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  • The more the media press for a new Manager, the more unlikely it will happen. No-one , least of all multi-millionaires want to look like they are puppets dancing to the tune of some hacks and retired players. If United want to change manager it...
  • NFM replied to the thread Miscellaneous Reserve/Youth News.
    I know junior football is about development not results, but the frequency United get beaten by City, Chelsea and Liverpool ( and Arsenal for that matter) must be worrying. Winning games becomes a habit, a good one, losing also becomes a habit...
  • NFM replied to the thread The manager has lost the players.
    Indeed, managers can be popular with the players but they also need to be frightened of him as well. A mixture of love and fear is the motivation most competitive sportsmen need. Who could really 'fear' Ole? Klopp and Pep are guys with nasty...
  • NFM replied to the thread Sloppy passing and touches.
    The longer Ole has been manager the more conservative his tactics. He needs to recover his joy of being in the job, its beginning to wear him down. Although the team now has better players than 3 years ago, they are influenced by this negativity...
  • He played with Keane and Scholes in midfield and he would like a CM two of comparable stature. Wouldn't we all?
  • Best set of wingers? Georgie plus anyone else standing on the wing. Even Johnny Aston looked a world beater no 11 in a European Cup final because Benfica were so scared of George. Giggs and Ronaldo are the only others to stand any sort of comparison.
  • NFM replied to the thread Denis Law diagnosed with dementia.
    ''but the King is Denis Law'' the chant that rang out from the Stretford End every match in my youth. Clutching his shirt in hand with one finger aloft, signalling another stupendous goal, he WAS the King. I don't want to think of him...
  • NFM replied to the thread Grealish To City? | City bid £100M.
    I am old enough to remember the impact Rodney Marsh had on a very slick City side which boasted Summerbee, Bell, Lee and Young as its attackers. Allison was sort of the Pep of his day and thought that adding the 'Grealish' of his time (although...