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RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 1 3:02 AM
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RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 1 2:28 AM
Obviously we have some positions where we aren't quite sure our best options and other areas where we have multiple options of similar quality so who do you lot think are our nailed on starters in Premier League games? IMO - De Gea, Valencia, Bailly, Matic, Herrera, Pogba, Lukaku Think it's most...
RedCafe.net - Tue Aug 1 12:49 AM
What's going to happen there and what would you like to see happen there?
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 11:09 PM
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/article-4747584/amp/Man-Utd-set-Tinder-12m-year-sleeve-sponsor.html Would be reportedly worth more than any other sleeve sponsorships and what a company to partner with.
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 10:11 PM
How times have changed. In the past they had so many candidates to host the games that the host was selected on the basis of how much they could bribe the IOC. Nowadays they can't even give the bloody thing away. Discuss.
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 9:37 PM
I'm high over the moon right now! Let's get this discussion going!!! 1. De Gea 2. Lindelaouf? 3. Bailly 4. Jones 5. Rojo 6. Pogba 7. 8. Mata 9. (Lukaku?) 10. ̶W̶a̶y̶n̶e̶ ̶R̶o̶o̶n̶e̶y̶ 11. Martial 12. Smalling 13. 14. Lingard 15. Januzaj 16. Carrick 17. Blind 18. Young 19. Rashford 20. Romero 21....
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 9:06 PM
1) Lukaku 2) Rashford 3) Mkhitaryan 4) Martial 5) Pogba
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 9:04 PM
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RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 7:37 PM
Just watching Transfer Centre and they're on about us spending £169m WTF?!?!? Now Lukaku cost 75, Lindelof 30ish, and Matic rumoured to be 35. With any other figures being dependent on success, why are they being reported as fact? Unrelated they have an agent wondering why Bar a would let Neymar...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 7:34 PM
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RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 7:30 PM
Surprised there isn't any threads on this unless I missed it. My great great uncle Jack died on this day 100 years ago on the first day of the battle. He was 19 years old and went over the top facing unimaginable horrors and knowing death was pretty much certain. Rest in peace to all involved in...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 6:41 PM
So Darron Gibson got drunk after Sunderland's 5-0 preseason loss and slated his fellow teammates Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date And then there's this Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 6:21 PM
A supposed exodus is on the horizon at PSG once/if Neymar arrives. Blaise Matuidi, Angel Di Maria, Lucas, Serge Aurier, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Jese & Hatem Ben Arfa all touted to be available, possibly more? Anyone you'd like your club to go in for?
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 5:32 PM
So we got the best keeper in the league, there's no question about that. No team has a better backup keeper either. Our defense is probably 3rd best, but that's mainly because of the LB position being so weak. We all know that Mourinho being in charge is like having an extra defender, so we're no...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 4:50 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Done. 3 years is a surprise, option for a 4th I guess.
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 4:50 PM
'There's no feeling in the world like shooting an endangered elephant': Arsenal owner launches TV channel dedicated to trophy hunting Arsenal’s majority shareholder, Stan Kroenke , has come under Click to expand Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke launches TV channel dedicated to trophy hunting
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 4:49 PM
I think we have done great business thus far in the market, filling some needed gaps, but we have not yet addressed our biggest challenge from last year. Right now we just do not have that player that can grab a game, and make a difference when needed. Someone that is creative, can take players o...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 4:32 PM
I subscribe to The Times "The Game" (which is good) and The Guardian's "Football Weekly" (which is great) but are there any other's I''m missing out on? I can't be arsed making my own mind up by actually bothering to subscribe to random new ones - on the off chance they're half-decent - so over t...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 4:09 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Done. 3 years is a surprise, option for a 4th I guess.
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 4:06 PM
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RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 3:42 PM
Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, commonly referred to as PSG, is a French professional association football club based in Paris, whose first team play in the highest tier of French football, the Ligue 1. The team was formed in 1970 by the merger of Paris FC and Stade Saint-Germain. Having clinc...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 2:48 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date @ ManUtd have been charged with breaching UEFA anti-doping regulations & fined €10, 000 following the Europa League final Daley Blind has been charged for violation and non-compliance of the doping procedure, and has been fined €5,...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 2:47 PM
Excellent talent of City, going to leave them either this or next season. We're interested(as our Arsenal, Spurs, Dortmund and RB) http://www.manchestereveningnews.co nsfer-news/man-utd-news-jadon-sancho-13409174 Manchester United are competing with Arsenal and Tottenham to sign unsettled Manches...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 2:39 PM
Lately, there seems to be a consensus that if a player is 28 and above, he isn't a worthwhile investment and will quickly fade away in a couple of seasons. Naturally, the peak period and the longevity of a player varies from case to case. I'd also try to define (obviously subjective, so stick you...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 1:57 PM
http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/38014711 Premier League clubs have agreed further talks on the possibility of introducing safe standing at grounds. Top flight and Championship stadiums have to be all-seater since terraces were outlawed in the aftermath of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Initial...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 11:22 AM
(Or played for him at two different clubs) Ricardo Carvalho Played for Mourinho at Porto, Chelsea and Real Madrid. At 6 foot 0 Centre Back who could play as a full back. He has fallen out a number of times with Jose, but normally remained a trusted servant. Paulo Ferreira Another Porto player tha...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 9:27 AM
I started this on the current affairs section of a basketball forum I moderate, did not gain much traction there but I thought this might be a better place. There's some quality long read content generated by the likes of The Guardian, The Lit Hub, The Atlantic etc and I thought this might be a g...
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 8:51 AM
1 - https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2017/jul/31/premier-league-2017-18-preview-arsenal - 6th
RedCafe.net - Mon Jul 31 1:10 AM
In an interview today on Skysport (Sunday 30 July), the Arsenal manager predicted that the present transfer system would collapse in favour of a system that would see more and more clubs allowing players to run down their contracts and move on to other clubs if they don't want to renew their cont...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 10:40 PM
Pogba, Lukaku, Bailly, Fellaini, Valencia amongst others Is there any other team that has more hard men? Add in the pending transfer of Matic who is hard and then maybe the return of Ibra, I think we might have the toughest team in the league. What say you?
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 9:14 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date On a free , surely someone to consider, he was an assisting machine under Mourinho. He's better than all of our attacking midfielders. He got a lot of stick last season but he still delivered 12 goals and 14 assists for Arsenal and we've got nobody capable of thes...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 8:40 PM
http://www.101greatgoals.com/news/man-united-talks-trabzonspor-midfielder/ Reports are claiming that Trabzonspor wants Fellaini. What makes this worth considering is that there is a quote of the club's president, Muharrem Usta, in which Fellaini is specifically mentioned. Here it is: We are focus...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 8:33 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Jose Mourinho wants a reunion with Nemanja Matic. The Manchester United manager is determined to sign a dominant holding midfielder this summer to succeed Michael Carrick and bring the best out of Paul Pogba. Click to expand Nemanja Matic| BBC says deal agreed
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 7:36 PM
This one seems to such a contentious and divisive issue of late especially in regards to our two most likely signings in Matic and Perisic. I understand (and tend to agree with) the more measured argument that Jose should be afforded every possible resource to develop the team in a way which he s...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 3:12 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Jose Mourinho wants a reunion with Nemanja Matic. The Manchester United manager is determined to sign a dominant holding midfielder this summer to succeed Michael Carrick and bring the best out of Paul Pogba. Click to expand Nemanja Matic|40m fee agreed- SSN
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 1:30 PM
Not sure what to call this thread but anyway, This isn't a new thing, it got implemented in 2014 but the FA basically banned any English club employee from betting on any football. The thing is, I recently got hired to work on the kiosks on matchdays at a football club and they told me I can't be...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 1:18 PM
Ok, so this is a kids movie based on kids books. It's also the epitomy of schoolboy toilet humour. I just took my 8 year old son and his friend to see it, and loved it. If you have kids, take them. From the whoopee cushion concert to the flick-o-rama, it was very funny indeed.
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 9:01 AM
Just been on the united site to try to get my kid some united stuff to wear. Outside of kits there doesn't seem to be anything for ages 2 - 5. Am i going blind? Any other parents able to find anything? Wasn't sure where to put this, sorry if its in the wrong place.
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 8:22 AM
http://www.101greatgoals.com/news/man-united-talks-trabzonspor-midfielder/ Reports are claiming that Trabzonspor wants Fellaini. What makes this worth considering is that there is a quote of the club's president, Muharrem Usta, in which Fellaini is specifically mentioned. Here it is: We are focus...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 7:50 AM
Just been on the united site to try to get my kid some united stuff to wear. Outside of kits there doesn't seem to be anything for ages 2 - 5. Am i going blind? Any other parents able to find anything? Wasn't sure where to put this, sorry if its in the wrong place.
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 4:21 AM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic? - 195cm Nemanja Matic? - 194cm Maroune Fellaini - 194cm Chris Smalling - 194cm Sergio Romero - 192cm Paul Pogba - 191cm Romelu Lukaku - 191cm David De Gea - 189cm Michael Carrick - 189cm Joel Periera - 188cm Ivan Perisic? - 187cm Eric Bailly - 187cm Victor Lindelof - 187cm Mar...
RedCafe.net - Sun Jul 30 1:12 AM
Couldn't find a thread on him in the Transfer Forum. It seems Barcelona are definitely in for him. I think he's a bit underrated on here and would be a huge blow to Liverpool. Do we think he will move this summer or next?
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 11:36 PM
Want was your mood after that goal went in. Being so close to number 20 only to be snatched away in the final minutes. There was not word in this house after that goal went in not a friggin word. Hate to be in Manchester right now, for those that are there now what is the mood like from the...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 10:09 PM
The EPL thread got me thinking of the relative all-time strength of the top three European Leagues. The rule is a single player can only appear in one of the XIs and only their form from that particular league applies (I've tried to use a three year average peak) Note these sides aren't designed...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 4:44 PM
This just sickens you to the core. Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 3:34 PM
The Guardian's all-time Premier League 11 is crazy right back is a particular highlight. Honestly, I can't imagine what they were thinking. Here's the lineup in case you don't want to click the link: Cech Jones Adams Stam Cole Ronaldo Scholes Gerrard Giggs Henry Shearer ​ The Guardian's all-time...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 2:17 PM
Deserves its own thread. Surely the best own goal ever scored? Does anyone have a video I can post here for those who haven't seen it?
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 1:56 PM
Seen we're linked with him again tomorrow in the papers and we've been linked with him quite a bit over the past few months, we're obviously in the market for a defensive midfielder so what do you all think of Dier ? Personally he reminds me of a bit of Owen Hargreaves in that he just does all th...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 12:58 PM
Neymar storming out of training, possibly never to meet his team mates again. Pierre Van Hooydonk went on strike at Forest, came back and his team mates didn't want to celebrate with him after he scored. Which player has thrown his toys out of the pram the furthest?
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 11:33 AM
Thought it would be nice to have a thread where we can post funny or interesting Utd related tweets (or other media), that if posted in other threads would potentially derail them. Basically the non-transfer stuff. Here's one I just saw this morning to kick us off! Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 9:20 AM
http://www.spiegel.de/international t-the-entire-football-industry-a-1159150.html Following DER SPIEGEL's Football Leaks revelations, Cristiano Ronaldo could now face trial on tax-related charges. His fans are outraged, while others inlcuding the president of UEFA are furious -- at players' agent...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 8:48 AM
So another month nearly comes to an end and we have improved by one senior player since the end of June. Is this going to be enough? Will Woody and Mourinho pull a surprise out of the hat before the season starts? Will the never ending saga of Perisic or Matic go on and on until its too late? Or...
RedCafe.net - Sat Jul 29 7:00 AM
Lots of talk recently about the crazy transfer fees being paid this summer. I agree with Jose that it's the fees being paid for run of the mill players and players who play in traditionally less glamorous positions that is what is most shocking about the market. Strikers and star midfielders will...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 10:15 PM
Paul McGrath - Le God Post 1 & 2 - Videos and Footage of Paul McGrath Post 3 - Short Profile Post 4 - Quotes & Points for discussion Please feel free to contribute and express your thoughts on Paul McGrath (from what you've heard or read about him thus far), your opinions on the footage above and...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 7:16 PM
Pakistan village council orders 'revenge rape' of girl A villager points to the house where a teenage girl was raped in Muzaffarabad, Multan Some 20 people from Multan, Pakistan, have been arrested for ordering the rape of a teenage girl, in revenge for a rape her brother allegedly committed. Pol...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 5:21 PM
I think this is a massive weakness in our team at the moment - this is where goals are created, and often scored to supplement the striker's goals, and I think we are very weak in this area compared to our rivals. Let's look at us vs our domestic rivals - goals and assists in the Premier League l...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 5:00 PM
I was thinking about this over the last couple of days. If Neymar moves to PSG that would likely mean Coutinho moves to Barcelona. As a United fan not only would this weaken a rival team for the top 4 but we can also have a good laugh at the scousers losing their best player. From a football fan...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 2:39 PM
Anyone played it? Not out in Europe yet but I ordered it on Ebay a few days ago so it will probably arrive in March next year hehe. It's a action rpg that is supposed to be one of the most difficult games ever. Gamespot even gave it game of the year all platforms included.
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 2:13 PM
Nik @Rood , Alex @Alock1 and Ashwin @AR87 gather round to discuss our pre-season tour so far, inbound transfers and whether or not the departed Wayne Rooney is a 'legend' As always, you can listen on the player above or find us on ITunes & any other Podcast apps. Podomatic (download): United Hour...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 10:40 AM
The secrets behind Man United's youth success Former Manchester United youth team coach Paul McGuinness reveals how the club develop resilience in their next generation How important is mental resilience if a player wants to make it to the top? You’re always trying to develop the end profile of a...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 8:43 AM
There are various threads on each team and an interesting one on the strength of our own squad, but I don't think you can fully access our own squad strength without comparing it to our competition. So this is a thread to discuss the comparative strengths and weaknesses of: Chelsea, Spurs, Liverp...
RedCafe.net - Fri Jul 28 12:01 AM
A vague leak about GTA 6 has surfaced http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s -2-sequel-latest-actor-tim-neff-a7863391.html http://www.dailystar.co.uk/tech/gam uto-game-Red-Dead-Redemption-2-Tim-Neff-actor sorry not sorry about Daily Star but it explains it better It wouldn't surprise me if they did...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 10:59 PM
@Damien I couldn't find the original thread for this so started a new one, please merge if it's a problem. New trailer out,
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 9:18 PM
Really slow forum time atm, so I was just reminiscing about times gone by, and thinking about some of the truly memorable PL goals , a few that stick out for me as I'm thinking (for me at least) - Ronaldo's free kick v Portsmouth RVN's halfway line dribble 03 Essien's curl v Arsenal 06 Lampard's...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 8:40 PM
Thinking about this just now, how do you think Glazers are reacting to development in current state of football? The prices for average players are now £50 million. They're bound to be thinking: is it worth investing that much money into the club every summer whilst taking probably less dividends...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 6:52 PM
TEAM OB/NM PG: Isiah Thomas | SG: Manu Ginobili | PF: Karl Malone | SF: Lebron James | C : Kevin Garnet | SUBS - Steve Nash, Dominique Wilkins, Alonzo Mourning, Peja Stojakovic, Kevin Johnson. We will start with Isiah, James, Malone, Ginobili, and Garnet. We will be starting off with Isiah at PG....
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 3:49 PM
Saw this in the side menu on youtube. Clicked on it for the hell of it. Laughed a lot. Remembered seeing most of this stuff at the time I then thought 'does this look like a real player, or some sort of FIFA/PES char with all-maxxed stats ?' So my next thought was what would he look like to those...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 2:46 PM
VS TEAM HARMS TEAM ENIGMA/SJOR Team harms Building a perfect 4-4-2 is a must for every drafter. The supposed simplicity of that formation highlights every little imperfection, and it becomes an Reality-Monopoly Draft - SF: harms vs Enigma/Sjor
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 1:59 PM
NERDS! Is this any good for the money? Not really looking to spend more than £600. The spec is here, this one is £550 Spoiler Processor • AMD Athlon X4-860K Processor • 2MB L2 Cache CPU Cooler • AMD Stock Cooler Motherboard • Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-HD2 Motherboard Memory • 8GB DDR3 1600MHz • Configu...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 1:48 PM
Does anyone know why they have such a weird format? I'd never watched it until Colbert took over, but I find it really hard to watch. Why is there a guy stood off to one side whose only job seems to be to play random bits of music when Colbert says anything funny, and to throw in constant little...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 12:31 PM
This may be the greatest football club statement ever. For context, Wicklow County is the local council in which Bray is situated in Ireland. Bray Wanderers FC can now officially confirm the club is financially stable for the foreseeable future and have a vision for the future unrivaled by any ot...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 11:29 AM
6m30s in. What's going on here then? Predictions please!
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 11:23 AM
Harder than the best XI. First team regulars but not necessarily first choice. Problem is, I've forgotten a lot of them Taibi Rb CB CB LB Fellaini Cleverley CM RW LW Forlan If only Forlan realised his potential for us. We've always done pretty well for strikers, but he was so bad in his time here...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 11:18 AM
Last season some huge names stepped down from their thrones. Lahm, Terry, TOTTI. The way they and several other legends before them have been celebrated is nothing but outstanding. These guys absolutely own the game. This had me thinking about our legends. Just what the hell is wrong when our all...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 11:11 AM
Manchester United will tomorrow send a scout to the game between Antwerp and Anderlecht, according to reports in the Belgian media. It’s been claimed the Premier League side will be casting an eye over Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker. De Morgen have confirmed Manchester United are on the...
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 10:08 AM
Rene Maric, one of the authors of the football tactics blog "spielverlagerung.de" resp. "spielvelagerung.com", landed a job as a member of RB Salzburgs coaching staff. http://www.zeit.de/sport/2017-07/fussballtrainer-red-bull-salzburg-rene-maric-champions-league
RedCafe.net - Thu Jul 27 2:39 AM
Use this thread to predict events for the forthcoming season. It can be anything from top goalscorer to manager sackings to random events. Then when it comes true, come back and quote yourself and revel in the glory. I'll start things off. Man city will win the league Barcelona will finish 3rd an...
RedCafe.net - Wed Jul 26 9:07 PM
Anyone watched this? Just finished S02 today. I must say, I didn't find it as good as S01 and I found it hard to relate to the 'stars' of the show like I did S01, too. Pretty good sports documentary on Netflix, however, if that's your thing.
RedCafe.net - Wed Jul 26 2:18 PM
http://www.skysports.com/football/n -interested-in-monaco-defender-benjamin-mendy What do you think about him?
RedCafe.net - Wed Jul 26 2:04 PM
Tweet — Twitter API (@user) date Although I love the sport, this isn't good and doesn't make nice reading. 110 of 111 is undeniable and i'm interested to see what will come from this. Obviously you have both sides kicking off already, with those that wish to ban contact sports up in arms using th...
RedCafe.net - Wed Jul 26 1:24 PM
PickledRed said: ↑ It's a talking point to score points. It's like bringing up Di Maria for the purposes of winning an argument. Yawn. The market is ballooning. If VVD becomes the most expensive defender ever it's because the crazy market allows it. TV money has rendered past transfer records obs...
RedCafe.net - Wed Jul 26 12:16 PM
https://www.sporcle.com/games/g/fifa_100 How many of the 125 best living players, as selected by Pele in 2004, can you name? Managed to get 57 myself, but suspect many of you could do better.
RedCafe.net - Wed Jul 26 10:39 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 - Wed Jul 26 3:32 AM
I know its hard to compete financially with the oil clubs but it seems like in this summer the gap has widened significantly. With PSG willing to destroy the world record for Neymar and Citeh seemingly willing to buy Mbappe and the PL title all fees quoted that dwarf our massive outlay on Lukaku....