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RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 10 8:23 PM
Now upgraded to a Category 5. Being that I, and some other caftards, live in Florida, we'll be keeping an eye on it in this thread. Fingers crossed that it doesn't cross into the Gulf of Mexico. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 10 4:06 PM
https://www.reddit.com/r/soccer/com ve_kitson_once_tried/?st=jn395m60&sh=9003765b Spoiler Former Stoke striker Dave Kitson has revealed how he once tried to attack Tony Pulis with a pair of scissors and says he still hates the former Potters boss to this day. Kitson was one of Pulis’s first signi...
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 10 3:51 PM
EAP vs. Enigma/Red Viper Vs. Tactics EAP Formation: 3-4-3 / 3-3-3-1 Tactics: Score more than I concede Defence: A 3 man defence with both side CBs capable of playing as respective Modern Draft R1: EAP vs. Enigma/Red Viper
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 10 2:28 PM
Indnyc Gio ​ Indnyc write up Formation: 3-4-2-1/3-4-3 Tactics: High Press with emphasis on quick play and ball retention. Loosely based on the 3-4-2-1 used by Bayern Spoiler Modern Draft R1: Indnyc vs Gio
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 10 2:24 PM
EAP vs. Enigma Vs. Tactics EAP Formation: 3-4-3 / 3-3-3-1 Tactics: Score more than I concede Defence: A 3 man defence with both side CBs capable of playing as respective fullbacks and Modern Draft R1: EAP vs. Enigma
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 10 1:51 PM
Does this sound like a proper structure? https://www.skysports.com/football/ s-behind-manchester-uniteds-transfer-business Spoiler: Our changed structure since 2016 The club reorganised their recruitment structure in 2016, bringing in Everton's Steve Brown to become the co-ordinator of all of Uni...
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 10 10:59 AM
https://www.google.ie/amp/s/www.rte.ie/amp/1001900/ What do you make of that?
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 10 10:11 AM
There have been arrests and several house-searches related to an investigation on corruption and match-fixing in Belgium today. Pretty big story. So far: House-searches at Anderlecht, Club Brugge, Standard and Kortrijk. Genk and Gent also under investigation. Club Brugge coach Ivan Leko has been...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 9 8:06 PM
As we know, apart from a few instances where managers were at the right place in the right time, most are former players or coaches. It is also kind of rare for a football manager to start from the lower leagues and make their way to the way to the top. In other works or life, you don't have to...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 9 8:02 PM
https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/n s/news-story/05da73dcef423139d0b5003ca8d05346 Spoiler KILLING newborn babies should be allowed if the mother wishes, Australian philosophers have argued in a prestigious journal. Their argument, that it is morally the same as abortion, has Mums should be allowe...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 9 6:53 PM
These players will be out of contract in the summer: Ashley Young (33) Antonio Valencia (33) – Optional 1 year addon. Juan Mata (30) Ander Herrera (29) Matteo Darmian (28) – Optional 1 year addon. Chris Smalling (28) David De Gea (28) – Optional 1 year addon. Phil Jones (26) Luke Shaw (23) Anthon...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 9 6:38 PM
Yes there are many threads regarding some of their players but this is a thread for their team and the amazing season they're having. They might win nothing but in terms of entertainement they have been brilliant, the best attack in Europe, averaging 3 goals per game. Jardim is a great manager, t...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 9 5:44 PM
Skizzo vs. Mjj Vs. Tactics Team Skizzo Formation - Fluid 433 Starting in goal is one of the top keepers of his generation, and United's best player for consecutive seasons now, David de Gea . He's kept United in Modern Draft R1: Skizzo vs. Mjj
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 9 11:25 AM
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RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 9 10:17 AM
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RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 9 5:19 AM
With the recent rumoured unrest with Ravel Morrison and the amount of attention our fans and the media seem to be giving the situation. It got me thinking back to the mid 90’s and one of our very best players at the time. In fact in 94/95 he was heading towards being our player of the season unti...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 9:21 PM
Imo, it's pretty clear what has happened here. Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of the royal family entered the Saudi Arabia embassy in Istanbul, over a week ago and no one has seen him since. The Saudis claim he left the embassy but all cameras in the building were down, so can't prove it. Tweet — Twit...
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RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 8:12 PM
Just seen this on Sky Sports News which says it’s Joel Glazer, and not Ed Woodward, making the decisions from above Jose. http://www.skysports.com/share/11521350
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 6:48 PM
2018 Ballon d'Or Shortlist Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) Alisson Becker (Liverpool) Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) Edinson Cavani (PSG) Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) Diego Godin (A...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 5:55 PM
Comes out 14th November. I normally love this franchise but this one seems to be entirely an online multiplayer with no NPC's which is disappointing. 50 minutes of game play below. It looks boring for a Fallout game imo.
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 4:55 PM
I want Jose to be given the opportunity to turn things around at Manchester United. But if the Board decides to remove him before the end of this season, they could consider Arsene Wenger for the job. It's not beyond the realms of possibility and Wenger certainly has the pedigree. The right exper...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 4:55 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Mourinho had problems trying to convince United's decision-makers to make money available for Toby Alderweireld, 29, Jerome Boateng, 30, and Diogo Godin, 32, in the summer because of their age. But both Skriniar and Romagnoli are 23 and sources have told ESPN FC t...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 2:19 PM
Mine would have to be the one with the 4 Yorkshiremen, who have all earned themselves a bob or two, looking back and telling tales of their childhood. They all have Yorkshire accents and it starts off with one of them saying "who'd a thought we'd be sittin eer drinkin Chateau de Chasselay" Next o...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 2:07 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Manchester United to offer David de Gea a new contract to ward off Real Madrid's continued interest The 26-year-old’s current deal runs out in 2019, feasibly making it easier for the European champions to sign him next summer when he only has one year left on his...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 1:31 PM
Lets assume Jose is retained as the manager for the course of the entire season. Its quite clear that he doesn't trust anyone other than Smalling amongst the current centerbacks and even Smalling is a liability that requires playing a midfielder much deeper than should be needed to bring the ball...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 1:16 PM
So as we know, he's having a poor season so far. Against Newcastle he looked very slow, dithered on the ball and got tackled/intercepted many times. He's in charge of building our play from the back, and he's doing a poor job, he just doesn't move or pass the ball fast enough. As soon as he was m...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 11:48 AM
Team 2mufc0 vs. Team Moby Vs. Tactics Team 2mufc0 Defence WC winner and one of the best PL keepers Lloris guards the goal in front of him are Davinson and VVD both Modern Draft R1: 2mufc0 vs. Moby
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 11:36 AM
A journalist, I think it was Oliver Holt, reported that Valencia liked a tweet calling for Jose to be sacked. I know Valencia was dropped for the Newcastle game but I'd like to verify that he actually did that on twitter. If he did, I have no apologies for saying he should be on his way out of Ol...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 11:10 AM
As the title says, who would be your top 10 Utd forwards in the PL era and in what order? I won't put Ronaldo in this list as he was primarily a winger during his time with us. So mine would be- 1. Eric Cantona 2. Wayne Rooney 3. Ruud van Nistelrooy 4. Andy Cole 5. Ole Gunnar Solksjaer 6....
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 8 9:34 AM
2018 Ballon d'Or Shortlist (5/30) Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) Alisson Becker (Liverpool) Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) Edinson Cavani (PSG)
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 11:40 PM
Not sure how many have an interest in this, but I'm positive many will if Bolsonaro eventually wins. For those who don't know he's a right-wing populist of the worst kind (who many call a fascist). He also has a very Duterte-like stance on crime. At the moment, exit polls predict a comfortable wi...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 10:28 PM
Swedens's international and captain 33 year old has confirmed united's interest in him. According to the Swedish press he is expected to join on loan ½ season in the winter in a deal similar to the one of Henrik Larsson. https://www.aftonbladet.se/sportbladet/fotboll/a/J15VQj/granqvist-bekraftar-...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 9:33 PM
Have not followed the Bundesliga at all this season. (When Man Utd lose, I lose interest in football and we've lost a lot this season ). Anyway, looked at the Bundesliga table and thought my phone was messed up. What's happened to them? Looked up Kovac on twitter and unsurprisingly, he's up for t...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 9:20 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date They could have their own tv show. 'Tight Pants and Loose Morals".
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 6:20 PM
1. Riyad Mahez (o.k guess I'm bitter as he's just cost me 350 quid ) He missed a few for Leicester aswell, I remember Mark fecking Bunn saving one from him when they played us in the title winning season. Missed 4/6 for City and Leicester. Juan Pablo Angel was a dodgy penalty taker for us. Missed...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 6:19 PM
I thought that if we beat Newcastle, the 100-1 odds would come tumbling down. It’s still 100-1. I’ve put a fiver on it. A good chip dinners worth. IF we have somehow got that spirit back in the team after the comeback from 2-0 down, we could unite as a team. We win the next 3 games (not impossibl...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 1:20 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Though you need to ignore the bit about "two weeks today" Charlton have a mixed history, they had a successful women's team that won a FA Cup and a couple of League Cups, but it was disbanded when the Charlton men's team were relegated from the PL in 2007. It was...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 1:05 PM
I have supported United for six decades and seen many signings that for some reason or another, bombed when they put on the shirt. Here is a short list which I’m sure is not complete. It used to be we’d sign someone who scored against us and such a player is first on the list: Ted MacDougall 126...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 12:07 PM
Biggest nonsense in my opinion. The likes of Martial, Mata, Rashford and co not showing form because JM doesn’t ‘let them off the leash’. Like, are we just making up facts now? Yesterday is no testament to an ideal normality. We should NOT typically line up with just one-centre half, Lukaku, Mata...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 11:40 AM
So, you may have watched Leeds United this year. They play some good football. The most impressive player Leeds own is the young forward, Tyler Roberts, IMO. There is no fancy technique or anything, just a typical Brittish player with a good first touch and some nice footwork. The impressive thin...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 7 10:25 AM
Yesterday was quite comfortably his worse game for us, I think he's been falling off a cliff since mid last season. His legs look completely gone and he's very slow and cumbersome on the ball. I think we need to look at replacing him in the summer, any thoughts on who we should go for? ❤
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 10:22 PM
Not really sure where this belongs Sebastien Rault ‏ @SebastienRault1 1h1 hour ago Lost my wallet in #Manchester after the game from old Trafford to picadilly can’t travel back home tomorrow without it if found please call me +32494905881 I was in the bus Lost wallet
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 9:25 PM
New thread to avoid the Trump thread veering off course. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 8:50 PM
Feck me. Still so much negativity in this place. When your team, the team we all apparently support (declared oppos of course excluded) comes back from 2-0 down with 20 minutes to go to win 3-2, there shouldn’t be anything other than absolute, unadulterated joy. I couldn’t possibly imagine feelin...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 8:40 PM
Rio's speaking a whole lot of sense, so much so it's hard to contest his points. I hope someone has captured that. It must really wind up the manager to be faced with such constructive and well constructed criticism. Anyone watching?
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 8:29 PM
Mourinho was to be sacked regardless of the result and everyone believed this yesterday. What is everyones thoughts? will they wait until tomorrow morning if this is true? Do you think the result could have changed minds despite the narrative of the original story? Did neville change their minds?...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 8:28 PM
might help in their tarnished relationship. Pogba played like a captain tonight
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 7:57 PM
“It wasn’t the substitutions that won the game – it was the desire, mentality and commitment. This is not about me, this is not about the players, this is about the club, and in the second half the players gave absolutely everything. Nothing more to give. “I am 55 years old, I am mature, I can co...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 7:55 PM
Let the discussion begin
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 7:41 PM
It simply has to stop. How many times does this have to be proven? When forced to play, time and time again, we see how good some of these players are. The same pattern has played out for a long time now, we only attack when we are forced.
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 7:27 PM
Well we got the massive comeback we needed at half-time and Jose breathes again. We played with much more speed and risk in the second-half and it paid off. It was shades of years gone by at Old Trafford towards the end as we scored 3 goals in the last 20 minutes to come back from the dead. So wh...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 7:26 PM
This has oft been mentioned as something we haven't had for ages. For all the (deserved at times) criticism he's had recently, Pogba did exactly that in that second half today. He drove us forward and really made things happen, it was great to see even if it shouldn't have been needed for us to c...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 6:30 PM
I believe Rui Faria has always been assistant manager to Jose since his Porto days. And despite the recent years, Jose has been one of the best managers in football. My question is how much Jose was dependent on Rui Faria for his system and tactics? Does his departure have anything to do with how...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 12:09 PM
Posters like myself had been labelled in the anti/pro Mourinho, anti/pro Woodward or anti/pro players camp which I believe is unfair considering that the truth is somehow in the middle. So I thought that we need a thread were we are able to set the scores right. Woodward While being a financial g...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 12:00 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Manchester United to offer David de Gea a new contract to ward off Real Madrid's continued interest The 26-year-old’s current deal runs out in 2019, feasibly making it easier for the European champions to sign him next summer when he only has one year left on his...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 11:13 AM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Who's this Aymen Al-Chelabi?
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 7:26 AM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Apparently, same guy called LvG departure before anyone else or something along those lines, and is relatively credible to boot (or so I’m led to believe). Anyway, not gonna lie just typing this out was a very pleasant experience given what we had to endure this y...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 1:36 AM
Don’t know if theres a thread on this and couldn’t be arsed looking to be honest, but this bastard should be tortured to death. feck a fair trial and the rest of his rights. http://www.thejournal.ie/man-charged-with-rape-of-infant-4270487-Oct2018/?utm_source=shortlink
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 1:33 AM
And by modern day I refer to the likes of Pep, Klopp, Sarri, Poch etc etc is while their ability to craft brilliantly coached football teams is undeniable none have an answer when they simply face a team that's better than them When someone like Mourinho was at their best (and yes this thread has...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 6 1:26 AM
Deserves its own thread really. Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville launched a fierce attack on the club's board after it was reported manager Jose Mourinho will be sacked after Saturday's game with Newcastle. Former England defender Neville told Sky Sports he was "furious" at the idea...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 11:33 PM
Regardless of whether tonights reports are true or not and regardless of whether Mourinho leaves us now, in the summer or when his contract ends where do people think he'll go next? PSG? Could he be the one that finally gives them the tactical advantage to win the UCL? Bayern? Yet to manage in Ge...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 10:53 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Apparently, same guy called LvG departure before anyone else or something along those lines, and is relatively credible to boot (or so I’m led to believe). Anyway, not gonna lie just typing this out was a very pleasant experience given what we had to endure this y...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 10:25 PM
Sky Sports are reporting it. They say regardless of the result, he will be sacked this weekend. The story has been broken early by certain journalists.
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 10:24 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Apparently, same guy called LvG departure before anyone else or something along those lines, and is relatively credible to boot (or so I’m led to believe). Anyway, not gonna lie just typing this out was a very pleasant experience given what we had to endure this y...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 4:42 PM
This has just been a quote on Five Live from Sam Lockhurst at the MEN, talking about Mourinho being hired. The Five Live presenter acted like it was common knowledge. He also said Bobby Charlton hasn’t been at the club all year. What the hell are we doing as a club? How can it be when every singl...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 3:43 PM
I want to buy a soundbar that works well with the TV for music, movies, Playstation etc. Any recommendation? I don't want to spend more than £300.
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 2:49 PM
Since around 25 of us got eliminated leaving @Hephaestus as the winner of the Losers pool in just 4 weeks, I present to you the second version of the pool. If you don't know the drill yet, here's how to play (blatantly copied from the previous thread): Each week, you pick one team to lose their g...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 2:41 PM
This is bizarre. The head of interpIn has gone missing while visiting relatives in China. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 2:40 AM
I was watching Spurs vs Barca yesterday, fantastic game. Barca has an attack of Messi, Coutinho, Suarez. Some random thoughts on world class players: 1. Would you say that all three (Messi, Coutinho, Suarez) are "world class players" today? 2. Do we have any world class players in our squad today...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 1:17 AM
Interesting analysis by the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/oct/04/glazers-manchester-united It says that Mansour has spent £1.3bn on City since 2008. It also says that we have also spent a billion, not on players but for the Glaziers' financing. If we had spent that amount on...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 1:14 AM
For those like me who had the privilege to watch these players and for those supporters who did not. go to Manchester United section in the Manchester Evening News and click on the Rare Busby Babes item. These are the young men, manager and trainers who created the Utd., legend, only Sir Matt and...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 1:08 AM
that you watched live? In tv or in stadium Mine was Arsenal 8-2 and Roma 7-1. What’s yours? The sense of sheer bliss that you get from such a dominating performance is something I missed recently. May the glory times return.
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 5 12:05 AM
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RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 11:35 PM
Or the biggest bottle job ever? How do you lose a game from that position? Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 10:58 PM
T his coming season sees the beginning of a new chapter in football history, a clash of titans, a battle of the ages, and even more hyperbole. Yes, this summer heralds the start of Rodgers versus Gerrard, and never mind all that 'Old Firm' shite. I present to you the Tale Of The Tape: GERRARD Ger...
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 10:05 PM
A 3000 word excerpt, they just changed a few of the words. https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/oct/3/grievance-studies-exposes-college-corruption-hoax-/ full report: https://areomagazine.com/2018/10/02/academic-grievance-studies-and-the-corruption-of-scholarship/
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 8:15 PM
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/feat ny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 6:30 PM
Something a bit silly and hopefully fun but post players who share names with food and drink. Let's see if we can build a team. You can also post names that are words for food and drink in other languages e.g. Chicharito - little pea Declan Rice Patrick Berger Danny Drinkwater Chicharito
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 6:15 PM
Contract expires this summer according to transfermarkt. Should we get him? Can we get him? Will we? That is all. Needed a thread!
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 6:13 PM
I will start by saying that I have created this thread and carried out the analysis within in reaction to the sheer volume of nonsense out there supporting the view that various Utd managers have been adequately backed by the Glazer family. Every time I turn on the TV, tune in to the Radio or hav...
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 4:36 PM
Interesting article in the Guardian. Conn tells us nothing we didn't already know but it might open the eyes of those unfamiliar with our illustrious owners: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/oct/04/glazers-manchester-united
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 3:10 PM
I'm going to take a back seat on this for the time being. However very interested to hear some inputs. Shoot! P.S. concrete answers preferred. Winning games for example without a plan as to how that will happen is not interesting.
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 11:43 AM
If Jose does not last the next few games is Eddie Howe worth a look at?
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 10:28 AM
For me he was Barcelona's most impressive player during preseason and having not seen much of him during the start of the season proper - yesterday he once again caught the eye. Anyone follow his career back in Brazil?
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 4 5:35 AM
https://www.theguardian.com/world/l onesia-sulawesi-rescue-earthquake-deaths-live Surprised no thread for this, tragic news death count is massive