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07 Mar 2015 08:01:19
Ed002, if you are around, and have the time. Reports in Portugal that United are close to a deal for William Carvalho. Not sure I would believe a deal is "close", but do you know if the club still have an interest in him? I thought we had moved on from him.

PS, I do not read twitter!

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{Ed002's Note - There is interest in Carvalho from a number of clubs still and there have been fairly recent approaches by Arsenal and Manchester United. Monaco and Atletico Madrid may also still be interested. Juventus and Chelsea passed on previous interest because of the cost. Sporting would ideally like to keep him a year or two more. Everyone knows the price and it is significant and there seems little room for negotiation. Liverpool looked at the player at the start of last year but I am not aware of any interest right now.}

1.) 07 Mar 2015 11:39:05
Ah, right. So he is still on the radar then. Thanks for that, Ed.



25 Aug 2014 22:23:38
Press association reporting than fee has been agreed with Madrid for DiMaria. ยฃ59.7m. Looks like the deal is all but done.

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1.) 25 Aug 2014 22:50:58
we NEED vidal or de jong to finish this jigsaw

2.) Defence still needs addressing too in my opinion.

Vidal and blind and I'd be happy.

3.) We are close to having a good squad again, and I can see Vidal and Blind happening. God what a fantastic window that would be and a timely reminder to the rest of Europe that we are still an elite club.



15 Jul 2014 00:16:28
Just got in from the Elbow convert which was brilliant. Just logged on to see all the replies from earlier about Blue Nun. LOL.
AJH, with you being such a wind up merchant yourself I can't believe you took me seriously. You really think I drink Blue Nun? :)
Just for the record I am an Ale man. We have several excellent breweries down here, and I love Doombar, Tribute, Betty Stoggs etc
I do like a bottle of the old Vin Rouge too. I try to get McGuigans Black Label when I can.
Unless Blue Nun is on offer of course lmaof. :)

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{Ed002's Note - I am glad they dragged you out of the vat in time BS.}

1.) Doombar is brilliant. You need to come to Sheffield for real ales, some brilliant ones.

2.) Betty you are a man!

3.) 15 Jul 2014 10:38:22
Glad you enjoyed the concert man ;)

4.) Has to be Cornish Knocker for me!
Where abouts in cornwall are you from, anywhere near the great heights of Four Lanes?

5.) Doombar - 'tis lovely

6.) PeeB, how dare you. A man?
I'm a proper Cornish maid thankyou. And proper Cornish maids drink ale. Lots of ale :)
Wilcey, I'm just outside St.Austell, so not too far from FourLanes.

7.) I was there too, brilliant set. Where abouts in Kernow do you live? Just got my season tickets for next season, so if you ever need a lift up gimmie a shout!

8.) Dan, I live about a mile from the Eden Project in Par. How about you?
Cheers for the lift offer buddy.

9.) 15 Jul 2014 16:31:12
Nice part of the world all of it. I'm in weymouth now and we have badger ales a few miles from us. Not bad for getting wobbly. Was in Plymouth with the kids last week and went round the barbican area up to the hoe and down to a park my kids like to play in. With a few drinks along the way;). Ended up in a nice tapas restaurant near centre of Plymouth.

10.) . didn't expect to see a conversation between a few 'Janners' on here. proper. Tonguer10.

11.) Camborne is the place to be in Cornwall. I grew up there and Betty Stoggs is the greatest Ale on the planet, hands down.

12.) Im in summercourt so not too far. I was working in Par last week! You get up to OT much then? I usually get there once or twice a season but I have gone whole hog and bought a pair of season tickets this year. Long old drive but I have always wanted to do it!

13.) Dan, not been much recently. Me and the Mrs both work full time, and she has to travel quite a bit. Not so easy now we have a little one. Try to get there when I can, with my bro and a couple of mates. Its such a long return trip so when we go we usually stay over night. We've actually done a few CL matches and driven back right after the game due to work commitments, and that is a killer day!
There is no better way than to spend a few hours in the Bishops Blaze before making your way round the corner to OT.



13 Jul 2014 21:11:03
Eds, lots of talk on here about Vidal, and I really hope it happens. But one name I've not heard mentioned for a long time is Lars Bender. Do you know if United still maintain an interest in him?

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{Ed002's Note - It will have moved on.}

1.) Good player but I imagine that 2 CM's in one window will be as much as we do so if vidal comes in I imagine we Will then wait for Strootman in Jan.



05 Jun 2014 13:35:01
Ed002, if you are around, do have any more recent info regarding Gundogan? I know he isn't being risked until next season so as to avoid any unnecessary risk of injury. But a few weeks back Klopp said that his back was "fine" and he has basically recovered from the actually spinal injury.
That is the last I have heard, or been able to find anywhere. Just wondered if you had heard any new info, and if you know whether or not he is still of interest to United.

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{Ed002's Note - I think it unlikely Gundogan will move this summer, but if he does it amy well be to Barcelona if they rekindle previous interest.}




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13 Aug 2018 15:23:33
Only 20 add teams in the Manchester United Fans Fantasy Football league - nobody bothering this year? (obviously apart from the 25 that have! )

Liverpool got 420 entries.

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1.) 13 Aug 2018 17:46:09
The code up top was for Liverpool so all went in that I think.

2.) 13 Aug 2018 18:52:51
What's the code for this page?

3.) 13 Aug 2018 18:54:36
Ah ok WRD, maybe that explains it. Thanks for the reply.
Many from this page entered?

4.) 13 Aug 2018 19:15:38
I think the code I used for this page was 2705078-672891.

5.) 13 Aug 2018 19:24:59
That might explain it as I was going to say does anyone actually work in Liverpool or just sign on the giro and wear purple shell track suits with 80s music blasting from the boom box and playing football manager
Sorry Scousers ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€
Or maybe betty should have reposted it a few times๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€.

6.) 13 Aug 2018 19:32:19
420? Light it up bruh!

7.) 13 Aug 2018 20:18:23
League, I do appreciate the irony of you repeatedly posting about a repost.
Sometimes it's better to let people assume you are stupid rather than opening your mouth and removing any doubt.
I don't know why you have suddenly shown such an interest in me - I don't ever remember offending you - but maybe we should just be grown ups and stop the silliness?

8.) 13 Aug 2018 20:29:10
League? Leahy obviously.

9.) 13 Aug 2018 21:33:26
Sorry for upsetting you betty, I was just having a laugh about it. Trying to make light of it only.

10.) 13 Aug 2018 21:55:53
No issue my end Leahy. Still don't know what prompted it in the first place.
Clean slate and all that.

11.) 13 Aug 2018 22:26:13
Clean forgot. Best start in years as well ๐Ÿ˜.

12.) 14 Aug 2018 14:12:49
I joined using the code on this page and left when i saw lg name.



10 Aug 2018 22:14:29
I think on tonight's performance we should all realise that we actually signed Alexei Sayle in January. Some of you younger ones may need to Google that!

I might be reading too much into it, but to me the reaction from the other players when Luke Shaw scored said a lot. They say a picture paints a thousand words.
That to me was more than just them being happy national getting the decisive second goal. More than congratulating Shaw on scoring his first goal.
It looked like more than that to me. That looked more like a huge vote of confidence from his colleagues, a show of support.
Whether that is to do with the way he has aledgedly been treated by Jose, I don't know.
I know Shaw has issued with fitness and attitude towards training etc, but I thought he looked in good shape tonight and did very well.

If he can continue this way, he could just save his United career and save the club whole heep of money. Let's hope he continues to get the opportunities, and takes them.

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1.) 10 Aug 2018 22:36:34
Betty (great to have you back) shaw said Jose has helped him a lot, as have Carrick and McKenna. This could finally be the making of shaw. Thereโ€™s a player there, letโ€™s hope he kicks on.

Did anyone notice Mourinhoโ€™s encouragement of him towards the end of the game? Pat on the back and everything.

2.) 10 Aug 2018 22:37:03
Really happy for the lad. He gave a great, honest interview in the papers a few weeks ago, which showed his determination to be a success at Utd. I hope he gets a run, and backs up his words with performances to match.

3.) 10 Aug 2018 22:50:42
Perera, Shaw and Baily were the bedt players today.

4.) 10 Aug 2018 23:03:52
He still looks porky but hopefully he's realised the only is down unless he pulls his socks up.

5.) 10 Aug 2018 23:40:28
I just think he's a big looking lad. As long as it's toned, and he can still accelerate, it shouldn't be an issue.

6.) 10 Aug 2018 23:54:15
If shaw can build on this he will push young onto the other side to rb imo.
He has worked hard shown great determination listened to his manager and i hope he proves me wrong.
There was a few players who were below par but in avictory its best to look at the positives. But if those players play 3 or 4 consecutive games like that then they are .
Take into account the team that played tonight had effectively 2 new full backs and a new cb pairing.
A midfield with 2 epl debutants and rash starting a rare game as cf without any pre season like pogba.
If jose gets on a roll he can transmit his desire to win at all costs through the squad then together they could prove everybody wrong.
Fred looks like a player to me. He lloks the type of player who will adapt to the pace of the epl and thrive. He made errors and was caught out a couple of times but he never stopped working to rectify every error.
Captain pogba. Great 1st 60 mins and led by example. As neville said its not about jose getting the best out of pogba its about pogba knuckling down and pogba getting the best out of pogba.
We all at times overlook or perhaps take for granted our no1. 2 great saves i'd say 90% of keepers in the epl wouldn't save both of them. I understand why clubs are now paying top prices for keepers for me its the most important position in every club team.
Lots of ppsitives. ill only be looking at negatives this season if they become consistent and i'm going to raise my tollerence levels for all players unless they have consistently played below par.

7.) 11 Aug 2018 00:27:33
Well said Ken. Bring on some positivity. I love that the window is closed and we can now just get behind the the squad.



09 Aug 2018 15:24:13
I have it on good authority that Manchester United have finally reached an agreement with Toby.

They will be announced as our official Sunday Carvery partner before 5pm today.

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1.) 09 Aug 2018 15:28:46
Youโ€™re wrong, official jugs of the ManUtd team.

2.) 09 Aug 2018 15:45:51
Danny, I already have the contract for Official Juggs mate :)

3.) 10 Aug 2018 09:02:35
Wow another official Belgian partner in association with Aldi beans ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†.



09 Aug 2018 13:34:31
Liverpool: Perfecting their defence with the signing of Alisson.

Man City: Perfecting their attack with the signing of Mahrez.

Chelsea: Perfecting their midfield with the signing of Jorginho.

Man Utd: Perfecting the blend, with the rich taste of Chivas Regal Scotch.

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1.) 09 Aug 2018 14:01:10
Jose wanted to sign Hennigans, the no smell no tell scotch.



09 Aug 2018 10:41:40
Morning all. Listening to that Baz Lurman classic on the radio just earlier and thought I might re-do it for a bit of light entertainment. Maybe lighten the mood a little seeing as so many are clearly stressed. So here it is-

Ladies and gentlemen of the class of '18
Take Valium
If I could offer you only one tip for the coming season
Valium would be it
The long term benefits of Valium have been proved by scientists
Whereas the rest of my advice
Has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience
I will dispense this advice now
Trust the ability and courage of youth
Jose does not trust the ability and courage youth and just wants to buy
But trust me, in 20 years you'll look back at photos of Luke Shaw
And recall in a way you can't grasp now
How much potential he had
And how fabulous he really looked
He is not nearly as fat as Anderson!
Don't worry about the future
And know that worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by asking Wayne Rooney
The real troubles in your life are the things that never crossed your worried mind
The kind that blindside you at 5pm on Transfer deadline day
Read one thing every day that scares you
like Jerome Boeteng for ยฃ50 million!
Don't waste your time on jealousy
City are ahead, United way behind
The season is long
And in the end, Pep will triumph
Remember the good performances, forget the bad ones
If you succeed in doing this, please tell Beast how!
Don't get angry about lack of spending
Just because a player costs a lot doesn't mean it will work out
Some of our cheapest signing have been our best
Some of the most expensive, the worst
Be kind to your knees
Like Roy Keane was to Alf Inga Haaland's
Maybe well sign a winger, maybe we won't
Maybe we'll sign a defender, maybe we won't
Maybe we'll get Ronaldo when he's 40
Or maybe we'll sign Wesley Sneijder on his 75th Birthday?
Whatever we do, don't over react too much
Our choices are half chance, so are everybody else's
Support the team
Watch them whenever way you can
Don't be afraid of it, or what other people think of it
They're the greatest team you'll ever see
Cheer them on
Even if you have nowhere to do it but in your own living room
Do not read newspapers, they will only make you mad
Understand that players come and go
But there are a precious few we should hold on to
Dance (Not you Jesse! )
Accept certain inalienable truths
Prices will rise
Even for defenders
You too will get old
And when you do you'll fantasize that when you were young
Prices were reasonable
Goalkeepers were cheap
And players respected their managers
Respect our manager
Don't expect rivals to sell to us
Maybe they too have money
Maybe they have wealthy owners
But you never know when either one might run out
Pogba, don't mess too much with your hair
Or by the time you're 40, it will be permanently blue
Be careful whose advice you buy
You can't imagine how much Mino Raiola will charge you for it
Advice is a form of nostalgia
Dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, making
Spain look more attractive than Manchester, and selling you for more than you are worth.

But trust me on the Valium.

betty swollocks

1.) 09 Aug 2018 11:29:08
Well done Betty brilliant what a fantastic read! ๐Ÿ‘

I've not been posting long and assume from other posters comments you've been on an extended break but welcome back I have no doubt you've been missed!

2.) 09 Aug 2018 11:53:56
Betty, that's genius!

3.) 09 Aug 2018 12:34:26
Nice adaptation sweaty ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘.




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18 Jul 2017 15:05:32
You guys need to relax a bit. Marquee signings and Gazebo?

You are too tense lol.

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12 Jul 2017 06:34:10
Maze, you were clearly linking price and acheivement. If that makes zero sense to you, then why post it in the first place? Yet again looking for reaction and a row.

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11 Jul 2017 22:59:29
Maze, what has acheivement got to do with his fee, aside from the fact that they play in different positions.

Steven Gerrard won 1 CL trophy and 0 PL titles.

Wesley Brown won 2 CL trophies and 5 PL titles.

So I guess Wesley Brown was a better player and worth more then?

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16 Feb 2017 07:16:32
No quote for us today Jred? I know you love your "Quotation marks" :)

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20 Jan 2017 15:46:01
What would we all do without google (other search engines are available! ) eh? :)

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15 Aug 2018 19:25:19
Ed, is this the guy you mentioned a while ago, John Murtaugh.

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{Ed002's Note - No, Marcel Bout.}



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15 Aug 2018 18:45:16
YB - got to be 35 mill a pin at least! Maybe more this time of year with a deeper, richer tan.

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14 Aug 2018 11:18:39
I know its pointless just picking names out of thin air, but there is one person that I personally think would be worth consideration. Huge experience in the game, a wealth of knowledge and very well respected. Also has in depth knowledge of Manchester United and English football.
Carlos Queiroz.

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{Ed002's Note - He has zero relevant experience in such a role and has never been involved in dealing with the main players in club football. It would be another terrible mistake to go down that road.}



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13 Aug 2018 21:55:53
No issue my end Leahy. Still don't know what prompted it in the first place.
Clean slate and all that.

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13 Aug 2018 20:29:10
League? Leahy obviously.

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