Ed Woodward 2019 - Until all Arctic ice melt Edition.

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  1. Aug 13, 2019 at 19:10

    the chameleon Full Member

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    Whether we a title or finish 8th, Woodward is Woodward! An incompetent bozo with a marginal knowledge of football and someone who has underachieved in a job which others would have done much better and also someone who I wouldn’t rule out spends an unhealthy amount of time on United fan forums defending his name instead of doing his job.
  2. Aug 14, 2019 at 01:08

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    On the contrary, posters keep knocking on his door asking him if he's coming out to play :lol:
  3. Aug 14, 2019 at 12:54

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    Still dont get why some fans defend our lack of transfer recruitment this summer as they said it was supposedly totally unfeasible to rebuild the team with 4 or 5 signings in one summer and yet Atletico Madrid are smashing it this summer?
  4. Aug 14, 2019 at 13:18

    Devil_forever You're only young once, you can be immature f'ever

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    Maybe because they haven’t spent over half a billion in net over the last few years? Maybe because they’ve got 270m just from selling Rodri, Hernandez and
    Griezmann?

    Btw they’re in the black for net spend by around €30m right now. After Rodrigo their net spend for this year will still be less than ours....

    Had we not backed LVG and Jose to the level we did, we would have had a much bigger budget for this summer. All the big clubs have gone through 3/4 years of barely spending anything when we were spending like crazy. Woodward’s 2 mistakes were backing shit managers without a plan and overpaying. Now we’re paying for that.

    I don’t blame the Glazers for pulling back, they have feck all to show for investment which has been on man city’s level in the last few years.
  5. Aug 14, 2019 at 17:36

    Wumminator The Special One!

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    Atletico Madrid are leaving the transfer window weaker than they entered it.
  6. Aug 14, 2019 at 17:41

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  7. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:08

    Crustanoid Full Member

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    I’m not massively Twitter savvy but I guess this Indykalia dude is a bullshitter?

  8. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:10

    Dyslexic Untied Full Member

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    I don't think it is a question of Ole being 'backed' or not with respect to us not signing a midfielder or attacker. I think it is more that the board and Ole jointly agree that the rebuild will take more than one window and that we wait for the right players at the right price.
  9. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:13

    SirAF Ageist

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    Bullshit!
  10. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:18

    Patrick08 New Member

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    What right players and right price are we talking about? Woodward can't even convince the players to run down contracts for us to reduce price. This reactive board can never catch up with this idealistic view as other clubs dont sit idle with you improve.
  11. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:18

    FootyGirl88

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    Well I did see this the other day on Twitter and Gary Neville liked it.

  12. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:28

    Dyslexic Untied Full Member

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    How would I know.
  13. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:28

    red thru&thru Full Member

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    Raman Paul is IndyK????
  14. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:30

    FootyGirl88

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    From what I can remember he is


  15. Aug 14, 2019 at 18:30

    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    He literally works at KFC. Biggest bullshitter around.
  16. Aug 14, 2019 at 22:51

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    Absolute nonsense, never happening!
  19. Aug 15, 2019 at 12:17

    Bestietom Full Member

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    Does this mean that they don't care about getting into Champions League this year then. We all know that we were not going to get 6/7 players in this summer, but it should have been spread out through the team. Right down the spine first, then your Full backs and wide players.
    Ole was wanting a midfielder and Woodward should have got him one.
  20. Aug 15, 2019 at 12:50

    Dyslexic Untied Full Member

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    My point was really only that despite the media's and the Caf's insinuations that there is some sort of continuous conflict or friction between the manager's interest in wanting signings on the one hand and the board's interesting in wanting to be tight on the other hand, I don't really think that necessarily is the case anymore. That might have been the case under Mourinho, but I just get the feeling that there might be more unity of thought and strategy wrt the direction of the club now. I think, or at least I hope, both our CEO and board as well as our manager, agree that the current project is a long term one.
  21. Aug 15, 2019 at 12:57

    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Isn't Indy banned from the transfer thread for being majorly unreliable?
  22. Aug 15, 2019 at 12:59

    Judas Open to offers

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    He's literally the original twitter bullshitter. A meme at this point.
  23. Aug 15, 2019 at 13:23

    Kush Full Member

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    Can't believe folks are falling for indykaila!
  24. Aug 15, 2019 at 13:28

    Escobar Poster originally known as Michel04

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    Highly unlikely
  25. Aug 15, 2019 at 14:03

    7even Resident moaner, hypocrite and moron

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    United needs to move forward, no nostalgia and backwards appointments.

    In a club of this size we needs experts on every level and position. Stop this utopia that a manager can be in charge of the whole football department. Sir Alex had 26 years to build his empire. At that time the club was running on a smaller scale and without today’s commercial and media influence.

    Woodward can continue as a CEO but he needs a right hand to run all football related things. If we call him DoF or something else is irrelevant but the important thing is that his position is not connected to results and the manager.

    It seems like we finally has a a long term strategy atm. That’s a huge step forward. Next step is to install a “DoF” who can oversea football related administrations, recruitments and taking long term decisions regarding academy and transfers. Maybe we need a committee with ex players or similar who can help the club to keep traditions and make sure we don’t lose our identity.

    Ole Gunnar has the credentials to work along with such s set up without any short term disruptions. If we implement this set up then I think his chances to succeed will increase because with more football people on executive positions then its harder to make knee jerk decisions when results isn’t in his favor.

    The biggest fear I have is that politics, egos or personal financial agendas will be a hindrance to make all involved to be on the same page.
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  26. Aug 18, 2019 at 12:07

    Keefy18 Full Member

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    Yep!

    I can't even be arsed at this point to address the boring and clueless rhetoric being spun on here at this point.