Manchester United Players on Twitter

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  1. Aug 20, 2012

    noodlehair "It's like..."

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    If Pre Season isn't about sharpness then how come teams that look good in pre-season usually start the season well, while teams who look poor in pre-season usually have slow starts?

    Hasn't Fergie also gone on record, very recently, as stating he'll start the season with the players who look closest to being fit?...no way is Carrick one of those. He's looked sluggish compared to every other one of our midfielders.

    I don't see how him single handedly fending of Barcelona as a makeshift centreback and with one arm tied behind his back whilst juggling a lion is relevant to whether he would have started in midfield against Everton. He was fit at the start of last season and got benched for over a month because he took longer to get going than Cleverley, Anderson or Fletcher.

    And I'm not Carrick bashing. I was one of those defending him on here when he became scapegoat of the month (after it stopped being possible to use Berbatov), but he starts seasons slowly, and has been the least impressive of our midfielders in Pre-Season. Even if Rio were fit I'd rather others get the nod in midfield for now.

    Also, Scholes wa sby far and away the best player on the pitch against Barcelona. Once he tired, United stopped getting the ball out of their own half.
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    Hasn't Fergie also gone on record to praise Carrick very recently and also say that he'd feel confident with him covering the back four (if need be)?

    Again, could have missed something, but I didn't. If he's fit enough to be covering other positions, he's fit enough to play in midfield. Jesus Wept.
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    kietotheworld New Member

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    When you go into a season reliant on two known injury prone players, and even more bizarrely, a player with a chronic, incurable, debilitating condition which cost him several months of the previous season, it's not bad luck that you get a lot of injuries, it's just a normal state of affairs. It will probably happen again this season as well.
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    Ash_G Full Member

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    I swear last season Carrick started the Community Shield despite reportedly carrying a knock, went off injured and then clev and ando were playing well enough that they didn't deserve to be dropped and Carrick was carrying a knock as well. He has started slowly in the past but not always. When he was first here I don't remember ay issues. Anyway for me he's looked fine in preseason and looked sharp against Italy. One of the first names on the team sheet for me.
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    That's bollocks. What about the MotM performance against Italy for England in his last game?
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    Tomalonge New Member

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    They don't count apparently. The only Carrick performances that actually count are the ones where he's not his usual class self apparently.
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    Carrick not good enough?? WHAT THE feck are you people on about?

    The guy could walk into any midifield in the world(club/country) and still you wouldn't pick him to start.. I don't understand you folks and I think I'm not alone in this.
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    Ah pre-season form, a definitive indicator if I ever saw one.
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    Cina full member

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    It's shit like this that makes Carrick debates pointless. People on here either underrate him or totally overrate him.
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    Nogbadthebad Full Member

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    To be fair, in the premiership, its probably only City and Chelsea he couldnt walk into a starting position.
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Carrick could play there holding role in midfield better than Mikel! his passing is a liability.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    And I don't think it's a particularly outrageous claim to suggest that he'd get into City's side ahead of Gareth Barry.
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    noodlehair "It's like..."

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    He's covering other positions because he's literally the only person able to play there who's fit enough to walk, where as he's one of five players competing for a midfield place, and has played probably the least amount of time in midfield of the five in pre-season/at the olympics.

    This has somehow translated to you as me saying he's rubbish, which I never did. You're arguing against a point no one's even made...well done.
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    Jacob Full Member

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    What's the word in the squad? Any comments?
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    Lynk Obsessed with discrediting Danny Welbeck

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    Honestly, they should keep the comments off twitter and listen to Ferguson.
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    Lynk Obsessed with discrediting Danny Welbeck

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    Fergie definitely scared RvP off twitter. :lol:
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    Well that's just fecking pointless.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    Cevno New Member

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    Sixpence Erroneously Promoted

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    He ate Rooney for his main I'm hearing.
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    Unam333 Full Member

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    Maybe he's trying to practise his English. :smirk:
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    He'll never go hungry again after that.
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    Can anyone here speak weird symbols?
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    SharkyMcShark Horrified

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    Apparently it was tweeting pictures from on the bus during the title parade so if it's a fake it's a very convincing one.
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    It's not fake, some of the players promoted it.
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    Anduin Full Member

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    Yes, his wife confirmed it and so did Rio.
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    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    Lynk Obsessed with discrediting Danny Welbeck

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    are the lads back in pre-season/training today?
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    ArmchairCritic You got pets me too mines are dead

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    Not gonna end well is it?
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    Top twitter thread suggester

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    Dick pics in 5...
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    nude pictures in 3.....2.....1
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    Skywarden Full Member

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    The next Gibson.
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    Sunny Jim Full Member

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    beat me to it ;)
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    Solius Bearded Scholes admirer Staff

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    Probably not.