Too good to go down

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    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    Just seen it advertised that BT sport are running a programme tonight about when United went from champions to being relegated within 6 seasons.

    Should be an interesting watch on a period of our club a lot of our younger fans (myself included) won't have seen much of.
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    AlecHDR Angry, incoherent heterosexual slob

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    The timing is ominous.
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    M Bison Full Member

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    The irony!
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    People are getting ever so slightly carried away.

    "Disaster" to us, is coming 7th for goodness sake.

    As a fan also of Wycombe Wanderers, I can tell you what disaster actually is, as my boys almost faced it the year Moyes screwed with us.
    Relegation to non league and facing going bust. That's actual disaster.
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    Give Mourinho a 4th season and I reckon anything's possible.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    I don’t think we are. We are in a relegation dog fight.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Surely irony would be if it was a programme saying how magnificient United are, always are, and always have great leadership and direction.

    falling to sh!t, is what we're currently looking at, not the opposite!
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    Jed I. Knight The Mos Eisley Hillbilly

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    Give him a fifth, and we might be contending for a league title again. The Championship, that is, and it’s only a realistic goal if he’s sufficiently backed in the transfer market, of course.
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    Peak hysteria.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Wait until next season when we’re rocking up to the Brittania for a Saturday evening Championship doozey with Stoke.
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    spontaneus1 Hamster, damn!

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    It's mad how some have actually convinced themselves we are relegation Candidates. Yes the season is shite but it's not that shite.
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Who doesn't want to go down? Selfish people ffs.
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    Red Katie The least positive person in match threads ever

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    I don't think many seriously believe we are.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Think of the parachute payments it’ll be worth it.
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    It’ll be tough to stay up but we might sneak it. If not, feck it, I reckon we would at least be good enough for a playoff spot in the Championship and maybe even a day out at Wembley :drool:
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    Sure it's a fall. But they act like we haven't touched any silver in years. We've won 4 or 5 trophies since SAF left. How many has arsenal or precious Liverpool won?
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    Heh, look at all those Caf basement dwelling 'models' who are apparently 'too good' to go down. Hilarious.
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    Josep Dowling Full Member

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    This was exactly my thoughts, kick us while we are down.
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    Mainoldo Full Member

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    Talk about making the most of a torrid time.
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    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    Well this thread about reliving some of the history of United has gone down well
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    Going down is part of any proper relationship.
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    Should be great, settling down to watch now. Supposed to have some excellent footage....

    ... always good to remember previous times/sides/results.

    Despite being Div.2, we still had the highest average attendance in England :D
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    poleglass red Full Member

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    shows why we need to bring in big sam asap and sack jose.history could repeat itself.
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    Watching this makes me think a lovely season in the Championship would be refreshing.
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    It would actually be fun getting relegated, something different. Won’t happen but one can dream
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    Decent documentary. Well worth the watch. We think we have bad now.
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    Where do you want it ? Mega,ok.ru, openload?
    Mega is uncompressed but you have to download it.
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    Needham Full Member

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    If it's a safe download no worries, otherwise a stream would be preferable. Out of Their Skin available too by any chance...? You're awesome by the way ^
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    GifLord The gif that keeps on giffing

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    I think i saw that on reddit
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    Triffic
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    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    How I invisage @GifLord

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    Every forum needs a Giflord, ours has got to be one of the best out there.
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    Really good watch and spooky parallels with recent times.

    A great Scottish manager, very successful, maybe allows his last team to get too old, doesn't replace players quick enough, almost impossible for immediate successors to succeed.

    Second half about Docherty was great... probably the only manager between Busby and SAF who coped with the expectation and pressure. Had to cope with Best decline/disappearances, player power, an aging team and despite relegation, turned it round and other than Stepney, rebuilt the team and that mid/late 70s team remains one of my favourites today.... a great CH, two great wingers, Pancho and his one armed salute and fast attacking football. Good times. :)

    (P.S..... I've never seen that interview with Law in 74 before. Most United fans know that "Law relegated us" is a myth but he looked absolutely desperate to make it clear to the interviewer that it wasn't down to him. Always loved United.)
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    dannyrhinos89 OMG socks and sandals lol!

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    I’d like us to get relegated for a change easiest way we can bin off all our players and backroom staff and start from scratch, have a proper rebuild of the club.
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    jojojo Moderator Staff

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    Good documentary, full of memories for me. That was very much "my team". Though I will say I don't really remember the "too good to go down" feeling - we didn't decline overnight. And yes, our year in Division 2 really was quite exhilarating - like taking a year long sabbatical from work. :smirk:

    Hearing the different versions of familiar stories like "Docherty drops Best and George quits" and Docherty's sacking was good as well. A reminder that the version that ends up in the papers isn't always the only version.