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12 September 2016

Derby Fallout: They talked a lot, said they'd beat us without Aguero

First Zlatan Ibraegovic decided to send City new boy Bravo, United training gear welcoming the Goalkeeper to Manchester but, someone forgot to tell Zlatan the not so magnificent that he and his club are in the Borough of Trafford.

Then came Peter Schmeichel dismissing Pep Guardiola's achievements thoughtout his career, now we all know Schmeichel has no love for Manchester City after we dumped his Son Kasper instead of Joe Hart but, this is what he had to say, "With Pep, he comes in with an incredible reputation. What he did with Barcelona was fantastic, his work was fantastic, but he was also very lucky he had the players to bring in the philosophy that he has in football."

He also claimed speaking to Omnisport that City boss Pep promotes a “boring” style of football.

I wonder what he has to say now about Guardiola beating his beloved United with the best football England have seen from an English club to date, only 4 games into the season with a squad of players who have barely got to grips with Peps philosophy. In a country alien to Pep, in a league Pep had no experience in until now, 4 games unbeaten and top of the league?

Then Dwight Yorke, "It's very difficult to call this game at this moment in time but I feel Sergio Aguero's suspension will be a big blow for City, although they still have plenty of quality players to come in there.

"Despite that, with the game being played at Old Trafford, I just feel United have the edge over City."

Yeah OK, first thing I said when we found out Sergio was going to be banned, after Marriner lied and said he didn't see the incident. Was that Manchester City are a different beast with out Aguero, that we still have Kelechi Iheanacho.

Next was Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon's turn, "It will be a great duel between those two. Perhaps Mourinho is favourite because United have more history compared with Man City."

Apparently history wins you games, titles and trophies?

Then came Zlatan Ibraegovic's agent Mino Raiola, "Everyone knows I don't like him. I like people who have a different character to Guardiola. I don't hate him... because hate consumes you. But I don't like him. He's a good coach but his football is a bit boring to me."

When asked if the two would work together, Raiola’s response was scathing. "Me, I'm a professional, I want to do the best for my clients. He? He doesn't have the balls to sit down with me."

This person clearly has an ego like his client, likes to think of himself as a member of a Mafia, wellard.

Then there was Paul Merson, "I expect Man Utd to just pip this game without Aguero."

Say no more.

Ex Rag Andy Cole was up next, he predicted United would win 2-1? Oops, right score line, wrong team Mr Cole.

After which there was wait for it? Mark Lawrenson, "It is strange that one of the world’s wealthiest clubs allowed Wilfried Bony to join Stoke on loan on deadline day without replacing him, which reduced their options further.

"At the start of the season I wondered what would happen if Aguero does not play, and we are about to find out.

"Looking at the game, the biggest difference between the two teams is that Manchester United can change things around with their strikers if they have to.

"Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial both have pace to burn through the middle if it is not working for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

"Because of that, I am going to go for United win. I don’t think City will be able to hold out for 90 minutes."

I mean can you actually believe these halfwit idiots get paid to give their opinions? He talks up Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.

Yet claims Kelechi Iheanacho is young and inexperienced? The same Iheanacho who out scored both Martial and Rashford last season FROM THE BENCH, the same Iheanacho who had the best goal ratio IN EUROPE last season FROM THE BENCH.

The moron thought it was a bad move that we off loaded Wilfried Bony, that striker of ours who Manuel Pellegrini kept playing at the expense of you got it, Kelechi Iheanacho. Wilfried Bony that striker who barely ever scored a goal for us, 4 I think in total wasn't it last season?

Moving on.

Then Zlatan Ibrahimovic hailed his boss Mourinho as a 'mastermind'.

Then bone head Wrestler Dave Bautista claimed "Manchester City are going to get smashed but wait for it?"

Based on the fact a lot of his friends are United fans, well maybe you need to trade those fans in for new ones Mr Bautista because your United fans seem to be rubbing off on you, not good lmao.

Then onto Twitter, @UnitedStandMUFC declares "Zlatan declares War on Manchester City"


On the eve of Derby day the Family of Man Utd Legend Sir Matt Busby was told to 'Move on' as Club Reclaimed Directors' Box seats and removed Sir Matt Busby's chair plaque.

@ManU_FCFans claimed "Manchester United finally have a team to beat Pep Guardiola thanks to Jose Mourinho ."

Robbie Savage "Manchester City will always live in United's shadow." Really?

FootballTransferTaverns George Dagless claimed "Our landlord thinks it could be curtains for City too if the Red Devils get their system right and reckons this 4-2-3-1 should get the result their fans want."

I think that websites writers are just a little bit cookoo, not all there because they keep banging on about the Landlord and the fans in their non existent transfer tavern. I usually avoid the site but I thought I'd give it a quick visit on Derby day. George Dagless's precise words were, "4-2-3-1: This Man Utd Line Up WILL DESTROY Guardiola's Man City on Saturday."

@Vintage_ZlatanQaim Suhail added, "I wonder which City defenders career will Rashford end next Saturday."

@Qaimsuhail8 Replied,  "Zabaleta."

Excuse me while my jaw aches from laughter.

The Internet is full of their arrogance for all to see but I'll end it with,

Shots fired? more like Backfired.

So much for their £100 million Paul Pogba, David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne had him in their back pockets.

Iheanacho proved his doubters wrong, though still probably be dismissed as all our players do. This Derby triumph was more for our Sergio than anyone else, lets hope he comes back stronger and takes the Golden Boot from under every ones nose, then lets see him snubbed again for Player of the Season.

2 September 2016

Sterling not at fault for England being average, Sam Allardyce won't win anything.

First of all I'd like to say I'm English and proud, I'm patriotic but, I'm not deluded and living in a bubble like some England fans I can mention. Most notably the England Boo Brigade, Joe Hart aside it's not Raheem Sterling's fault that the rest of the England squad are average at best.

Yes that's right and examples are an England who just can't move on from a 30 year old Wayne Rooney, the so called world class striker who always went missing at virtually every World Cup he was extremely lucky too attend. I've always said England will win nothing with Trafford United players and what have England ever won with Rio Ferdinand, Rat Face Neville Brothers, Scholes, Beckham, Sherringham to name but a few.

There's some youth in the England team now but nothing to write home about at present, all have flattered to deceive for their respected parent clubs. Prime example: Leicester City win the Premier League title, nothing miraculous about it because everyone else including Manchester City were shit, England go and pick Vardy who ultimately failed at Euro 2016. Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, just another Wayne Rooney and confirmed that at again, Euro 2016.

Who said Sterling can't finish?

So is it really Raheem Sterling's fault that the rest of his national team mates are average and struggle to get anywhere at International level? The same goes for Joe Hart, is it his fault that England's defense are average? Garry Cahill? Chris Smalling? you only have to put on a United shirt and you're instantly world class, it's the United way. I mean really? are they the best center backs England have too pick from. Right now England fans can look too one Manchester City player for hope, John Stones is already looking the part under the guidance of Pep Guardiola at City. Add too that Raheem Sterling who is right now on fire for City and the future of the England national side starts too look slightly less darker, a few football legends as well as one or two ex Guardiola players have stated, Guardiola will have a positive impact on English football? Well here it is for you all to witness, he's only been at Manchester City five minutes and he has Stones and Sterling on top of their game. Call me optimistic and premature but, I'll take anything right now when it concerns the sorry state of the England national squad.

As you can see Sterling has come on leaps and bounds under the guidance of only the best manager in the world right now, that Manager that United didn't really want after losing out too Manchester City for his signature. Then panicked their way to signing a manager who left his last club in turmoil, to be exact a law suit with a certain doctor, £1 billion of debt and half way down the Premier League table. But that wasn't the end of the panic, they even had to go and buy a 34 year old Forward unproven in English football. The wheels on the red tinted Bus are going to fall off at some point.

We are going to win absolutely nothing with England's current crop of players, we will just have to wait at least another 5 years before we see some of the best England players currently working their way through the Etihad Campus and one or two other Academies (not United's). An academy designed and stocked with youth skilled enough for Pep Guardiola, see I knew it was only a matter of time before Pep Guardiola signed for Manchester City. The writing was on the wall with the new system our academy ran, a system which was adopted from the La Masia, FC Barcelona's Youth Academy, the very same Academy once coached by Pep Guardiola. City were preparing for his eventual arrival, the timing just wasn't right and it makes sense. Guardiola wanted a ready made Academy capable of offering him what he needs, even so he was surprised on arrival to see the level of progress Manchester City had made.

But getting back too Raheem Sterling and England. It's blatantly obvious that great players are going to play better when the players around them are equally as great. So if you've got a defence consisting of Gary Cahill and Chris Smalling then, you're pretty much going to get extremely little protection. If you've got the likes of a 30 year old past it Forward in Midfield who has failed in virtually every single World Cup he's conned his way into, what hope can you have too shine. Not everyone is Lionel Messi, a player who strikes fear in teams just by being present on the field, not every player is capable of turning a game on it's head.

Raheem Sterling is young, still only 21 so it's only a matter of time before he really comes into his own, hell defenders don't even develop into great players until they hit their mid twenties. Experience is the magic word, which is why the England Boo Brigade can only be described as: Premature, Deluded, Unrealistic bunch of neanderthals living in bubbles.

The British Media have ceased building up England anymore for the inevitable fall from grace, so why are these people expecting far too much from England? Answer is simple: Because they can and most notably the players they are using as scape goats just so conveniently happen to be Manchester City players.

Jealousy, Envy, Hate? take your pick, but what are they going to do once they have no players too attack? They'll go back to nothing but their pitiful little existence and have to find something else to cry about.

It's not Joe Hart's or Raheem Sterling's fault England are average.

On that note Sam Allardyce? seriously?