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RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 11:35 PM
What happened to Suarez? He has been incredibly underwhelming lately.
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 9:13 PM
What a fantastic time for Italian football! Some great goals from 94-96 era!
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 8:37 PM
Jose Mourinho is prepared to wait until January before making further additions to his Manchester United squad after deciding against funding a move for a fourth summer signing by offloading his fringe players, sources have told ESPN FC. United have spent in excess of £160 million by signing Rome...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 7:37 PM
Jose seems to talk about Zlatan as if he's still part of the squad and admits he hopes he stays So answer the damn title before Glaston turns it into a Spurs thread
Soccerlens - Wed Aug 16 7:13 PM
Man City begin talks to sign 29-year-old, former Man Utd player would be ideal for them - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester City are interested in signing the former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans this summer. According to BBC, the West Brom captain is a target for Pep Guardi...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 6:07 PM
Perhaps a stupid question but I've always wondered how far apart your average fan is from, let's say, your average Premier League manager. When we're in the pub with our mates or posting on this forum and we compare players, teams, styles of play etc. and a manager was listening in, would we come...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 6:00 PM
vs TEAM SKIZZO TEAM RAEES TEAM SKIZZO Tactics - 343 Tactics - Cruyff's The 4-Way Draft R1: Skizzo vs Raees
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 5:47 PM
http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/40954441 Manchester City are interested in signing defender Jonny Evans from Premier League rivals West Brom. It is understood talks have taken place over the past couple of weeks but there has been no agreement over a fee for the Northern Ireland international....
Tottenham Blog - Wed Aug 16 5:00 PM
Tottenham have agreed a fee with Paris Saint-Germain for the transfer of right-back Serge Aurier, according to reports in France. Yesterday we relayed reports suggesting Aurier has agreed personal terms with Spurs, Juventus and Inter Milan. He has also been linked with Manchester United. Now, Fre...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 2:59 PM
This question has been running through my head ever since Jose Mourinho since the pre-match conference of the UEFA Super Cup. Why hasn't Jose Mourinho made a bid yet for Alexis Sanchez? His open flirtation of Gareth Bale suggests money isn't the issue. If money isn't the issue, then what is it? W...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 1:19 PM
Not just confederate statues but more generally around the world - when is it a good idea to do it or not ? In Britain there were protests against Rhodes because of his imperialist past, in Spain it's about Franco in Russia there is the organisation Memorial.
Vital Football - Wed Aug 16 1:17 PM
United Transfer Target Headed to London? Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 16/08/2017 12:59:38 Somebody who has been mentioned in despatches as a possible / probable transfer target for Manchester United this summer, could be bound for England but not Manchester.
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 12:41 PM
Interesting that Arsenal have scored the most from headed goals since the start of 2006-7. Also 8 of the 11 teams that have scored the most headed goals have finish in the top 4. Since 2006-7 season. 1. Arsenal 132 2. Manchester United 130 3. Everton 128 Goals from headers in the PL-Interesting s...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 12:03 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date We all know Perisic was our last transfer target and the latest seems to be that he will sign a new contract as we haven't wanted to pay the asking price. This report linked to above would provide a clear explanation for that, namely it would break our budget and...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 11:41 AM
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RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 11:37 AM
Cyclist who killed pedestrian in high speed crash said people had 'zero respect' for those on bikes, court hears http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/201 strian-high-speed-crash-said-people-had-zero/ Considering the neglect of his vehicle and the statements he subsequently made, some sort of accident...
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Aug 16 11:30 AM
Scott writes for Paddy Power about the changes that Jose Mourinho is overseeing at United. Scott writes for ESPN about Anthony Martial earning his place in Mourinho’s good books. The Mirror reports on claims that Perisic wants to stay at Inter Milan. The Independent has sung the praises of Nemanj...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 11:14 AM
*Knocks on wood* Yes I'm getting a bit ahead of myself fast-forwarding ahead to next Summer. But hypothetically speaking, if/when Griezmann joins, United will in all likelihood have to switch to a midfield2 won't we? The addition of Griezmann would mean an abundance of attacking options and no po...
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Aug 16 11:00 AM
Paul Pogba put in a great display on the opening day of the Premier League season as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0. He even claimed a goal for himself, liberated by Man of the Match Nemanja Matic. The United midfielder, who re-signed for the club last summer, has talked about his happiness...
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 10:19 AM
Thought I would include our resident Spurs, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Everton etc supporters here as well. What signing did your club make who you thought would be a key player for years to come, or even maybe just a season - but didn't turn out well? For me, in recent times, it has to be Schn...
Soccerlens - Wed Aug 16 9:24 AM
New-look Everton seeking Europa League qualification - originally posted on Sportslens.com Last Saturday, Wayne Rooney marked his Everton return with a crucial goal that lifted the club to a 1-0 win against Stoke City on the opening day of the Premier League season. The Manchester United legend s...
Red Rants - Wed Aug 16 9:00 AM
According to the Daily Mirror, Manchester United are set to activate Sergi Roberto’s £36.5 million release clause to bring him to Old Trafford this summer. The Barcelona player has been linked to us throughout the summer transfer window but no… Continue Reading →
Red Rants - Wed Aug 16 8:45 AM
Romelu Lukaku enjoyed a dream debut for Manchester United on Sunday as the £75 million summer signing scored a brace in a 4-0 trashing of West Ham to open our 2017-18 Premier League account. The Belgian first fired past Joe… Continue Reading →
Red Rants - Wed Aug 16 8:00 AM
Former-Manchester United youth team player turned pundit, Robbie Savage, has predicted £75 million summer signing Romelu Lukaku could double Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goal tally from last season. Ibra arrived on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain last summer and proved doubters… Continue Reading →
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 7:41 AM
From an English perspective. What do y'all think of this player? Thus far I've been very impressed but what I've seen. Could be the next home grown Anfield hero IMO.
Red Rants - Wed Aug 16 7:30 AM
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs is set to have one of his Premier League records broken this season. The Welsh wizard made his United debut back in 1991 before the Premier League was founded, going on to play 23 consecutive… Continue Reading →
RedCafe.net - Wed Aug 16 3:48 AM
Welcome. This Draft’s results will be simulated using this database of roughly 3000 classic players: http://www.fmscout.com/a-return-of-the-legends-fm17.html Here is the information about the database itself Spoiler: ”Database Information” After last year's great success of this database, I decid...
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Aug 16 12:30 AM
Nemanja Matic put in a Man of the Match performance on his debut as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0. Chelsea fans were dismissive of Matic’s ability but if this is the midfielder past his best, it’s hard to imagine how impressive he was at his peak. Matic has hailed the impact his teammates h...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 10:32 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Pogba believes Matic could be a catalyst for him. “Against West Ham, Matic was starting behind and I could worry more about attacking. I feel good playing that way, ” he said.
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 15 10:27 PM
Veteran midfielder will be sorely missed Gareth Barry will have more chances at breaking Ryan Giggs ’ all-time Premier League appearances record, but it’s not going to be in the royal blue of Everton . The midfielder has moved to West Bromwich Albion for £1m on an initial one-year deal, likely wi...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 10:07 PM
West Ham marked 30 games without losing at home in all competitions. Obviously a ton of draws in there where we were wasteful but seems Mourinho is slowly bringing back his amazing record of seldom losing a home game and hopefully we can continue to play with confidence. Also bodes well for Europ...
EPL Talk - Tue Aug 15 8:40 PM
NBCSN and Telemundo combined their efforts Sunday to attract more than 1 million viewers for Manchester United’s opening game of the 2017/18 season against West Ham United. The match from Old Trafford in England averaged 680, 000 viewers on NBCSN for the game that was televised live from 11am-1pm...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 8:17 PM
Three British men have been sentenced to jail and caning for sexually assaulting a Malaysian woman during a stag party in Singapore . Men given five to eight strokes of rattan cane and up to six and a half years in prison for ‘reprehensible’ attack at stag party. https://www.theguardian.com/world...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 6:21 PM
Ok, EUFA are doing their player of the year thing, and the only England based nominee is.. Zlatan? Does this make any sense even to United supporters? 1: Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona) 2: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid) 3: Buffon (Italy, Juventus) 4: Luka Modric (Croatia, Real Madr...
Soccerlens - Tue Aug 15 6:20 PM
Former Manchester United defender says Diego Costa will rejoin Atletico - originally posted on Sportslens.com Terry Gibson believes it is inevitable that Chelsea striker Diego Costa will rejoin Atletico Madrid. Costa is currently back home in Brazil and has threatened to stay there rather than re...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 4:47 PM
Personally think there is no doubt in Lukaku being the better player. He is 24, entering his prime while Zlatan will be 36 soon. As it stands he is fitter, sharper and an all round better player than Ibrahimovic. Again, this isn't about them in their peaks. Highly doubt Lukaku will be able to rep...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 4:24 PM
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SBNation - Tue Aug 15 3:34 PM
We don’t know if the Red Devils will be any good this season, but we know they’ll play fast. Romelu Lukaku is the second-most expensive player in the history of the Premier League, and he couldn’t be a more perfect fit for Manchester United . There were other great strikers on the market, but non...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 3:33 PM
Starting this in the spirit of no mega threads so.. What's up with Chelsea going for him? Is it Conte's decision? The times are reporting that the club and the manager are split on the transfer targets. Is he going to be only a squad player or will he play alongside Kante again? In any case, I ca...
Soccerlens - Tue Aug 15 3:22 PM
Former Everton star tips Lindelof and Matic for success at Manchester United - originally posted on Sportslens.com Ex-Everton and Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott believes Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic will both enjoy success with Manchester United. Lindelof joined United from Benfica...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 3:11 PM
The BBC are showing Sheffield Utd vs. Manchester United from the opening day of the 1992/93 season on the red button and on their website here I've only just found it, and it's starting right now, so if you're interested you might want to get a move on. There's an MOTD rewind on BBC: Premier Leag...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 1:04 PM
How will he fare in his first season? Instant impact making Liverpool serious contenders for top 3 or does he require serious amount of rebuilding? Squad looks awfully fragile when a couple of key players are out so surely this won't be plain sailing for The Normal One?
Everton FC Blogs - Tue Aug 15 12:20 PM
Dominic Calvert-Lewin reflected on a “whirlwind year” after he began the Premier League season by teeing up Wayne Rooney to earn Everton three points against Stoke – as he vowed more is to come from h
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 10:20 AM
All summer long I was supporting the thesis we need cover at the left attacking wing. We all know Martial and Rashford are pretty much our first choice in that area of the field. While on the right our options are Mikhi, Mata and Lingard. None of those are the players who would cover their boots...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 10:04 AM
Apparently Tiger Woods was found with 5 different drugs in his system including THC. Jah Rastafari!
Hammers in the Heart - Tue Aug 15 8:54 AM
Manchester United 4 West Ham 0 Managed to watch this while on holiday at the Grapes in Hexam, surrounded by disappointed Toon Army members who had just lost to Spurs. Once Obiang was robbed by Matic and United broke to allow Lukaku to score it was all over. Very disappointing to concede the secon...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 8:45 AM
I know this is odd timing for such a topic, but I was watching a fan reaction to our win against West Ham on FullTimeDevils, and channel regular Adam McKola (who I quite like and frequently agree with), came right out and said he hates Javier Hernandez. I was baffled. Hernandez is a former player...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 15 5:31 AM
Mourinho has indicated that Lindelof can play at right back if necessary, although the Portuguese has not ruled out the prospect of bringing in another full-back before the close of the transfer window on Aug. 31, especially as Antonio Valencia is requiring regular ice packs on a persistent knee...
Soccerlens - Mon Aug 14 11:45 PM
Inter move in for Man City defender; Perisic to sign new contract - originally posted on Sportslens.com Inter Milan are reportedly in the market for a new centre back and are hoping to sign either one of Manchester City defenders – Eliaquim Mangala and Jason Denayer. According to sources in Italy...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 10:07 PM
Breaking news on talkSPORT about 2 mins ago. Interesting.
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 9:50 PM
Cyclist who killed pedestrian in high speed crash said people had 'zero respect' for those on bikes, court hears http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/201 strian-high-speed-crash-said-people-had-zero/ Considering the neglect of his vehicle and the statements he subsequently made, some sort of accident...
SBNation - Mon Aug 14 9:14 PM
Usain Bolt spoke to the press on Monday and spoke so fervently about Manchester United that you couldn’t be faulted for thinking he’s their coach. “We looked impressive. You know what I mean? From the start we played good, we attacked a lot more than we normally do throughout the season, so I was...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 8:26 PM
By way of the RAWK Meltdown thread, it's time for this year's edition of the Alternative Premier League, formerly known as Storeytime. For those who believe that this is a way of manipulating results to be favourable to certain teams, I ask that you either read the below, or simply move on to avo...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 7:42 PM
Does anyone else watch this?
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 6:11 PM
So how good is this guy really? He's regularly being touted as a good player and that Barca should be going for him etc. I've only watched him 1 time (against Ajax) and I can't say I was impressed or anything. Just overall decent but also a bit too sloppy for my liking. Gave the ball away a few t...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 5:04 PM
So much in football for fans is based on assumption, the belief we can read body language via a tv screen etc and every now and then we get to hear a bit more of what the real story might be. I always hated this guy but having read this a lot makes more sense now. https://www.theguardian.com/foot...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Aug 14 5:00 PM
Tottenham have had a bid for Anthony Martial rejected by Manchester United, according to reports in France. The news comes by way of French outlet RMC Sport, who report Manchester United have turned down an official approach from Spurs. The Independent claims Tottenham have denied making a bid fo...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 4:33 PM
You need approximately 2.33 points per game to 'guarantee' winning the League. It doesn't matter where you get them but 10 of the games vs. direct rivals are more difficult than the other 28. There might be an argument within that but let's say that there isn't atm. It leaves the maths as 38 x 2....
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 4:18 PM
You need approximately 2.33 points per game to 'guarantee' winning the League. It doesn't matter where you get them but 10 of the games vs. direct rivals are more difficult than the other 28. There might be an argument within that but let's say that there isn't atm. It leaves the maths as 38 x 2....
Vital Football - Mon Aug 14 4:13 PM
Mourinho Explains Lindelof Absence Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 14/08/2017 16:02:54 Answering any queries related to the Swede not being in the eighteen man squad.
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 4:00 PM
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 3:59 PM
MD claim United's €40 million offer for Sergi has been turned down by the club
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 3:54 PM
I'm forever changing my mind when it comes to Pogba, and where he's at his most dangerous. In my opinion, since he's been here, his best performances have came when playing deep in a 4231. Based off yesterday, it seems that Jose will use Pogba how he used Fabregas at Chelsea. So against the 'less...
Vital Football - Mon Aug 14 3:08 PM
United Trio In Team Of The Week (15/8/17) Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 14/08/2017 14:50:56 Manchester United are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.
KUMB - Mon Aug 14 2:27 PM
The red halves of Manchester and Surrey woke up with a smile on their faces this morning following yesterday afternoon's capitulation by Slaven Bilic's benevolent Hammers.
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 1:53 PM
The Premier League wouldn't be the Premier League unless Big Sam came in around October/November to a struggling club and kept them in the Premier League. At this point I class it as the ace in the hole for teams in the relegation zone. I'm going with Swansea or Stoke.
KUMB - Mon Aug 14 1:47 PM
Yesterday I drove for the best part of twelve hours from Essex to Southern France, which is roughly enough time to get me halfway to Manchester based on some reports I read today, and I'm completely knackered.
Soccerlens - Mon Aug 14 1:43 PM
Manchester United defender’s performance gives England a boost - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United’s 4-0 victory over West Ham on Sunday featured a host of impressive performances, with the likes of Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku amongst the players rightly praised for their...
Soccerlens - Mon Aug 14 1:42 PM
Satnav woe for former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson - originally posted on Sportslens.com Sir Alex Ferguson may have been a regular visitor to Blackburn Rovers’ ground in the past, but that didn’t stop him getting lost in the town over the weekend. The ex-Manchester United boss was tra...
Vital Football - Mon Aug 14 1:14 PM
United v West Ham - Post-Match Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 14/08/2017 12:50:46 Manchester United got off to the perfect start in their first fixture in the 2017 / 2018 Premier League season, beating West Ham United 4-0.
Vital Football - Mon Aug 14 1:14 PM
Griezmann Might Be Open to a United Move Claim Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 14/08/2017 12:52:57 Back in the early days of the close season, it looked very much as if Manchester United were going to buy the Atletico Madrid striker, Antoine Griezmann.
Vital Football - Mon Aug 14 12:53 PM
Chelsea Enter Race for United Target Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 14/08/2017 12:46:03 But are Inter actually prepared to sell?
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 12:34 PM
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RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 11:43 AM
One of the major flaws with the English national team has been the inability to put together a cohesive midfield, and at the forefront of that failure has been the lack of recognition as to how important having a defensive midfielder with strong technical ability and courage on the ball under pre...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 10:47 AM
As much as Liverpool fecked up the other day, I was pretty impressed with Watford. I'm a big fan of Marco Silva after the job he done with Hull last season; he really managed to galvanise a predominantly average group of players but ultimately didn't manage to keep them up. He also made some good...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 9:49 AM
Since the previous thread was closed HUGS ARE BACK 14 AUG 2017 Hi everyone! I’m back, we are back :-). After quite a few weeks since the last entry, it’s time for me to restart writing, to spend some time on Sunday nights in front of my computer to tell you how the week has been for me. I’ve been...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 9:09 AM
At Leicester Training Ground Kick off at 1pm BST. *to be played behind closed doors.
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 8:15 AM
Apologies for the quickly written OP as I am doing this on my mobile at work. After watching Lukaku, I am convinced that we need someone like him to open up a game that we would have otherwise drawn due to lack of goals. Frankly, all our other strikers are a bit low on versatility and can only sc...
Vital Football - Mon Aug 14 8:05 AM
Manchester United 4 West Ham 0 Vitalfootball: West Ham: 14/08/2017 07:42:29 The Hammers suffered a nightmare start to the 2017 /2018 season at Old Trafford.
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 7:16 AM
http://www.theage.com.au/federal-po tential-dual-citizenship-20170814-gxvhs2.html "Barnaby Joyce has referred himself to the High Court following questions from Fairfax Media about whether the Deputy Prime Minister could be a dual citizen of New Zealand and ineligible for Parliament. In shock dev...
Soccerlens - Mon Aug 14 5:50 AM
Five Things: Matic the key for Manchester United, Rooney off to a flier with Everton - originally posted on Sportslens.com The Premier League is back and there’s plenty to discuss. Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger and Wayne Rooney are amongst the big names who have given us much to ponder on the open...
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 1:52 AM
KUMB - Mon Aug 14 1:00 AM
Same old West Ham, starting the season off with an incredibly inconsistent performance.
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 12:08 AM
I hope this will be the season that he gets launched out of that Madrid team. They are so pleasing on the eye to watch and with asensio looking so promising and naturally suited to a LW/RW role, he has to go into a front 3 with Ronaldo at CF and one of Bale/Isco making up the trident. Benzema has...
EPL Talk - Mon Aug 14 12:00 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku introduced himself to Old Trafford in triumphant fashion with two goals as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-0 in an impressive Premier League opener on Sunday. The Belgium striker, a £75 million ($97.6 million, 82.5 million euros) signi...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 11:45 PM
Been reported today he will consider leaving Atletico by a few outlets. Seems he was staying as Atletico wasnt signing anyone or letting anyone go. Now it seems they are after Costa and trying to sell Oblak to PSG. Heres it in the Express http://www.express.co.uk/sport/foot -Griezmann-Atletico-Ma...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 11:39 PM
Show that started last Wednesday. Based on the Stephen King novel of the same name (I've not read it myself but seen people online say it's very loosely based on it). I'm 20 mins into episode 1 and enjoying so far. Great/grim opening and Brendon Gleeson is always a pleasure to watch. Anybody else...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 10:46 PM
Since the other is closed.. 2-1 Ronaldo! Sinks Barcelona tonight.. @FC Ronaldo @Cal?
Everton FC Blogs - Sun Aug 13 10:44 PM
Wayne Rooney says his determination to perform for his boyhood club is bringing the welcome pressure to be “the best I can be” at Everton. And the forward believes returning to Goodison a “much cleve
KUMB - Sun Aug 13 10:26 PM
Slaven Bilic cut a hugely frustrated figure as he reflected on West Ham United's capitulation at Old Trafford this afternoon.
KUMB - Sun Aug 13 10:26 PM
West Ham were handed a good old-fashioned drubbing at Old Trafford this afternoon.
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 10:25 PM
Showing as 2, but he has 3 so far (2 league, 1 super cup). It does correctly show 2 apps. http://www.redcafe.net/players/romelu-lukaku.79/
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 10:19 PM
Dunno if anyone agrees with me but the guy looked like a different man today, up and down suited and booted. I honestly think he looked like Mourinho of old. Last season the man looked like a man on death row, I honestly believed he'd lost the passion to manage. Now he looks refreshed and buoyant...
Red Rants - Sun Aug 13 7:57 PM
Manchester United ran out emphatic 4-0 winners over West Ham at Old Trafford this afternoon to end the opening weekend of Premier League fixtures top of the table. Romelu Lukaku scored a brace before Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba put the icing on the cake late on. Here’s a look at some of the ke...
Vital Football - Sun Aug 13 7:04 PM
Manchester United 4 West Ham United 0 Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 13/08/2017 18:58:56 Manchester United got their 2017 / 2018 Premier League season underway with an emphatic win over West Ham United.
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 6:59 PM
Still think we're short there. Blind too slow and made a few mistakes. Thankfully played vs a slow AMR today. So many crosses not even past the first man. Darmian always meh. Shaw - not sure if / when he'll be back, for how long and his quality. Should we invest in the position or ride it out wit...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 6:55 PM
Let the discussion begin
KUMB - Sun Aug 13 6:47 PM
West Ham fell to their biggest opening day defeat since the 2002/03 season at Old Trafford this afternoon.
EPL Talk - Sun Aug 13 6:45 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku introduced himself to Old Trafford in triumphant fashion with two goals as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-0 in an impressive Premier League opener on Sunday. The Belgium striker, a £75 million ($97.6 million, 82.5 million euros) signi...
EPL Talk - Sun Aug 13 6:45 PM
London (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku enjoyed a dream Premier League debut for Manchester United as the Belgian’s brace inspired a 4-0 rout of West Ham, while Jonjo Shelvey’s dismissal was the pivotal moment in Tottenham’s 2-0 win at Newcastle on Sunday. United manager Jose Mourinho paid a British record...
Red Rants - Sun Aug 13 6:42 PM
A Romelu Lukaku brace on his Premier League debut for Manchester United helped us ease to a 4-0 victory in our opening game of the 2017-18 season. Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba added goals late on and we had numerous chances to have score more, whilst West Ham never offered much of a threat to D...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 6:11 PM
We absolutely suck at them. We had 11 today and never really threatened from a single one. With a striker like Lukaku who's so dangerous with his head we really need to be making better use of these set pieces, because at the moment we're wasting a litany of goal scoring opportunities with shitty...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 6:11 PM
I can't remember a game where we so thoroughly outplayed the opposition since Sir Alex left. With Matic there dominating the midfield and Lukaku finishing off the chances, adding to the creativity we had in so many games last year makes for very exciting times!
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 6:11 PM
1:0 Lukaku 2:0 Lukaku 3:0 Martial 4:0 Pogba
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 5:35 PM
These are the two videos that got her noticed: But she has plenty of others, like and She now does a weekly series for Screen Junkies, called The Millenial Falcon. For example: Previously she was half of Sherclop Pones, creators of the My Little Pony parody/recreation Jenny Nicholson is the funni...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 3:42 PM
Firstly I just want to say sorry if this doesn't deserve it's own thread, i've just seen so many posts in so many places about why Martial's struggles haven't been about tactics so I wanted to do a long-form post to address. I also think as this is a post about general tactics under LVG and Mou i...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 3:42 PM
If he was my teammate, I'd punch him. How can one be so dumb?
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Aug 13 3:25 PM
The RoM 2017-18 Season Preview is available for just £5. It includes an EXCLUSIVE interview with Paul Scholes, a Q&A with the country's top journalists about our transfer targets, articles by brilliant United writers, and so much more. All profit goes to Trafford Macmillan so please support this...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Aug 13 3:17 PM
De Gea, Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Blind; Matic, Pogba, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rashford; Lukaku. Subs: Romero, Darmian, Smalling, Fellaini, Herrera, Lingard, Martial. The RoM 2017-18 Season Preview is available for just £5. It includes an EXCLUSIVE interview with Paul Scholes, a Q&A with the country's t...
Red Rants - Sun Aug 13 3:00 PM
Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic will be handed their Manchester United Premier League debuts from the start this afternoon. The Manchester United lineup for our first game of the 2017-18 Premier League season is as follows: David de Gea; Antonio Valencia, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Daley Blind; Nem...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 1:58 PM
Who do you reckon is the most accurate set piece taker in the PL? By accurate I'm not talking about most assists (you might deliver a perfect ball, that isn't being executed properly) or cleanest strikes on goal, but rather the ability to put the ball at the place you envisioned and with the spee...
SBNation - Sun Aug 13 12:25 PM
Manchester United want to chase the EPL title in a bad way this season. The Premier League season is finally underway, and Manchester United will be hoping to get their campaign off to a strong start with an emphatic win over West Ham United in front of the home faithful at Old Trafford. After sp...
Red Rants - Sun Aug 13 11:06 AM
Jose Mourinho is delighted at Manchester United’s signing of Nemanja Matic this summer by saying the midfielder is a “perfect player” for him. The United boss has been quoted by Sky Sports this morning ahead of our 2017-18 Premier League opener versus West Ham. Matic joined from rivals Chelsea in...
Vital Football - Sun Aug 13 11:01 AM
Real Madrid Abandon de Gea Chase (For Now) Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 13/08/2017 10:39:43 Real Madrid`s annual summer pursuit of David de Gea, something that started back in 2015, appears to have ended early this summer.
Vital Football - Sun Aug 13 11:01 AM
Ibrahimovic Told to Ease Up by Medics Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 13/08/2017 10:42:18 Sometimes, the urge to return from a serious injury can see the affected player come back too soon.
Vital Football - Sun Aug 13 11:01 AM
United Close in on Perisic Deal Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 13/08/2017 10:46:27 The last six or seven weeks have seen Manchester United linked with the capture of the Inter Milan winger, Ivan Perisic.
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 13 10:46 AM
Three thoughts from Everton’s win against Stoke Rooney dazzles in Goodison return The talk of Wayne Rooney’s demise will have to wait for another time as the former Manchester United star shone on his return to Goodison Park. Deemed surplus to requirements by Jose Mourinho, Rooney looked as thoug...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 10:38 AM
Who should get these shirt numbers for next season ? To get the ball rolling (total fantasy): 2-Fabinho 7-Willian 9-Morata 10-Neymar 15-Linderlöf
Vital Football - Sun Aug 13 10:36 AM
United Reject Spurs Offer for Martial Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 13/08/2017 10:29:57 Reports appearing in the media this morning, suggest that there is interest from another Premier League club when it comes to the services of Anthony Martial.
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 9:04 AM
I notice this weekend and in allot of pre season the vast majority of the league is playing 3 at the back with wing backs, most noticeably a formation used by Chelsea last year and now it looks like Man city have massively bought into it with the investment in Walker and Mendy etc. Will it last??...
Red Rants - Sun Aug 13 9:00 AM
Manchester United vs West Ham United Preview ahead of Sunday’s Premier League fixture. Manchester United vs West Ham Premier League 2017-18 13th August 2017, 16:00 pm BST Old Trafford, Manchester Manchester United Team News & Preview A number of players who missed our Super Cup defeat to Real Mad...
Soccerlens - Sun Aug 13 6:50 AM
Rooney makes his mark as Everton return starts with a win - originally posted on Sportslens.com Wayne Rooney gave Everton fans plenty of hope for the season ahead with a superb winner against Stoke City on Saturday. It was a fairytale return to his boyhood club as the striker headed home during f...
RedCafe.net - Sun Aug 13 12:40 AM
Feck me, this Dutch kid is 18 years old and is regarded as a top talent but today he had an absolute horror injury.
EPL Talk - Sun Aug 13 12:34 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. West Ham United, you’ve come to the right place. Manchester United and West Ham United’s first game of the 2017/18 Premier League season kicks off on Sunday at 11am ET. The broadcast crews from NBC Sports and Telemundo will be c...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 10:32 PM
Simple enough question, if you were to create your own Mount Rushmore with United legends then who would you pick ? Personally I'd go with Sir Matt, Sir Alex, Bobby Charlton and Eric Cantona as my four choices although it's hard excluding all of George Best, Denis Law, Giggsy, Keane, Robson and R...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 10:28 PM
New season about to start, cracking opening weekend of football so far.
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 12 8:46 PM
What a way to come back to Everton! All the ingredients for a fairy tale were present at Goodison Park today, and lifelong Blue Wayne Rooney stepped up to take the plaudits. Marking his return to Everton after 13 years, he scored the winning goal along with an encouraging second half performance...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 8:42 PM
Trump's America Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date So much 'economic anxiety' on display If this is what white supremacy looks like, no wonder they're worried Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
Red Rants - Sat Aug 12 8:17 PM
Man Utd showed great determination to finally overcome a plucky Southampton and win the EFL Cup last weekend, and now manager Jose Mourinho could be on course for an unlikely treble in his first season at the helm. What a difference a few months make: towards the end of 2017 he was written off as...
Red Rants - Sat Aug 12 8:17 PM
Tottenham Hotspur have had their offer for Anthony Martial rejected, according to reports in France. There has been plenty of interest from a number of clubs for Anthony Martial this summer if reports are to be believed. The young forward has had limited opportunities since Jose Mourinho took ch...
KUMB - Sat Aug 12 8:04 PM
Diafra Sakho has been included in Slaven Bilic's squad for tomorrow's season opener against Manchester United.
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 7:58 PM
Anyone else notice that this lad's name is backwards?
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 12 7:31 PM
Everton won just their second opening day fixture in the last nine years with a scrappy 1-0 win over Stoke City. Everton started off the season with a welcome three points, winning a close game 1-0 against Stoke City . The game started slowly with both teams seemingly sizing the opposition up and...
Red Rants - Sat Aug 12 7:23 PM
Manchester City eventually overcame Premier League newcomers Brighton & Hove Albion with a 2-0 win in their season opener this evening. It wasn’t until the 70th minute that Pep Guardiola’s multi-million squad finally broke down a tired home defence, with Sergio Aguero firing home shortly after Da...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sat Aug 12 7:03 PM
Would! A wild Tottenham Hotspur transfer rumor report appears! Breaking news on Twitter suggests that Tottenham have had an offer rejected for Manchester United striker Anthony Martial. The report comes from Mohamed Bouhafsi, chief football editor for France’s RMC Radio. #Tottenham bid for Anthon...
Soccerlens - Sat Aug 12 7:02 PM
Spurs submit offer for top class forward, star could win them the Premier League title - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham have made a sensational move to sign the Manchester United forward Anthony Martial according to latest reports. Apparently, the Londoners have submitted a concret...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 6:26 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Spurs Bid rejected.
EPL Talk - Sat Aug 12 6:08 PM
Liverpool (AFP) – Wayne Rooney rolled back the years for Everton as the England striker’s clinical header sealed a 1-0 win over Stoke on his second Premier League debut for his boyhood club. Rooney had already played one home game — a Europa League qualifier against Ruzomberok — in his second spe...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 6:00 PM
Every other team gets a fresh thread for the upcoming season. Here's one for the Champions. Squad at the end of last season: GKs - Courtois, Eduardo Defs -Alonso, Zouma, Ake, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Luiz, Aina, Alonso, Moses, Kenedy Mids- Chalobah, Kante, Fabregas, Loftus-Cheek, Matic Fwds -Hazard,...
Everton FC Blogs - Sat Aug 12 5:48 PM
Matchwinner Wayne Rooney admitted he couldn’t imagine a better way of marking his first goal back at Goodison Park. The Blues Academy graduate netted his first home goal in 13 years and five months wi
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 5:12 PM
What the heck is this nonsense? I get if you still care about Rooney and don't want him to humiliate himself. I get liking a player is Italy or whatever but wishing that Morata does well but "us better"? It's like saying you want Klopp to do well but us better, giggidy Am I the only one not getti...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 5:10 PM
Anyone who caught the end of the Chelsea Burnley game there will have noticed that 9-man Chelsea put the sword to 11-man Burnley. What is it with this phenomenon? It happens all the time that the team he goes a man down all of a sudden start playing better. A team with 8 outfield players should b...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 5:09 PM
My Mourinho one was called premature and ended up being a roaring success so lets do this 13th November 2017.
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 4:56 PM
Good to see everyone got a start today except for Redmond. Heard CBJ did well. Another clean sheet for Henderson.
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 3:55 PM
We always look at technique, pace and power however footballing IQ is probably the most important ability a player can have. It separates good players from average players. Wilfried Zaha is a classic example, the guy's decision-making is consistently awful.
SBNation - Sat Aug 12 3:54 PM
In his first Premier League game back with his boyhood club, Rooney put the Toffees ahead in the first half. The return of Wayne Rooney to Everton isn’t just a sentimental one. With Romelu Lukaku gone, the Toffees actually need him to produce. And he’s off to a great start, scoring in the first h...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 2:46 PM
I wouldn't say they are bad, but rather underwhelming or negligent. Liverpool has gaping holes in defense but they haven't signed anyone yet and it already cost them points. Arsenal still needs an extra CM when you look at how mediocre Elneny is and Cazorla still being out. United needs 1 extra g...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 2:41 PM
Simple question really. Based on Liverpool's finances and place in the footballing hierarchy, is it possible to get them consistently challenging for the title? I don't think they can. They don't have the finances, even if they won the title, their best players would be picked off. What could a w...
Soccerlens - Sat Aug 12 2:12 PM
Former Manchester United captain says Tottenham defender has been unprofessional - originally posted on Sportslens.com Ex-Manchester United and England defender Gary Neville believes Danny Rose has acted unprofessionally by trying to engineer a move away from Tottenham Hotspur. Rose was forced to...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 2:09 PM
Kieran Michael O'Hara Apr 22, 1996 (21) Manchester 1, 85 m ​
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 1:31 PM
1st leg: Sunday 10pm Spain / 9pm UK Barcelona V Real Madrid 2nd leg: Wed 11pm Spain / 10pm UK Real Madrid V Barcelona Madrid news. Zidane says Ronaldo is ready to play. It sounds like they've got no injuries, but they'll be without Modric for the first leg. Modric is banned - a punishment for pic...
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 1:25 PM
Manchester United v West Ham - Stat Attack Vitalfootball: West Ham: 12/08/2017 13:06:57 A trip to Old Trafford isn`t the ideal fixture I`d pick to get things under way but I guess we`ve got to go there at least once this season so let`s get it done.
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 12:50 PM
United v West Ham - Stat Attack Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 12/08/2017 12:26:06 The big kick-off is drawing nearer, West Ham United are the first team Manchester United will encounter in the 2017 / 2018 season.
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 11:08 AM
Mourinho Hints at Signing Ibrahimovic Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 12/08/2017 10:48:45 Once the Swede's recuperation from injury is complete.
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 11:08 AM
And Your MOTM in the Super Cup Was? Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 12/08/2017 10:59:06 We had a clear winner, but who was it?
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 11:08 AM
Deal for Portuguese Youngster Almost Done Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 12/08/2017 11:02:22 Transfer speculation is inferring that Manchester United have added another teenager to their ranks.
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 11:05 AM
Real Madrid - Manchester United 2:1 The result flattered United, as Real easily dominated the match, hit the bar twice and were out of sight by the time we woke up. United got into the game after a Navas blunder. Mourinho tried to park a bus tonight and his emphasis on high defensive work rates,...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 10:34 AM
I think it's pretty worthwhile to have thread dedicated to the very worst takes from the writers and pundits so we can all laugh at them and their terrible, terrible opinions. First up is Robbie Savage with a take so bad I don't think I will read a worse one all century: I can just about remember...
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 10:34 AM
Manchester United v West Ham - Early Team-News Vitalfootball: West Ham: 12/08/2017 10:21:54 This Sunday the 2017 / 2018 Premier league season starts for West Ham United.
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 8:54 AM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Spurs get their first signing of the season. @GlastonSpur
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 8:03 AM
From what I've noticed and it might just be me but is the amount of hate for Lingard on here warranted? In recent threads Lingard's name has not been mentioned in many positive contexts, I would go so far as to say that Lingard is now the most despised United player on here even more so than Fell...
RedCafe.net - Sat Aug 12 6:48 AM
Over the years we have seen a lot of really good stuff posted on here about various players, including first-hand accounts from some who actually saw some top class oldies in the flesh. Unfortunately, much of it ends up buried in Redcafe archives, often inside threads on something else, and if yo...
I don't want to leave you without saying Andreas Pereira, Mourinho told Sky Sports. He is a right-winger at Valencia that spent the season on the bench.
Sky Sports - 6:00 AM
I think we will have the same players [as United did against Leicester], Mourinho said.
Daily Express - 5:30 AM
I would like to say a big thank you to Daley Blind for everything he has done for the club since he joined in 2014, Mourinho told ManUtd.com.
101greatgoals - 10:15 PM
I think we will have the same players [as against Leicester], Mourinho said.
Metro - 7:49 PM