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EPL Talk - Tue Jan 9 10:05 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – A goal in stoppage time by Sergio Aguero saved Manchester City’s blushes as it was enough to secure a 2-1 win over second-tier Bristol City in their League Cup semi-final first leg clash on Tuesday. The Argentinian’s 19th goal of the season and a fine effort by...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 9:16 PM
Was going to make a thread on him earlier this season. Then was going to make one on Sunday but my laptop broke. Anyway equaliser v Real Madrid so makes it 9 goals in 19 games which I'd say is pretty good given it's his debut season in europe. Potential future great striker for one of the elite o...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 7:01 PM
9 January: Man City - Bristol City 10 January: Chelsea - Arsenal 23 January: Bristol City - Man City 24 January: Arsenal - Chelsea
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 6:06 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...
EPL Talk - Tue Jan 9 5:57 PM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte says he will “not forget” Jose Mourinho’s personal slight about match-fixing, but the Chelsea manager added Tuesday he wants to call a halt to the increasingly bitter dispute with his Manchester United counterpart. The 48-year-old Italian — who served a four-month ban...
Cartilage Free Captain - Tue Jan 9 5:35 PM
It means more miles on the tires for Ben Davies, but the news isn’t as bad as was feared. Tottenham Hotspur left back Danny Rose only just got healthy after missing the bulk of last season with a knee injury until he tweaked that same knee again recently. The good news is that while he’s set to m...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 4:10 PM
https://www.theguardian.com/footbal l-miss-philippe-coutinho-statistics-barcelona Interesting article about Countinho, but the bit that shocked me is none of our players make the Europe top 5 leagues for goals and assists since the beginning of last season or for chances created. This is ultimate...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 2:31 PM
Responding to Jose's press conference statements, Antonio Conte shot back: ‘I think that he has to see himself in the past, maybe he was speaking about himself in the past, yeah? Maybe sometimes I think that someone forget what they said in the past or which is his behaviours and sometimes I thin...
SBNation - Tue Jan 9 2:21 PM
The Manchester United manager is exhausting. Jose Mourinho has left chilly England for the sunshine of Dubai, taking his Manchester United squad and surly countenance with him. He will doubtless be hoping that a break will do his team good, and his team will likewise be hoping that a bit of sunsh...
Soccerlens - Tue Jan 9 1:59 PM
Chelsea manager has no regrets about questioning Mourinho's senility - originally posted on Sportslens.com Antonio Conte says he has no regrets about questioning Jose Mourinho’s senility. The feud between the pair has grown increasingly hostile in recent weeks, with the Chelsea and Manchester Uni...
Red Rants - Tue Jan 9 1:47 PM
Manchester United have been strongly linked with a move for Paris Saint-Germain fringe player Lucas Moura over the past couple of weeks. The Brazilian has been out-of-favour under Unai Emery this season, playing just 72 minutes of Ligue 1 action… Continue Reading → The post 25-year-old forward ag...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 1:12 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date https://apnews.com/a90a0ac37e3349aa9c0c91fee949d036 Cue jokes about LvG already adopting it by saying "captain always plays" etc.
Vital Football - Tue Jan 9 12:57 PM
United's Fellaini Wants a New Challenge Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 09/01/2018 12:36:33 It appears that when it comes to the future of Marouane Fellaini, as a Manchester United player, it would seem a parting of the ways is now almost inevitable.
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 12:37 PM
Both pilots reportedly left cockpit during 'mid-air row' https://www.rte.ie/news/newslens/2018/0109/931981-airline-pilots-mid-air-row/ An Indian airline said it has fired two pilots after reports they fought and both briefly left the cockpit unmanned during a New Year's Day flight from London to...
EPL Talk - Tue Jan 9 12:30 PM
London (AFP) – English minnows Yeovil Town have hailed a second FA Cup clash in four seasons against Premier League giants Manchester United as a “special moment”. The lowest-ranked side left in the competition will face Jose Mourinho’s side later this month at Huish Park, where the 12-time winne...
Vital Football - Tue Jan 9 12:29 PM
History Set to Repeat Itself for Manchester United? Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 09/01/2018 12:29:22 One would hope so!
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 11:26 AM
There are players who help you win matches and there are a few elite players who make you win matches. I guess the key differential is how many goals and assists a player gets and with how much support. Hernandez helped you win matches by converting almost anything thrown at him, similar to Solsk...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 10:04 AM
"What does the Swedish media do? They defend me or do they jump on and attack me? They still attack me, because they cannot accept that I am Ibrahimovic. "If another player would do same mistake I do, they would defend him. But when it comes to me, they don't defend me. "This is about racism. Thi...
Red Rants - Tue Jan 9 10:01 AM
Manchester United have been linked to a number of players since the close of the summer transfer window back in August. The winter transfer window has been open for more than a week now and there have been no new… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd transfer target passes medical as Real Madrid c...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 8:54 AM
Post a photo of an ex/old/current footballer whose identity might be difficult to guess. Eg who is the well known footballing figure in this photo?
Soccerlens - Tue Jan 9 7:57 AM
Chelsea, Man Utd and Arsenal eyeing move for £40 million winger - originally posted on Sportslens.com Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal are monitoring Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey. The Premier League trio have all watched the 20-year-old and are expected to submit offers this summer....
Red Rants - Tue Jan 9 7:00 AM
Manchester United are expected to do business during the winter transfer window this month with several reports suggesting we will both sign and sell players. One player who has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford is Arsenal… Continue Reading → The post Man Utd target could transfer f...
Red Rants - Tue Jan 9 6:00 AM
Manchester United flew out to Dubai on Monday morning for a squad training camp. After a busy Christmas and New Year schedule that saw us play six games in just 17 days, picking up injuries and suspensions along the way.… Continue Reading → The post 3 players absent from Man Utd’s trip to Dubai a...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 2:31 AM
Wouldn't it make more sense for ex managers to be pundits? I know players have good insight. Playing professionally is a whole different ball game (even though many on here think 90 percent of pundits are duds) but I can't help thinking managers would give a whole new world of insight. Why is sky...
RedCafe.net - Tue Jan 9 1:24 AM
I thought it would be interesting to discuss where we stand versus other top teams and how many and what types of signings would we need to break through each barrier. I’m sure everyone will argue standings, it’s hard to compare a Napoli vs Bayern for example. Athletico Madrid are close to us, as...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 11:20 PM
The story is just coming out. According to the mirror One incident is said to have taken place at an adventure activity complex, Go Ape, in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Watching two African players struggling with a climbing frame, Beardsley allegedly quipped: “Why are you taking so long? Your lot should...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 8:13 PM
Xavi was interviewed by Diego Torres for El País; translated by @DianaKristinne Q: Where are we coming from and where is football heading to? A: I think that the role of the coaches is sometimes excessive. We've improved so much from a physical point of view that right now it's very difficult to...
EPL Talk - Mon Jan 8 7:50 PM
London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United will travel to fourth-tier minnows Yeovil Town in the English FA Cup fourth round after Monday’s draw, while Newport County will host Tottenham Hotspur. United beat Derby County on Friday in their first match of the tournament, and would equal Arse...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 7:27 PM
Full coverage will be live on BBC Two and BT Sport 2 from 7pm. The Emirates Football Association Challenge Cup fourth round draw ball numbers 1 Sheffield United 2 Watford 3 Birmingham 4 Liverpool 5 Brighton OR Crystal Palace 6 Peterborough 7 Bournemouth OR Wigan 8 Coventry 9 Newport 10 Huddersfie...
Vital Football - Mon Jan 8 7:03 PM
Late Goals See United Through Vitalfootball: Derby County: 08/01/2018 18:45:23 Two late goals saw Manchester United beat Derby County 2-0 at Old Trafford in their FA Cup Third Round tie. The Rams were pushed back in the opening stages as United showed their quality on the ball o
Tottenham Blog - Mon Jan 8 7:00 PM
Manchester United are considering a move for Celtic defender Kieran Tierney as an alternative to Danny Rose, according to The Mirror. Rose has been linked with a transfer to Old Trafford for some time now, but The Mirror claims Manchester United have “balked at Tottenham’s £50 million valuation o...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 6:25 PM
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RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 5:58 PM
Makes me wonder about Luke Shaw: http://www.football365.com/news/terry-reveals-mourinhos-cruel-silent-treatment On the positive side it was interesting to read that JT had never considered coaching until JM turned up.
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jan 8 5:21 PM
Following Romelu Lukaku’s goal last Friday which saw Manchester United beat Derby 2-0, the players celebrated in one big huddle. They put their arms around each other and jumped up and down in what appeared to be an over the top reaction at beating a Championship side in the FA Cup. Jose Mourinho...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 4:17 PM
Full coverage will be live on BBC Two and BT Sport 2 from 7pm. The Emirates Football Association Challenge Cup fourth round draw ball numbers 1 Sheffield United 2 Watford 3 Birmingham 4 Liverpool 5 Brighton OR Crystal Palace 6 Peterborough 7 Bournemouth OR Wigan 8 Coventry 9 Newport 10 Huddersfie...
Vital Football - Mon Jan 8 2:54 PM
United's Wilson Wanted by Sheffield United Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 08/01/2018 14:37:08 Lurking in the local media, in Yorkshire, is the suggestion that a forgotten man at Old Trafford could be set to leave.
Vital Football - Mon Jan 8 1:44 PM
Manchester United Have a Rival for Arsenal's Ozil Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 08/01/2018 13:44:53 In recent weeks, Manchester United have been linked with the acquisition of the Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil.
Red Rants - Mon Jan 8 12:52 PM
Manchester United have been linked to a number of players since the close of the summer transfer window back in August. Now that the winter transfer August has been open for a week we are widely expected to make a… Continue Reading → The post Forward rejects offers because he wants to join Man U...
Soccerlens - Mon Jan 8 12:42 PM
Arsenal could pay £25m for former Manchester United star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger's side is willing to pay £25m to bring in the former Manchester United star who could solidify what looks like a pretty leaky Gunners defence. From Sportslens.com - Football News | Footbal...
Vital Football - Mon Jan 8 12:21 PM
PSG Star Wants Manchester United Move Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 08/01/2018 12:21:49 The transfer window is open and we`re all sat poised waiting to see who Manchester United will bring to the club before the silly season ends.
Vital Football - Mon Jan 8 11:49 AM
Griezmann Would Cost United a Pretty-Packet Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 08/01/2018 11:49:18 The future of the French striker, Antoine Griezmann, features in the media this morning.
Chelsea Daft - Mon Jan 8 10:37 AM
Having made a return to the Chelsea starting eleven for our 0-0 draw against Norwich City in the FA Cup this past weekend, David Luiz has been made available for loan with Jose Mourinho interested. In light of the current spat between Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho (more on that in an additiona...
Chelsea Daft - Mon Jan 8 10:37 AM
A flippant comment made by Jose Mourinho last week has escalated out of proportion to become the the latest feud that has diverted attention away from his team. This time however it's clear he has met his match in Antonio Conte. For years as a Chelsea fan we would sit and watch with smiles on ou...
EPL Talk - Mon Jan 8 10:35 AM
London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says Manchester City must match Manchester United and Liverpool by winning trophies in order to become one of the game’s giants — and dazzling football is not enough. The runaway Premier League leaders maintained their relentless charge in four competitions by sweepin...
Republik Of Mancunia - Mon Jan 8 10:00 AM
Jose Mourinho has been the subject of plenty of drama recently, from his verbal spat with Antonio Conte, to trouble with the FA, to where he may possibly manage at the start of the 2018-19 season. Reports about his commitment have been reoccurring for the last few months, due to Jose’s own commen...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 8:07 AM
Starting a new thread for the new season to keep things tidy. Let the fun begin.
RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 2:09 AM
Pound already at it's lowest in 30 years, markets taking a thrashing, calls for independence referendums in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Whispers that Brussels will look to make an example of us. Just how bad will the shit show get? Or is there light at the end of the tunnel?
RedCafe.net - Mon Jan 8 1:10 AM
Bring back Gervais, Seth isn't cutting it.
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 11:37 PM
Lots of rumours that Man City want him this month (rather than the summer). Arsenal want £35m for him. Man City want to spend £20m on him. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/07/manch ansfer-deal-desperate-alexis-sanchez-7211349/ https://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/90...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 10:16 PM
Every time I watch European football, La Liga especially, it is obvious that just like many foreign footballers the standard of officiating is in a different class to ours. The PL is a fabulous product but among the elite footballing countries in Europe we have the worst officials by a mile. With...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jan 7 7:20 PM
Manchester United’s U-17 team won the Sparkasse VGH Cup today after beating Austria Vienna on penalties following the 1-1 draw. This tournament is for U-19 teams and this is the second consecutive year that United have lifted the trophy. They beat Eintracht Braunschweig 2-1 in the first round, Ei...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 6:59 PM
May as well get her started. The Dubs beat today, always nice to see even if it was their 3rd team. Armagh vs Derry called off due to frozen pitch. Can see Armagh struggling big time this year after such a promising championship last year (forget the Tyrone game ), given the number of key players...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 6:47 PM
So having a chat with a spurs fan today I was a little shocked at just how highly he rates Kane Now I think Kane is arguably the best striker in the pl (though a fit Aguero is certainly competition) and one of the best cf's in the world (but lewendowski Suarez) Anyway we started to discuss Kane i...
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jan 7 5:40 PM
In Manchester United signed every player they were linked to in the transfer window, we’d have a squad of hundreds of players. Some people you want to see us linked to, like Mesut Ozil, who would reportedly cost us £35m this January so that Arsenal could recoup some money on a player who is set …
Republik Of Mancunia - Sun Jan 7 3:12 PM
The past weekend has seen a strange falling out taken place, aided by journalists in the press stirring, and Antonio Conte taking the bait. Jose Mourinho was questioned about whether he had lost his passion, as he doesn’t celebrate goals on his knees, charge up the touchline or run on to the pitc...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 1:23 PM
I see threads for the Mail and Guardian but not the S*n, so I'll start with this Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
Vital Football - Sun Jan 7 12:48 PM
Mourinho Wants Bale Deal Done This Month Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 07/01/2018 12:48:21 With the transfer window now open, it remains to be seen whether Manchester United can add to the squad.
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 11:36 AM
Two injured by explosion, as one of them picks up what are believed to be explosives. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 11:16 AM
Bolt has given an interview on Friday saying that he has spoken to SAF for a good word if he can pass his trial at Borussia Dortmund. He wants to play for United. Surely he cannot be as bad as Dong or Bebe? For sure he will out sprint everyone else. Defenders would be scared to death of him.
Vital Football - Sun Jan 7 10:06 AM
Mourinho v Conte - Round Three Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 07/01/2018 10:06:36 Where is this going to end?
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 7:52 AM
Is going to look something like this apparently http://www.footyheadlines.com/2018/ ds-all-new-18-19-home-kit-will-look-like.html It is different - I will give them that.
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 7:28 AM
Silly season is getting more silly. Of the clubs I looked at (clubs that have managed a season with 100m+ spent in one season) 8 of them are having a record season of spending money. Notably missing from the lists below are Bayern (going over for the first time this season with 105m spent), Dortm...
Soccerlens - Sun Jan 7 5:22 AM
Jose Mourinho plans £35 million move for Arsenal star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Jose Mourinho is going to go ahead and push for a move for Arsenal's Germany international. From Sportslens.com - Football News | Football Blog
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 2:40 AM
Maybe a tad early but it's looking unlikely that we will do any January business, and it's based directly off Jose's quote. http://www.manutd.com/en/News-And-F lans-for-2018-discussed-by-jose-mourinho.aspx "My club, two years ago, paid a lot of money for Paul Pogba . Last year, they paid a lot o...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jan 7 2:09 AM
Right it's that time of year again, let's hope for a classic. Now to make @marukomu happy any serious Liverpool discussion or Liverpool fans chirping up will be come down on hard and threadbans of weird lengths will be handed out RAWK Goes Into Lockdown 2017/20-18 Edition | Fab Four No More
EPL Talk - Sun Jan 7 12:35 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola apologised to Burnley manager Sean Dyche for his behaviour after Manchester City equalised in their 4-1 FA Cup third round victory. City boss Guardiola gestured angrily towards Dyche, making a ‘yapping’ gesture at his counterpart and the fourth o...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 11:14 PM
Responding to Jose's press conference statements, Antonio Conte shot back: ‘I think that he has to see himself in the past, maybe he was speaking about himself in the past, yeah? Maybe sometimes I think that someone forget what they said in the past or which is his behaviours and sometimes I thin...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 10:17 PM
BeinSports reporting €55m euro, 4 1/2 year deal to Liverpool. Medical tomorrow. So how credible are BeinSports in reporting (I know they are huge in sports production) ?
Soccerlens - Sat Jan 6 10:07 PM
What next for Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte? We exclusively reveal their next spat - originally posted on Sportslens.com The ongoing feud between Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte shows no signs of slowing down after the Chelsea boss called his United counterpart a ‘little man’ and a ‘fake’ on Sa...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 9:54 PM
Wondering if there has been a change with the development of youth players in the game in general, at our Club, and a change in the fanbase's views on it as well as quite frankly my own. I used to watch all our Academy and reserve games on MUTV and write match reports on them for the Cafe many ye...
EPL Talk - Sat Jan 6 8:30 PM
London (AFP) – Antonio Conte labelled Jose Mourinho “a little man” as the Chelsea manager’s feud with the Manchester United boss escalated following his team’s FA Cup goalless draw against Norwich on Saturday. Conte and Mourinho have exchanged increasingly bitter barbs over the course of this sea...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 8:19 PM
Interesting Tweet from Simon Stone re: yesterday's game and the non-handshake incident with Jose. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date I can see why Jose ignored him. He was at his whiney peak all game yesterday, constantly trying to rile Jose. Ever since he's been City manager, he's been unbearable...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 8:17 PM
90's Serie A Draft ​ General Rules Snake Draft Format All managers have 8 hours to decide their pick, if not they can pick whenever they are ready while the draft continues. If you know you wont be online please PM a member of committee or the manager who is picking after you Serie A 90's draft
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 7:21 PM
Binged this today.. absolutely loved it. One of the best dark dark comedy I have ever watched. Two leads' performance was amazing. In 2 minds if I want a second season of this given the way S1 ended.
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 7:08 PM
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RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 7:02 PM
https://www.nike.com/fr/fr_fr/c/fcbarcelona Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Might be someone playing a prank (would be strange to sell Coutinho mid-season) but it is definitely on the website.
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 6:37 PM
Could City win the PL 3 times in a row. I would hate to see it cause United is the only team which has done it. But they're great this season, really dominant, they're destroying team left right and centre so it's a big possibility they'll win the PL in years to come.
EPL Talk - Sat Jan 6 5:49 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Sergio Aguero scored a quickfire brace in the second half as Manchester City maintained their interest in four trophies by beating Burnley 4-1 in the FA Cup third round at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. The Argentine striker helped rescue the tie for Pep Guard...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 5:36 PM
It's not the highest quality, not the best entertainment, and with what City are now doing, not the most competitive so what does the Premier League represent? The PL reached a peak in the late 00s, with Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and United all reaching the CL final. At that point the PL was th...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 4:56 PM
https://www.nike.com/fr/fr_fr/c/fcbarcelona Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Might be someone playing a prank (would be strange to sell Coutinho mid-season) but it is definitely on the website.
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 4:41 PM
As dominant as this Pep managed City side are - would they be considered a disappointment if they didn't win the treble ?
Vital Football - Sat Jan 6 11:08 AM
Morurinho Conte Spat Moves to Another Level Vitalfootball: Chelsea: 06/01/2018 11:08:38 The on-going spat between Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte appears to have been taken up to another level.
Vital Football - Sat Jan 6 10:25 AM
It's the Fault of the Ball-Boys Now Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 06/01/2018 10:25:44 Is the pressure getting to Jose Mourinho?
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 10:04 AM
What are the players you thought would never amount to anything, but did, and the ones you thought would be great, but it didn't work out? And the ones you thought wouldn't amount to anything, and didn't, and the ones you just knew would be great, and were? For a while I thought Norman Whiteside...
Vital Football - Sat Jan 6 8:49 AM
Manchester United 2 Derby County 0 (FA Cup 3rd Round) Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 06/01/2018 08:49:15 Manchester United eased into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a win over the Championship side, Derby County courtesy of two late goals.
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 6:58 AM
Don't think there's one already, so this is a thread for the best skills you've seen this season. I'll start with this off with Masuaku against Spurs:
Soccerlens - Sat Jan 6 6:30 AM
Manchester United linked with sensational swoop for Premier League star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Reports are suggesting Manchester United are ready to make an audacious bid for Spurs hotshot Harry Kane. Spanish weekly publication Don Balon claim United are ready to rival Spanish gian...
EPL Talk - Sat Jan 6 1:52 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho intensified his war of words with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte in bizarre fashion after his team’s FA Cup victory over Derby on Friday, apparently referencing a match-fixing scandal in Italy. The Manchester United manager was responding to commen...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 1:47 AM
Don't think there's one already, so this is a thread for the best skills you've seen this season. I'll start with this off with Masuaku against Spurs:
EPL Talk - Sat Jan 6 1:10 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho intensified his war of words with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte in bizarre fashion after his team’s FA Cup victory over Derby on Friday, apparently referencing a match-fixing scandal in Italy. The Manchester United manager was responding to commen...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jan 6 12:36 AM
Round two, after the "Mourinho season" dig and the retort "I won't lose my hair over this". After Conte's senile comments Jose blamed the journo but the way he starts this "to end the story" and then drops a bombshell, it's hilarious "The only thing I want to say to end the story is that, yes, I...
Red Rants - Sat Jan 6 12:11 AM
Manchester United were 2-0 winners over Derby County in the third round of this season’s FA Cup at Old Trafford on Friday evening. Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku scored the goals in the final 10 minutes in a game we… Continue Reading → The post Jose explains Mkhitaryan withdrawal appeared first...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 11:44 PM
From JMs post game presser. Said Lukaku was celebrating for a change as we avoided a replay. That means the squad can go to Dubai on Monday.
EPL Talk - Fri Jan 5 11:33 PM
Paris (AFP) – Former Manchester United and Juventus striker Carlos Tevez agreed a move back to boyhood club Boca Juniors on Friday after 12 months in Chinese football with Shanghai Shenhua, the Argentine team announced. “Tevez is coming home! He joined the team today and is already training with...
Tottenham Blog - Fri Jan 5 11:00 PM
Paris Saint-Germain are eager to sign Tottenham target Ryan Sessegnon this summer, according to The Mirror. Spurs have been repeatedly linked with a move for the 17-year-old who has been a revelation for Championship side Fulham over the last two seasons – Manchester United are also believed to b...
EPL Talk - Fri Jan 5 10:40 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says he will need to protect Sergio Aguero, Manchester City’s only fit central striker, over the coming weeks as the club fights for trophies on four fronts. Guardiola has tended to rotate Aguero with Gabriel Jesus this season to keep both players...
Red Rants - Fri Jan 5 10:39 PM
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte are in the middle of a war of words right now. The Portuguese coach said earlier in the week that the Chelsea manager was “acting like a clown” on the… Continue Reading → The post Jose hits back at Antonio Conte with stunni...
EPL Talk - Fri Jan 5 10:35 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jesse Lingard’s latest wonder strike and substitute Romelu Lukaku’s late effort secured Manchester United a 2-0 victory over Derby in the third round of the FA Cup on Friday. Both attempts, which came in the final six minutes, were worthy of a highlights packag...
Red Rants - Fri Jan 5 10:24 PM
Manchester United booked their place in the fourth round of this season’s FA Cup with a 2-0 win over Champions promotion contenders Derby County at Old Trafford this evening. Despite dominating possession, territory and creating chance after chance, it wasn’t… Continue Reading → The post Video G...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 10:24 PM
Might not be the most consistent in terms of both starts and performances but these four are really starting to rack up the numbers we expect: Lukaku 16 Goals and 5 Assists Lingard 11 Goals and 5 Assists Martial 9 Goals and 9 Assists Rashford 9 Goals and 8 Assists That's 45 goals and 27 assists b...
Red Rants - Fri Jan 5 10:04 PM
Manchester United were 2-0 winners over Derby County in the third round of the FA Cup in a game we never looked like losing. We created chance after chance before Jesse Lingard opened the scoring with a sublime 20-yard strike… Continue Reading → The post Player Ratings: Man Utd 2-0 Derby appeared...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 10:03 PM
Last season it was Valencia, Herrera, Jones, Rojo and Fellaini. This season it's been Lingard, Smalling, Shaw and Mata(to an extent). Some of these started out bad and stepped up, and some were bad/mediocre even before Mourinho arrived. Say what you want about his excessive spending: he really se...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 9:56 PM
Let the discussion begin
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 9:51 PM
Man Utd 1:0 Derby County - Lingard (84') Man Utd 2:0 Derby County - Lukaku (90')
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 9:51 PM
We are seeing a Vardy-esque late bloom player. Who, in front of our very eyes, is changing from a weak leak into a genuinely top, modern forward. Jesse Lingard is our best attacker. Discuss.
EPL Talk - Fri Jan 5 9:36 PM
Buenos Aires (AFP) – Former Manchester United and Juventus striker Carlos Tevez appears closer to a move back to boyhood club Boca Juniors after 12 months in Chinese football with Shanghai Shenhua, according to Argentine press reports Friday. “It’s already a fact: Carlos Tevez is a Boca player on...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 8:46 PM
Why is it that in the overwhelming majority of games, the 2nd half has much more time added on than the first half? Normally we see for example 1 minute added on in the first half and 4 minutes added on in the 2nd half. How can this be the norm? If the 2nd half added on time is supposed...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 8:04 PM
I think it's Stone Roses - This is the One. How long until we change it? It's utter wank (Sorry to any fans). It doesn't stimulate anything, it's just weird to listen to as the players walk out.
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 7:58 PM
Haha, you could have bet your shirt on it !! http://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2018/01/0 tes-on-marouane-fellaini-are-interesting-fol/
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 7:54 PM
Not expecting anything great, if this movie turns out to be as funny as the show was in it's first few seasons, that'd be grand.
Vital Football - Fri Jan 5 7:24 PM
Manchester United v Derby County - Team-Sheets Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 05/01/2018 19:07:24 This evening Manchester United are back in action, welcoming Derby County to Old Trafford for a FA Cup 3rd round tie.
Red Rants - Fri Jan 5 6:46 PM
Manchester United host Derby County in the third round of this season’s FA Cup at Old Trafford this evening. The Championship side picked up eight points over a favourable Christmas fixture list which includes a 0-0 draw at lowly Hull… Continue Reading → The post Confirmed lineups: Man Utd vs Der...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 6:18 PM
USA Today Mock Draft: The draft is almost four months away, but more than half of the NFL's teams have turned their focus to next season. Any mock draft compiled at this point will be inherently flawed, as underclassmen have until Jan. 15 to decide whether to declare or to stay in college. With t...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 5:20 PM
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Soccerlens - Fri Jan 5 5:07 PM
Premier League: December player of the month nominees revealed - originally posted on Sportslens.com The voting has opened to see who will be named Premier League player of the month for December. Eight players have been shortlisted for the award. Here are the nominees: Marcos Alonso (Chelsea)...
EPL Talk - Fri Jan 5 4:50 PM
London (AFP) – Chelsea boss Antonio Conte suggested on Friday that Jose Mourinho has “senile dementia” and that the Manchester United manager is still focused on events at Stamford Bridge two years after he was sacked. Mourinho, who had two spells as Chelsea boss and is Conte’s immediate predeces...
EPL Talk - Fri Jan 5 4:00 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola said on Friday that Manchester City would need more than 30 senior players on top form to stand any chance of winning an unprecedented quadruple. The City manager has said repeatedly that he believes there is no chance of his side winning the Cham...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 3:20 PM
Responding to Jose's press conference statements yesterday, Antonio Conte shot back: ‘I think that he has to see himself in the past, maybe he was speaking about himself in the past, yeah? Maybe sometimes I think that someone forget what they said in the past or which is his behaviours and someti...
Republik Of Mancunia - Fri Jan 5 3:05 PM
The headlines today are largely talking about Jose Mourinho living in a hotel. But the main story on The Daily Mail this morning came under the headline: “From walking out at Benfica to huge power struggles at Chelsea: How it all unravelled for Mourinho at former clubs”. You would think it was a...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 2:25 PM
In news that will surprise nobody, Amazon are almost certain to rival Sky and BT for the right to show Premier League games. Seems highly likely that they'll succeed and will therefore show between 20 and 32 league matches, if not more. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2018/01/04/amazon-holds-...
Red Rants - Fri Jan 5 1:35 PM
Manchester United have used a number of players at left-back since Jose Mourinho took charge a season-and-a-half ago. Ashley Young has predominately been used in this position this season, though Luke Shaw has taken over the reigns since returning to… Continue Reading → The post 20-year-old full-...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 1:34 PM
following on from the Spurs thread about history and tradition, 5 occasions in history which makes you love your club Jamie Pollock own goal that more or less relegated us Denis Law backheel (I know it didn't relegate you lot but so what) Agueroooo Spurs in the Cup City v Wigan in the 1999 play o...
Red Rants - Fri Jan 5 1:14 PM
Manchester United host Championship promotion hopefuls Derby County at Old Trafford in the third round of this season’s FA Cup this evening. Jose Mourinho has already said he’ll name a strong lineup to take on the Rams whilst the opposition… Continue Reading → The post 4-2-3-1: How Derby County s...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 12:52 PM
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Red Rants - Fri Jan 5 12:30 PM
Manchester United host Championship promotion hopefuls Derby County at Old Trafford in the third round of this season’s FA Cup this evening. Jose Mourinho has already said he’ll name a strong lineup to take on the Rams whilst the opposition… Continue Reading → The post 4-2-3-1: How Derby County s...
Vital Football - Fri Jan 5 12:06 PM
United Desperate to sign Juventus Target Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 05/01/2018 11:38:17 If I had a quid for every article trotted out about filling our problematic left-back spot, then I reckon I could have a damn good night out.
Soccerlens - Fri Jan 5 11:48 AM
Man Utd eyeing Celtic full-back; rising Fulham star a better option - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester United are considering a move for Celtic full-back Kieran Tierney. United have been strongly linkied with a move for Danny Rose, but Tottenham’s £50 million asking price and the pl...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 10:49 AM
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Republik Of Mancunia - Fri Jan 5 10:30 AM
Lots has been made of the fact that Jose Mourinho is living in The Lowry Hotel, rather than setting down roots in a house, as if it means he has no plans on staying long-term. With his family living in London, Mourinho regularly visits the capital, but lives in an luxury apartment located in The …
Republik Of Mancunia - Fri Jan 5 10:28 AM
Ahead of the 1998 World Cup, where David Beckham famously incurred the nation’s hatred after getting sent off against Argentina, England were involved in a training camp where Glen Hoddle would pick his squad. Phil Neville and Nicky Butt both missed out on a place, as well as Paul Gascoigne, but...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 10:13 AM
Jose has been doing a lot of explaining to emphasize his commitment to Manchester United. Yesterday's press conference was robust in that regard. That's probably due to the recent barrage of rumours about his exit from United. One stick out issue is his stay in a hotel. He has come out to explain...
Soccerlens - Fri Jan 5 10:12 AM
Jonny Evans linked with Manchester United return - originally posted on Sportslens.com West Bromwich Albion centre-back Johnny Evans is being lined up for a surprise £20m return to Old Trafford according to reports. Evans joined the baggies from Manchester United in 2015 for an undisclosed fee....
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 10:07 AM
Just seen someone with an avatar, wtf is going on?
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 9:16 AM
Tactical Awareness should be the first thing post basic ball skills(pass, dribble and shot) which player should be apt at, especially in professional level. But I have seen players who simply lack these all even at top top level(read EPL). Tactical Awareness from some website: Tactical insight(aw...
Republik Of Mancunia - Fri Jan 5 9:00 AM
Ahead of Jose Mourinho’s appointment at Chelsea in 2004, they had won just one league title in 100 years. He went on to win a further three league titles over two stints there, as well as the FA Cup and three League Cups. Mourinho has claimed their lack of success made it easier for him …
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 8:43 AM
First Test XI South Africa: Elgar, Markram, Amla, de Villiers, du Plessis, de Kock, Philander, Maharaj, Steyn, Rabada, Morkel India: Dhawan, Vijay, Pujara, Kohli, Rohit, Saha, Pandya, Ashwin, Shami, Bhuvi, Bumrah
Vital Football - Fri Jan 5 7:15 AM
Manchester United Injury News - Down To Six Now Vitalfootball: Man Utd: 05/01/2018 07:15:09 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Manchester United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
RedCafe.net - Fri Jan 5 1:37 AM
According to Duncan Castles we're watching him as a cheaper alternative to Sandro at Fullback. I've never seen him play but he seems to be highly rated. Would it be better to target Tierney and let him fight with Shaw at LB or spend £60m plus on Sandro? which in-turn would possibly affect our pot...
EPL Talk - Fri Jan 5 12:50 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City’s players do not appear to share manager Pep Guardiola’s concern about a congested fixture list as they prepare to host Burnley in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday. Guardiola is worried that City have more matches than they can cope wit...
I don't think it's about us getting the best out of him, it's about him giving the best he has to give, said Mourinho. I think the World Cup is the perfect habitat for a player like him to give his best.
Goal.com - 11:00 PM
We played well in periods against a good team that invest more than us. We must get used to teams who have players of the same quality that we have, Mourinho said.
Daily Express - 8:57 AM
Mourinho told Sky Sports: Of course it will be. I think it will be a difficult season for everybody, not just for us.
Sport Review - 4:50 AM
I think football is changing and probably football managers should be called head coaches. I think we are more the head coach than the manager, Mourinho told Sky Sports. It will be a difficult season for everybody.
Goal.com - 8:15 AM