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18 Aug 2020 16:10:25
I know a guy who's hair dresser looks like Paul Scholes and he promises me that our new Director of football is going to be none other then Djemba Djemba!

Does anyone have any of this type of rumour anymore or has twitter stolen this away from us completely?

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1.) 18 Aug 2020 18:25:38
How dare you! I posted a club shop post in January re Bruno. Some fella took me seriously and ridiculed me for buying something from that shop.

Be careful mate. There’s a few numpties knocking about.


 

 

 

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05 Dec 2021 10:50:10
If Rangnick took over after SAF, who would you think would be the biggest winners who were less successful under Moyes/ Vam Gaal?

2 I can think of are Rafael and Welbeck. Danny wasn't the best finisher of all time but when it came to pressing from the front in big games he was top notch.

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1.) 05 Dec 2021 14:11:00
I'm not sure either would have made it. Danny was always injured and Rafael was too rash. The fact neither have pulled up trees since leaving United suggests we were right to let them go.


2.) 05 Dec 2021 17:45:37
Cleverley.


 

 

22 Nov 2021 10:44:01
Oh thank god, Woodward is delaying leaving the club to 'help' find us a manager replacement.

Good to see we've got a an expert sorting this.

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1.) 22 Nov 2021 11:08:53
I read that rumour too. I guess he still uses the same method as before -pins the names on a dartboard before being blindfolded and given 3 darts?


2.) 22 Nov 2021 11:38:05
I was just going to ask if this rumour was true:
'Manchester United's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward could delay his departure from the club as he oversees the appointment of the new interim and then their new long term manager'

At least it says (Could)


3.) 22 Nov 2021 11:44:01
There is a lot of clickbait knocking about today and will be for the next few weeks, best to take it all with a pinch of salt and just see what happens.


4.) 22 Nov 2021 12:07:30
Must be his turn anyway since Fergie got the last pick.


5.) 22 Nov 2021 16:25:16
bfbw, last time he threw darts blindfolded, one flew out of the window, hit Ole, who was visiting a few mates and the rest is history!


 

 

22 Oct 2021 03:14:16
Really sad to read an interview with Steve Bruce, after being sacked by Newcastle and how petty and abusive the fans were to him. It sounds like it really got to him by the end and people really just need to remember these people are human.

I've seen some awful things and even threats towards Oli's family in comments etc on other sites and glad to see the posters on here wouldn't stoop to that level.

A question to the eds out of interest, how often do you get sent offensive posts that never get published?

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{Ed001's Note - all the time mate.}


1.) 22 Oct 2021 08:02:08
There is an expression that sports don’t build character, they reveal it.

There was an interesting study performed on fans in the US in the early 90s I seem to remember about sports team allegiance. Turns out that when we support a team, we see if as an extension of ourselves, so when the team fails, we also feel personally that we have failed.

How people deal with failure on a personnel level varies, some people lash out and blame everyone else, it is essentailly their coping strategy for when they fail in life.

The way that some sport teams dealt with this is to bring the fans and the team closer, get them to interact more. They found it was easier to criticise someone who you considered distant and and no relationship with rather than someone you felt you personally knew.


2.) 22 Oct 2021 14:23:08
Grim, that makes a lot of sense. I don't remember too many people criticising footballers about how "dedicated" or "professional" they were when they used to drink with them down the pub. Yet now a player sets up a charity or a business outside of football and suddenly these players aren't dedicated or being professional enough.

As footballers get more and more removed from the fans the criticism gets more nasty and in some cases vile.
While the anonymity of social media and the internet allows people to say things without any possible recourse or take any responsibility for what they say.

I've met a few players and a couple of managers, even a couple of agents throughout the years, got to sit down with them and have a chat. They are just normal people with nothing different about them other than they are involved in this massive machine that is modern football. I can assure you that the money they earn does not give them some special cloak that protects them from criticism. They are very aware of it, some read sites like this on the internet and are aware of what people say about them. Others (often the brighter ones) avoid reading anything about themselves. A former Southampton and Liverpool player once said to me "what can I read about myself that I don't already know". Which I thought was a great attitude to have, but he was a very down to earth guy.

I remember something my Nan used to say "criticism of someone tells you more about the person saying it than the person it is said about". Which is something I think carries a lot of truth.


3.) 22 Oct 2021 19:47:59
Ultimately a distinct lack on intellect quite often results in abhorrent posts over social media platforms becoming increasingly common.

Football is just a game. It means a lot to all fans, but it is still just a game. The ups and downs the thrill of a win, that makes is so enjoyable.

We now live in world full of keyboard warriors who love to give it the 'big I am', without an thought into how they would possibly feel if they were in the other end, receiving abusive tweets, comments, email etc.

We can all slate players, teams managers etc, but the posti g abusive messages is the lowest of the low. In my eyes, your a scumbag for doing so.

Most people enjoy the banter on here, there even seems to be a healthy mixture from rival fans posting on fans pages. A few years ago this site helped me a split up from my ex wife. Just people's suggestions of how to get on with life etc made it easier for me.


 

 

16 Oct 2021 19:15:46
Well that was gross and the faith in Ole has regretfully gone for me. I think he has done a lot for the club and stabilised it well but out of the two managers I'd take the one in the opposition dug out. At least his teams can string 3 or 4 passes together.

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03 Oct 2021 10:54:42
OK so I've been an Ole supporter since he started and think overall he's done a good job but there was one thing that enfuriated me yesterday. In the last few minutes of the game, he was giving out some instructions with a massive grin on his face.

I get he does it in press conferences to lower the press coverage after a match but doing it when your about to drop 2 points at home just says to the players 'don' t worry about it'.

Ferdinand spoke about getting into the dressing room quick after a bad result because the manager was going to explode and this spurred him and all the players on. But Ole's motto of we go again seems to just be 'ah there's always next time'.

I wouldn't mind if we had a good performance this season but in general the football's been woeful. Good finishing and good goalkeeping won't win you anything.

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1.) 03 Oct 2021 16:10:12
As a Leeds fan the pain of watching you guys win everything and at the same time see us in League 1 was no fun but credit to you, no matter the banter between us u are a massive club.
And a massive club needs a manager that reflects that. Legend that Ole was he is no Alpha male. Just look at Klopp, Ferguson even Dyche! Its chalk and cheese and if I was a Man Utd supporter i'd be fuming at having him in charge.
From a Leeds perspective please keep him. ( yes I know you thrashed us but that's Bielsa's failing when setting up against you rather than Oles genius. )


2.) 03 Oct 2021 16:55:45
TJ. He scored a legendary goal but in the eyes of many he was no more than a good squad player. As he said himself earlier in the week he spent most of his time here on the bench and a good chunk on the treatment table with a bad injury but he was liked by many.

But your right he is not nor was he ever the right man for the job. A totally uninspirational character that surround him self with slightly more inspirational people like phelan and Carrick. The 3 of them should retire and open up a funeral parlour the miserable shower of boring gits.

{Ed014's Note - ??


3.) 03 Oct 2021 17:23:33
Ken,

As has been mentioned every time you say his Ole was a lot lot better than you think he was and perhaps you should go and watch his goal compilation, there is a reason he’s a legend and it’s not just because of 99, he was a phenomenal finisher and most of his goals came after 99 in a great side in them couple of years after 99 where we played some great football and won the leagues easily.

I get he’s not a great manager and you don’t like him but ‘in the eyes of many’ he was a legend as a player, each to their own though.


4.) 03 Oct 2021 17:40:06
Averaged 9 goals a season over 11 years that's not very good for a 1st team player but above average for a squad player. He was phenomenal at nothing imo and the stats back that up completely.
Some see him as a legend but he played less than John o shea. Says it all really.


5.) 03 Oct 2021 18:23:38
Oh Ken, never mind.

We’ve done all this before, we get you don’t like him.


6.) 03 Oct 2021 22:04:05
I don't like Alan shearer but he was phenomenal.
Like is not clouding my judgement at all.


 

 

 

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20 Jan 2022 17:48:45
He was the most in form player for the months he went to West Ham and should have stayed there. I know he has 6 months left on his contract but 12m is still a bargain for a very good player.

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15 May 2021 09:26:15
If Chelsea get Varane with their already very strong squad. We would really have to go some to stay ahead of them next season.

With the rest of the squad showing how reliant we have been on Maguire with their performance against Liverpool, I was hoping we would add an established name to our defence. Verane would have been perfect.

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20 Dec 2020 01:53:38
Agree to an extent TrueRedDevil, but Gabriel will be cut price when Arsenal and their 'fantastic style of play' get relegated. So worth a punt.

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22 Mar 2020 10:54:42
I think we're done buying older players on high wages. He's a fantastic player but you'd imagine he'd demand Sanchez type salary. Just doesn't seem to go along with Solskjaer's plan.

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05 Jan 2020 10:05:24
I can understand why established players would want to leave or not join but surely this is the best time ever for u18s/ youth to be at the club.

Why go to other big clubs where you have almost no chance to play. If these reports are true, youth players seem to have way too much ego these days.

Why not work hard, establish yourself here and if we're still not a champions league team by the time your 23-25, then move on.

Just like Angel Gomes, he could have signed a contract this year and had so many games this season like Greenwood, McTominay and Williams. But instead he's had his head turned by Barcelona. Does he genuinely think he's going to get more gamtime there?

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27 Oct 2021 10:45:44
You know things are bad when you're thinking of bringing Jones back in ?.

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27 Oct 2021 09:11:13
United Addict, I think he should drop Ronaldo. I know he's scored a lot of goals since coming in but against better teams we need a worker. Cavani does 95% of what Ronaldo does going forward and presses. The team plays better without him.

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15 Oct 2021 08:18:43
I still support Ole but it does get harder with every performance. Sometimes it does look like there is very little tactical plan. The problem is I haven't seen a single good performance all season. We've got some good results at times but even those games we haven't played well.

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23 Aug 2021 02:56:21
Redcon, I know Maguire didn't have a good game today and doesn't look 100% yet but how short is your memory?

Last season Lindelof was bullied so many times and can't handle anything in the air. Not only that but Harry was arguably the 2nd/ 3rd best defender at the Euros. He isn't just suddenly terrible.

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28 Jul 2021 12:05:25
Jamesmac8, not sure you can slate Shappy and then write an essay yourself 😂📝.

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