Having Phelan on the bench again

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  1. Dec 22, 2018
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    TMDaines Full Member

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    I’VE GOT A PHELAN (WOOO HOOO), THAT TONIGHT’S GONNA BE A GOOD NIGHT
  2. Dec 22, 2018
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    manunited1919 Full Member

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    This. But please don’t mention that ignorant disaster of a manager on a day like today!
  3. Dec 22, 2018
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    Raees Legal Guardian of the Football forums

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    What happened to that poster in the newbies Phelan Shorts?
  4. Dec 22, 2018
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    I Phelan in my fingers I Phelan in my toes. The love that’s all around me and so the Phelan grows.
  5. Dec 22, 2018
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    LawCharltonBest Enjoys watching fox porn

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    10 goals in Phelans last two United games
  6. Dec 22, 2018
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  7. Dec 23, 2018
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  8. Dec 23, 2018
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    untitled_6899 Full Member

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    He should have been retained when Moyes came in (not that it would have saved Moyes).
  9. Dec 23, 2018
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    Indeed.
    The last time Phelan was in the dug out for us, we also happened to score 5 goals.
    For Phelan, scoring 5 goals must seem quite normal.
    Just imagine if we were to score 5 goals in our next match?
  10. Dec 23, 2018
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    No it wasn't. Moyes downfall was just being a poor manager.

    Let's be honest, the only reason Moyes should've kept Fergies backroom staff was because he himself and his boys weren't good enough. Every manager brings in his own backroom staff, and it wouldn't even have been a questionable decision if a half competent manager took over.
  11. Dec 23, 2018
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    Chairman Steve Full Member

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    Those shorts have powers beyond our belief obviously.
  12. Dec 23, 2018
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    We've needed a connection with SAF's coaching on the bench ever since he retired.

    Phelan is that man.

    That'll do pig.
  13. Dec 23, 2018
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    Eh? It never made any sense. It was feckin' tragic.
  14. Dec 23, 2018
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    Cee90 Redcafe Fantasy Football Champion 2012/13

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    I think I recall one of the commentators on my stream mentioning that Phelan had been working at a 6th form in Burnley before he re-joined us.

    Did I hear that correctly? Seems mental.
  15. Dec 23, 2018
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    Even gave Rooney praise. :lol:
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Cee90 Redcafe Fantasy Football Champion 2012/13

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    Ah thanks, seems a bit weird that they mentioned it as if that was his full-time job, but perhaps that's just the way I interpreted it.

    Glad to have him back, with or without his shorts.
  18. Dec 23, 2018
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    Phelan works a lot with the Defence and midfield.
  19. Dec 23, 2018
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    Should he be kept on as a coach when the new manager comes in?
  20. Dec 23, 2018
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    Cannot wait to see those shorts again
  21. Dec 23, 2018
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    I'm not the only one who's noticing OGS calling him Mick right?

    Is that his nickname or something?
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    :DLove this thread, good posts guys.

    A look at the new bench crew now, idk, but it just feels like United again with Phelan there.
  23. Dec 23, 2018
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    Ole and Phelan are truly the polar opposites to Mourinho! Credit to Woodward for treating the cancer, better late than never.
  24. Dec 23, 2018
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    He'd been working as the sporting director for the Central Coast Mariners in the A-league.
  25. Dec 23, 2018
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    Is a fair and valid point.

    But I think, the way I see it at least, is that you don’t hire Moyes and think from day 1 he is a ready and finished article. I think he was hired with the view that he’d be good enough and grow into it as he developed. Moyes was not an instant success type hiring.

    So when I say it’s his downfall, what I’m saying is he didn’t have the people around him to take that developmental step to get to grips with managing a club like United.

    Ultimately he sucked, yeah, but with the right people around him, he may well not have.
  26. Dec 23, 2018
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    Needs to be made a full time member, he just belongs at United.

    Even if Poch comes in the summer he should have Phelan around the club is some capacity.
  27. Dec 23, 2018
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    UnofficialDevil Anti Scottish

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    So good to see him back on then bench again!
  28. Dec 23, 2018
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    Phelan was SAF's right hand man and I hope that Ed and the board have now realised the massive mistake they made by letting him go in the first place. He has always known utd's philosophy and obviously knows how to instill that into the players. Let's see how the season pans out but if yesterday was anything to go by, Ole and Phelan will make a formidable pairing who should be give dibs on the managerial and head coach/assistant positions. I'm looking forward to the next month now.
  29. Dec 23, 2018
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    How can you say that? Surely after Fergies backroom staff had just been involved in winning the title by 11 points the logical decision was to sack them all and replace them with people that had won nothing and was used to coming 7th in the table. It made total sense......... to one person. David Moyes. Seriously though, on getting offered the job by Fergie, he should have been told that it's on the condition you keep all the backroom staff on.
  30. Dec 23, 2018
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    Phelan is perfect for us. Although he is brilliant at tactical things, he is also sadly lack of some leadership quality, but Ole can fix that.
  31. Dec 23, 2018
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    He understands the values of Manchester united.
  32. Dec 23, 2018
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    I didn't even knew that I missed him.:D
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    Having him back is wonderful
  35. Dec 23, 2018
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    Weird flex but ok
  36. Dec 23, 2018
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    I would have been more happy if it was Carlos Quiroz instead of Phelan
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  38. Dec 24, 2018
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    bonothom Full Member

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    Great coach for United but his teams that he has managed have been terrible to watch. The Portugal team was bloody awful under him.
  39. Dec 24, 2018
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    I guess Ole would have brought back meulensteen too had McKenna and Carrick not been there.
  40. Dec 24, 2018
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    Where was he since fergie left. Looks like we just beckoned him and he just appeared out of nowhere and it's as if he never left