The "I Told You So" Thread

Discussion in 'Manchester United Forum' started by Sky1981, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. Jul 14, 2012

    Jaap Full Member

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    Predictions

    - United will win the Premier League
    - We will, again, miss out on the FA Cup
    - Rooney top scorer in the league
    - Kagawa to have an amazing first season at the club

    - Liverpool will finish inside the 'Top Four'
    - Hazard will not enjoy a fine first season at Chelsea
    - City to finish 3rd, one below Chelsea and a place above Liverpool
  2. Jul 14, 2012

    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    Quite a few not-entirely-serious-but-some-actually-quite-serious predictions for 2012-13:

    • The Glazers' IPO will struggle/fail. MUST will declare this proof that the Glazers have to leave; GCHQ and the like will explain how this is all part of their strategy
    • Kawaga will have an outstanding first season
    • Smalling will displace Rio by the end of the season as first choice
    • Vidic will be immense yet again
    • If we sign Baines, then he will consistently be first choice over Evra, who will then leave for very little at the end of the season
    • Giggs will pass 940 appearances, and the aim to reach 1,000 will play a part in him renewing for yet another year
    • Scholes will close in on Sir Bobby's total, but will retire again at the end of the season regardless
    • Nani's contract talks will continue into the season, allowing the media to torture us with "Exclusives" every other weekend
    • Ashley Young will be seriously fouled in the opposition box at a crucial time, but the referee will wave it away/book him for diving
    • We will draw Premier League sides for as long as we're in the FA cup
    • If we reach the Champions League final, then so will Barca. You know the rest...
    • Every big/substantial loss will be followed by claims of our midfield not being strong enough. Top Reds will counter that we're fine there but just unlucky with injuries, and have great youth like Petrucci and Tunnicliffe coming through
    • Petrucci and Tunnicliffe will leave at the end of the season
    • David Gill will refer to our massive transfer war-chest during season ticket renewal time

    And some random thoughts on others:

    • City will win the league several points clear of second place, which will likely be us as Roberto di Matteo will hold back Roman's new toys
    • If City play Real Madrid or the like, City will knock them out to the delight of the media who will praise City's remarkable and heroic turn-around the last few seasons
    • Hazard will have a good but not great season
    • Torres will re-find some form being first choice for Chelsea, but will then miss a lot of the season with injury
    • Chelsea will be top spenders in the January window
    • If he's still in the league, RvP will miss half of it with injuries
    • Aguero top scorer; will push for Real Madrid move in the summer
    • Balotelli will act like a cnut
    • Arsenal finish above Spurs, because they always do
    • Liverpool will have a better league season, but still finish 6th or lower
    • Newcastle will not do as well as last season
    • Another sugar daddy will have entered the Premier League for the 2013/14 season (Nottingham Forest maybe?) - the FA/Premier League will continue to do nothing
  3. Jul 14, 2012

    Orton Ati-virus, keeps missing the n button

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    City will win the league again
    Kagawa will assist more than 10 times
    Hernandez will struggle to get games
    Welbeck will score 12 goals in the league
    Nani will be our player of the season
    We will start with both Giggs and Scholes against Liverpool
  4. Jul 14, 2012

    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    Jones will play more games in central midfield than central defence.
  5. Jul 15, 2012

    INF-AMOS Full Member

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    Tevez will declare his hatred for Manchester in the January after saying he was settled the previous July.
  6. Feb 8, 2018

    Sky1981 Fending off the urge

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    Bump.
  7. Feb 8, 2018

    nokillingmoths Full Member

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    There are some great shouts on the first page.
  8. Feb 8, 2018

    DrRodo Full Member

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    Can Welbeck be considered faded into obscurity? This one looks nailed on
  9. Feb 8, 2018

    RedPed Full Member

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    This is a great bump!

    I liked the one about United struggling to find a replacement for VdS! :D
  10. Feb 8, 2018

    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    Yes

    Almost

    .........
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    ValenciasDrilledCrosses Full Member

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    Liverpool in the Champion's league final :lol:
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    Stobzilla Official Team Perv

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    I knew I should have posted something in this thread about Jesse.
  13. Feb 8, 2018

    Zlatattack Full Member

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    Some really good predictions.
  14. Feb 8, 2018

    Charles Miller Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Wow...MOAB - mother of all bumps.
    Prediction: Man United will win the Champions League in 2019.
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    Rajma Full Member

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    You got this one right, for all the wrong reasons unfortunately.
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    Pochettino will leave Spurs by 2020.
    Harry Kane will leave Spurs by 2021.
    Klopp will be sacked by 2020.
    Man Utd will win a Champions League Final before Man City for the fourth time
  17. Feb 8, 2018

    Lawman Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I said Herrera would not be a regular this season and Matic was miles better as a 6.
    Blind was never a Jose centre back.
    Ok I said get rid of Lingard but I’ll take a rain check on that at the moment but I’m not holding my breath.
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    Cheesy Bread with dipping sauce Scout

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    Yeah, I'm often wary of being too over-confident with youth but did think they'd do very well.

    On the other points - not too bad. Mourinho eventually came in, Anderson was shite and eventually sold, although was wrong on the Nani front. Got our title win and City's mixed up too...
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    Sylar Full Member

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    Holy wow. I totally forgot I even made that prediction :lol:
    Some fantastic shouts though going through the first few pages.

    We need to do one now that will get bumped in 2027 haha
  20. Feb 8, 2018

    shamans 1 set of sheets, optimistic about chances of sex

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    Marcus Rashford wont make it Man United. He'll be sold to some team like Everton/West Ham in England or across Europe. Slowly establish himself as a favorite for that team and be a pretty good striker by the time he is 26 or 27 at which point big clubs will be interested in him again.

    David Moyes will reestablish himself as a top class manager.

    Rooney and Giggs will be very good managers, Giggs especially.

    Januzaj will be La Liga/Premier league player of the year one day.
  21. Feb 8, 2018

    Anustart89 Full Member

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    To illustrate how old this thread is

    Google being referred to as "the Google search engine". Nine years later and Google has become one of the biggest companies in the world and a verb that refers to searching for something on the Internet.
  22. Feb 8, 2018

    haram Full Member

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    Interesting.

    Jose will win us the CL.
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    BootsyCollins Full Member

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    Nice
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    12OunceEpilogue Full Member

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    Was that David Villa? :lol:

    Chelsea will win the league next season with a new boss.

    United won't win it under Jose.

    Ireland will win it but Krum will catch the snitch.

    Newcastle will get relegated this season or next and hire Garry Monk.
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    Hojoon Full Member

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    To be fair Smalling and Jones were two highly rated CBs at the time. There are endless number of players who don't reach fans' expectations for whatever reason.
  26. Feb 9, 2018

    Mockney Not the only poster to be named Poster of the Year

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    This confirmation of my prophetic insight and general brilliance would be a whole lot better if it wasn't sharing a page with this...

    Though that does technically ring true for Fat Ronaldo (26 in 2002) so it's entirely possible I really meant him. The visions aren't always accurate you see. They often come to me through an abstract dimensional void, in the form of scents and riddles. Sometimes even several years after the fact.
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    reelworld Full Member

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    start a religion, may get a few quid while you're at it
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    Mockstradamus
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    Plonker New Member

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    Martial will be sold in the next 3 years.
    Pogba will leave us by 27.
    Ddg will be sold within the next 2 years.
    We will win the league next year:nervous:
    Next year will still be Liverpool year la!
  31. Feb 10, 2018

    Paz ex-Goldman Sachs Janitor, Martial hater

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    Kane will join Man United
    Martial will leave United by 2021
    DDG will leave for RMadrid by 2019
    Jose will stay at United for another 3+ seasons (i.e. 2021+)
    United to win CL again by 2020
    City to utterly disintegrate post Pep leaving
    Wenger to leave for a national team job after WC 2018
    Next Balon D'or winner post Messi / Ronaldo to be a midfielder
    CR7 will join PSG
    Neymar will play for RMadrid
    Pochetino to manage RMadrid
    Liverpool will be consistent top4 finishers
    The TV bubble will burst pre-2023
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    minoo-utd Full Member

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    Jose will win us the treble.
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    Schneckerl Full Member

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    England will win one of the next 3 WCs
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    robinamicrowave Wanted to be Bran, ended up being littlefinger

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    That one about Anderson scoring more than Modric made me feel a bit old, and I'm only 23.
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    Rooney will win the World Cup as England manager
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    a_devil_inside Big footed hermaphrodite

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    Michael Carrick will one day become our manager or assistant, even if it's just a caretaker role.
    Martial to be sold within the next 4 years.
    Rashford will retire before 30.
    Man United and Man City will win the Champions League in the next 10 years, Liverpool will win the League within 5.
    Harry Kane won't outscore Shearer for most Premier League goals.
    David Beckham will become a Sir.
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    Josep Dowling Full Member

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    Neymar will sign for Real Madrid with Ronaldo moving the other way.
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    Pogba, De Gea, Martial and Lukaku will all move on within 3 years.
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    United will be the club Jose spends his longest time at, lasting somewhere around 6 years.
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    Kane will never leave Spurs.