Did he really play for them?

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    Uniquim Full Member

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    Since Carroll, Goram & Kuszczak is already mentioned, this fellow definitely deserves a shout.

    Made the team, played 4 games, gone.

    I'm sure a lot of you remember this: (go to 1:40)



    It's also worth mentioning that the next time he played, we lost 0-5. After 4 games he had conceded 11 goals.
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    Yeh. Even when at that time I wasn't really into football, the buzz was really huge when Kempes was coming. He was 39 y.o. but was the biggest name that came to play in Indonesia. Maybe a bit like Pele when he was in US.
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    Two of ours....

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    To be fair, he also had a great game against Liverpool.
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    One of the most forgettable players ever.
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    Minkaro Full Member

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    Honestly, I only remembered he played for us because I got a message on Football Manager (managing United) saying that Everton owed us money because he'd made a landmark appearance. I sat there for a few seconds trying to work out what that had to do with United.

    I shouldn't be surprised though, there were some games he played for us where, at some point in the second half, the commentator would say his name, and I'd just go "bloody hell, he's playing?!"
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    AlecHDR Angry, incoherent heterosexual slob

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    Oh I miss that. You guys were shit and would bring him on as a striker (budget Fellaini)
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    And we were so fecking giddy when we got him. That Schneiderlin-Schweinsteiger weekend was one of the high points of Van Gaal's tenure - and both turned out to be, well, rubbish.
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    I was reading something about Darron Gibson this morning, and it mentioned that agreement we had with Royal Antwerp some years ago, which I'd forgotten about, and this guy was mentioned.

    I knew Ebanks-Blake came through the academy. I didn't realise (or had somehow completely forgotten) he actually made a couple of league cup appearances for us. And even scored. I guess watching those league cup ties against lower league clubs was a bit harder pre-streaming.

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    He was one of those players who tore up the Championship, but looked lost in the Premier League, of which they are many.

    He's now playing in the 7th tier of English football, in the Southern League Central Division for Halesowen Town. Looks like he doesn't play very often though. He's only 32.
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    feck my life, I had to google it to make sure you weren't taking the piss. I completely forgot about this.
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    What on earth is going on?! Didn't even know he was a player :lol:
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