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Just wanted to say well done Man United.
You have been the best team in the premiership this season and deserve your title.
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posted May 17, 2009

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Congratulations from a City fan
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by joeymancityz (U13756536) 16 May 2009

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Just wanted to say well done Man United.
You have been the best team in the premiership this season and deserve your title.
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comment by eccles45 (U1820208)

posted 11 Hours Ago

@dualBruno

Please answer the question

"Who are the young players coming thru from Liverpool and Chelsea ?"

Especially when you consider the effect that "home-grown" quotas form 2010 might have.

Consider the young players that my lot blooded this season, who are the Chelsea/Liverpool equivalents ?

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comment by eccles45 (U1820208)

posted 11 Hours Ago

@dualBruno

Cat got your tongue ?

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comment by dualBruno (U13801280)

posted 11 Hours Ago

eccles45
young players - you mean from the what age? Liverpool has Insua, Pacheco, Nemeth, Dalla Valle. As for home-grown - Spearing, Darby, Eccleston.

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comment by eccles45 (U1820208)

posted 11 Hours Ago

@dualBruno

How many of those did you blood in the 1st team this season?

How well did you do in the reserve team league this season ?

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comment by Matt_Utd_FC (U8939275)

posted 11 Hours Ago

"young players - you mean from the what age? Liverpool has Insua, Pacheco, Nemeth, Dalla Valle. As for home-grown - Spearing, Darby, Eccleston."

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and how many are likely to get a chance with Rafa?

At Utd we've had Welbeck, Macheda, da Silva, Gibson, Foster all having first team experience this season - with Campbell and Manucho playing on loan at other PL teams.

The future's bright, the future's United.

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comment by dualBruno (U13801280)

posted 11 Hours Ago

Insua has got a starting place, Spearing and Darby also got experience, Nemeth and Pacheco might be close to squad the next season,Dalla Valle will be at least in reserve.
As for reserves that was a bad year, but most of all because many players from winining side last year have gone on loan.

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comment by eccles45 (U1820208)

posted 11 Hours Ago

@dualBruno

You seem a tad behind the times on the definition of "home-grown". Hint - Google is your friend.

This all started when you posted "Liverpool and Chelsea can be the future of PL while United has got today the final part of their glory."

My lot have such a future pool of players, that others might weep. If you have such players, your manager is a tad shy in blooding them in 1st team squads. Your reserve squad wasn't very successful this season - even when playing against our lot who were palying Academy players.


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comment by eccles45 (U1820208)

posted 11 Hours Ago

@dualBruno

Football fans recognise Wellbeck, Possebon. Macheda, Tosic. Gibson, Fabio, Rafael etc etc.

Who do they recognise of your youngsters ?

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never heard of any of those exept rafael but I have heard of nemeth, bruno, spearing, dalle valle , pacheco! who are yours??

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posted May 17, 2009

comment by haveyoursay2007 (U8133855)
posted 57 Minutes Ago

Football fans recognise Wellbeck, Possebon. Macheda, Tosic. Gibson, Fabio, Rafael etc etc.

Who do they recognise of your youngsters ?

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never heard of any of those exept rafael but I have heard of nemeth, bruno, spearing, dalle valle , pacheco! who are yours??
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I have never heard of one of these. Have they actually played in the LFC first team?

I know the United youngsters as they all played in United's Carling Cup run and also in notable league games. Especially Macheda and Rafael are well known.

As for the constant bile spouted from DualBruno, he should look at games United played in this season. Taking part in and winning the club World Cup, playing and unfortunately losing in the Euro Super Cup, the Carling Cup, the FA Cup and the Champions League. Only Chelsea with their FA Cup final coming up are close to United in all competitions in England. Liverpool are the 3rd best team in England if you base it on progress it on cup competitions and the league.

So this season the top 4 would actually read as

1. Manchester United (Charity Shield winners, World Club Cup Winners, Carling Cup Winners, FA Cup semi finalists, League Champions, CL finalists)
2. Chelsea (FA Cup finalists, 3rd place in the league, CL semi finalists (robbed of final place)
3. Liverpool (2nd place in the league, CL quarter finalists)
4. Arsenal (4th place in the league, CL semi finalists, FA Cup semi finalists and they got one round further in the Carling Cup than LFC)

I think that shows why United are the best and Chelsea are really second best based on all competitions in England and Europe. Using this same logic, Arsenal have peformed better in the cup competitions than LFC, so maybe LFC should be considered the 4th best side.....using the overall season success logic.

And if Liverpool or Chelsea had gone to the World Club Cup finals and won against a top South American side, I'm sure they would be rightly proud of it. So stop with your hypocrisy about United being World Champions, you make yourselves look foolish.

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posted May 17, 2009

In comparing the young players being nurtured by Benitez and Ferguson, you need to look at one of the most reliable yardsticks, the two club's youth schemes. During the last five seasons, United have not won the FA Youth Cup, whereas Liverpool have won it twice, beating United in the final in 2006. In fact Rafa's lads are in this year's final, too, so obviously Benitez is having a lot more success than Ferguson on that front.

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posted May 17, 2009

Man Utd, champions again and well deserved. They have the key combination of being able to defend well, while having potency in attack. Mixed with the depth of quality in the squad, and it is a winning formula.

Credit to Liverpool though, they pushed United all the way, and can certainly be assured that they are moving in the right direction.

Personally, between United, Chelsea, Liverpool and possibly Arsenal, the first XI are similar in terms of ability and skill. It's the squad and the quality within it that is key over the course of a 38 game Premier League season, and 3 cup competitions.

I think January for me was the main turning point, United were buoyed on after the World Club Cup win and carried on winning games, while Liverpool dropped points regularly.

I think all level-headed fans would have to admit United have deserved the win, and the table doesn't lie. They've been solid at the back, with a few exceptions, and have pushed and pushed to grind out results when required. Add this to the World Cup win and the Champions League final, and this could go from a good season to a great season for the Old Trafford fans and players.

As for the summer, the Ronaldo and Tevez affairs will be interesting. I don't think either will go, Ronaldo is a bit happier here than this time last year, and I think (and hope!) Tevez will get his contract.

Liverpool will be a threat next season for sure, and with Chelsea possibly getting new managers and players it will be anyone's to take.

At the other end, I think West Brom and Middlesbrough are down, and deservedly so. Both have been poor. It would be a shame for a club like Newcastle to go down, but next weekend could still spring a surprise or two!!

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posted May 17, 2009

And if Liverpool or Chelsea had gone to the World Club Cup finals and won against a top South American side, I'm sure they would be rightly proud of it. So stop with your hypocrisy about United being World Champions, you make yourselves look foolish.
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Well if Liverpool had of won it in 2005, instead of losing to Sao Paulo they would have been rightly pleased.

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posted May 18, 2009

yes manchester united deserve the title and congratulations to them, but does anybody see the irony in them winning the title after a goalless draw? which is the exact opposite they have been doing the vast majority of the season, winning by 1-0 draws.
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What can I say but to see how jealous and bitter a minority on the board are. To make a silly comment like this is simply , bitterness. THE POINT IS WE ARE CHAMPS OF ENGLAND. Regardless if it was always a 1-0 lead. Today this has certainly helped. For those who were able to thrash teams say 4-0 or 3-0, what have they achieved? Yet consistently winning 1-0 has made us CHAMPS. Now just accept that the best team in England has won a 3 time running! Hard to swallow.... Thanks to all the other fans of different clubs who have wished us well. That distinguishes men from boys.

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posted May 18, 2009

I actually think that this was Liverpool's best ever chance of winning the title and they blew it. Fair enough they did the double over United but when you can't convert draws to wins over lesser teams, you're not going to win a title. United did not perform by any means close to last year's performance but still managed to scrape the title mainly due to Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea not performing.

I hope Guus does stay at Chelsea as I believe that he will make them a very very good side and be the ones to push United next season. He is a nice, graceful man, a far cry from the moaning, weak Benitez and I would not mind losing the title to his Chelsea team. Don't get me wrong, I'm no Chelsea fan but most of that was born out from Mourihno's cockyness etc.

It does make a big difference when the manager has some grace and respect and opposition fans see that.

I think Wenger needs to move on for himself and Arsenal as a club and it would be good to see a tired Arsenal get a new management team in and freshen things up.

Man City will also be a threat next year as they will buy big in the summer. Everton also have a very strong team and manager who I respect and they will do well.

Liverpool need to get a grip as they could end up dropping behind these teams!

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comment by U13967209

posted May 18, 2009

think that shows why United are the best and Chelsea are really second best based on all competitions in England and Europe.
http://www.nowgoal.com/30.shtml

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posted May 18, 2009

Why would you ever go out of your way to brown nose the opposition!?!?

You should be ashamed of yourself for CREATING such an article.

Get a life!

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posted May 18, 2009

no lane the guy is a football fan- not a tribal knumbnut like you- you are the one that needs to get a life.

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