Glazers / Woodward out!

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  1. Oct 21, 2019

    red thru&thru Full Member

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    Politics is such a dirty game. Our own government sells them arms etc.

    For better or worse, I just like to divorce sports and politics.
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    IrishMcD New Member

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    I for one welcome a Saudi takeover. We'll all be dead soon anyway, and I just want to see United topple Liverpools European cup record before I become worm food. So I'm praying for our Saudi saviours to come along and buy everyone like it's a FM game. If only the Saudis weren't such naughty boys, then we could all be happy. (Someone is bound to take this seriously and give me a lecture about the Saudi regime)
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Whats going on today? Woodward wont wont up
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    Valar Morghulis Full Member

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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Infra-red Full Member

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    McGarry is an idiot and there's no reason Castles would have any particular insight here. Having listened to those 10 minutes, my conclusion is that they have absolutely no idea what's going on re the Saudis.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    They were actually complimentary of Ole. I do find it cringe how negative they are towards us. They basically survive off from talking about us, , many do. However, they do have connections within the game and do raise good topics
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    Valar Morghulis Full Member

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    Yeah and we're interested in signing Werner

    That's a fair conclusion
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Absolute load of pish as usual from these two.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    Didn't see any of this in the stadium. Quite sad really.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Feck off Woody. You've had 13 transfer windows and we're no better than where we started off.
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    Why should he, he shits and OT customers eat, working like a charm.
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    Infra-red Full Member

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    "I have been utterly useless for the past six years and everything I've touched has turned to shite... but please don't judge me on any of that."
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    Michael T Full Member

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    Bring it on, Saudi's love footie and I bet the Prince is a big United fan; he's probably as pissed as us at the current state of the club. If the dude wants to spend billions on the club, then the only reason is to knock every fecker of their perch, including Barca and Real; and a shiny new stadium to boot. I can't bloody wait.
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    langster DJ Stink mouth, so soppy few pints very wow! Scout

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    Yeah, let's just ignore that he tortures and murders people. Let's ignore the oppression against women, gays or other races and ethnicities. As long as United win it's all good?

    Bollocks.
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    Tarrou Full Member

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    Does he mean January or next summer?

    I doubt we'll do much in Jan will we?
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    Redplane Full Member

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    Must be nice to do a shitty job, get paid ridiculous amounts of money for it, and seemingly having some kind of job security to go with it just because you keep speaking of some unfilled potential as if any day now it ll come to fruition.
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    Wumminator The Special One!

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    On one hand, human lives and oppression. United literally being owned by murderers

    On the other hand we might sign a few shiny new players....

    Not much to be conflicted about really.
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    tenpoless Full Member

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    Don't think They're going to sell anytime soon unless if someone comes in with an irresistible offer (paying more than the actual value of the club). The club still generates massive revenue, one of the highest in the game, it is a giant marketing machine and the value of the club increases every year. Think of it as a long term investment, They would be daft to sell.
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    Hopefully. Fecking "hopefully".

    Even he doesn't believe what he's saying.

    "Please renew your season tickets and you won't hear from me for another 12months"
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    Norwegian National Wealth Fund. It has over US$1 trillion in assets, including 1.5% of global stocks and shares, making it the world's largest sovereign wealth fund.

    Is Ole not better served for the long benefit of the club using his Cult status in this area - then I woke up.
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    TRUERED89 New Member

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    We've got to win 4 more to topple their bastard 6 wins.. Will it happen in our lifetimes, if at all ? Doubt it :(
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    Woodward just keeps outdoing himself by the day, can you get any more stupider then that comment ?
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    TRUERED89 New Member

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    Feck the shiny new stadium, Just renovate OT. Too much history and memories at that great stadium. I'd be so p!ssed if they demolished it.
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    Slysi17 New Member

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    Thats bollocks. The club has decreased in value and not bloody increased. Plus it will keep decreasing if we continue to be shit. You couldn't expect the success we had under Ferguson to help us much longer.
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    Exactly.
    I prefer to judge him on all the other transfer windows he has already had and messed up the vast majority of them, in pursuit of saving money. Net spending below mid table clubs. I think even Aston Villa (net) spent more than us this Summer.
    We needed midfielders, but to save money, Woodward decided that we didn't need midfielders.

    Why is this guy not getting fired?
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    El Zoido Full Member

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    Nepotism. He’s been friends with (and an employee of) the Glazers for 15+ years. You don’t fire your mates unless things go monumentally south from a financial perspective. It’s been evident for the longest time that the Glazers don’t give a damn about how well the team performs as long as the numbers are still good and they get their dividend.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    There was more of a green & gold presence inside the ground ten years ago than there is these days, and we weren't shite then. I find that a bit strange really.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    Same. Don't understand why people aren't up for this now?
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    Michael T Full Member

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    Yes, I'd be happy with a massive refurbishment of Old Trafford.
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    Vault Dweller Full Member

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    Well said @langster
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    Tincanalley Turns player names into a crappy conversation

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    Nice snapshot in this thread of the caf keyboard warriors- ethically clueless, and clueless in pretty much every other department. I’m sure I won’t be missed.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    I like the idea that you can be a "keyboard warrior" for questioning the ethics of the Saudi regime :houllier:
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    Among the oil states, Saudi is by far the worst in every measurable indicator for living standard, freedom etc. UAE and Qatar are no angles either, but not half as bad as Saudi, and at least they are somewhat strategic about how they operate and oppress and take advantage of people. The Saudis do not give a f. unless their theological leaders do not like it our it might impact their opportunity to buy weapons.
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    How many people will actually stop watching the team? I'm guess some would, as a few went over ro FC United
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    dev1l Full Member

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    Brilliant post.
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    Let's welcome our new saudi overlords.:devil::devil:

    It's conflicting really. I am happy that one of the most powerful men in the world is a United fan, but seeing some of the shit in Yemen, I don't know if I want the club to be used as an instrument for 'sportswashing' so as to speak.

    At the same time, I disagree with posters who say that they would rather see the club in the championship/conference rather than see the Saudis own the club. I would never ever wish for United to be anywhere other than first in the PL, and I am surprised to hear fans saying that they would rather see the club relegated.

    If the Glazers and Woodward don't learn from their mistakes, I am afraid you will find that all morals/ethics would go out the window. We are behind other teams in so many areas, I don't even know when we are going to be that 'United' again.
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    Suedesi Full Member

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    Hypothetically, if Glazers sell - and that's not clear at all - but if they do, what makes you think that the new ownership will change the fortunes of the team on the field? Whoever it is Saudis or whatever doesn't guarantee the team will be flying.