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Rafa's Shot At Barry

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Does anyone else get the feeling that, over the course of the next few seasons, Rafa is going to have even more rants directed at Man City


As they overtake you of course, if he's still in the job of course.

I love the irony though, especially as it was a press conference to announce the 17 million capture of Glen Johnson. <laugh>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

He's not started again as he? do we have to suffer another season of bitter, unfunny ramblings of Rafa?

He maybe needs to concentrate on ending his 3 yr drought. the fat porker is still dining out on Istanbul 2005.

Besides, he got lucky not getting Barry anyway as Masch and Alonso are miles better - if they stay.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Jav likes this <ok>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

It was a jab at Barry, not at City.

A season worth of bartering and Barry staying at the club he 'loves' has ended in him showing his true merc colours

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comment by Beater (U13638244)

posted Jul 9, 2009

In fairness, isnt he right? Why else would barry go to citeh when we wanted CL football?

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posted Jul 9, 2009

'He has gone to City now, this means money money money'.
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Jealous Jealous Jealous!!!!

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posted Jul 9, 2009

I fully believe that if Rafa said that the sky was blue on a sunny day, United fans would disagree and claim it was black.

They'd probably try and paint it black on the sly, too.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Dr Seven Grater - I can't believe it's not caughtoffside.com (U9883004)

Whereas in 10 yrs if Rafa is still making excuses and still hasn't won you a title you'll still say "in Rafa we trust".

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Is he not correct?

Barry claimed to want Champions League football, so either he really loved the shade of City's new shirt, or it was the money.

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comment by madnorm (U3514996)

posted Jul 9, 2009

It's unusual that a player who claimed he wanted to move so he could play Champions League moved to a club that isn't playing Champions League. Money was obviously the biggest motivating factor in Barry's move to City. And why not? Good luck to him & City, both parties seem happy with the deal. But they'll have to sort out the defence if they want to break into the top 4.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

saf is the biggest rambler of the lot, ohh yeh he doesent do interviews becuase he does be to drunk,

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posted Jul 9, 2009

comment by Salford Devil (U2378913)
posted Just Now

Dr Seven Grater - I can't believe it's not caughtoffside.com (U9883004)

Whereas in 10 yrs if Rafa is still making excuses and still hasn't won you a title you'll still say "in Rafa we trust".


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That's me put in my place then.

<laugh>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

In fairness, isnt he right? Why else would barry go to citeh when we wanted CL football?
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Exactly right. He is only saying what everyone already knows. There was a time when all managers said what they thought instead of the usual media friendly nonsense they speak nowadays. Cloughie and co were renowned for little quips like this. What's the big deal?

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posted Jul 9, 2009

saf is the biggest rambler of the lot, ohh yeh he doesent do interviews becuase he does be to drunk

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suprised people understood rafa's mumbling through all that cake he'd wedged in there ;)

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posted Jul 9, 2009

I fully believe that if Rafa said that the sky was blue on a sunny day, United fans would disagree and claim it was black.


Not quite, but we'd take a look to see if was really blue and I'd be sure to point out the slightest cloud to show he is wrong.

However, when you have spent as much as Rafa has over the years and now have the nerve to complain when others do it then it is fair to criticise.


I think part of it is bitterness he couldn't seal the deal last season and maybe a bit of a shot at H&G in an attempt to get more of a kitty out of them.

I don't suppose he'll lower the asking price for Alonso now will he, to help stop the crazyness? ;-)

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comment by Beater (U13638244)

posted Jul 9, 2009

he doesent do interviews becuase he does be to drunk,

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Did you down a bottle of SAF vodka before writing that? Id watch it, he will be fuming <winkeye>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Dr Seven Grater - I can't believe it's not caughtoffside.com (U9883004)

the point as was making was that we would disagree with everything he says whereas you fools will still buy excuse after excuse. At least Houlier won things ;)

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comment by Sith17 (U11616936)

posted Jul 9, 2009

So when Rafa put in a bid the other day for Johnson, didn't he say something about, having to spend big to compete,... Trying to justify the Sum that was being quoted...
The man is a hypocrite, who loves to moan and moan...Fact!

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posted Jul 9, 2009

comment by Salford Devil (U2378913)
posted Just Now

Dr Seven Grater - I can't believe it's not caughtoffside.com (U9883004)

the point as was making was that we would disagree with everything he says whereas you fools will still buy excuse after excuse. At least Houlier won things

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Please stop, all of this stuff is highly original, never-been-heard-on-these-boards-before, cutting stuff.

This is hurting me.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

If another manager, and particularly if he was English, was as opinionated and open about football matters he would be called a character but all non Liverpool fans love to have a go at Rafa.
I dont always agree with what he says or does but I trust his judgement and he was right about Barry if he only wanted to leave Villa for a CL club and yet went to City was is about anything other than money?

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Please stop, all of this stuff is highly original, never-been-heard-on-these-boards-before, cutting stuff.


Like the originality shown by you fellow Scouser in calling SIR Alex a drunk? It's 606 we've seen and heard it all before in every case, don't be so sensitive, I know you are better than that.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Dr Seven Grater - I can't believe it's not caughtoffside.com (U9883004)

arrogant as well as sarcatic - what a lethal combination!

Nearly as original "4-1", and "18-5" don't ya think?

Look, its not our fault your manager choked when top of the league for a short spell. Look at your performances in comparison to when 2nd if you don't believe me.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

dr.... i wonder why you bother.... "at least houllier won things"

what a chuckle.....

oh but of course utd "won a cl but when we did we only got it on a fluke and pens........... oh wait.......

terry's pen in moscow has finally landed and i just realised <laugh>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Salford Devil (U2378913)










































Nah, cant be bothered <laugh>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

I dont always agree with what he says or does but I trust his judgement and he was right about Barry if he only wanted to leave Villa for a CL club and yet went to City was is about anything other than money?




I have little doubt money played a big part in this move for Barry. However I also imagine part of it being Rafa himself.

In alot of people's eyes (not just United fans) Rafa made himself look bad a few times last season. Most obviously in the way he treated and then disposed of Robbie Keane.

The way Keane was treated I'm sure will sit badly with a few players.

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posted Jul 9, 2009



I suspect the poster of this article is not a Liverpool fan tbh.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

moreinjuredthanCloweney (U13347730)

nah you didn't fluke it. it was a great comeback by Houliers team. Its no suprise thats since Rafa's "put his stamp" on the liverpool team they've won diddly sqwat.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Salford Devil (U2378913)

You are a big clown son. If i remember, Alonso scored in the final and i dont think Houlier even knew who he was <laugh>

Crack on missy <ok>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Javier/Stevie&Xabi (U13967373)

a southerner supporting liverpool??? <yikes> surely not??? i thought we had every single glory hunter nailed on. Need to speak to mr gill about this one that slipped through the net!!

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Way to ignore my comment that proves you're a clown <ok>

Forget that actually, clown are normally funny (well not to me but you get the idea)

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Yeah, I can't get enough of saying "4-1" all day.

<erm>

Ah, the old "Houllier's team won the CL" chestnut, aye?

Ignoring the fact that owen had walked out on us.

And the fact that Rafa paired Hyypia and Carra at the back. And signed Alonso. And signed Garcia. And is 100 times more tactically aatute than Houllier (Rafa's worst performance for Liverpool in the Champions League was last 16, Houllier's best was quarter finals. Getting knocked out in the quarters is a pretty big disappointment these days because of Rafa).

But yeah, it was all Houllier - so was our club record Premiership points haul this season.

Keep it coming lads, sterling stuff.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Javier/Stevie&Xabi (U13967373)

Its not my fault you are a glory hunter.

The funny thing is i'm more scouse than you'll ever be. At least i've been there flower.

Now get back to ploughing the field and leave the real football to the northerners!

Did you choose them so you could tease all the loyal fans at school? Made you feel big did it?

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posted Jul 9, 2009

comment by Salford Devil (U2378913)
posted Just Now

Javier/Stevie&Xabi (U13967373)

Its not my fault you are a glory hunter.

The funny thing is i'm more scouse than you'll ever be. At least i've been there flower.

Now get back to ploughing the field and leave the real football to the northerners!

Did you choose them so you could tease all the loyal fans at school? Made you feel big did it?

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In English please, or Welsh <ok>

Now, kid. To suggest that i have never been to Anfield or Liverpool in general even though you dont know me is a little foolish wouldnt you say?

Plus, it has very little to do with Rafa and Barry also <laugh>

Keep making yourself sound like an angry kid though <ok>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Yeah, I can't get enough of saying "4-1" all day

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Is that how far this once mighty club has fallen? creaming themselves over 3 points? Sterling stuff!

Houlier also got more than 1 win at Old Trafford too. In fact, he got a few! And he also finished ahead of United whilst gaining 2nd that you harp on about. This rafa fella is a fraud!

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Either you have trouble understanding sarcasm, or you've the sense of humour of a warthog's clitoris.

Go for a lie down in your racecar shaped bed mate, you seem a tad dazed.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Javier/Stevie&Xabi (U13967373)

Got nothing to be angry about mate. Just don't like glory hunters. Especially arrogant ones. I can see why someone from Runcorn (thats about 15-20miles from Liverpool so you know) might support liverpool but you're not even from the right region.

truly is sickening. No wonder the scousers want their club back - shocking behaviour.

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posted Jul 9, 2009


Go for a lie down in your racecar shaped bed mate
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That one never gets old squire <laugh>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

<laugh>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Dr Seven Grater - I can't believe it's not caughtoffside.com (U9883004)

the one trick sarcasm pony!

are you trying to be all art student and Noel Fielding with your "crazy" Warthog jibe?

It truly isn't my fault rafa choked. Now run along and watch your mighty boosh dvd son <ok>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Salford Devil (U2378913)

Let me get this straight. United have the biggest WORLDWIDE support.

Have more supporters per man in the UK than any other league side.

Sell merchandise to people in Singapore, Japan, Belgrade and New Zeland.

And you have a problem with a Liverpool supporter from south of Chester even though ive been to Anfield more times than your average manc 606er has been to OT?

<laugh>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Is there anybody on here that doesn't believe Barry's move to City was entirely motivated by money?

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Yeah, I'm a one-trick pony alright.

Nowhere near as good as you - the two-trick pony who can both pretend his name isn't Lee Hsein Yung from Singapore AND spout off inane phrases such as "Rafa choked" all at the same time.

I doth my hat to thee, oh noble king of wit.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Javier/Stevie&Xabi (U13967373)

I've got a problem with every glory hunter. And i doubt you've been to Anfield more than i've OT but thats not the issue.

I'm lucky to be have been born in Manc to manc parents and to live half a mile from OT so i guess i don't get it when people from surrey, devon, shropshire, wherever support utd and liverpool.

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posted Jul 9, 2009

"Lee Hsein Yung from Singapore" - good one <doh>

on the plus side i doth take off my cap to the Anchorman quote. the film is pure genius. Credit where credit is due.

you could present your name as Ole Leonhardsen if we are gonna play the stereotype game ;)

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posted Jul 9, 2009

It seems you didn't get School or get friends or get a life though.

Judging by your angry comments etc. Still, i'm looking forward to the season whether it takes me 3 hours or 3 mins to get to the games <ok>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

The Singapore ditty was a pretty tame effort in terms of originality I'll admit, but not quite as tame in overall terms as repeatedly emphasising a club's lack of glory in the past 3 years - before calling their fans glory hunters.

Jav, I can't open that link in work, but I can tell what it is from the url address<laugh>

Right lads I'm off out of this God-forsaken office. Maybe we can set aside our differences and rejoice in the fact that it's almost Friday.

Laters<ok>

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posted Jul 9, 2009

Javier/Stevie&Xabi (U13967373)

now who's making assumptions?

what was it that attracted you to the most successful team in British football history?.... <whistle>

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