments were based on you saying of the Glazers: "I have concerns about their ambition and worry they won't invest enough to make the difference between us having a good side and a great one". They are nrespondingf to requests for the money and you like so many otehrs are advocating them as soft targets. They are not - they have authorised vast amounts of spending much of which has been wasted because the fundamentals are wrong. Don't blame them based on your lack of understanding of the business.}


11.) 31 Oct 2018 19:45:50
I can't argue with any of that Beast like I said part of my wholeheartedly agrees with what you say!

Whilst I failed to say in my original post was I respect Madrid's pursuit of excellence and there is no doubt in my mind that every part of the Club is committed and determined to be the very best. I'm just not sure we should follow their methods but I do agree we have a propensity for procrastination which sometimes provides a safe-heaven for mediocrity.


12.) 31 Oct 2018 21:43:51
Ed002 - If the fundamentals are wrong who's fault is that? If they are responding to requests for money it fell on deaf ears over the summer and if money has been wasted then as the owners of the Club they have to take their fair share of the responsibility for that as well.

I am not arguing that money hasn't been invested in the squad or that much of that money has been wasted; Nevertheless you don't have to be a genius to
understand that further investment was needed if we were serious about competing for the top trophies and wanted to be the best.

The last time I checked we had the biggest turnover in World football yet despite finishing 19 points behind City last season Liverpool, Chelsea, Fulham, Wolves, West Ham, Everton and Leicester all invested more in their squad than we did over the Summer window. That simply cannot happen for team with ambitions to win the league. Yes they have spent money but so has everybody else and I can't understand why we didn't push harder in the summer. I heard the immortal words return "no value in the market" yet no such words were spoken as the Club were panicked into spending vast amounts when we finished outside the top 4. Surely this was the summer to back the manager having won two major trophies the previous season and securing a second place finish and an FA Cup final the season after. Call me a cynic, throw insults in my direction that I don't understand the business if that helps but I've haven't had a reasonable explanation as to why we didn't invest more in a squad that so badly needed strengthening if they had serious aspirations of bringing the title back to Old Trafford?

We generate the most money in world football, the Glazers bought the Club on the back of a leveraged buy out burdening any risk on the Club not themselves, they have saddled us with back breaking debt. Our turnover is significantly higher than the likes of Fulham, Wolves, Leicester, Everton and West Ham and substantially higher than Liverpool and Chelsea, I think we can expect our Club to be more ambitious than most of those teams and to fully back the manager.

My post was more a question of ambition and how determined and serious our Club are about being the very best. Real Madrid don't mess about, they don't accept mediocrity, they act decisively and whilst I don't advocate going to those lengths I think myself and others are entitled to question the ambition of our board. If the fundamentals are wrong it's incumbent on them to put them right. We've been waiting over 6 years for them to do this yet whilst turnover increases results on the pitch don't mirror our success off it.

I'll wager you a side bet that if the Club finishes outside the top 4 we'll see significant spending in the summer which beggars the question why they didn't back our manager in the last window. I suppose there was no value in the market but that doesn't seem to matter when your chasing the top 4 just the title it would seem. Your right about one thing there is something fundamentally wrong with our Club but who's fault is that?!

I accept you think I talk nonsense, have little understanding of football and probably think I'm a cynical, paranoid, idiot but I love my Club and want to see them be successful again. Posting on this site provides me with a cathartic release. Not many people share my enthusiasm for Utd and people can choose to read or ignore my posts as they deem fit. Anyway thank you for taking the time to reply, goodnight.

{Ed002's Note - I don't think you understand how the club or business are run at all. You certainly don't understand the role of the owners and I have no interest in gambling with you.}


13.) 01 Nov 2018 19:35:12
..................abuse removed................and both users - great job....................


 

 

22 Oct 2018 22:19:56
Is their a European game tomorrow night or is it the return of Ronaldo is all I've seen today.
No disrespect to the boy but I hope we don't be singing his name all night.
Get behind the team and **** Ronaldo.
We can talk and shake hands with him after the game, hope someone in the dressing room has the ball to stand up and say it.

Leahy12

1.) 23 Oct 2018 08:40:26
Give him a cheer or good reception when his name is called out and then we get on with business.


2.) 23 Oct 2018 10:36:45
You’re talking like fans play the game.

If the 75,000 paying fans want to sing Ronaldo all night then that’s fine by me.

The players are professionals they’re not going to be star struck by an over the hill legend.

Interesting I didn’t hear any calls for getting behind the team when it wasn’t all kicking off the last month or so.


3.) 23 Oct 2018 13:19:57
Interesting you didn't get involved much about the last month or so yourself in the debate,
You pop in every 3 months or so.
The players will be shaking hands and hugging him like he is the second coming. A selfie for their social media.
I wouldn't even look at him till the game was over if I was an united player.


4.) 23 Oct 2018 13:40:15
Leahy,

We as a club respect and support our club legends, people are looking forward to the game tonight because its probably our biggest CL game for quite a few years and also the return of Ronaldo. Why does everything have to be negative about it? I can't wait to get there and cheer on the lads, these are the nights where they can start to make themselves legends.


5.) 23 Oct 2018 14:19:33
Give him a good reception then someone needs to send him into the air or advertising boards within the first 5 minutes. Old school style.


6.) 23 Oct 2018 14:44:41
Love it, Supa 😁.


7.) 23 Oct 2018 16:34:35
I hate seeing the players in the tunnel before the games start these days. Laughing, joking, hugging the opposition players. It just makes me pine hard for the days of Keane and Nev staring straight ahead with a look of herculean focus on their faces. Only time they acknowledged the opponents was to tell them to *&*% off. That sent a tingle down my spine. Now it's like they're about to go out office paint-balling and have split into teams just for a laugh.


8.) 23 Oct 2018 18:01:38
I'm with you supa.


9.) 23 Oct 2018 18:07:40
Rwwd that's the way to show the opposition, let them know straight away your in for a hard game here.
I loved them old days when you knew you were in for a good game.
Keane flying in with a tackle in the first minute, as vidic say you can mend a broken nose but you can't mend your pride if you lose.


10.) 23 Oct 2018 18:31:55
Leahy, those elements of the game are near enough gone.

I don't care what they do in the tunnel as long as they do it on the pitch.

Many a player says hello to opposition players and then go out and play a stormer. The game has changed, especially what goes on in the tunnel. A lot of these guys are good friends off the pitch.


11.) 23 Oct 2018 19:00:24
I am a big ronaldo fan. But not tonight or any other night he plays against us. I hope he gets a great reception after the game after having an absolute nightmare.
I don't like the hugging and joking before the game. I've no issue with it after a game win lose or draw.


12.) 23 Oct 2018 19:56:32
you fit enough to attend ken?


 

 

10 Aug 2018 22:08:38
I'm happy good 3 points. Delighted for Shaw well done.

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09 Aug 2018 23:49:59
Alright boys all is calm now.
The boat now is sailing so all we can do is sail with it
We have good players so now Jose it's up to you give them a bit of freedom and let them play, if we are not in a good position by the end of next season then Jose you can leave Manchester and go to a sunny climate
Now come on United get us off to a good start and 3 points tomorrow nite.

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04 Aug 2018 13:11:29
I deleted my Twitter, don't want to sound paranoid but I think people were starting to follow me😀.

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10 Jul 2018 22:39:41
Just wandering was there any offer from United on Ronaldo returning to old Trafford or was it just between psg and juventus.

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10 Jul 2018 22:00:42
Ed was there any talks or contact between Ronaldo and United or are we looking eksewhere.

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24 Jun 2018 11:54:53
I would genuinely give them away to people that needed them.

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24 Jun 2018 11:37:59
I agree with Keane any man that has 650 pairs of shoes isn't right in the head.
Why and how would wear them and where would you put them.
He must spend most of his time in shops. one of my neighbours is a hoarder and isn't right in the head.
650 pairs of shoes. ffs.

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10 Dec 2018 19:26:37
Ajh you can assume whatever you like.

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10 Dec 2018 12:01:26
I agree with ed people are overreacting to everything now. christmas songs, eating animals everything. Now I have a true story that happened here in cork, hard to believe but it's true,
A young lad started school here in cork his name was Mohammad, anyway the teacher said your in Ireland now and your new name is Mike, fine said Mike and he went home and told his mother, his mother went mad, are you ashamed of your name, your family your religion and gave him a right few slaps, then his father gave him a few more slaps, he went to school bruised the next day, what happened you Mike the teacher asked,
Shortly after I became an Irishman I was attacked by two Arabs. 😀.

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09 Dec 2018 23:13:39
I'd read it, I like a bit of funny.

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03 Dec 2018 22:55:08
Beck's I can't get my head around you hadn't a TV untill 1998,
Now I know things can be hard for some families and I can identify with that, and I'm not in any way judging you or anyone i'm not in to that sort of things.
By the way I remember watching that goal like it was yesterday, you just knew a good player had to come out of that moment.

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03 Dec 2018 13:03:27
Ya a virus that he can't pass, on. 😚.

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