Name 2 players from your club that never played together but would make a great partnership.

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What? McGrath was 185 cm tall (I'm not doing these pesky inches). Not quite Mertesacker but certainly tall enough?
6ft1 on his tippy toes. A relative midget amongst centre backs that aren't Martinez and Cannavaro.
 

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Weren't they contemporaries at Pittodrie? I remember when Martin Buchan signed and his debut at Tottenham. He was the only player with a short back and sides on the pitch.
You might be right on that. I never saw them play together and just assumed they were different eras. Buchan, Clark and Harper were my Aberdeen heroes and I was a Unted fan so pretty thrilled when Buchan went to Utd.
 

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Beckham Ronaldo
Keane Scholes with Bruno
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Keane and Pogba. Keane would have whooped his ass and made a proper player out of him rather than the circus animal he turned out to be.
 

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Weren't they contemporaries at Pittodrie? I remember when Martin Buchan signed and his debut at Tottenham. He was the only player with a short back and sides on the pitch.
So Ive had a look at this and you are right they were at Aberdeen together very briefly but I cant find any record of them playing together. Willie Miller went on loan during the year both players were at the club. There is still a chance they did play together at Aberdeen but I cant at this point find it.
 

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This thread has given me mad flashbacks to the mid-90s Reebok advert:

Plus in a similar way the 2006 Carlsberg advert - quite poignant given those now gone...
Why have I never seen that 2nd advert, that's brilliant!

Was having a bit of a think about this from an Arsenal perspective.

Adams or Saliba alongside Campbell in the Invincibles team.

Fabregas and Cazorla or Ozil would have been fun to watch, although Fabregas with Rice would probably be more effective.

Cazorla or Ozil with Van Persie as has been mentioned.

A young fit Wilshere with Rice would be great in the current team.

Likewise, not quite a partnership but would love to see a peak Alexis Sanchez in this current team.
 

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Alexis Sanchez in that invincibles team next to Henry would have been a little demon.
In place of who though, Bergkamp or Pires, both fantastic facilitators to Henry? Or play him right side instead of Freddie?

Think he might have been a bit too selfish for that free flowing team if that makes sense. Defo need someone with his X-Factor in this current team mind you.
 

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Bruno and Keane. They’d be the most hated duo ever but I could also see them having arguments with each other :lol:
 

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I’d also be interested in a hypothetical duo of Keane and Pogba… most likely it would’ve ended up in a complete disaster (like 90% chance) but on the off chance of Keane actually being able to discipline him… and Pogba worked very well with Kanté for France, even though they’ve had Matuidi on the left helping them out.
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Barcelona - Messi and Maradona. Would be unstoppable.
 

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I guessing that they never shared the pitch (I can’t remember at all), but they were both at the club in the 2016-17 season. I’m assuming that you mean peak Rooney rather than the geriatric Rooney that was around then.
 

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Zlatan - Cantona
Stam - Vidic
Pogba - Keane
Casemiro - Scholes
Casemiro - Veron
Ferdinand - Maguire
Stam - Maguire
Yorke - Berbatov
 

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I guessing that they never shared the pitch (I can’t remember at all), but they were both at the club in the 2016-17 season. I’m assuming that you mean peak Rooney rather than the geriatric Rooney that was around then.
You’re right, I forgot about that season. Silly of me too because I think one of the matches they played together was when Rooney broke the all time United scoring record with that nasty free kick against Stroke/Southampton. And I believe Zlatan scored the goal before that.
 

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Cantona - RVN
Ferdinand - Stam
Keane - Bruno
Rooney - Cole
Beckham - RVP
Ferdinand - Pallister
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Cantona - RVN
Ferdinand - Stam
Keane - Bruno
Rooney - Cole
Beckham - RVP
Ferdinand - Pallister
Berbatov - RVN
Shaw - Giggs
Vidic - Martinez
Neville - Kanchelskis
Considering that Neville made his debut in 1992 and Kanchelskis left the club in 1995, they probably did play together at one point.
 

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Considering that Neville made his debut in 1992 and Kanchelskis left the club in 1995, they probably did play together at one point.
Sounds about right.

Just don’t remember them as a partnership at all. Always remember Parker playing on the right and Neville not really playing much until about ‘95. But I couldn’t be bothered to look it up so I just went with it :lol: