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  • FWB 26 Jul 2014 17:10:10 44,838 posts
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    Not saying you're wrong, just saying you took it as a fact. May well be true.

    Do agree that if it is around that then it is a crazy wage. But these be crazy money times and Utd can afford it.

    Edited by FWB at 17:11:01 26-07-2014
  • The-Bodybuilder 26 Jul 2014 17:47:43 14,278 posts
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    FWB wrote:
    Not saying you're wrong, just saying you took it as a fact. May well be true.

    Do agree that if it is around that then it is a crazy wage. But these be crazy money times and Utd can afford it.
    But I thought they were pauper underdogs struggling TL offer the crazy wages the likes of only City and Chelsea could do?
  • SuperCoolEskimo 26 Jul 2014 19:01:20 9,932 posts
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    Utd are self sufficient and can pay whatever they want. Bit rich (no pun intended) for Mourinho to say what he's said considering his shitty club played a big part in causing this massive wage inflation in the first place.
  • FWB 26 Jul 2014 20:30:09 44,838 posts
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    Utd played their part too, certainly before the other two turned up. But yeah Jose is a hypocrite, but he knows that. Just trolling.
  • spindle9988 26 Jul 2014 20:59:27 3,617 posts
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    Utd were the 1st to up wages by a massive amount. This seems like peanuts now but when they offered keane 50k a week, everyone went mad
  • Dougs 26 Jul 2014 21:08:04 68,380 posts
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    SuperCoolEskimo wrote:
    Utd are self sufficient and can pay whatever they want. Bit rich (no pun intended) for Mourinho to say what he's said considering his shitty club played a big part in causing this massive wage inflation in the first place.
    Precisely.
  • Orange 26 Jul 2014 21:25:28 4,848 posts
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    Saying United are 'self-sufficient' rather ignores how CL money, sponsorships and overseas merchandising has distorted finances in football to be a top-heavy system.
  • liamthemaster 26 Jul 2014 21:28:16 1,602 posts
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    Tom Cleverley is captaining Utd this must be a sign of the impending apocalypse .
  • SolidSCB 26 Jul 2014 21:34:56 6,888 posts
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    He's supposedly a bit of a beast in training which explains why he's conned 2 managers on the bounce into a spot in the team. Hopefully van Gaal realises a bit quicker than Moyes that he's utter garbage in match trim.
  • bbvDJC 26 Jul 2014 22:43:34 1,732 posts
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    We've played alright tonight, score is flattering at the moment though.. Roma had the upperhand in the first half until we score three quick goals.

    Second half has been dire.
  • Trowel 26 Jul 2014 22:46:53 17,904 posts
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    bbvDJC wrote:
    We've played alright tonight, score is flattering at the moment though.. Roma had the upperhand in the first half until we score three quick goals.

    Second half has been dire.
    And then...

    https://vine.co/v/M0Hm3ta7hZL
  • bbvDJC 26 Jul 2014 23:18:29 1,732 posts
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    Trowel wrote:
    bbvDJC wrote:
    We've played alright tonight, score is flattering at the moment though.. Roma had the upperhand in the first half until we score three quick goals.

    Second half has been dire.
    And then...

    https://vine.co/v/M0Hm3ta7hZL
    I turned it off, fucking hell.
  • FWB 26 Jul 2014 23:30:05 44,838 posts
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    Bale's just scored a beauty too.
  • Feanor 27 Jul 2014 00:20:50 14,180 posts
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    I think this it.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2142479-gareth-bale-scores-effortless-golazo-in-real-madrids-friendly-vs-inter-milan
  • ElNuevo9 27 Jul 2014 00:41:44 13,479 posts
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    The Mourinho stuff about Shaw is sour grapes.

    Chelsea apparently tried to hijack the deal hours before it was finalised.

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • TheSaint 27 Jul 2014 03:17:40 14,606 posts
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    I don't think they were ever in for him. He's a lifelong Chelsea fan and has been quoted several times saying he would love to play for them. If they were genuinely interested then he would have ended up there IMO.
  • ElNuevo9 27 Jul 2014 05:53:36 13,479 posts
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    "In fact, Chelsea were still in the hunt for Shaw on the day that United announced they had got their man and tried desperately to get the young England left-back to change his mind.

    A senior source close to the deal confirmed to Sportsmail: ‘They (Chelsea) pushed, very hard. Even up to the final hour.’"

    Edited by ElNino9 at 05:54:17 27-07-2014

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • Dougs 27 Jul 2014 08:38:00 68,380 posts
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    Outstanding! Pjanic on the streets of.... Wherever the game was
  • askew 27 Jul 2014 08:46:43 12,414 posts
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    Denver?

    Arsenal the first team to lose to MLS opposition :(
  • Dougs 27 Jul 2014 09:21:12 68,380 posts
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    And to Bradley Wright-Philips too! Can't say I pay much attention to pre-season games.
  • The-Bodybuilder 27 Jul 2014 09:29:54 14,278 posts
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    Wenger Out.
  • kalel 27 Jul 2014 10:28:21 88,371 posts
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    Bizarrely and yet somehow interestingly it sounds like we're trying to sign Shawcross.
  • kalel 27 Jul 2014 10:49:31 88,371 posts
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    bbvDJC wrote:
    Trowel wrote:
    bbvDJC wrote:
    We've played alright tonight, score is flattering at the moment though.. Roma had the upperhand in the first half until we score three quick goals.

    Second half has been dire.
    And then...

    https://vine.co/v/M0Hm3ta7hZL
    I turned it off, fucking hell.
    Interesting:

    http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/28508991
  • Shikasama 27 Jul 2014 10:57:35 6,962 posts
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    I genuinely think that if Shawcross had been at a team interested in developing him as a footballer rather than a slab of meat in front of a goal he'd have been an England centre half for the past few years
  • Dougs 27 Jul 2014 11:19:18 68,380 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Bizarrely and yet somehow interestingly it sounds like we're trying to sign Shawcross.
    Are you going to start booing Ramsey too now?
  • Dougs 27 Jul 2014 11:33:59 68,380 posts
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    Ospina to Arsenal finally confirmed by the club, always the last.
  • bbvDJC 27 Jul 2014 11:36:37 1,732 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    bbvDJC wrote:
    Trowel wrote:
    bbvDJC wrote:
    We've played alright tonight, score is flattering at the moment though.. Roma had the upperhand in the first half until we score three quick goals.

    Second half has been dire.
    And then...

    https://vine.co/v/M0Hm3ta7hZL
    I turned it off, fucking hell.
    Interesting:

    http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/28508991
    Fair enough to him! Still annoyed that I turned it off because the last fifteen minutes were pretty good apparently.
  • Trowel 27 Jul 2014 13:58:12 17,904 posts
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    Like LVG's comment about whether he thought Amos should have done better for Pjanic's goal: "I am nearly 63 years old and I run when the ball is in the air for four seconds when it flies from 50 metres."
  • faux-C 27 Jul 2014 14:38:49 9,441 posts
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    Apparently something very bad and Liverpool related is being announced today :-(
  • RedSparrows 27 Jul 2014 14:50:50 23,257 posts
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    Suarez ate Carragher's daughter?

    (Prob look like a right cunt in 30 mins)
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