Alan Smith

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    Twisted_Woody Full Member

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    Before someone starts shouting wrong forum, which they will regardless of this because most people on here are illiterate mongs this has to do with Manchester United.

    I noticed the wiki was lacking a bio on Alan Smith so I thought I'd write one up.

    Basically I want to do it in a similar style to my Ruud Van Nistelrooy 'bio'. For those who don't know what I'm talking about, go read the RVN 'bio'.

    Ok, so lets begin. Give me your thoughts on Alan Smith as a player during his time at United. Goals, this he said, things he did, anything and everything.

    For example, the first time Alan Smith stood out for me was when he scored that cracker against Norwich City, then a short while later he saved us again against Blackburn.

    There are many more I bet. Lets not forget his injury and comeback (he was in the lineup that beat Roma 7-1).
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    Twisted_Woody Full Member

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    :confused::confused::confused:
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    RedDevilCanuck Quite dreamy - blue eyes, blond hair, tanned skin

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    His performance against Chelsea.

    United winning the League Cup and all wearing "For Smudge" teeshirts in the celebrations.
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    Boss Melodramatic, attention seeking space-attacker

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    I think he was a decent player, not Manchester United standard but his will and determination made him a very loveable guy. He scored some very good goals for us and gave 100% on the pitch which I appreciate.
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    Twisted_Woody Full Member

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    His time at United please. Honestly

    Mongs.
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    I was thinking about him today.Is he still at Newcastle?
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    He said once that United was first than a recall to the England side
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    SharkyMcShark Horrified

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    My favourite Alan Smith moment was without a doubt his goal against Roma. We'd all hoped after that he'd get the mkonkey off his back and start scoring again, but unfortunately he didn't, although he did provide a phenomenal amount of assists for the amount of games he played that season.
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    I remember Fergie saying he could be the replacement for Keano because of his temperament and determination.
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    I still remember Old Trafford giving him a standing ovation when he got sent off against us playing for Newcastle. Good recognition for a player that always gave 100% for the club during the bad years. Fantastic performance against Chelsea in 2005.
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    TonyMontana Banned

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    That assist to Rooney against Bolton :drool:
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    B Cantona Desperate

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    Ay was a decent game for a friendly. No wasn''t on said bus, was that what all the black smoke in the air was about? I was at the torch pre match after picking up my tickets at the stadium because united are completely fecking useless

    I couldn't get in contact had no net, expect to see you at some point in the near future mind
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    B Cantona Desperate

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    What do you want? A thread full of cock sucking or honest opinions

    I didn't want to sign him, he was never good enough, and I wasn't sad in the slightest to see him leave. I got behind him at the time as i always do because he was a united player. He isn't now, and I fancy I echo the thoughts of plenty united supporters. Perhaps not though the sort that would post ina smith cock sucking thread though
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    Twisted_Woody Full Member

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    That's what I want to hear.

    You know, an actual opinion.

    No one called this an 'Alan Smith Cocksucking thread'. I just want opinions, whatever they may be.

    Brad, you seriously need to grow up. Not every thread about a player involves strictly plaudits or trash talk. I expected more from you.

    In fact you have given me an idea of how to start the wiki entry. So I guess I should thank you for that.
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    Boss Melodramatic, attention seeking space-attacker

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    My personal fave Smith moment had to be the game where we won against Chelsea in the 2006/07 season where he was utilized in midfield and was putting in hard crunching tackles all game. The atmosphere that day was amazing and his gutsy perfomance contributed to that. He took no prisoners.

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    Loved him.

    But. Not close to being a good enough player.
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    yeah it was..blew up in the car park facing wembley way. I thought Wembley was on fire for a moment...it was certainly the best United match there so far. Seems like they've sorted the pitch out finally. I got there late anyway as I was hungover...nothing like 90 thousand people shouting at you to sort that out.

    anyway....Alan Smith was alright...I wouldn't give him too much praise though TW, he isn't on RVN's level by a long shot. It should read..

    came here, was alright, broke leg, let bleech grow out, came back,bleeched again, scored against Roma, left.
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    SharkyMcShark Horrified

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    that was 05/06 when he played in the middle v CHelsea.
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    :) thanks for the advice, I'll bear it in mind when I hit my mid teens eh!

    Glad to have helped you. Not often it gets inferred I'm not offering an opinion
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    Twisted_Woody Full Member

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    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

    Thanks for the contributions. The Chelsea game was a cracker I remember. It highlighted his determination and desire to do well for us as well as the fact he wasn't Roy Keane or going to be. It's a perfect example now that I think about it.
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    Twisted_Woody Full Member

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    :lol::lol::lol:

    Well said.

    Cheers!
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    The most hung over I've been was Brum home two new years day back. I didn't utter a word. Thakfully neither did anyone else and I didn't get a worse headache. Fergie slated us all in the press afterwards though! As a fellow piss head you'd think he'd have more sympathy really...
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    Mockney Not the only poster to be named Poster of the Year

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    Just be glad he hasn't mentioned Rooney yet
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    What happens then?
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    Mockney Not the only poster to be named Poster of the Year

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    I know...what kind of bastard schedules football matches for the weekend anyway. Don't these people realise we go out on Friday & Saturday!...OT matches are OK for me as I get a while to recouperate...London games I get given time to lie in an therefore wake up at pretty much the latest available opportunity and feel like shit right up until that first greasy burger...which at wembley is £300

    this explains why I don't get up to OT as much as I used to when I was 13 and innocently naive of the evils of alcohol (though thats a lie, I got fecked off my face when I was 12!)..

    anyway,...Alan Smith
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    Mockney Not the only poster to be named Poster of the Year

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    your thread instantly becomes 12 pages long

    go on...say Smith was even a little bit like Rooney..I dare you :D
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    I don't believe he was so I'll pass on that.

    Oh feck it here I go

    Perhaps they had similar tempers, that is about as far as I'd go.
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    I rated AS, it was just bad luck where we already had the likes of Ruud, Saha and Rooney in the squad and he shifted to a Midfielding role which certainly isn't his best position. Gave 100% and won a PL with us which certainly is enough for me.
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    SittingBull That's great and all, but what is Sergio Canales u

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    One of the worst buys in recently memories. Such a limited player be it as a striker or midfielder. I was never impressed by him, though his workrate and determination tend to garner him quite a following over here.
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    against chelsea midfield was the best performance of a midfielder i ever seen, i believe he contributed to breaking renties un-beaten run by 80% on the night....

    i also believe changing him to a defensive midfielder made him lose his touch as a poacher
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    RedThaiDevils#7 Full Member

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    There are so much players much worse. For example Djemba*2, Kleberson which Djemba cost almost as much but was just really bad and Kleberson costs the same amount 7m ? and couldn't produce half of what Smith did for us.
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    Alan Smith had fire, passion, commitment, led by example, had spirit, bite BUT was never much of a footballer in his time at United. He was a cult hero to some due to his horrific injury, style of play and the often misleading and incredibly inaccurate, "he carried us when Ruud was out".
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    RedThaiDevils#7 Full Member

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    But with due respect he did score a few goals when Ruud was out, a great goal Vs Norwich when things looked bad. A goal against blackburn at all most full time. Me might not have carried us like that but he did earns us four points.
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    One thing I remember was Smith losing possession in the fulham penalty box, did a sliding tackle on the defender who took the ball, won back possession, and blast the ball past the keeper for a goal.

    Has determination written all over it.
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    I agree, let's go burn some pictures of him and Cantona.

    On topic:
    Very limited player that almost made up for his lack of skill through pure work rate and determination. Half decent as a striker, but he was one of the most clueless midfielders I've seen when he had the ball, but also very difficult to play against when he didn't. Saw him play for newcastle a couple of days ago and he hasn't changed much other than his passing might have improved.

    Made some notable contributions to us, but ultimately turned up to be a dead end - much like most of our midfield acquisitions those couple of years. Had one of the most horrific injuries I've seen, but came back almost as if nothing had happened.

    Can't remember him embarrassing or saying a bad word about us during or after his years at OT, so I don't quite understand the hatred for him.
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    I reckon all players are limited if we're not mentioning the Ronaldo's and Kaka's. Smith was limited, wasn't playing in his best position clearly didn't help him but why are people rating his time at United real low. I though he was worth every penny spent on him and we did sell him for 5m which we lost 2m if I'm not mistaken.

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