United thread 2017/18

Discussion in 'General football forum' started by mat, 19 Jun 2017.

  1. vmsuhail

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    RAWK also following suit with the doping claims relating to Pep and Barcelona doctor.
     
  2. M18CTID

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    Yeah, I think I made the point on here a while ago about that thread and how I thought some of the posts could see that forum get in a fair bit of trouble. I've no issue with people discussing it and saying they have their suspicions but there are posts on there that are outright accusations with no evidence to support them. That even concerns the thread title - originally it was just "Pep - doping" and the question mark was only added when the OP was advised to change it by me as it could cause issues for the forum in a legal sense. It's actually a well moderated forum in general so I find it very surprising that they're letting certain posts through on that thread. I would add that I'd not read it for a while but just had a glance at the last page and to be fair a lot of United fans are scoffing at some of the posts.
     
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    On the latest page someone has said, "It was KDB against Spurs that really surprised me. The intensity he played with was incredible. He covered the most distance and had the most sprints in that game. He was completely pole axed by a Spurs player at one point and shock it off immediately and resumed playing like a man possessed." As far as I remember for the last 5 or 10 mins he looked absolutely fucked, at times like he was literally going to collapse. I remember being astonished when Pep took someone else off near the end because I was genuinely worried by how tired Kev looked. So, yes, I don't deny that KDB's work rate was fabulous that day but towards the end I would say he looked appropriately knackered for someone who had run himself into the ground rather than "not even being out of breath at the end of games" which is what someone else says about our players. I suppose you see what you need to see if you want to believe something enough.
     
  5. M18CTID

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    Yep. That poster has had a long-standing obsession with this topic, going back as far as last season when we were fined for the "whereabouts" issue and he made numerous posts back then too, just as he has on that doping thread.

    As for KDB, well being in the cheap seats I must confess to not noticing as much as you how knackered he was towards the end of the Spurs game but what I do clearly remember from attending last season's league derby at Old Trafford is him being absolutely fucked going into the closing minutes and Pep subbing him off as a result.
     
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    My season ticket is in South Stand Level 3 but that day my mate had invited me into hospitality so I was on the halfway line, front row of the second tier, it is an incredible view and close to the pitch. To me he looked outrageously tired, he kept stopping and bending over to get his breath back (frankly looking like he might puke) and a couple of times seemed to indicate that he wanted to come off, I was absolutely stunned when he brought someone else off instead.
     
  7. Neville Kneville

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    It is surely difficult to accept, that City's players are running themselves into the ground whilst Utd's don't really give a fuck, but they will just have to get used to it.
     
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    Maybe pogba will give a fuck when they hugely increase his wages to bring them into line with sanchez?
     
  9. jonmcity

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    We are now years ahead of the rags in everything except commercialism. We should just ignore them and carry on improving.
     
  10. scousemanc

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    The doping fabrication is the latest in a long line of attempts to shift the battleground. It's a tired old tactic used by many in history and politics. They have lost the battle on the actual football pitch - you know, the one where 11 players play football against another 11 players, on grass. To be honest, they haven't just lost that battle, they've been obliterated, smashed, dismembered, devoured and spat out. Their beaten team are left waving a big white flag. And as our victors disappear over the horizon, what are they left with? A manager who has conceded the title (in February), a piano playing mercenary who misses open goals, a couple of dabbers, (admittedly, with huge Instagram followings - fair play), and a young star of the future who has so much time on his hands now that he's no longer playing football, that he dresses up his dog.

    So the fans try to move the battleground elsewhere. In a footballing sense, it's quite literally an attempt to move the goal posts. It doesn't matter where - doping, money, attendances, shirt sales, noodle sponsorships etc., just so long as it's not actual football. Let them. There's only one battle that matters.
     

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