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RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 10:51 PM
On MNF tonight, been surprisingly decent. Not the most eloquent, but better than I imagined. Actually interesting and insightful when talking about attacking play.
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 10:41 PM
The idea for this thread is to have an ongoing list of players who posters notice within games or highlights who look decent, but generally you don't know much about. Posters with a greater knowledge could then give a better appraisal. To start of: Abdou Diallo - DC - Mainz Young, tall, left foot...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 10:14 PM
MOTM tonight, thought he was very good at Everton also.Seems to have improved on his final ball too. Interesting to see how he does at Watford.
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 10:14 PM
I have done this multiple times over the years and the results are always about the same. The interesting thing I have always found is most people tend to be in the same area when you ask the right questions and they answer them objectively. Often in discussion and debate people get entrenched in...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 10:14 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,...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 10:12 PM
Just watching this on channel W. Have watched it previously a few months back when it first aired. Such a tragedy what happened to his wife and shows he puts a brave face on every time he is on TV. I know a huge amount of people go through what he is/has gone through but it really puts these type...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 10:09 PM
Seems to always catch the eye when i watch Watford. Absolutely brilliant tonight. How good is he and how good can he become do you think? Is he a player we should be looking at for alongside Matic and Pogba?
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 9:11 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Mourinho had previously criticized the atmosphere at OT after Huddersfield game Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date http://www.skysports.com/football/news/11667/11234520/jose-slams-old-trafford-atmosphere
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Feb 5 8:49 PM
Ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, Marcus Rashford has spoken about the impact the story of the Busby Babes had on his career. It was when I was about seven or eight. There were already little things about it around the club at that age, but then you start to learn …
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Feb 5 8:28 PM
Scott writes for Paddy Power about honouring the Busby Babes. Scott writes for Paddy Power about how United’s youth academy has turned itself around. The Guardian writes about the importance of remembering the Munich Air Disaster. The Mirror reports on Wayne Rooney’s hopes for Alexis Sanchez.
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 8:20 PM
Dow is down nearly 900
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 7:33 PM
They seem to be quite regular now. I am not complaining about it by the way, I know the players are humans not machines etc, it's just an observation. I'm sure it really lifts their mood when Jose announces they have a random day or 2 off. Today Shaw is in Paris and Martial is at the M&M Factory...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 6:55 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date West Ham fan poll: http://www.kumb.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=170009&st=0&sk=t&sd=a
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 6:28 PM
Not mine obviously but always worth a post. Did you know Duncan Edwards Dad, I mean really really know? It’s just you’ve kept so many cuttings from all those years ago. And were the babes the greatest, the greatest ever team? Or just enshrined here in this history, just a bygone boyhood dream. No...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 6:19 PM
So, anybody watch this guy? Making his come back today from a few months off due to cheating on his wife. He won streamer of the year in December. Bet365 are taking bets on how many concurrent views he gets today. First time I watched him, I couldn't think of anything over than what an absolute i...
Vital Football - Mon Feb 5 5:25 PM
Rashford Set to Leave United Claim Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 05/02/2018 16:52:46 There`s an interesting piece of speculation doing the rounds in the media.
Vital Football - Mon Feb 5 5:25 PM
United Linked with Real Madrid Midfielder Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 05/02/2018 16:57:21 Although the transfer window is closed, it doesn`t stop speculation appearing in the media as to whom Manchester United might be viewing as potential summer transfer targets.
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 3:35 PM
In the frantic last 24 hours of the transfer window, there was one move that was never going to grab the bombastic headlines of everything else going on, but could well prove a much more important development in the long term. It was not just an inverse of all the intensity elsewhere, either, but...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 2:01 PM
Was it just me or where there a hell of a lot of United fans at the Burnley vs City game, singing loud?
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Feb 5 1:23 PM
Manchester United visit Newcastle United on Sunday aiming to strengthen their grip on a top four spot in the Premier League. The Red Devils are currently second in the table, seven points clear of fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur with 12 games remaining this season. Newcastle head into the fixture...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 11:11 AM
José Mourinho said: In midfield Michael Carrick will be not the No.16. Who will have Michael Carrick in his shirt next season, so we lose a player. It's there in midfield where we need to improve but to get a player to compensate the situation of Michael. If Fellaini leaves we have two gaps there...
EPL Talk - Mon Feb 5 10:25 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Not a day goes by when Wilf McGuinness doesn’t think of the friends and teammates he lost when the Munich air crash ripped the heart out of Manchester United’s “Busby Babes”. The disaster, 60 years ago this week, killed eight of the young, vibrant side who had...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Feb 5 9:00 AM
Historically, January has tended to be a relatively quiet month for Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson rarely dipped his toes in the winter transfer window, save for a few notable exceptions, and typically, this modern-day United tends to stick with what it’s got when it comes to the midway poi...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 7:00 AM
Who is your player of the month for January? Fixtures: Everton 0-2 ManUtd ManUtd 2-0 Derby ManUtd 3-0 Stoke Burnley 0-1 ManUtd Yeovil 0-4 ManUtd Spurs 2-0 ManUtd RedCafe Ratings for the matches Player stats Goals+Assists: Chances ManUtd player of the month - January(Poll added)
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 6:57 AM
"The objective is that now we have more number nines, " said Mourinho. "We have Alexis, Lukaku, Martial, Rashford. Rashford can play on the left and the right, Alexis is exactly the same. All of them apart from Lukaku can play from behind as the second striker that’s why I say that it’s bad for y...
Red Rants - Mon Feb 5 6:30 AM
The transfer saga of David de Gea from Manchester United to Real Madrid appears to have re-opened as reports in Spain claim the 26-year-old feels this summer is the best time to move. Zinedine Zidane’s side have had some real… Continue Reading → The post David de Gea to Real Madrid in the summer?...
RedCafe.net - Mon Feb 5 3:11 AM
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 10:08 PM
Deserves a thread: Hardest hit shot I think I've ever seen, I wasn't even sure it was a goal at first after it bounced straight back out of the net. Absolute stunner.
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 10:06 PM
This guy has been terrible this season. Every time I watch him he makes mistakes. High up on the hall of shame for errors leading to goals. https://www.premierleague.com/stats/top/players/error_lead_to_goal He was awful on the Salah’s second, dived at his feet like a madman and got chipped. I rem...
Red Rants - Sun Feb 4 9:30 PM
The winter transfer window is now closed buy Manchester United are already preparing for the start of next season it would appear. That’s because a report in the Mirror today claims that we are in advanced talks over a deal… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd in advanced talks with Dutch under-2...
Red Rants - Sun Feb 4 9:30 PM
Manchester United have been hit by a number of injuries throughout the season and were just enjoying a rare, largely available squad. Heading into Saturday’s 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town, it had only been reported that Eric Bailly and Zlatan… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd midfielder sidel...
EPL Talk - Sun Feb 4 8:25 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester United fans have responded to Jose Mourinho’s criticism about the subdued atmosphere at Old Trafford. Mourinho said United’s supporters were “quiet” during Saturday’s 2-0 home win over Huddersfield in the Premier League. The United manager went on to cite Portsmouth’s Fr...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 8:19 PM
That's what happens when someone like Salvini is constantly saying we are invaded, that immigrants want to take our jobs and that we run the risk of getting extinguished as race. Racism, xenofobia and far-right sentiments are increasing in Italy like in many other european countries. http://abcne...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 7:40 PM
Can they be used as a barometer for how the PL teams will do in the CL? Every single time there's a last minute incident, Sky can't help trump the line about the amazing, exciting Premier League, but what they never talk about is how the games are full of mistakes, misplaced passes and a general...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 7:29 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?
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 7:24 PM
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RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 7:22 PM
Not sure if this as been discussed on here or not but what happens when a lot of lower paying jobs are automated or phased out because of technology? There is already a tread in the general about banks closing high street sites down as more and more people bank online and/or use cards. Companies...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 6:31 PM
Inspired by the "Can Lukaku break records" thread I came up with this - let's try to guess which of these two will reach 100 Premier League goals scored. Lukaku is on 85, Kane on 78. Way closer for Lukaku but he's new to the club and last seasons Spurs scored much more goals than us. I'd say they...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 5:39 PM
Great to go up for the first time in a year. Took my 9 year old as a birthday treat and at least he loved his day. Interesting to watch it live and assess players I haven't seen and here are my thoughts on them. Firstly, Huddersfield were an embarrassment.The clearly came for a point and develope...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Feb 4 3:00 PM
Ahead of Saturday’s 2-0 win against Huddersfield, the game closest to the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, Sir Bobby Charlton, a survivor of the crash, wrote to the current squad players. I wanted to take the time to write to you as we approach the significant date of 6th February, in...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 2:59 PM
If you spend more than 2 minutes in almost any thread, you'll come across mentions of how we're treated differently by any number of parties: refs, journalists, pundits, ex-pros and so forth. A lot of this is just fans being fans, but I feel like a reasonably intelligent, old(er) person who can b...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 2:41 PM
https://news.sky.com/story/mirror-owner-to-clinch-127m-express-takeover-11236550 Richard Desmond to get £42M immediate cash payment, £20M in Trinity Mirror shares, £60M in deferred payments and £5M relating to approvals by Irish competition authorities. Further £40M to be paid into pension scheme...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Feb 4 2:02 PM
Tottenham has some momentum, but will face a stiff test at Anfield. After a big win over Manchester United on Wednesday, Tottenham Hotspur are “rewarded” with a trip to Anfield to take on Liverpool . A win today would catapult Spurs above the Reds and would further compress the teams in the race...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Feb 4 1:59 PM
With 20 minutes played on Saturday, during Manchester United’s game against Huddersfield, Scott McTominay was taken out in the penalty area. Terence Kongolo flew in to McTominay and should have been sent off, with a penalty also due to be awarded. pic.twitter.com/n4KXEKuYM1 — Frazer Shaw (@frazer...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Feb 4 1:00 PM
Manchester United fans were surprised to see Scott McTominay in the starting line-up for the game against Huddersfield on Saturday, particularly given that Paul Pogba was on the bench. The Frenchman had a poor game for United in the 2-0 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the week and the...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Feb 4 12:48 PM
City will win this year’s Premier League, by as many points as they choose to. They’re thirteen points clear and it would come as no surprise if they dropped fewer points than that over the remaining 12 games. All that’s left now for United is to take the one thing that City value more than anyth...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Feb 4 12:36 PM
Marouane Fellaini played for just eight minutes in Manchester United’s 2-0 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur. He has been struggling with a knee injury since international duty in October and has missed two months of this season as a result. Following United’s 2-0 win over Huddersfield on Saturday...
Soccerlens - Sun Feb 4 12:22 PM
Tottenham, Arsenal and Man Utd target eyeing summer move - originally posted on Sportslens.com Malcom has admitted that he wanted to leave Bordeaux during January, but the club’s president persuaded the forward to stay until the end of the season. Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Manchester United...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 12:03 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...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 11:09 AM
At St George’s Park Kick off at 1 pm GMT Live on MUTV
Vital Football - Sun Feb 4 10:44 AM
Bale Out, De Gea In at Real Madrid Suggestion Vitalfootball: Real: 04/02/2018 10:44:53 Lurking in the media this weekend is yet more speculation linking two names we`ve covered before, those of Gareth Bale and David de Gea.
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 9:43 AM
It's nice if a United player makes it into the Team of the Year, or the wins the PFA Player of the year award, or gets shortlisted for the Ballon d'Or. But am I the only one who has never particularly cared that much? It's nice if a United player picks up Goal of the Month, Goal of the Season,...
Vital Football - Sun Feb 4 9:13 AM
Manchester United 2 Huddersfield 0 - Fascinating Facts Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 04/02/2018 08:53:13 A home win, allied with Manchester City dropping two points away to Burnley, has seen the gap at the top of the Premier league reduced to thirteen points.
Vital Football - Sun Feb 4 9:13 AM
Remembering Munich Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 04/02/2018 08:58:38 Yesterday was the closest home game to the anniversary of the tragic air crash in Munich.
Vital Football - Sun Feb 4 8:50 AM
Matic`s Thoughts on United Win v Huddersfield Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 04/02/2018 08:50:56 Yesterday, with the score 0-0 at half-time, thoughts of that dire run of home form, under Louis van Gaal, sprung to mind, a run where 0-0 home draws became the norm.
Vital Football - Sun Feb 4 8:31 AM
Manchester United 2 Huddersfield 0 - Mourinho`s Views Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 04/02/2018 08:31:40 On what was a solemn afternoon, when the Manchester United faithful remembered those who tragically died in the Munich air disaster, United got back to winning ways.
Vital Football - Sun Feb 4 8:27 AM
Mourinho Explains Why Pogba Didn`t Start Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 04/02/2018 08:27:05 When the team-sheet for the game against Huddersfield Town was read out, the name of Paul Pogba was conspicuous by its absence.
Vital Football - Sun Feb 4 8:26 AM
Manchester United 2 Huddersfield Town 0 Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 04/02/2018 08:26:15 After the disappointment of losing, at Wembley, against Tottenham Hotspur in midweek, Manchester United got back to winning ways against Huddersfield Town, at Old Trafford.
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 6:35 AM
Anybody seen this? There's this new software that's been released, and all you need to do is input a few photos/screenshots of somebody and a video you want to put their face on, and the software uses some kind of AI to train itself to put the persons face onto the video. Some of the videos are r...
RedCafe.net - Sun Feb 4 12:01 AM
22 year old French winger signed from Ligue 2 side Ajaccio. Scored twice on his debut againt Peterborough and looked good again today. Presumably going to get more games now that Mahrez is ‘on strike’. Looks a good player and is probably one to keep an eye on.
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 11:37 PM
Looks a premier league player to me and at only 21 you have to wonder what ceiling is? Wolves will do well in the PL next season with the likes of Neves and Jota involved.
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 11:20 PM
Probably one of the worst non-awards of a penalty I’ve seen. Especially given the ref’s view.
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 9:52 PM
I couldn't find another more recent thread so starting a new one. Anyone watching the Phoenix Open this week. The 16th is literally a stadium.
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 9:00 PM
London (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored on his Arsenal debut but was overshadowed by Aaron Ramsey’s hat-trick in a 5-1 Premier League thrashing of Everton, while former Gunner Alexis Sanchez netted his first Manchester United goal on Saturday. Club record signing Aubameyang immediately re...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 8:35 PM
7 times today against a thug like Huddersfield. Pep would be having a seizure!
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 7:51 PM
I've done the math and we will finish on 82 points this season. Which would represent a fantastic improvement over the last 4 seasons (64(!), 70, 66, 69). Think we will finish in second place. City will probably finish between 94-97. Which they cannot sustain into next season. We're heading in th...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 7:46 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praised Alexis Sanchez after the former Arsenal man scored his first goal for his new club in a 2-0 win against Huddersfield Town at a “quiet” Old Trafford on Saturday. Entertainment was in short supply at Old Trafford de...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 7:40 PM
London (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored on his Arsenal debut but was overshadowed by Aaron Ramsey’s hat-trick in a 5-1 Premier League thrashing of Everton, while former Gunner Alexis Sanchez netted his first Manchester United goal on Saturday. Club record signing Aubameyang immediately re...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 5:57 PM
3 best 11's please one each for: 30 and above; 20-29; 19 and under. Let's see which league stacks up against which.
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 5:46 PM
We will win several. There were moments today that it was so clear to the eye that when we click, the attack will be unstoppable. Pogba needs to be given permission to go wherever the feck he wants on the pitch, and having Mctominay and Matic pretty much mirror each other on the field enabled him...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Feb 3 5:26 PM
Manchester United got back to winning ways as they beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 at Old Trafford in the Premier League. Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez got the goals on the day and contributing writer, Nathan Quao, of Citi Sports, outlines the main points from the encounter. Clarity on roles is nee...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 5:22 PM
A failed election candidate for Italy’s far-right Northern League has been arrested after a gunman targeted African migrants in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree in the Italian city of Macerata. Luca Traini, 28, was arrested after six people were shot in the small city near Italy’s east coast, 2...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 5:20 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez were on the scoresheet as Manchester United scrapped their way to a 2-0 victory against Huddersfield Town at Old Trafford on Saturday. After a tough-tackling first half, Lukaku sent United on their way in the 55th minute before...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 5:15 PM
London (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for Manchester United as Jose Mourinho’s men took advantage of a rare slip-up from Manchester City to close to within 13 points of the league leaders with a 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town. City were made to pay for an extraordinary miss by Rahee...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 5:02 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal for new side Manchester United on Saturday on his first appearance at Old Trafford, netting the second against Huddersfield. The Chile international saw his penalty saved in the 68th minute but he scored when the ball came b...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 4:55 PM
Let the discussion begin
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 4:15 PM
Mail logic: Football bloke goes to London = he must be having an interview ~ Brendan Rodgers spotted in London so was the former Liverpool manager using Waterloo Station to get to a job interview? *Brendan Rodgers was spotted at Waterloo on Monday afternoon *Fulham, QPR and Charlton are all on th...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 4:08 PM
Due to increased spending, and consequently a higher level, its been a trend that it is getting more difficult to introduce young, unproven players in the PL. However, there has always been room for a couple of squad players from the acadamy. Pep comments about lack of «top players» consequently...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 3:35 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United paid hommage to the victims of the 1958 Munich disaster that killed eight of the great United Busby Babes side with a silence before Saturday’s home match against Huddersfield Town. Before the home game that fell closest to the 60th anniversar...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 3:19 PM
I love it. There's been so many negative reactions to McTominay starting (and our line up in general today) but I still get so excited seeing a youth player get a chance. It's like I live vicariously and can imagine what that feeling must be like. Starting today, on the 60th anniversary of Munich...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 3:04 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reacted to a damaging 2-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur by dropping star midfielder Paul Pogba to the bench for Saturday’s visit of Huddersfield. Pogba was hauled off by Mourinho after an hour at Wembley in midweek with his pl...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 2:56 PM
I love it. There's been so many negative reactions to McTominay starting (and our line up in general today) but I still get so excited seeing a youth player get a chance. It's like I live vicariously and can imagine what that feeling must be like. Starting today, on the 60th anniversary of Munich...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 2:55 PM
Which three current player will you combine to make a perfect defensive midfielder? I think a mix of Sergio Busquets(first touch game, technical ability, positioning and passing), Kante(tackling, stamina, interceptions) and Casemiro(aerial ability, ability to take defensive duty all alone) will b...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Feb 3 2:02 PM
De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Rojo, Shaw, Matic, McTominay, Lingard, Mata, Sanchez, Lukaku.
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 1:55 PM
Adams Best Charlton Di Stefano Eusebio Figo Gullit Henry Ibrahimovic Juninho Keane Laudrup Messi (fight me) Neville (Gary) Ozil Pele Quagliarella Ronaldo Lima Scholes Totti Umtiti (really struggled with U) Van Basten Weah Xavi Yakubu Zidane A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 1:36 PM
Wood drowned in 1981 and almost 40 years later, her husband is a ‘person of interest’ – will we ever know what really happened? In the TV series Hart to Hart, Robert Wagner played an amateur sleuth who with his wife, played by Stefanie Powers, investigated murder and intrigue among Los Angeles Cl...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 1:01 PM
What?!!! Didn't know Sagna was a football hipster but seriously what has he done here. We're talking about a player here who was great for Arsenal and decent for Man. City. I'd actually thought he was going to retire, one of those who's fallen out of love for Football for whatever reason given he...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 11:45 AM
I kind of missed these guys' peak in the late 80s, they all had massive reputations when I was getting into football a few years later but Van Basten was always injured and the other two were winding down. So how great were they, who do they compare with? Especially Van Basten, what kind of strik...
RedCafe.net - Sat Feb 3 11:44 AM
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The Fighting Cock - Sat Feb 3 11:38 AM
We pick over the magnificent Man Utd result, look forward to Liverpool, discuss Dele Alli and ponder whether anything in life can bring you euphoria in 11 seconds?
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Feb 3 10:00 AM
Monday marks the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster and during Friday’s press conference Jose Mourinho wore a badge in memory of the tragedy. The manager has revealed that Munich has always been something that he has been aware of but it obviously has greater meaning to him now that he i...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Feb 3 9:30 AM
Romelu Lukaku made a great start to life at Manchester United, scoring in almost every game over the first couple of months, before the goals dried up. The Belgian has started 2018 well, scoring three goals in the five games United have played, but he insists the team doing well comes ahead of hi...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sat Feb 3 9:00 AM
Marouane Fellaini has been struggling with a knee injury since October when he returned from international duty with a problem. He missed a month of the season then before returning, only to miss all of Manchester United’s games in December. Fellaini’s contract with United expires at the end of t...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 3 3:00 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Man United vs. Huddersfield in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. After Manchester United’s disappointing performance against Spurs midweek as well as Huddersfield’s poor match against Liverpool, both clubs will want to bounce back t...
Tottenham Blog - Sat Feb 3 1:42 AM
Tottenham travel to Anfield to face Liverpool in the Premier League this weekend, and Mauricio Pochettino has a number of decisions to make regarding his team selection. The amount of changes may depend on who is available to play a part. Pochettino has already suggested new signing Lucas Moura w...
EPL Talk - Fri Feb 2 10:45 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has hit out at the quality of officials in England, claiming players could miss the World Cup because they’re being “butchered” by bad challenges. City star Leroy Sane was sidelined for up to seven weeks after a bad tackle...
EPL Talk - Fri Feb 2 10:40 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho is using illustrious predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson as inspiration to turn the balance in power from Premier League champions-elect Manchester City to his Manchester United side next season. For the first time on Friday, Mourinho all but conceded t...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 9:07 PM
I know there has been threads on him before, but the latest evidence seems pretty daunting. http://fox13now.com/2018/02/02/lege r-alive-and-well-in-san-diego-filmmakers-say/
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 8:03 PM
A thread for interesting/funny/weird tweets and facebook/insta posts by current/former footballers. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date A foreigner moaning about foreign players
Republik Of Mancunia - Fri Feb 2 7:02 PM
Andreas Pereira, currently on loan at Valencia from Manchester United, has reflected on when he first joined the club when he was just 15-years-old. Suddenly we met Ferguson. He said ‘hi’ in Portuguese and that was very special to me. I didn’t expect that. I thought: ‘How does he know that?’ It w...
EPL Talk - Fri Feb 2 6:44 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola rubbished Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s concession of the Premier League title to his Manchester City side as too soon and warned against complacency ahead of Saturday’s trip to Burnley. Mourinho, whose rivalry with Guardiola stretches...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 6:27 PM
So basically chap edits his wiki page to say things like he scored 45 goals in 36 games for QPR.. . And a club buys him! https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/ne g-striker-fake-wikipedia-stats-161926331.html Anyway I'm off to create my own wiki page
Vital Football - Fri Feb 2 5:29 PM
Manchester United v Huddersfield - Early Team-News Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 02/02/2018 17:29:04 After being beaten by Tottenham, at Wembley, in midweek, Manchester United will be looking to get back to winning ways when they entertain Huddersfield Town this Saturday.
EPL Talk - Fri Feb 2 5:20 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – The Munich air disaster that destroyed the famed “Busby Babes” still resonates for present Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho 60 years after the tragedy, he said Friday. The crash killed eight of the United team and three backroom staff — 23 people in all...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 4:27 PM
Starts next Friday. No real buzz for these games. Time difference is a killer. Also Pyeongchang is such an uninspiring choice. If it's anything like the Biathlon World Championships a few years ago Spoiler 2018 Winter Olympics (Pyeongchang)
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 3:31 PM
With all the recent debates people have been having about Mou and Pep and who spends what and wins what, it got me thinking, What actually constitutes being labelled as a great manager? Is it the fact that you win a load of trophies? But the counter argument to that can be that if you have the mo...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 3:04 PM
The 2018 Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores is the 59th edition of the CONMEBOL Libertadores (also referred to as the Copa Libertadores), South America's premier club football tournament organized by CONMEBOL. The winners of the 2018 Copa Libertadores will qualify as the CONMEBOL representative at the 20...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 2:53 PM
Breaking team news Ahead of his press conference, Jose Mourinho has confirmed to MUTV that Marouane Fellaini is injured. On a brighter note, the boss is hopeful that Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic can return to action by the end of the month. Eric and Ibra - back for Europe? Mourinho gave MUT...
Soccerlens - Fri Feb 2 2:43 PM
January Window Analysis: Man City in the pursuit of greatness, record highest net loss - originally posted on Sportslens.com With the January transfer window now firmly shut it has restored an element of calm in the world of football once again. The twice-annual rush for signatures is behind us a...
EPL Talk - Fri Feb 2 2:35 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho effectively conceded the Premier League title to Manchester City on Friday, admitting that his Manchester United side are competing to be “first of the last” in the table. United lost in midweek at Tottenham, allowing their local rivals to open up...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 2:32 PM
Seeing all that negativity on the board after the Spurs game, I thought it was time to focus on something else entirely. Namely footballers that embarrassed themeselves from the spot, like Zaza or this beauty by Dodo. Mods may find it within themselves to forgive me for this thread
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 2:32 PM
It seems that most agree with the need for a proper center back to partner Bailly in the future. With Lindelöf still being young and not quite ready yet, and Smalling/Jones just not good enough, it wouldn’t be a big surprise if United spend a decent amount to bring in a new center back in the sum...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 1:56 PM
We have been linked a bit, for the summer. I don't remember people getting that excited when he went to Barca, but i think he is supposed to be quite good. Release clause is €60, so probably a bit cheap for City. What do we think about this? Source: https://www.footballfancast.com/premier-league/...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 1:34 PM
He’s got a point about the 4 top leagues in Europe being decided by December. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42916936 Thoughts?
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 12:48 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?
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 12:13 PM
Saw a conversation on this on Sky Sports. If the tournament started next week, what XI would you go with? Mine: I think 4-3-3 would be best, so: Butland Walker Maguire Stones Young Dier Wilshere Winks Sterling Kanye Martial obviously not really, I mean Rashford They may go 3-5-2, so: Butland Walk...
Vital Football - Fri Feb 2 12:02 PM
Vital MotM v. Manchester United - Scott Carson Vitalfootball: Derby County: 02/02/2018 12:02:30 Scott Carson was Vital Derby reader's Man-of-the-Match as The Rams went out of the FA Cup to Manchester United.
Tottenham Blog - Fri Feb 2 12:00 PM
Mousa Dembele may have been Tottenham’s unsung hero against Manchester United at Wembley, but Christian Eriksen was undeniably the standout performer on the night. The Dane opened the scoring after just ten seconds with a neat finish and never looked back. He missed the last two games through ill...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 11:01 AM
Everybody talks about the managers role and job in our team, but in Manchester united under sir Alex time we came across very good assistants like Brian Kidd in the golden Era followed by Steve McClaren, then Carlos Queiroz and last Phelan. Under all years we understood their importance because t...
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 10:33 AM
Everybody talks about the managers role and job in our team, but in Manchester united under sir Alex time we came across very good assistants like Brian Kidd in the golden Era followed by Steve McClaren, then Carlos Queiroz and last Phelan. Under all years we understood their importance because t...
Republik Of Mancunia - Fri Feb 2 9:30 AM
Scott has rated the players for ESPN following the game against Spurs. Scott has written for Paddy Power about why Sanchez won’t force Rashford’s exit. Scott has written for IBFootball about Fellaini’s future. The Guardian speaks to Andreas Pereira.
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 4:34 AM
Seeing all that negativity on the board after the Spurs game, I thought it was time to focus on something else entirely. Namely footballers that embarrassed themeselves from the spot, like Zaza or this beauty by Dodo. Mods may find it within themselves to forgive me for this thread
EPL Talk - Fri Feb 2 4:04 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Bernardo Silva is hoping to kickstart his Manchester City career by capitalising on the creative void left by Leroy Sane’s absence over the next couple of months. Germany international Sane faces up to seven weeks on the sidelines with ankle ligament damage pic...
EPL Talk - Fri Feb 2 1:25 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Alexis Sanchez is poised to make his home debut as Manchester United aim to bounce back from a damaging defeat at Tottenham Hotspur when struggling Huddersfield Town visit Old Trafford on Saturday. United fell 15 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City wi...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Feb 2 1:00 AM
Christian Eriksen was rightly named man of the match for his terrific display in Tottenham’s 2-0 in over Manchester United at Wembley. The Dane scored after just ten seconds and was generally brilliant throughout. But there was an unsung hero in the Spurs ranks on Wednesday night: Mousa Dembele....
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 1:00 AM
So every player in La Liga has to have a transfer release clause, I believe. Obviously not the case elsewhere (i.e. PL etc). With the recent transfer of Laporte to City and non transfer of Mahrez to City, are you in the mandatory release clauses are good or bad camp?
RedCafe.net - Fri Feb 2 12:47 AM
Who are we kidding? Let’s be honest here for a second as no one really wants to talk about it ( and don’t bother bringing up 2012-13, we were so above and beyond every other team that year Mignolet could’ve been our starter for all I care. Rather obvious Dave was average at best and was carried b...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 11:38 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Apparently Vertonghen grand Herrera around the neck. He clearly gives him a little clip while Herreras on the floor. Then I assume Herrera says something and Vertonghen responds. Commentators mentioned a scuffle but amazingly no replays shown. I saw amazingly as t...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 11:31 PM
"UEFA is considering a cap on fees to player agents, whom they believe are "disproportionately'' well paid and whose quality of work is dropping. UEFA's Professional Football Strategy Group, which consists of the main stakeholders in European football, discussed a range of new initiatives at a su...
EPL Talk - Thu Feb 1 11:30 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City midfielders Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva have revealed the frustration in the squad at being targeted by overly aggressive tackles in recent matches. City’s players are nursing their bumps and bruises ahead of Saturday’s trip to Burnley af...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 1 11:00 PM
Harry Kane says the Tottenham players discussed making a quick start against Manchester United before the game. That dressing room talk clearly worked as Spurs took the lead after just 10 seconds at Wembley through Christian Eriksen. The hosts went onto to win 2-0 thanks to Phil Jones’ comical ow...
Cartilage Free Captain - Thu Feb 1 9:48 PM
The Super Bowl cometh, and with it come things to dip your chip into. Tottenham Hotspur hosted Jose Mourinho, Alexis Sanchez, and Manchester United on Wednesday and ran them out of Wembley, winning 2-0 in a game that was incredibly fun to watch. Every single Spurs player played well, though some...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 8:43 PM
Ferdinand heaped praise on leading Premier League scorer Kane, with the former United centre-back particularly pleased with the 24-year-old's link-up play. "I think Kane showed today why he's the best striker in the league and one of the most potent in Europe because he's bullied United's centre...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 1 7:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino says he will show Christian Eriksen’s goal against Manchester United to the club’s academy players. Eriksen scored after just ten seconds of kick-off in Tottenham’s 2-0 win over United at Wembley on Wednesday. His manager was delighted with how the goal came about. “We prepare...
Vital Football - Thu Feb 1 7:00 PM
A Look At The Manchester United Injury List Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 01/02/2018 19:00:19 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Manchester United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 6:55 PM
If we really need to purchase a new defensive line with players who are or may be willing to transfer, who would be your choices? LB CB CB RB How much would it cost?
Vital Football - Thu Feb 1 6:46 PM
Manchester United v Huddersfield Town - Match Officials Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 01/02/2018 18:46:45 After the loss to Tottenham Hotspur, on Wednesday evening, Manchester United return to Old Trafford for their next fixture.
All Action No Plot - Thu Feb 1 5:13 PM
1. Perfect Performance, Tens All Round Well that was an absolute tour de force. It was the sort of pristine performance that the critics shower with praise, and then proceeds to swipe every gong available at the glitzy award bash. From the rip-snorting first minute to the olé-riddled final few sw...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 4:52 PM
Rumours heating up that this is on the way and that details will be revealed at E3. Hope it's true, as RDR is the best game I've EVER played. http://fraghero.com/rumor-red-dead-redemption-2-details-leaked-e3-reveal-planned/
Vital Football - Thu Feb 1 4:38 PM
Tottenham 2 United 0 - Views from the Bench Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 01/02/2018 16:38:36 On a night where Manchester United were clearly second best to Tottenham Hotspur, at Wembley, there were differing, as you`d expect, reactions from the managers.
7am kickoff - Thu Feb 1 3:51 PM
Good morning, quick post here. I didn’t really get to watch much of the Tottenham-Man U match but on occasional glimpses I got to see Man U overrun in what I consider their now “typical” fashion. Mourinho has become a…
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 3:51 PM
Looking how inept we're away from home against better teams - why don't we just shore up the midfield and make it a real exercise for opposition to get past us? Could it work? DDG Bailly Jones Valencia Matic Shaw- Herrera Fellaini Pogba Lukaku/Martial Sanchez
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 3:35 PM
For all his tactics and his post/pre match annoying excuses the main reason I was on board with Jose joining us was because we really desperately needed to win trophies. We were willing to sacrifice tactics, long term domination and all of that for the instantaneous manager who can get us to win...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 3:34 PM
We all wanted to see Sanchez in the team. But the issue is throwing a new player into a team when we are playing against a well-drilled top opponent away. Sanchez is not used to helping the team play out from the back, he doesn’t know each player enough to be able to know the runs they make, the...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 2:36 PM
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Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 1 1:50 PM
Rio Ferdinand admits the contrast between Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku was “unbelievable” during Tottenham’s 2-0 win over Manchester United at Wembley. Despite the fact he didn’t score, Kane held the ball up brilliantly and created plenty of chance for his teammates and himself. Meanwhile, Lukaku...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 1:32 PM
Watching teams like Spurs and Liverpool doing their whole pressing thing really brings it home how few of our players are any good at tackling the opposition. You just don't often see Manchester United players crunch into a tackle and come up with the ball, leaving their opponent on his arse. Apa...
Vital Football - Thu Feb 1 1:21 PM
Tottenham 2 Manchester United 0 Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 01/02/2018 12:59:44 Last night, at Wembley Stadium, Manchester United slipped to a defeat against a Tottenham Hotspur side who got off to the perfect start who scored after just eleven seconds.
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 1:20 PM
I’m not sure of the veracity of these claims, but I’ve read it numerous times. The Guardian done a piece on it two or three years ago and it’s been in other publications, but it’s basically seven principles that Jose lives by when it comes to the bigger games. They were first published in a biogr...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 1:19 PM
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sp m-director-sparks-race-row-African-stars.html West Ham United have left themselves open to accusations of racism and potentially unlawful discrimination after telling agents in the transfer window that they don’t want to sign any more African players. After bei...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 12:13 PM
Someone needed to say it. Sorey couldn’t resist
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 11:53 AM
Last 10: Madrid: 3 Barcelona: 3 United, Inter, Chelsea, Bayern: 1 My prediction: Madrid : 2 Barcelona : 2 PSG : 3 Bayern : 1 City, United : 1
Republik Of Mancunia - Thu Feb 1 11:30 AM
On paper, it looks like a simple equation: on the one hand, you have Manchester United, who will perhaps be buoyed by a high-profile win over Spurs the previous week, and another wobble from neighbours and table-toppers City; and on the other hand, Huddersfield Town, promoted last year but strugg...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 10:48 AM
For me any side worth its salt tends to have the following ingredients (not-exhaustive but just off top of my head) in place to be a successful side and sustain it for a few years: Cohesive tactical Philosophy/Approach to the game both in an attacking an defensive sense, which is effective in the...
Red Rants - Thu Feb 1 10:23 AM
Marouane Fellaini came on in the second half of Manchester United’s 2-0 loss at Tottenham Hotspur last night, only to be replaced seven minutes later. At the time the Belgian international wasn’t in any obvious pain and jogged off the… Continue Reading → The post Jose gives update on Marouane Fel...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 10:10 AM
Go!
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 9:58 AM
PLEASE READ BEFORE VOTING: voting should be based on player performances in Serie A/Coppa Italia from the 90/91 season to 99/00. Performances outside this timeframe or other competitions do not count. TEAM EAP VS Serie A 90's Draft QF - EAP vs harms
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 8:59 AM
I find that since Fergie left, we rarely win a game where we concede the first goal. This is especially true against the bigger teams. It's become so frequent that I more or less prepare myself for defeat as soon as the first goal goes in. On the plus side, we almost never lose the game after we...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 8:29 AM
Not only due to form, more to try using a more explosive and mobile forward to lead the attack. Thoughts?
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 8:05 AM
Now, before I start. Last night was grim. Have a moan by all means, I wasn't impressed. Tactics were wrong, system was wrong and the players couldn't be arsed. Oh, and Phil Jones. But some of us here take the moaning and dramas to a different level. It's pathetic. We're second in the league behin...
Vital Football - Thu Feb 1 7:00 AM
Officials - Manchester United v Huddersfield (3/2/18) Vitalfootball: Huddersfield: 01/02/2018 07:00:47 The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Manchester United and Huddersfield Town this Saturday.
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 3:49 AM
Find it quite staggering that we're so shockingly bad when teams press us. Surely, we have enough technical quality in our squad to play football under pressure? We have Matic, he showed us early on in the season that he's a deceptively decent dribbler and has good technique. Herrera, who was bri...
EPL Talk - Thu Feb 1 2:25 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola urged officials to better protect his star players after a 3-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday. The result left his side with a commanding 15-point lead at the top of the Premier League but Guardiola was unha...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 2:16 AM
I mean, really aside from him conceding in the first 10 seconds tonight and leaving us on the back foot for over 90 minutes, I think having him in the squad makes both our manager and our players think that we just need 1 goal, or maybe if we're happy that day with a draw, no goals at all and...
EPL Talk - Thu Feb 1 2:15 AM
London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho accused his Manchester United stars of failing to follow instructions after Christian Eriksen scored just 11 seconds into Tottenham’s 2-0 win at Wembley. United boss Mourinho was furious with his side’s sloppy defending as they made a host of mistakes that allowed Eri...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 2:02 AM
This is something that has been apparent throughout Jose's tenure so far but there surely has to be an answer for it. We look clueless everytime we need to get back into a game and it's a well known fact that Mourinho doesn't coach attacking patterns. Eden Hazard alluded to this last season and t...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 2:02 AM
I mean, really aside from him conceding in the first 10 seconds tonight and leaving us on the back foot for over 90 minutes, I think having him in the squad makes both our manager and our players think that we just need 1 goal, or maybe if we're happy that day with a draw, no goals at all and...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 1:42 AM
It's easy to have this kind of thread after a defeat, especially one like tonight. But what's been on my mind recently, even during the recent string of wins, is the fact that we don't seem to be very serious about clearing players out of this team who are not good enough to compete at the levels...
Tottenham Blog - Thu Feb 1 1:00 AM
Phil Jones scored a comical own goal as Manchester United fell to a 2-0 defeat against Tottenham at Wembley. Spurs made the best possible start, taking the lead after just ten seconds through Christian Eriksen. You can watch his goal here. It got better when Jones somehow turned Kieran Trippier’s...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 12:40 AM
José Mourinho said: In midfield Michael Carrick will be not the No.16. Who will have Michael Carrick in his shirt next season, so we lose a player. It's there in midfield where we need to improve but to get a player to compensate the situation of Michael. If Fellaini leaves we have two gaps there...
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 12:31 AM
For the love of god can bin that 4-2-3-1? Becoming almost like LVGs 5-3-2 for me, can't stand it.
RedCafe.net - Thu Feb 1 12:18 AM
No one wants to say it because he has ability and cost a shite load of money, but it's more true than the thread saying the same about Lukaku. Pogba is a playground footballer. Turns up to show off in games where the opposition are poor enough to allow us the luxury of him doing so. As soon as th...
It's not about when he can play, but when he has to, said Mourinho. We have no players and especially in attack we have no players.
Daily Star - 10:55 PM
Valencia, Smalling, Bailly and Shaw, they are probably the ones to start the season, Mourinho said on Friday.
Metro - 9:49 PM
Valencia, Smalling, Bailly and Shaw, they are probably the ones to start the season, Mourinho said on Friday.
Metro - 4:59 PM
The captain was Valencia last season [when Carrick did not play] and I think he's going to be the captain [this season], Mourinho said. When he doesn't play, we have to make decisions.
RedCafe.net - 12:54 PM