The Line Up Leaks

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  1. Oct 28, 2018
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    sugar_kane Full Member

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    The leak that appeared via the MEN prior to the Chelsea game had the line up spot on, and another has now appeared in advance of the Everton game.

    What does the person leaking these line ups (assuming it’s the same person) hope to gain from doing this?
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    Holocene New Member

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    Money? They sell the lineup to a newspaper.
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    Igor Drefljak Definitely Russian

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    It's probably Mourinho. He'll use it as an excuse if we get beat at some point.

    'If it wasn't for that leak, the opposition wouldn't have been prepared'
    'I've won 3 titles with Chelsea'
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    Wumminator The Special One!

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    This thread is now an anti mourinho thread guys, let’s take it from here.

    The miserable prick.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Lets see if today's is correct.
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    Igor Drefljak Definitely Russian

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    So do I report you for insulting the poster and not the post?
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    Bojan11 Full Member

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    What is today’s leak?
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Probably wait and see if correct. I'm sure they posted a lineup a few weeks or so ago which turned out to be wrong.

    I don't really see why Valencia would be returning to the team ahead of Young who did fine against Chelsea.
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    Bojan11 Full Member

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    Think he was referring to Jose as the prick.
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    Igor Drefljak Definitely Russian

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    It should be a bit more clear then I guess.
    Not that I would report anyone, I'm really not arsed.
    My comment was a joke in the first place
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    Holocene New Member

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    Lukaku dropped according to the leak.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Igor Drefljak Definitely Russian

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    If I've misread it, then fair enough, but it wasn't the clearest of posts.
    Looking back, sure I see it could have been a Mourinho insult, but still wasn't clear, so not really a big 'mistake'

    Either way I didn't report and wouldn't report anybody anyway.
    And if it was a Mourinho dig/joke then fair enough, no harm done
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    FujiVice Full Member

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    I'm surprised line up leaks dont happen more often at all clubs. So many people at the club know it, and human nature is that you're bound to get a rat among the pack.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    What's the leaked line up?
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    I'm not going to believe the lineup leak. Simple because it would suggest Mourinho doesnt just pick a bunch of names out of a hat at the last minute and if he isnt doing that, then I have no idea how we can look so devoid of organization and planning on the pitch. If the players find out 5 mins before the kick off, having had no training together then that would explain how poor we look.
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    Jim Beam The Joker

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    De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, Fred, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Rashford, Martial
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    13:45Samuel Luckhurst
    There could be an error in the leaked team
    It’s worth noting the last time there was an error in the leaked XI against Young Boys it was at right-back. Looking at today’s early XI, Valencia for Young looks a little incongruous, despite how mixed Young’s form has been since he ousted the Ecuadorian at the start of the month.

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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Thank you, interesting line up if that's true. Hard to see us dropping Lukaku though.
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    Jim Beam The Joker

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    Positive press, did you never wonder why Wayne Rooney was still getting 7's and 8's for his performances for United, and England when it was obvious to the rest of us he was totally finished at the top level.
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    Skills Snitch

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    Wasn't it happening at Madrid too? Must be someone in Mourinho's team. At least we know it's not Faria
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    Pity Matic is starting
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    Patrick08 Full Member

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    May be its someone who plays the prediction game:D
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    11101 Full Member

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    If it's not Mourinho himself there is only a handful of players who are still in the club since the beginning of these leaks.
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    haram Full Member

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    Was it not happening before Jose arrived here?
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    BootsyCollins Full Member

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    Then he would be stupid to leak it?:cool:
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    Patrick08 Full Member

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    I suspect their is betting going on it and people are making money with these leaks.
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    glazed Full Member

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    So the leak was accurate. Interesting.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Not really. Valencia wasn't in the squad.
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    AlecHDR Angry, incoherent heterosexual slob

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    I might be misremembering this, but didn't a significant number of people on here blame Rooney for a while, for all the leaks back under Moyes and LVG?
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    It was but I think it is different players. When it happened under Moyes(?) I think it was speculated to be Rooney or Carrick.
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    haram Full Member

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    Quite a few players still here from the Moyes era.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    De Gea
    Jones
    Smalling
    Young
    Valencia
    Carrick (now part of staff)
    Fellaini
    Mata (second half of season)
    Lingard (out on loan)

    If I had to guess, I'd say Jones as some of the teams are off a bit which suggests the player isn't in the match squad too often and I doubt De Gea, Valencia or Fellaini would do it.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    It'd waste too much energy, but if I was the manager i'd give a whole set of different lineups to different people, and try and close in on the mole.

    Surely only the coaching staff and the 18 in the party know the line up?
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    Are there any subs leak?

    If there is, just to see how accurate it really is, if just starting 11 maybe just mere people making predictions based from recent patterns and form.
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    izec Full Member

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    Must be one of the older English lads

    Young, Jones or Smalling.
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    Rifer Full Member

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    So from what I gather here,

    Chelsea game 11/11 - all correct.
    Everton game 10/11 - almost all correct.

    Not sure before that.
    Still not convinced there's leak.
  40. Oct 29, 2018
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    dave1956 Full Member

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    Ok a leak but I am sure that any of us on this site could predict the team with a certain amount of probability just following the reports in the Manchester evening news. I.E., players arriving at local hotel, Stockport railway station, Manchester airport etc.. Given injuries and perhaps lose of form the first eleven picks itself.