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Red Rants - Thu Apr 19 11:30 PM
Matteo Darmian made his first Premier League start since October in Manchester United’s 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday night. The Italian full-back has only made six appearances in the league this season and three of those were from the… Continue Reading → The post Juventus CEO gives update...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 10:46 PM
CHELSEA'S STRIKER GRAVEYARD: How many has there been? Morata is just another name buried 6 feet under by this regime. Torres, Shevchenko, Falcao (I'll put him in there, might as well), Mutu, Kezman, Lukaku, Salah. They've had some real quality forwards pass through their doors. Anyone remember an...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 10:04 PM
This guy has been great for Newcastle this season. He’s their captain and forms the backbone of the team. A brilliant defending CB in the true sense of the word who can get into the opponents box, rise above defences and smash in headers. Totally committed and plays with attitude and authority. A...
Red Rants - Thu Apr 19 8:45 PM
Anthony Martial is struggling for game time at Manchester United following the signing of Alexis Sanchez in January to add to competition from Marcus Rashford. As a result the forward has been strongly linked with a move away from Old… Continue Reading → The post Is this going to be Anthony Marti...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 8:35 PM
Finally we have an answer. https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/43827736
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Apr 19 8:13 PM
Saturday’s FA Cup semifinal between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United is huge for Spurs. The match will be the second consecutive year Spurs have made the semifinals of the oldest football tournament in the world — Spurs lost to Chelsea in the semis last year — and just getting to the final...
Red Rants - Thu Apr 19 8:00 PM
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has made a brave revelation that he was ‘depressed’ when being selected by England for major tournaments. The 36-year-old is set to retire this summer after picking up 18 trophies in 12 seasons at Manchester… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd player...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Apr 19 7:00 PM
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has briefed the media ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United at Wembley. United go into the final on the back of a 2-0 league win Bournemouth on Wednesday, while Spurs faltered in their 1-1 draw at Brighton a day earlier. A number of...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 6:39 PM
This draft is based on player performances in ICC World Cups and Champions Trophy only, only performances in these tournaments count, performances outside these tournaments carry no weight. Please vote according to this criteria. TEAM INDNYC 1. Mark Waugh 2. Tillakaratne Dilshan 3. Peter Kirsten...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 6:21 PM
The main issue which I believe must be sorted is our incredibly slow build up out of defence. It makes us so ineffective and not only that, boring to watch. To remedy this we need two quality attacking full backs and a CB that can take the ball forward out of defence. We need players with the rig...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Apr 19 6:06 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has briefed the media ahead of Tottenham’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United on Saturday. Spurs won 2-0 in the Premier League when the sides met at Wembley back in January, and the Londoners will be hoping for a repeat of that result at their adopted home. A number o...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 6:01 PM
Before I start I want to make it clear I am biased against Mourinho but that is not specifically what I want to discuss. I want to discuss this idea of progress. Yes we have made progress this season but what does that actually mean and what does it count for. Let's look at Liverpool: From 2002 t...
EPL Talk - Thu Apr 19 6:00 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has revealed he brought his international career to a premature end because tournament duty with England was making him “depressed.” Despite winning 18 trophies in 12 years at United, including five Premier League titles and the Champion...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 5:12 PM
This guy has been great for Newcastle this season. He’s their captain and forms the backbone of the team. A brilliant defending CB in the true sense of the word who can get into the opponents box, rise above defences and smash in headers. Totally committed and plays with attitude and authority. A...
EPL Talk - Thu Apr 19 4:10 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has expressed his gratitude to his players and members of the club’s staff for winning the Premier League title. City returned to training on Wednesday for the first time since Manchester United’s shock defeat at West Brom...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 4:09 PM
This is a Pre Premier League draft from 1971/72 to 1991/92 where managers assemble their squads by selecting players based on their playing performance during this time period only. Performances that fall outside this time period should not be considered. Neither should the players performance fo...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 3:42 PM
Fully filled in Football League Div 1 and 2, plus the shiny badges for Div 3 and Div 4 it's in good nick as well, no rips or tears or anything How much would that be worth you reckon? My fully filled in 1982 Spain World Cup one went for £70
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 3:20 PM
The main issue which I believe must be sorted is our incredibly slow build up out of defence. It makes us so ineffective and not only that, boring to watch. To remedy this we need two quality attacking full backs and a CB that can take the ball forward out of defence. We need players with the rig...
EPL Talk - Thu Apr 19 2:51 PM
London (AFP) – Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino does not believe playing at Wembley will give his side an advantage in Saturday’s blockbuster FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United. Spurs, playing at Wembley this season while their new stadium is being built, will be on familiar turf, a...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 2:32 PM
Thought it might be worth making a new thread, as a lot of what is happening now can't be put in the General Election thread. So it seems like the Tories are all backing Theresa (for the moment): Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Meanwhile Labour can't decide wheth...
Soccerlens - Thu Apr 19 2:20 PM
Spurs ready to sell 27-yr-old, Pochettino wants Chelsea target as replacement - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham are interested in signing the PSG left-back Layvin Kurzawa at the end of this season. The 25-year-old defender is likely to be sold to raise funds and Spurs are looking to...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Apr 19 1:30 PM
Jan Vertonghen says Tottenham are in their best shape since he joined the club ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United. Spurs are yet to win a trophy under Mauricio Pochettino, or indeed since the League Cup success of 2008. But the team has improved drastically under the...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 1:29 PM
With the talk of Martial possibly leaving in the summer and the possibility Pogba could be on his way, the reality dawns that this upcoming window is the one where Mourinho really cleans house and keeps only the players he wants here irrespective of rating, prestige or price. Cleaning house usual...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 12:43 PM
tl;dr Not quite "typically" but in 1 out of of 3 previous seasons yes, it would. More details here . This is the most interesting bit IMO. United's current points-per-game ratio of 2.18 would have won the Premier League title in nine of the previous 26 seasons, trumping Ferguson's champions of 19...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 12:41 PM
With the talk of Martial possibly leaving in the summer and the possibility Pogba could be on his way, the reality dawns that this upcoming window is the one where Mourinho really cleans house and keeps only the players he wants here irrespective of rating, prestige or price. Cleaning house usual...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 12:20 PM
Always seems to happen every season with certain teams, home and away we've been completely shit against Wolves. Wolves this season have been our bogey team I think. Yes I know we beat them at Old Trafford but they were unlucky completely. They controlled the tempo at OT and they controlled the t...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 12:09 PM
This is an old article but the quotes are spreading on Twitter like wildfire at the moment for some reason. I'd not read it before and thought some of you lot might be in the same boat. A great piece by Henry Winter with some awesome insight from Rene into how Ronaldo morphed into the best player...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Apr 19 12:08 PM
Tottenham are interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain left-back Layvin Kurzawa this summer, according to multiple reports. Kurzawa, who joined PSG from Monaco in 2015, has made 28 appearances in all competitions so far this season, scoring five goals. Three of those goals came in PSG’s 5-0 win...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 11:41 AM
They haven't uploaded it to Youtube yet but United just released their ten nominations for our goal of the season. http://www.manutd.com/en/News-And-F ign=ManUtd&utm_medium=post&utm_source=twitter Laughably, they've included Smalling's goal against City but not Pogba's first, arguably our best te...
Red Rants - Thu Apr 19 8:30 AM
Manchester United take on Tottenham Hotspur at their temporary home of Wembley Stadium in our FA Cup semi-final on Saturday. Both teams were in action midweek with Spurs drawing 1-1 at Brighton & Hove Albion on Tuesday and us winning… Continue Reading → The post Jose confirms 2 starters for FA Cu...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 8:12 AM
Apart from Simeone, it seems as though defensive managers get an awful lot of stick these days, far more than at any other time I can remember. It doesn't seem like the art of defending or masterfully shutting up shop has any place in the modern-day footballing mindset. Is this true? I'll say for...
Red Rants - Thu Apr 19 8:00 AM
Manchester United were comfortable 2-0 winners at Bournemouth on Wednesday evening to extend our gap over Liverpool to four points. We are now two points away from confirming Champions League football next season with two games left to play. Chris… Continue Reading → The post Jose had this to say...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 6:18 AM
Put down your pitchforks guys, i'm not asking for that and this is not a review of Jose's performance till now thread (besides, i'm for him staying for the foreseeable future). And for those that may feel tempted to turn this into a Jose bashing thread, let's not please, there's plenty of threads...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 5:59 AM
Michael Carrick Jul 28, 1981 (35) England 1.88 m ​ Michael Carrick said: It feels great and it is such a huge honour to captain such a great club. It is my 12th year now and I came as a 25-year-old. I never thought I could be here for so long and achieve so Click to expand Michael Carrick |...
Soccerlens - Thu Apr 19 5:00 AM
Barcelona considering £60m deal with Manchester United for £65k-per-week outcast - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Daily Mail, Barcelona are considering a £60m deal to sign Manchester United forward Anthony Martial, with the French international tipped to leave the club after...
Soccerlens - Thu Apr 19 4:00 AM
Real Madrid to sell James to fund £100m deal with Manchester United for £200k-per-week star - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Don Balon, Real Madrid are planning to sell Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez this summer to fund a £100m deal with Manchester United for goalkeeper Da...
EPL Talk - Thu Apr 19 2:00 AM
Following the 2011 UEFA Champions League Final, Sir Alex Ferguson soberly spoke to the media after the match. The legendary manager spoke on behalf of a team who had just defeated Manchester United 3-1 in the final of Europe’s premier club competition. The date was May 28, 2011. The team was FC B...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 12:56 AM
Before I get into this, I like Jose and think so far what he has done for the club has been great in terms of getting us to where we are today. Took us from LVG's negative style to a stable team who grinds out wins with 6/10 performances (most weeks). I would love to see us play more attacking...
RedCafe.net - Thu Apr 19 12:11 AM
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EPL Talk - Wed Apr 18 10:40 PM
Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho admitted Manchester United had given him an FA Cup semi-final selection dilemma after their 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday. Goals from Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku sealed the points at Dean Court after Mourinho made seven changes in the...
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Apr 18 10:25 PM
Manchester United bounced back from their loss to West Brom with a 2-0 victory at Bournemouth on Wednesday with goals from Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku. Contributing writer, Nathan Quao, states a few observations from the encounter. Professional and efficient showing Playing at Bournemouth is...
EPL Talk - Wed Apr 18 10:05 PM
Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United gave the perfect response to Jose Mourinho’s withering criticism as they got back on track with a 2-0 win against Bournemouth on Wednesday. Goals from Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku sealed the points at Dean Court after Mourinho made seven...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 10:01 PM
Is this actually a thing? Does a club owner or chief executive phone the manager and say “Play Darmian in this match tonight, we’re trying to sell him this summer.” Genuine question. Does the manager think “I will play Luke Shaw tonight and if he’s good, we’ll get an extra few million for him.” I...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 9:43 PM
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RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 9:42 PM
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Red Rants - Wed Apr 18 9:35 PM
Manchester United bounced back with a comfortable win at Bournemouth this evening ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final versus Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium. We played with more zip this evening and protected goalkeeper David de Gea very well. Chris… Continue Reading → The post Player Rat...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 8:14 PM
When I'm on the phone and reading the caf it stops loading the page. It turns the text slightly blurry and nothing can be pushed (inside the browsing window). It won't fully load regardless of how long I wait. It happens quite frequently, I'd say every 2-3 times I run back to the topic. Phone: Sa...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 7:51 PM
You went from that great performance (City) to this one on Sunday. I thought it was a little disrespectful towards the manager the way he played. I thought he went out to put on the Pogba show doing stupid things. Yeah he could (leave). I dont care what the manager thinks, im just going to go out...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 7:20 PM
http://www.espn.in/football/club/ma ed-full-back-rafael-da-silva-talks-to-espn-fc "Van Gaal is not a bad coach, but I didn't like his character. One day, I was in the canteen waiting to eat. Van Gaal used to speak to us after we'd eaten each day. I had a head injury after a game at Yeovil -- one...
Soccerlens - Wed Apr 18 6:45 PM
Bournemouth vs Manchester United confirmed starting line-ups - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United will bid to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat against West Bromwich Albion when they visit Bournemouth on Wednesday. United head into the game still second in the Premier Leag...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 6:43 PM
The 28 Manchester United stats that leave us confused… Date published: Wednesday 18th April 2018 7:13 * Manchester United rank sixth in the season statistics for shots, shots on target, passes, touches, possession and pass completion. * Manchester United (7) take fewer shots per game from inside...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 4:10 PM
Surely that must have had good odds Starts June 2nd. Surprising to say the least. Wasnt expecting him to jump into management. Thoughts?
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 3:27 PM
This is a Pre Premier League draft from 1971/72 to 1991/92 where managers assemble their squads by selecting players based on their playing performance during this time period only. Performances that fall outside this time period should not be considered. Neither should the players performance fo...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 2:26 PM
For the fifth time, De Gea was included in the PL team of the season. Van Der Sar was included three times, but Schmeichel was only included once. He also only twice won the best keeper in the world IFFHS. Both Chilavert and Walter Zenga won it three times in the 90s, and subsequently on paper wa...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 1:32 PM
The lady died from injuries later. https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/18/us/southwest-emergency-landing/index.html
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 1:11 PM
The 28 Manchester United stats that leave us confused… Date published: Wednesday 18th April 2018 7:13 * Manchester United rank sixth in the season statistics for shots, shots on target, passes, touches, possession and pass completion. * Manchester United (7) take fewer shots per game from inside...
Red Rants - Wed Apr 18 12:30 PM
Manchester United will be looking to bounce back from our upset loss at home to West Bromwich Albion on Sunday as we travel to Bournemouth on Wednesday night. Victory would put us within two points of confirming our Champions League… Continue Reading → The post Martial starts – 4-2-3-1: Man Utd p...
LFC Reds - Wed Apr 18 11:42 AM
David De Gea Kyle Walker Jan Vertonghen Nicolás Otamendi Marcos Alonso David Silva Kevin De Bruyne Christian Eriksen Harry Kane Mohamed Salah Sergio Agüero Only Salah gets in, can’t believe Bobby has not got in. Aguero finally gets nominated in a sea
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 11:03 AM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date De Gea is selected for 4th year in a row I guess.
Red Rants - Wed Apr 18 11:00 AM
Manchester United and Chelsea are both expecting a busy summer transfer window with the Red Devils looking to upgrade for a Premier League title challenge next season and the Blues wanting to rebuild just to get back into the Champions… Continue Reading → The post Chelsea prepare £35m bid for Man...
EPL Talk - Wed Apr 18 10:41 AM
London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino defended his team selection after Tottenham dropped points against Brighton, denying this weekend’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United influenced his decision. The Spurs boss made six changes to his starting line-up and then saw his team drop two points...
Republik Of Mancunia - Wed Apr 18 10:00 AM
Robert Davro’s new Manchester United book, No Ticket Required, is out to buy today. RoM: Who is your all-time favourite player and why? RD: Bryan Robson. He was simply the best player we have had in my match going life. Others were quicker, more skilful and scored more goals but none had the driv...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 8:36 AM
Up to a third of young people face living in private rented accommodation all their lives, a new report by the Resolution Foundation has found. The think tank said 40% of "millennials" - those born between 1980 and 1996 - were living in rented housing by the age of 30. That was twice as many as "...
Red Rants - Wed Apr 18 8:34 AM
Real Madrid have been chasing Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea for a number of years now and the latest reports in Spain are that a transfer could happen this summer. According to Spanish outlet Don Balon, the 27-year-old has… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd star in talks with Real M...
Red Rants - Wed Apr 18 8:00 AM
Manchester United are preparing for a busy summer of transfer activity with several players expected to both join and leave the club before the start of next season. Since the winter transfer window closed at the end of January we… Continue Reading → The post Jose eager to land £50m midfielder fo...
RedCafe.net - Wed Apr 18 7:36 AM
Put down your pitchforks guys, i'm not asking for that and this is not a review of Jose's performance till now thread (besides, i'm for him staying for the foreseeable future). And for those that may feel tempted to turn this into a Jose bashing thread, let's not please, there's plenty of threads...
Soccerlens - Wed Apr 18 4:00 AM
Manchester United want deal with Real Madrid for £862m hero after contract talks stall - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Don Balon, Manchester United are desperate to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford after contract talks stall between the Portuguese international and...
Soccerlens - Wed Apr 18 3:00 AM
Ed Woodward ‘reluctant’ to sanction Manchester United transfer for £200k-per-week enforcer despite Mourinho - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho plans to sell midfielder Paul Pogba at the end of the season. Chief executive Ed W...
Tottenham Blog - Tue Apr 17 11:00 PM
Toby Alderweireld made his first Premier League start since October as Tottenham drew 1-1 at Brighton & Hove Albion on Tuesday night. After a goalless first half, Harry Kane found the net for the first time since his contentious goal against Stoke City after some good work by Heung-Min Son down t...
LFC Reds - Tue Apr 17 10:17 PM
Manchester United: Nicky Butt defends academy after under-23s' relegation. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43745108
EPL Talk - Tue Apr 17 6:23 PM
Miami (AFP) – Champions League semi-finalists Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Roma and Liverpool plus English powers Manchester City and Manchester United will be among the European giants competing in this year’s International Champions Cup, it was announced Tuesday. The 18-team, 27-match pre-season...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 6:19 PM
United sides have been damaged by Moyes and LVG and left them in mess for Jose Mourinho to take over United as manager in 2016 but Mourinho had Mata, flopped Depay, declining Rooney, two young inexperienced Martial and Rashford at his attacking disposal and compared to City that had Aguero, Sterl...
EPL Talk - Tue Apr 17 5:02 PM
London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has warned that Manchester United still face a battle to secure a top-four place in the Premier League despite their ambition to finish second. Manchester City wrapped up the title without kicking a ball, thanks to rock-bottom West Brom’s shock 1-0 win at Old Trafford...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 2:42 PM
This is a Pre Premier League draft from 1971/72 to 1991/92 where managers assemble their squads by selecting players based on their playing performance during this time period only. Performances that fall outside this time period should not be considered. Neither should the players performance fo...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 2:42 PM
Team Oaencha vs Team Enigma/Red Viper Tactics Oaencha Let me start off by saying I know none of these players were in their prime by 1992. However.. they were all Pre Premier League Draft Round 1 - Oaencha vs Enigma/Red Viper
Tottenham Blog - Tue Apr 17 1:00 PM
Jose Mourinho is threatening to drop Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez for Manchester United’s FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham this weekend, according to the Telegraph. United handed the Premier League title to their rivals Manchester City on Sunday by losing 1-0 against West Bromwich Albion at O...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 12:03 PM
Touring again, for the first time in 7 years. I was at one of their shows last night (Olympia. Dublin) and it was great. Forgot how many catchy tunes he wrote. Puts on quite a show too. The whole place was jumping. Almost worth today's brutal hangover. Almost. Anyway, anyone else a fan? Anyone pl...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 11:31 AM
United's annual awards night will be held at Old Trafford on Tuesday 1 May. SIR MATT BUSBY PLAYER OF THE YEAR You can vote for any current United player who has made a first-team appearance for the club during the 2017/18 season. To see the full list and vote, visit www.ManUtd.com/POTY . DENZIL H...
Soccerlens - Tue Apr 17 10:40 AM
Chelsea star linked with Juventus; interest in 25-year-old could scupper Martial's hopes of Serie A move - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has been linked with a move to Juventus. The 25-year-old has endured a difficult time at Stamford Bridge and Italian media o...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 9:42 AM
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Soccerlens - Tue Apr 17 7:58 AM
Predicted line-ups: 4-2-3-1 for Man Utd, defender could be recalled to starting XI - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United visit Bournemouth in the Premier League on Wednesday aiming to put last weekend’s embarrassment against West Bromwich Albion firmly behind them. United only h...
Red Rants - Tue Apr 17 7:30 AM
Manchester United are expected to be busy during this summer’s transfer window with several players expected to be both leaving and joining the club. The defence is likely to be one of Jose Mourinho’s priorities with several fringe players being… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd player says ‘y...
Red Rants - Tue Apr 17 6:30 AM
Manchester United are preparing for a busy summer transfer window as several players are expected to both leave and join the club before the start of next season. Several players have already been linked with a move to Old Trafford… Continue Reading → The post Jose tells Man Utd board these 4 pla...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 4:40 AM
Playing 11aside this summer and for the first time in a while need a new pair of boots. What’s the best pair to get these days if your feet are a little bit wider? Where I live doesn’t really have much of a selection so probably ordering online. Also, will there ever be a better pair of boots tha...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 4:20 AM
Best, Marsh, Gazza, Hoddle, Cantona etc. I'm halfway through it. Good stuff
Tottenham Blog - Tue Apr 17 1:00 AM
Tottenham face a tough trip to Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League on Tuesday night, and Mauricio Pochettino has a number of decisions to make regarding his team selection. Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United must be in the back of the Spurs manager’s mind, and rotatio...
RedCafe.net - Tue Apr 17 12:19 AM
Reports saying Jose Mourinho might have finally lost his patience with the Frenchman. Is there any circumstance / price whereby you'd sell Pogba? Perhaps for an exchange for a RMadrid superstar for example? http://metro.co.uk/2018/04/16/manch inho-puts-paul-pogba-transfer-summer-7472968/ http://w...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 11:23 PM
I see people talking about how we attack allot and I think it's quite clear one of reasons why we fail to break teams down. We have multiple players who instead of playing balls in behind along the floor to make the defenders turn we opt to put absolutely woeful lofted passes into the area. Main...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 11:08 PM
Let me start this off by saying I am a huge Lukaku fan and I'm not making this thread to hate on him. However, I am just watching his premier league 100 club on Sky and there is a massive difference in his physique between 2016-17 & this season at United. He also looked quicker and a bit more exp...
EPL Talk - Mon Apr 16 11:00 PM
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has vowed to drop several of Manchester United’s stars as he fumes over their lacklustre loss to West Bromwich Albion. United crashed to a shock 1-0 home defeat against bottom of the table Albion on Sunday as Jay Rodriguez sealed the visitors’ first P...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 10:20 PM
I wanted to discuss this for a while but more money in football mean what for managers? Say - Klopp/Poch win something next year, what do you think will happen? Real/Barca/Bayern to get them and they may sign given their history. What actually it leaves for English football, or football in genera...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 9:30 PM
If we were still in the same position as we are now and City hadn't won the league or Liverpool were not in with a chance of winning the CL, would we be feeling as pessimistic? Or is it that we aren't playing entertaining football as to why it feels so negative? Our two biggest rivals have outsho...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 9:04 PM
The best speedway rider ever, Ivan Mauger, sadly passed away this morning in Australia. Ivan, who was 78 years old, had been fighting Alzheimer's disease for the last five years. The legendary New Zealander lived for 23 years in the Manchester area, which was his British base for the most product...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 8:04 PM
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RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 7:20 PM
This draft is based on player performances in ICC World Cups and Champions Trophy only, only performances in these tournaments count, performances outside these tournaments carry no weight. Please vote according to this criteria. TEAM HARSHAD 1. M. Greatbatch 2. B.C. Lara 3. M. Amarnath 4. D. Jon...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 7:01 PM
If we believe what we read and Mourinho is looking at bringing in 4 players who would you go for. Mine would be:- Sandro Umtiti Savic Leon Bailey
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 5:52 PM
I have tried to be optimistic but finding it difficult. From the top of my head, if i were to follow my gut feeling, which isn't optimistic, here are some issues that come to mind regarding our status at present. Doesn’t have to be true of course. Mourinho is losing the dressing room. Sanchez wis...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 5:49 PM
walkinhop said: ↑ Still worse than Chelsea. Click to expand @Maradona10 Silva, Mendy and Fabinho isn't enough to give City the best squad in the league. It's horribly imbalanced. Are they going to play 4 attacking midfielders with one holding player? Their only other midfielder of worth is Fernan...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 5:49 PM
One thing that United haven't been short on after SAF's retirement are embarrassing defeats. There are the Moyes defeats at home to Newcastle and Everton (and at Goodison, his last game). The 4-1 lambasting at the Etihad and the 0-3 dressing-down against Liverpool. Getting knocked out of the FA C...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 5:36 PM
One thing that United haven't been short on after SAF's retirement are embarrassing defeats. There are the Moyes defeats at home to Newcastle and Everton (and at Goodison, his last game). The 4-1 lambasting at the Etihad and the 0-3 dressing-down against Liverpool. Getting knocked out of the FA C...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 4:44 PM
I’m trying to be optimistic but finding it difficult. From the top of my head, if i were to follow my gut feeling, here are some issues that come to mind regarding our status at present. Doesn’t have to be true of course. Mourinho is losing the dressing room. Sanchez wishes he’d never come to the...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 4:08 PM
Pep will obviously get the award, some would say rightly so, but I think his achievements are somewhat diminished due to the money spent and the disappointing eliminations in the FA Cup (Wigan) and CL (Liverpool). Close to £500m spent and he's failed to take City past the 1/4 finals of the CL, th...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 2:49 PM
This is a Pre Premier League draft from 1971/72 to 1991/92 where managers assemble their squads by selecting players based on their playing performance during this time period only. Performances that fall outside this time period should not be considered. Neither should the players performance fo...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 2:35 PM
One thing that United haven't been short on after SAF's retirement are embarrassing defeats. There are the Moyes defeats at home to Newcastle and Everton (and at Goodison, his last game). The 4-1 lambasting at the Etihad and the 0-3 dressing-down against Liverpool. Getting knocked out of the FA C...
Tottenham Blog - Mon Apr 16 1:00 PM
Kyle Walker has suggested Manchester City’s Premier League title win has justified his decision to leave Tottenham, but the defender hopes his former club wins the FA Cup this season. After reportedly falling out with Mauricio Pochettino towards the end of last season, Walker joined City for a th...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 11:17 AM
Jose Mourinho: “I think we were deservedly punished because we were masters in complication. Everything was complicated. Players they didn’t want or couldn’t play simple. Everything was slow, one more flick, trick, ball lost, no fluidity in our football.” Watching the game yesterday i felt the sa...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 11:11 AM
6th in the league for chance creation, playing for a team which will probably end up relegated. RW, good age now and would be reasonably priced. Worth a punt for a top 6 team?
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 10:56 AM
I nearly put this in the racism thread, but it deserves a thread of its own. To give a bit of basic background, post-war Britain needed labour, and it looked to its colonies to provide it by encouraging immigration, with an assumption that those who moved could choose to make their lives in the U...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Apr 16 10:30 AM
The draw for the group stage of the 2006-07 Champions League gave me some excellent options with Benfica, Celtic and FC Copenhagen coming out of the pot. All three played in top cities to visit but as the father of a young child I could only do the one. I dismissed Copenhagen as I’d done …
Red Rants - Mon Apr 16 10:19 AM
Most fans won’t remember the last time Spurs and United met in an FA Cup Semi Final. It was back in 1962 when the likes of Bobby Charlton, Nobby Stiles and Jimmy Greaves were in their prime. Spurs won that… Continue Reading → The post Previewing the FA Cup Semi Final vs Tottenham Hotspur appeared...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 9:41 AM
Don't think we have one thread for new bands we've just come across or generally music so I am going with a new one. A band I recently discovered, they seem quite well known at the minute but have only released one album with 8 songs so far. They've got a strong Led Zeppelin vibe about them. Exce...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 8:40 AM
Sad news, the actor, R. Lee Ermey died yesterday at the age of 74, I think he will always be associated with his portrayal of the drill Instructor in Full Metal Jacket, pretty much playing himself as he was a drill instructor during his career in the US Marines. RIP. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
Soccerlens - Mon Apr 16 8:28 AM
Five Things: Man City back to their best, cautious Mourinho bitten by Baggies, Liverpool star shows class - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester City – Premier League champions. It’s something we’ve been expecting to happen for much of the season, but perhaps not in the way it actually...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 8:24 AM
Most PL goals in a season player - Salah on 30 goals. 31 is the record to beat. Most PL goals in a season team - Man City on 93 goals. 103 is the record to beat. Most PL points in a season - Man City on 87 points. 95 is the record to beat. Biggest PL goal difference -...
RedCafe.net - Mon Apr 16 8:20 AM
On the face of it, it's difficult to say Mourinho and LVG are similar but Imo the consequences of both ideologies lead to similar problems with the team. Both managers are very risk averse in that their entire philosophy evolves around reducing mistakes to a bare minimum. LVG'S idea of reducing m...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Apr 16 7:00 AM
In today’s links: Reaction to Everton’s 1-1 draw with Swansea, the Ladies lose to Arsenal in the FA Cup and Tim Cahill’s thoughts on the Blues. Playing out the string To have lost all hope, simply show up and be satisfied with any result that does not cause substantial harm to the team or players...
Soccerlens - Mon Apr 16 6:15 AM
Mourinho very impressed with 25-yr-old, Man Utd want England international - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United are interested in signing the highly rated Leicester defender Harry Maguire this summer. The 25-year-old has been very good for the Foxes this season and Jose Mourinh...
Soccerlens - Mon Apr 16 3:30 AM
Bad news for Manchester United with £75.7m star ‘willing to move to Arsenal’ - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to The S*n, Manchester United forward Anthony Martial is ‘willing to move to Arsenal’ after rejecting a new deal at Old Trafford. The 22-year-old has struggled for playing...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 10:26 PM
I am not including Pogba because he is young and time is on his side but have we been unlucky or have we been doing something wrong here? The board has tried almost every season to get that marquee signing. You bet this summer we will be in talks regarding some big player again but maybe we need...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 9:52 PM
Credit to whoever did this. HAHAHA!
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 9:27 PM
With all this chatter about players not being good enough, still lurking dead-wood, etc. In the summer transfer window 2018: which names do you let go, no explanations, just cold hard names. Realistic. Split into these buckets: Actively sell / let leave: Blind Darmian Shaw Smalling Fellaini Carri...
Dirty Tackle - Sun Apr 15 9:17 PM
Mexican midfielder Hector Herrera swung the Portuguese Primeira Liga title race, and might have won FC Porto its first title since 2012-13.
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 8:52 PM
The point gap with the League winner (5 games to go). Since Sir Alex retired, here's how far United have been from the Title: United Winner Diff. 2014 64 86 22 2015 70 87 17 2016 66 81 15 2017 69 93 24 2018 71 87 16 (33 games) In the last 5 yrs, United are relatively in the same...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 8:52 PM
When it is painfully evident that someone is either not good enough, bad fit for the club or simply past it? With Moyes we held on to him for 5 months too long, same with LvG and now you see the same pattern developing with Mourinho were people are willing to giving another season while deep down...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 8:48 PM
This draft is based on player performances in ICC World Cups and Champions Trophy only, only performances in these tournaments count, performances outside these tournaments carry no weight. Please vote according to this criteria. TEAM 12OunceEpilogue 1. Sachin Tendulkar 2. Brendon McCullum (Cpt)...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 8:45 PM
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday after Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Brom as coach Pep Guardiola added a first English title to his three apiece at Barcelona and Bayern Munich. City had moved within touc...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 8:37 PM
This draft is based on player performances in ICC World Cups and Champions Trophy only, only performances in these tournaments count, performances outside these tournaments carry no weight. Please vote according to this criteria. TEAM MANI/ANANT 1.M.Hayden 2.R.Raja 3.G.Gambhir 4.K.Pietersen 5.A.S...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 8:11 PM
Watch a La Liga, Serie A, Bundelisga etc game and the crowd is rocking, even when the stadium is half full (Serie A). Our fixtures are dire for atmosphere. This will be controversial but there are too many old middle class people drinking tea at the Premier League games these days. We need huge s...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 8:10 PM
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Vincent Kompany celebrated Manchester City’s Premier League title triumph with a Manchester United fan and then challenged the champions to win it again next season. City clinched the title without kicking a ball as their arch rivals United slumped to a shock 1-0 d...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 7:51 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho applauded Manchester City’s Premier League title success, but lambasted Manchester United after West Bromwich Albion’s shock 1-0 win on Sunday. In order to prevent City from being crowned champions for a few more days, United had to avoid defeat a...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 7:29 PM
I am firmly in the optimist camp. I am delighted we finally have a worthy world-class successor to SAF. Our team is literally better than 90 other English league teams, out of 91 teams. For all the fanfare of Liverpool, Spurs and the like, we are still AHEAD of them. There are so many positives f...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 7:28 PM
How haven't we addressed this? Surely it's a massive part of why we look so fecking one dimensional when we attack.
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 7:12 PM
Can't help but feel that we lack 'magic' and a single player who can do magical things consistently and basically pull us out of a hole by himself. Someone who regularly turns drab games into ones you can't keep your eyes off. Sometimes when watching other top teams, you get transfixed on their s...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 7:12 PM
Firstly: Another thread on day of loss. So Yay! Now lets go into seriously analyzing our performances this season. Have we progressed or stagnated or dare I say it, gone backwards. Results wise - No one can even argue that we haven't progressed. Sure we've had a few abysmal results- Huddersfield,...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 6:55 PM
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday when closest challengers Manchester United stumbled to a shock 1-0 defeat to West Brom. Having swept to the title in dazzling style, here AFP Sport looks back at five matches that played a key role in...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 6:55 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Less than 12 months ago Pep Guardiola feared he could be facing the sack at Manchester City after his first trophyless season in an almost impeccable coaching career. Now he has added to three league titles in both Spain and Germany by conquering England in a s...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 6:55 PM
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion. City had moved within touching distance of the title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham on Saturday. They clinched the silverwa...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 6:55 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were confirmed as Premier League champions without kicking a ball on Sunday as rock bottom West Brom stunned Manchester United with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford. United simply had to avoid defeat to keep the title race mathematically alive, but a l...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Apr 15 6:46 PM
After the heights of the victory in the derby, Manchester United lost 1-0 to West Brom at Old Trafford on Sunday thanks to a goal from Jay Rodriguez in the second half and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, looks at the talking points from the match. Return to uncertainty It seems the encounter at...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 6:27 PM
Is this a thing players regret not getting to do, especially in cases like this where it was a matter of when rather than if? If it is, yayyyy? No? Ok
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 6:25 PM
Let the discussion begin
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 6:25 PM
The point difference with the League winner (5 games to go). Since Sir Alex retired, here's how far United have been from the Title: United Winner Diff. 2014 64 86 22 2015 70 87 17 2016 66 81 15 2017 69 93 24 2018 71 87 16 (33 games) In the last 5 yrs, United are relatively in the same...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 6:24 PM
London (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion. City had moved within touching distance of the title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham on Saturday. They clinched the silverwa...
Dirty Tackle - Sun Apr 15 6:12 PM
West Brom's shocking 1-0 win at Manchester United on Sunday clinched Manchester City its third Premier League title with five games to spare.
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 6:10 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City sealed the Premier League title on Sunday when local rivals Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat to West Brom. Despite blowing the chance to win the league against United last weekend, City still matched United’s record by claiming...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 6:06 PM
Just a mishmash of players with no identity or soul. How did it come to this?
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 6:05 PM
Man Utd 0:1 West Brom - Rodriguez (73')
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 6:05 PM
When do you think it will be? League title that is before anyone starts mentioning in a few weeks.
Red Rants - Sun Apr 15 5:50 PM
Jay Rodriguez scored the only goal at Old Trafford this afternoon as bottom of the Premier League West Bromwich Albion stunned Manchester United to hand Manchester City the 2017-18 Premier League title. We dominated possession and territory but the only… Continue Reading → The post Player Ratings...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 3:11 PM
soo there are a couple scenario's for the next edition. 1. Messi. La liga is basically over with Barcelona heading to their 25th La liga. No surprise that Messi is their topscorer with 29 goals. Add in the potential 30th Copa Del Rey trophy with Messi 2 goals behind the Copa topscorer Correa. A b...
Red Rants - Sun Apr 15 3:00 PM
Victory for Manchester United this afternoon would see us open up a four point lead over Liverpool and put us within two points of guaranteeing Champions League football next season. Defeat for West Bromwich Albion today would leave them 12… Continue Reading → The post Confirmed Lineups: Man Utd...
RedCafe.net - Sun Apr 15 12:57 PM
Just struck me how many european leagues have such boring title races yet interesting relegation battles. England- Man. City won it for months and still quite close at the bottom. Italy- Juve should still have the edge but at least it's close. Very interesting at the bottom, Benevento down but 6-...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Apr 15 12:00 PM
Two years ago Manchester United’s academy were in big trouble. Having lost head of academy, Brian McClair, to a job with the Scottish FA in the February 2015, United opted not to replace him. Paul McGuinness, son of the legendary Wilf, was made a scapegoat after his team lost 12 games on the boun...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Apr 15 11:00 AM
Paul Pogba showed up when it mattered last weekend when Manchester United were 2-0 down to rivals Manchester City at half-time. If they beat us, they’d win the league. Jose Mourinho has revealed what he said to Pogba following the game, that he wants consistently good performances from him, but d...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Apr 15 10:00 AM
Stats from KickOff.co.uk.
Red Rants - Sun Apr 15 9:30 AM
Manchester United are expected to be in the market for a new centre-back when the transfer window opens for the summer. Last summer’s defensive signing, Victor Lindelof, hasn’t worked out. The Swede made an awful start to his career at… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd looking to replace Chri...
Soccerlens - Sun Apr 15 5:30 AM
Manchester United deal with Juventus close as £60k-per-week outcast ‘gives the all clear to the transfer’ - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Tuttosport, Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian is nearing a move to Juventus after ‘giving the all clear to the transfer’. The £60k-p...
Soccerlens - Sun Apr 15 4:30 AM
Manchester United ‘willing to include’ £200k-per-week powerhouse in ‘galactic exchange' for Real Madrid's £433m star - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to Don Balon, Manchester United are considering a ‘galactic exchange’ with Real Madrid to sign Gareth Bale and are ‘willing to inclu...
Soccerlens - Sun Apr 15 3:30 AM
Ed Woodward sends Manchester United scout to watch Jose Mourinho’s ‘top priority’ signing - originally posted on Sportslens.com According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward has sent a scout to watch Celtic defender Kieran Tierney, after manager Jose Mourinho spoke to...
EPL Talk - Sun Apr 15 3:16 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Man United vs. West Brom on US TV in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. Match: Man United vs. West Brom Kickoff: Sunday, 11:00am ET Looking to watch Man United vs. West Brom online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in th...
We don't score enough goals but is not about Marcus, Mourinho said. Is about us as a team, is very difficult for us to score goals.
Mirror - 5:46 PM
They are lacking maturity. Maturity that when you [Stoichcov] played, I think the youngsters… look at your situation, at my situation, Mourinho said.
Daily Star - 12:58 PM
We have qualified, that's good, Mourinho said. It was a very difficult group and to qualify with one match to go is obviously good. The performance had lots of good things but also lots of disappointed things. We lost too many chances, crucial chances in crucial moments of the game...
Mirror - 11:51 AM
He is a world-class player, Mourinho said.
Daily Express - 11:21 AM