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RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 10:10 PM
Scored his 8th and 9th goal of the season(behing only Falcao and Cavani) and 10 in all comps plus 4assists. He is the third most prolific dribbler in europe, and plays behind the striker. What do you guys think? Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 3:45 PM
There is an admirable side to the Manchester United manager’s uncompromising approach as he ignored criticism and set up his team to wear down Tottenham And then, of course, the sun also rises. On a boisterous, slightly wild day at Old Trafford, Manchester United produced a performance and a resu...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 2:54 PM
Best defences teams in all competitions in a year excluding pre-season/friendly (2017) - Goals conceded per game - 28th October 2017 1. Manchester United conceded 28 goals in 51 games (Goal conceded 0.54 per game) 2. Paris Saint-Germain conceded ​ Best Defensive teams in top 5 league - Stats 2017
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 1:40 PM
Watching MOTD2 day and became aware of something that is probably hindering young Brits getting into the senior squad. The pundits were saying the old Reserve set up was good where young players could play with the ‘men’ who were not currently first team choice yet compete against them and get go...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 1:06 PM
Quotes from Mourinho doing the rounds today. Wasn't happy with the reception Lukaku received by some supporters at Old Trafford - mainly when Lukaku failed to chase a ball, which was greeted with groans. Also wasn't happy with the reception when he replaced Rashford with Martial. Clearly wants to...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 12:19 PM
This guy has not been playing at his level this season so far to my understanding. I desperately wanted us to sign him last Summer. As it stands you'd think he's not an £80m player but maybe his performances are suffering because he missed a chance to move to anoher club. I've read that Diego Sim...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 12:06 PM
Leading the Eredivisie with PSV and averaging a goal a game, currently 22 years old. Do you guys rate him?
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 11:31 AM
Go 1. He played Tyler Blackett for more than 1 minute
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 10:33 AM
A lot has been said about the areas needing additions - winger and fullback being the center of attention. However, it's the creative mid which I think stinks if not more than at least equally as bad as the rest. I though we had enough players there. Number-wise it seems so. With time, the shaky...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 10:28 AM
Apologies if I'm covering old ground here. Watching the game against Spurs and reading the reactions on the match thread, a few points stood out to me. In the first half: Many thought Young was our most creative outlet Herrera, Mkhitaryan and Matic struggled to link midfield to attack Extended pe...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 10:15 AM
Steve & Ryan 17, two top prospects. Ryan is a little further on in his career due to Steve missing a year through injury. Ryan has already made 44 senior appearances at Championship level and is now a fixture in Fulham back 4 as a left back. Steve has made 3 seniors appearances for Fulham this se...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 7:32 AM
it was interesting at the start of the season.. we set some targets for improvement and despite some mixed performances we've done quite well we had put goals and assists as a priority and there was pressure on Lukaku, Rashford, Martial, Mata, Mhiki and Lingard to have an impact Lukaku has done r...
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 6:41 AM
At Eppleton CW Kick off 12pm GMT Live on MUTV and Sunderland facebook page
RedCafe.net - Sun Oct 29 1:29 AM
As per the title, if Cristiano Ronaldo had absolutely zero interest in moving to Spain and was 100% commited to us, how would we have fared post his exit. Obviously we'd have been a great side for many more years, but how much better, do we think? More PL titles, many more CL trophies etc?
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 7:08 PM
Seldom does football provide such heartwarming stories, yet that is exactly the case for Cosmin Lambru's professional debut as the 18-year-old made his first senior appearance whilst wearing a prosthetic arm. Despite being involved in a serious car accident at age eight, he was hit by a truck and...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 6:49 PM
http://www.marca.com/en/football/barcelona/2017/10/27/59f245d546163f605a8b4614.html Interesting report. Barca recently published financial figures that were very impressive. However, included the revenues from player sales (Neymar) so that was highly misleading as that is not what other clubs do....
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 6:18 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Any one seen this Not funny but the guy deserves a 5 matches ban.
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 3:42 PM
I beg that I can have a thread where people won't just laugh & some of the people who believe in this can have a thread on this. Alot of the people who actually do believe that LVG has helped us progress have to talk through messages instead. The 352 is ingrained in our squad; just as the 433 was...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 3:37 PM
If Jose believes Martial, Rashford, Lukaku and a 10 is not balanced enough for his liking, we could always go 5-2-3. The issue with that though is that one of Martial or Rashford have to be on the right hand side, and in terms of build up play through central area's it isn't ideal as it would rel...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 3:31 PM
Salty reflections on the "Yanited" game :- :Lukaku hits the post: Announcer: JUST LISTEN TO OLD TRAFFORD NOW!! Crowd: dead silence Jesus they try hard to make Old Trafford a powerhouse of old Click to expand Oh feck off you financial doping fecking Glazer sucking fecks Click to expand Oh well we...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 3:05 PM
I beg that I can have a thread where people won't just laugh & some of the people who believe in this can have a thread on this. Alot of the people who actually do believe that LVG has helped us progress have to talk through messages instead. The 352 is ingrained in our squad; just as the 433 was...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 3:04 PM
.. VS Date - Tuesday, October 31 2017 Kickoff Time - 1945 Hrs BST Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester ​ Manchester United vs Benfica
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 2:47 PM
Matic being added in as a shield to guys like jones and smalling who can look shaky when bombarded is the final piece. Incredible goalkeeper, great centre halves, a brilliant shield from midfield, Valencia is always reliable and while we need a left back we are performing fine there. This is what...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 2:46 PM
Do we have a history with this failed manager that I can't remember? It's not that he was saying united weren't good going forward today, that's fair, it's the venom that was in his voice as he moaned about mourinho culminating in "what are we supposed to do just big them up because they're Man U...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 2:26 PM
Man Utd 1:0 Tottenham - Martial (81')
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 2:26 PM
One is a winner of trophies, the other has built expertise on how to lose. I'll take 3 points over tap dancing every day of the week.
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 2:08 PM
One of the highlights of this 2017 / 2018 season has been the intriguing battle between Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial. In playing time terms, they have both been given their chances and we have seen what they can do this season. I'll cut through the chase: who is or who has been better, Mar...
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 8:38 AM
Kick off at 12:30 pm
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 4:04 AM
Fixtures: League Table:
RedCafe.net - Sat Oct 28 1:51 AM
Here we go Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 11:27 PM
All the following is taken from http://www.megaleague.org/ . What do you think about? THE PROBLEM In the modern globalised world, clubs from smaller countries in Southeastern Europe have become football dwarfs. The limited financial resources they posses impact negatively their competitiveness, a...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 9:31 PM
In a world of Theo Walcott, Memphis Depay and Oxlade Chamberlain on £100, 000 a week, Sharpey seems to get more valued as the years go on for me. What a player he was. Real shame how his career ended up. Should have been one of those players who was still here in his late 30s. Says a lot about...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 4:00 PM
So i think most would agree that one sign of a truly great coach/manager is his ability to greatly improve the players that are already at the club when they arrive. Of course the transfer window is important as some players are simply not good enough, but to come in and get the best out of what...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 3:06 PM
We've a new single out. Feel free to share your opinion. I don't mind. Just appreciate anyone who takes the time to listen. Posted in the General because just seemed like the place to post it Thanks
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 2:52 PM
In a interview with Thierry Henry, Zlatan says that the injury prolonged his career just so he can prove a injury won't decide how he retires from top football. Reading this I can't help to think how important a personality like his is in a squad and how much the younger players can learn from hi...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 2:51 PM
Tidbits from the press conference currently underway: Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 2:43 PM
Anybody from Spain could tell us if the government will use force to stop this referendum? That could be bad and drag Spain to terrorism and more provinces requesting a referendum imo.
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 1:54 PM
http://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news 917722.html?intcmp=fifacom_hp_module_news_top The FIFA Council convened today in Kolkata, India, and decided on a few important elements related to the FIFA World Cup™ – for both next year’s edition in Russia and the future of football’s showpiece competition....
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 1:53 PM
Err Manchester United have now officially been world club champions twice following a ruling by Fifa on Friday. The council of the sport's world governing body said it had officially recognised the winners of the Intercontinental Cup, which was staged between 1960 and 2004, as club world champion...
RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 10:34 AM
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RedCafe.net - Fri Oct 27 10:27 AM
Thought this was worthy of its own thread. Kicks off today with Australia vs. England, the underdogs currently 4-0 up! I quite like rugby league and went to the England v Ireland match in 2013 when it was held over here. Doubt anyone will stop the Aussies (if they pull their finger out today!) bu...
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 26 10:45 PM
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/sport/luke-shaw-nearer-to-manchester-united-exit-gwsp6vqp2 Hopefully we sign Ghoulam or another good LB in January then.
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 26 8:18 PM
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RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 26 7:58 PM
Some interesting names in the top 20. Bundesliga is the best attended league generally, it would seem. We really need to think about that stadium expansion though. Upping the attendance to 90000 would put us in a different stratosphere to everyone else and consolidate our position as the most val...
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 26 5:13 PM
The draw is on now.
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 26 4:24 PM
Talk.
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 26 11:43 AM
http://www.skysports.com/football/n romelu-lukaku-in-matt-le-tissiers-combined-xi
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 26 11:39 AM
So, I read an article in the Guardian about how an online community, MyFootballClub took over Ebbsfleet United and how things went from bad to worse after a bright start. Members raised money and voted on which club to take over. They also voted on decisions like who should pick the match day squ...
RedCafe.net - Thu Oct 26 10:31 AM
Now for those who listen to the United Hour podcast on the latest one I pointed out that the reason I believe Mkhi has been so ineffective is because Pogba being on the pitch gives him more freedom and space to run as well as Pogba being a fantastic passer. So with a small push from @Roosney I de...
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 11:26 PM
MOST VALUABLE BRANDS TEAMS - Current brand value 1) Dallas Cowboys - £676million 2) New York Yankees - £519m 3) Los Angeles Lakers - £449m 4) Manchester United - £425m 5) Barcelona - £405m 6) New England Patriots - £391m 7) Real Madrid - £385m 8) New York Knicks - £381m 9) Boston Red Sox - £346m...
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 10:18 PM
As it says on the tin really. One man band?
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 8:46 PM
Turned into a really good player over the last 18 months or so. Personally, really like watching him play. What does the Caf think? Only 25, an option (cheaper than others) that we should look to explore?
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 8:21 PM
Very interesting article on espnfc. Mods may want to sticky this thread and update the counter each matchday. http://www.espnfc.us/club/mancheste -80-year-streak-for-manchester-united-academy 3, 883 games and counting: Rashford continues United academy streak Marcus Rashford has already followed...
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 7:25 PM
Incorrect forum.
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 5:31 PM
Please observe performance against Napoli. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date I don't know about his reaction time, but Milan seems to be fast enough, intelligent with his positioning and is not fazed when coming head to head with shifty players. He needs to clean up his clearance distance a bit, b...
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 5:00 PM
I just read something about Reus and i mentioned Jack Wilshire, and that got me thinking. What's the best team you could make with constantly injured players? . GK . Jones woodgate King LB . Wilshire Khedira . Rues Bale Robben . Ronaldo
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 4:43 PM
Italy and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will retire at the end of the season unless his club win the Champions League. The 39-year-old hopes to play in next summer's World Cup and would extend his career for the Club World Cup if Juventus won Europe's elite trophy. The Serie A side have be...
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 11:36 AM
I have mentioned this in a few other threads and seen a few people make similar comments about our bad passing in both the attacking third and building up. Maybe I care a little bit too much about passing but it really gets to me when I see our players not able to spot these things on the pitch....
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 11:24 AM
The Copa del rey round of 32 first leg starts today.
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 7:42 AM
A lot of people (myself included) thought there were a lot of silly criticisms of Guardiola (e.g. a mannequin could've won the treble with Barca) prior to coming to the PL. In his first few months his team was playing some unbelievable football and steaming through teams. Since then they've looke...
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 5:26 AM
Bild claims he's out til next spring recovering from his knee injury, but that Arsenal and United are interested, and that his contract is up in 19 and it will be his last chance for a big contract. http://sportbild.bild.de/fussball/2 united-real-madrid-sancho-53618682.sport.html
RedCafe.net - Wed Oct 25 12:41 AM
Please observe performance against Napoli. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date I don't know about his reaction time, but Milan seems to be fast enough, intelligent with his positioning and is not fazed when coming head to head with shifty players. He needs to clean up his clearance distance a bit, b...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 24 9:56 PM
Go Swansea 0:1 Manchester United (Lingard 21) Swansea 0:2 Manchester United (Lingard 59)
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 24 9:47 PM
Let the discussion begin
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 24 4:58 PM
Mourinho is getting a lot of stick for the way he sets us up. But how dangerous would we actually be if we were set up to attack and leave ourselves as open and vulnerable at the back as attacking teams do? One of the major caveats of attacking football is that you control the play and make the o...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 24 4:56 PM
Lazio fans are just disgusting. They are a bunch of fascists who should never be allowed to attend a football game. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41735534
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 24 3:25 PM
The myth that: Mata Miki Marcus Martial Have played particularly well this season baffles me. I’ve watched every match we have played and I don’t think any of these guys have put in a performance above a 7 in a single game. It baffles me when people blame Mourinho for our attacks impotence. The p...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 24 3:24 PM
A lad at work said that if you picked amongst our, City's and Spurs' squads, only De Gea would have a sniff of getting in a combined first XI (and if he had to settle for Lloris, it's no tangible loss). I tried to make a case for Pogba, Matic and Bailly and he had none of it. So what...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 24 1:29 PM
I don't just mean middling players who moved on because they weren't getting game time, or players that got bought without much fuss or expectation, I mean those players who were expected to carry top level performance over to their new, big club and were calamities every time they stepped foot o...
RedCafe.net - Tue Oct 24 3:50 AM
Over the years, most if not all of the top, dominant teams have been backed with an incredible defence. Whether that be the early Milan teams or even us with Vidic and Ferdinand. These days there isn't many defenders you can think of off the top of your head that just stand out from the others fo...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 11:19 PM
The Brabant killers (aka Nivelles gang) were responsible for 28 deaths and 40 injured people throughouts the 80s in Belgium. Apparently the leader of the gang confessed his involvement to his brother in 2015. This information was made public a few days ago. It seems Belgian law enforcement was ti...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 9:25 PM
2017 Ballon d'Or Shortlist Neymar (PSG) Luka Modric (Real Madrid) Paulo Dybala (Juventus) Marcelo (Real Madrid) N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) Luis Suarez (Barcelona) Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) Dries Mertens (Napoli) Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester Ci...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 8:27 PM
I realise I leave it blank for days, or ignore it entirely as if in some sort of denial. Do you fill it in with a clear head, or with emotions from the game still attached? Do you fill it in at all?
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 7:15 PM
2017 Ballon d'Or Shortlist Neymar (PSG) Luka Modric (Real Madrid) Paulo Dybala (Juventus) Marcelo (Real Madrid) N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) Luis Suarez (Barcelona) Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool) Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) Dries Mertens (Napoli) Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester Ci...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 6:01 PM
So reckon the Telegraph Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Would be a tricky job but I think there are at least 3 worse teams in the league than them so survival should be achievable in the short term.
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 5:31 PM
Chelsea: 8W 2D 1L Spurs: 8W 2D 1L United: 7W 4D 0L Everton: 7W 3D 1L City: 6W 3D 2L Liverlol: 4W 4D 3L Arsenlol: 5W 1D 5L PL form table. Last 11 games. In order. With all the hyperbole over Liverpool's manager this season is the other merseyside main man being overlooked? He's earlier in his proj...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 2:40 PM
Move confirmed. I still think Madrid are a better team in Europe. One year loan deal with obligation to buy.
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 2:19 PM
Last game against Huddersfield showed us, how vulnerable we are as a side, when we're behind. MouMou's preference of controlling the match and keeping a tight structure throughout the lines is key to figuring where and how to utilise our attacks most effeciently. However, when we're behind agains...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 2:06 PM
As a kid watching the Serie A in the late 80s-early 90s I was blessed in analysing some of the best defenders in the world on a nearly weekly basis. The likes of Baresi, Maldini, Nesta, Cannavaro and Zanetti were simply immense while other players like Blanc, Costacurta, Aldair and Bergomi might...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 1:38 PM
About time too. Moyes IN?
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 12:44 PM
Growing up in the 90's I heard this term quite a lot. I'm a third generation United supporter, so I never took it too personally. Then the oil money arrived in the Premier League, and there was that term again, this time aimed at Chelsea & City supporters. When Ferguson retired we got Moyes, but...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 11:34 AM
I live in London and I've been toying with the idea of getting a Spurs season ticket or at least membership if the former are not available. I love watching live football and there are many pros to Spurs at the moment. They are playing very watchable football, they are relatively close by and tic...
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 9:33 AM
At Leigh Sports Village Kick off at 7pm BST Live on MUTV
RedCafe.net - Mon Oct 23 7:30 AM
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 - Mon Oct 23 12:24 AM
Did they improve significantly under Guardiola or were they already that good before he became Barca's coach?