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comment by U6767133

posted Jan 13, 2007

A fellow Dylan fan? As for Becks, no, no and no. The reason he was sold was that Fergie couldn't stand the ensuing circus, that hasn't changed, it'd be a bad move and he wouldn't improve our squad.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

Exactly Ole!!

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comment by U6763162

posted Jan 13, 2007

not that bad a move. we could use a dead ball specialist for the last 20 mins of a game as we lack the deliv ery needed. but real wont loan him to us. becks has learnt his lesson he's been humbled into becoming a circus clown in la

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comment by meehir1 (U3288166)

posted Jan 13, 2007

im not a great becks fan, but his arrival would boost motivation in the locker room and if it doesn't work out dont play him nothing lost. however i cant imagine seeing him back

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posted Jan 13, 2007

i don't think so for now.but will love him

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posted Jan 13, 2007

We need him not.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I'd say yeah if we could but we can't, he's under contract with Madrid and he's signed one with LA Galaxy, there's not a chance he can play for us, it's the rules.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

thats a poor idea

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posted Jan 13, 2007

why the hype on beckham, he only play's sideways and backwards, got a good kick but that is not enough these days, would love man u to get him on loan cos im a gooner and it will slow them down, sorry, but beckham is a spent force.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

he only plays sideways and back, spent force

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posted Jan 13, 2007

Capello has once again shown how jealous he is (his egos are getting to the team). Anyone who knows Becks will bet that he would have given it his all to try and win a trophy at Madrid but Capello is questioning is professionality. It was he who said Becks is not a part of his master plan at Madrid and is now jealous the guy has signed a huge contract. I now believe everything I read from Totti, Del piero, Redondo, Casano about Capello wanting the headlines over the superstars of the teams. What are the Real Madrid board doing in letting this guy ruin their reputation. he isn't exactly getting results is he? If Barca were playing well this season, they guy will be miles apart from the top. He wants Ronaldo out, Beckham out, Casano and maybe his own signing Diarra for challenging him. Methinks he should get the sack but then again madrid are in shambles and don't know who to turn to.
No Becks for Man Utd as this might unsettle the team. I love him and he has something to offer but we want the media circus to stay with Jose at Stamford bridge while we concentrate and do our business at Old trafford.

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comment by Googzie (U2385958)

posted Jan 13, 2007

Its now time to accept that Beckham has crossed the line from football to showbiz......he even asks Tom Cruise for advice what does he know about football?

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I'm a Liverpool fan so disregard me at will but I have to say I think he would be more hassle than he is worth - there is so much publicity around him at the moment and if he went back to your place it would be crazy.
Do you really think SAF wants that kind of disruption when you are top of the league? For me it seems if you keep your heads then you can win it this season - would bringing a media circus to OT keep things stable?
I dont think so.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

Becks should have a testamonial at old trafford, man utd v england and all the proceeds should go to charity as he obviously doesn't need it smiley

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I'm not sure big Eck would be too happy about bringing him back to manchester United, although I do think he'd be useful and he would probably love it himself. Perhaps his old mate Roy Keane would benefit from his skills up at the Stadium of Light for the rest of the season. I reckon most Sunderland fans would agree with that.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

Well today my point has been proven, Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello has never wanted Beckham on the team and now that his contract has not been renewed he has the reason he was looking for to oust him. Becks has been a Gentleman with his comments regarding Capello much the same as he was with that other useless coach Mclaren several months ago. I would love for him to drop the gloves and tell it like it really is. What's funny is both Capello and Mclaren will both be looking for new jobs sooner rather than later so our old number seven will have the last laugh. If I was DB I'd hold a press conference and rip Capello apart in the media. there have been numerous articles in the media about the unrest in the Real Madrid changing room and when reading between the lines you can see it's because none of the player like Capello. Final Word, Beckham do what ever you can to bring that smarmy git down!

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posted Jan 13, 2007

he's no-where near as good as he was, so there would be no point whatsoever. considering he wants to play in the center of midfield too, it would be in practical. cmon all he can really do now is cross the ball!

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comment by Googzie (U2385958)

posted Jan 13, 2007

Capello words may come back to haunt him.....he may need Beckham when things start to hot up in Match and injuries begin

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comment by Ryan (U3126432)

posted Jan 13, 2007

Capello hates star players and big names if they don't fit into his ideology. Ronaldo has been playing 2nd fiddle to the Horse, Robinho is harshly treated and now Becks banished to training sessions only.

Someone sort this great club out quick.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

is capello jealouse or what that is stink on beckham who is a true legend for man utd

capello is seriously jealouse

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comment by spilko (U1960762)

posted Jan 13, 2007

Laughing at some of the comments about Beckham. "He only plays sideways and back"??? Funny how he was 2nd in the assists in the Spanish league last year and was one of Real's better players. Also, scored and created a couple of goals in the World Cup (more than Lampard could).

As even Capello said, Beckham is a very professional player and has always given 100%. He could easily do job in the Premiership where centre forwards thrive on decent crosses.

He isn't the player he was but I'll always remember being at Old Trafford and witnessing his performance against Greece. Gerrard must dream of giving a peerformance in an England shirt like that.If he deserves an MBE then Beckham deserves a lot more than 125 million dollars...

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posted Jan 13, 2007

As for Beckham going back to United, worst suggestion I think i've ever heard. I'm a Liverpool supporter so hope he does, might give us a chance to catch up in the league! What you gonna do, drop Ronaldo and play Beckham on the right?! Or maybe move Ronaldo to the left and drop Giggs lol! Beckham was a good player, but he's past his best. Ha ha I like that he asked Tom Cruise's advice on signing for Galaxy. According to Beckham he's a "very wise man". Hmm not sure about that, but guess he is in comparison to Becks. He was fantastic for United back in the day but those time are gone. Good luck at Galaxy, hell who can blame him for £128m!!!

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I think he may have passed his sell by date in Prem as he's too showbizy than pro footballer! Although his is still world class, he may not be the right signing for us as we are flying and it could unrest the team. Fair play to Beckham though, nice earner!!!

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comment by U934638

posted Jan 13, 2007

he is sorting the club out thats why hes droping becks,who has won nothing with madrid

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comment by spilko (U1960762)

posted Jan 13, 2007

Its hardly Beckhams fault the Real have won nothing. They have had no defence and a fat, unfit centre forward. They aren't going to win anything this year either, is that his fault too???

And funny how Utd haven't won very much without him.

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comment by Simon (U1807160)

posted Jan 13, 2007

You've got to feel sorry for Becks on this one. It's not like he's moving to Barcelona is it?

If Beckham couldn't be counted on, he would have given up after making his first 100m, not when he's going to make his second.

Capello could have used this situation to motivate Beckham (with Real in 3rd and Beck's last 5 months in a top league).

Nose-face-spite.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

David Bechham has always been and will always be a world class player. His off the field image his part of what makes him who is he is. I have always been a united fan all my life and also a real fan. I have always respected Fabio Capello but his days are numbered as well. He has got it wrong with Madrid and they wont wn anything this season. David has no business been on the bench and its a good thing for him to leave. he wont miss much because they wont win anything. If man utd can have him on a loan it will be fantastic.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I believe that if Beckham was at man united it would allow sir alex another option, even if he was only played for 45 mins a game or as a late sub it would assist alex ferguson in keeping a full injury free squad...i believe david would give everything as he has a love for manchester united!!

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posted Jan 13, 2007

Becks to man utd is bad not for footballing reasons but for media unrest. Man Utd can organize a testimonial afterward for him but not bring him in on loan. Like a few others have said, who does Capello really have at Madrid that he can count on if he is axing Becks, Ronaldo, Cassano, and soon to be Diarra (he criticised him for favoring Emmerson too much) and doesn't have faith in Robinho? Real have been very abysmal this season but Capello has been lucky that Barca and valencia have not played well yet.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

There's no way that Beckham will come back to Man U on loan, even for a little while, SAF won't have it and it could be more bad than good with the ensuing media uproar that would follow it.

I have a lot of sympathy for Beckham in this whole sorry saga because it often seems like he's being singled out for the blame for Madrid's poor run in the last few years when it was a team problem rather than just an individual one, a single player can win or lose you a game but not a whole season. Capella saying that he won't play Beckham again this season is just stupid, even though he has signed with another club for the end of the season Becks is a professional and would still do what was required of him for Madrid, its not like LAG are any sort of opponent for them anyway.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I think his skill would help but Man U are flying high right now and dont need any distractions and he would certainly bring some. Also i doubt that the LA Galaxy would wont to risk him getting injury if he can start playing for them in April instead of August. Hes still tremendously talented and although the money is very high he will bring great skill and a recognizable face to the league. As for capello he just f'd himself, becks could be needed if injuries start happening and hes still got the ability(more than enough) to play for a real team that has been absolute crap the last few years

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posted Jan 13, 2007

beckham going back to Man u would be like
Thorpe going back to swimming beckham doesn,t have anything to prove at man u he,s achieved every possible trophy there he should go to the states earlier than expected and prepare to be taken seriously as SOCCER isn,t the NO"# 1 sport over there it,s about NO"#4 0r 5 so good luck!!!!!
alex ferguson would never take him back....

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I wonder if there's a personality clash, like there was latterly at Old Trafford, no one's bigger than the manager, until the board sacks the manager at least. Real have a team of many veterans, it's time for them to bring in more youngsters, perhaps this is why he's clearing out. He'll have to watch it though, if there's no trophies he'll be down the road too. I don't think Becks would fit into United's set up too well now and his wife certainly wouldn't want to have live in Cheshire when there's Hollywood as an option. No, let him buy himself out of a contract at Real and enjoy the rest of his time in the backwater of American soccer, he's nothing to prove. Good luck to the lad.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

He may not go on loan to Man U but I'm sure a few Uefa cup level teams would be interested in loaning him for 6 months.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I bet he would like to come but Ferguson has all he needs already.

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comment by milnrer (U7111592)

posted Jan 13, 2007

forget becks coming to man u. that is not going to happen-the big thing here is that capello is acting like a little boy by saying what he has. seems like "it`s my ball and i don`t like you so you`re not playing with us." good luck to you, becks and remember, people will still recognise your name when the crybaby capello is long gone. (like before the end of the season)

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comment by brenno1 (U7117740)

posted Jan 13, 2007

damn right they shoud take him till the end of the season players don't become bad overnight only a few months ago he was the one international capt expected to lift the world cup!!! wouldn't it be a joy to see rooney ronaldo giggs and becks all in the same team and him lifting the premership one last time before his american adventure begins

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posted Jan 13, 2007

Not a serious question, surely? Selling Beckham was a great piece of business. He had not performed well for United for a couple of seasons prior to his departure, the stats will support this view. He was a good servant for many years and was one of the heros of that wonderful '99' season. A return - out of the question

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comment by ajala (U6811885)

posted Jan 13, 2007

Why do Beckham's supporters get so worked up whenever someone has the guts to call a spade a spade and say what we all know but are too scared to say - that this emperor is and for most of his career been stark naked.

How dare people insult Fabio Capello like this? Capello is one of the great names in World coaching, he has won titles in Europe, Italy and Spain and dominated Italy when Serie A was by far and away the best league in the world, hosting the likes of Platini, Maradona, Zico, Van Batsen, Gullit, Baresi, Dessailly, Maldini. Can't deal with big players? Presumably a team hosting arguably the greatest goal scorer of the last 25 years Marco van Batsen and one of its immortal defenders Franco Baresi, has no big players. If Capello who like most great managers including SAF sees no reason to pander to air headed journalists with easy and inoffensive sound bites says beckham is past it then it means he is past it.

Whets makes you think this money hungry individual will risk injury and the end of his American dream playing with spirit for Madrid. when in 2002 he jumped like a baby girl out of Roberto Carlosís crunching tackle, allowing Brazil to score, and knock his country out of the world cup

Can't blame Beckham for Madrid's decline? Rubbish! Before he arrived there Madrid were the strongest club in Europe, winning in the previous five years, 3 European cups, 2 Spanish titles and world club cups, the Spanish Fa cup, European super cup and Spanish super cup, In one of the greatest football matches played in the last 2 decades, they tore Manchester united apart and threw the scraps to the win in a champions league match in April 2003 - in an explosion of passing, movement, touch, technique and endless skill. In the three years since Beckhams arrival they have won nothing, nothing!! The problem was not the much derided galactico policy - the earlier galactico's Figo, Zidane and ronaldo all won trophies in their first year and remain among the best players the game has produced in the last decade. The problem with the galactico policy was when it brought in stars not for their sporting value but commercial one - Beckham

Madrid's game was a short passing one; it was this type of game that made them the most successful club side ever in the history of the game. Three quarters of the time the ball leaves Beckhams foot it is in the air, football on the continent can simply not be played like that. His inability to go past players on the wing and thus stretch defences (such as figo and zidane had been doing on the the right and left wings before he arrived - leaving space for Ronaldo and Raul and Scolari and guti behind them to invade) meant all the pressure on the wing was transferred to the ageing legs of Zidane on the left with figo shunted aside to make room for the golden goose. This meant Madrid became cumbersome, predictable and too direct. The exit of Zidane and his magic, the lack of interest of the immensely gifted but lazy and highly unprofessional Ronaldo has posed questions which a lot of weaker managers would have avoided, but cappello is nothing if not his own man and is unwilling to stand for a continuation of the circus.

Beckham's supporters should face it. The pretty boy has confronted, at last, a real man and just as happened the last time at old Trafford (when he unwisely faced up to a man with iron, not golden balls) he has lost out. The winner? Football.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

I don't understand why people give Beckham so much stick!. All he has ever done is give 100% and it is not his fault he fell for a Spice girl!. How many of us would want to give Posh one and also how many of us would think going to LA for $1m a week at the end of a very successful career was a bad idea?.

A lot of what I read about Beckham is purely down to jealousy. I like the guy and cannot see what he has done to deserve all this crap thrown at him.
And he asked Tom Cruise (who I think IS a total weirdo, btw i.e. Scientology) about life in LA - nothing to do about football!!!.

When I read the article about Beckham not playing for Real again I was totally shocked and I imagine he is as well, having just said he was looking forward to trying to win a trophy for Real. He will not even get a chance to say goodbye to the Real fans. That is totally out of order and just goes to show that Capello has no respect for anyone other than his own big-headed self.

I think there will be more to come from this because surely the Madrid board, who already must be starting to doubt Capello's decisions and who have all complemented Becks on always giving 100%, cannot be happy about paying a player that much money to not be used. If I was Beckham I would be totally insulted. He is basically saying his mind will not be on Real and really is questioning how professional he is.

I hope Capello gets sacked ASAP. Idiot.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

What a huge idea.. but not Man Utd. A London club like Fulham might benefit massively. Put the aerial skills of Brian McBride and Heidar Helguson on the end of some Beckham crosses.. magic. C'mon Messrs Coleman and Mr Al Fayed, Harrods/Fraser Group had a great Xmas.. spend some money and bring some thrill to the cottage for a few months!!

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posted Jan 13, 2007

Things happening very well in Old Trafferd., I dont think that Sir Alex will take any risk in this stage.,

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posted Jan 13, 2007

well I see here not only capello and company are jealous for beckam but and ordinary people. he is the best midfilder in the world in his position and he is loyal to englan and man united. how you goys are treatig him is like he is no one. I dont know who is loyal to their team ? roney? sold himself to Man und for 7 mil. ronaldo? kicked us in world cup.or smith that left leeds for few paunds ferdinand? lef west ham for leeds for one mil.come on at least beckam told and stayed by his word or man united or europe.and to be honest since he has gone this club is not the same.but hey we are used to this hole world likes him but for us is not even worth a last game against andorra.Well done becks come back after 5 years with 178 milion paunds more and buyld another chelsea empierlet premiership scuns get 10thausand paund a week in a shit weather wile u play for fun under LA sun for 1 milion dollar a day.and capelo go back to italy cos you can win only fixing games . we see yu canot even win a game against deportivo lacorunia. jealosy is worst feeling that a man can have.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

gellanttajala -

You say it is all Beckhams fault Real won nothing?. What a ridiculous thing to say!. By saying that you are making out that all the directors and managers at Real since Beckham know nothing of football and sacrificed commercial success for trophies.
You also say the problem with the Galacticos was that they bought players for their commercial value. You say "stars" - plurel. So who else are you referring to???.

One player does not make a team lose trophies. Listen to what the other Real players say about Beckham and you will realise you are talking nonsense. But then you possibly know more than Casillas, Carlos and Ronaldo don't you?.

Man Utd's game was also a short passing one and Beckham won quite a lot with them, did he not?.

You may be right about Capello but I just think he is going about it in the wrong way - he did not need to imply that Beckham can now not be trusted to give his all.
Plus it seems to be he is trying to totally rebuild Real and I think that will take a lot of time, something a manager at that club is never given.

This is exactly the sort of jealousy I was talking about.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

"By saying that you are making out that all the directors and managers at Real since Beckham know nothing of football and sacrificed commercial success for trophies."

Heh! - I meant "sacrificed trophies for commercial success", not the other way around!!.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

Cant agree with 'thebarmydon' the stats will prove actually that beckhams last 2-3 season at united were in fact his best in terms of goals scored and assists but i do agree it was great busiess getting rid of him hes been poor ever since and was lucky to be goin to the world cup simple because he was captain if he wanted ot get back into the england team he should of come back to england unless the rumours about the back injuries hes always getting are true and he cant perform at the top level no more

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comment by Googzie (U2385958)

posted Jan 13, 2007

I'm not a big fan of Becks brand but he is a world class player and Capello decision not to play him again is based on personal feelings(jealousy) rather than footballing reasons

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comment by lsabre (U1743466)

posted Jan 13, 2007

First, Capello has proved again what a clown he is, and what a liar as well. When Beckham started the season with three assist-balls and a goal in the first three games, who dropped him to the bench claiming he was underperforming, which was rubbish? Now he 's found the perfect chance to express his complex against Beckham once more, and it 's been clear he bears a lot!
Beckham did the right thing to leave Real when treated like that - anyway, one wants to play after all and he could see Capello wasn 't in favour of him! Now, with six months left to joining Galaxy, he may get the chance to play more football somewhere in Europe as I 'm sure Real will try to get the better out of him since their coach has declared he 's not going to use him anymore.
From United 's point of view, it would be ideal and square a great deal Chelsea 's superiority in midfield. Scholes and Giggs have been superb, but apart from them there 's no other world class in that department in United yet. Carrick is getting better all the time but he 's way off Beckham 's class yet. And something about someone who said Beckham didn 't perform well in his last two seasons at United. Better check out your memory man, cos the man was as good as ever - it was just Ferguson 's stupidity and lack of dignity to admit that the exit to Real was down to his major faults, but Beckham was to pay for that! We 've seen it again and again, when something goes wrong some player is going to take the blame and be off; Beckham, Keane, Van Nistelroy. In fact, it was Ferguson that should have stood aside for some other new to come in for United, but he decided to led us into a 3-year-barren spell instead of deciding to call time in his career. And despite the fact that United are leading the title race so far, Ferguson is past his best days, while the title is definitely nowhere near decided yet. The side that will have the finish in the run-in will win it, and I don 't think it will be United...

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posted Jan 13, 2007

It's disappointing to lose such a talent so young - I'd have loved him to sign for Bolton (or similar) and light up the premiership jus to shut up all the doubters (incl mclaen) once and for all- don't expect they coould afford £92k a week let alone £492k but nice work if you can get it.

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posted Jan 13, 2007

This whole Becks thing is strange - from Capello to the fans who have forgotten how much this guy has contributed to England, Man U, Real and the game of football worldwide. I can't imagine everytime he makes a decision, people (McClaren, Capello, negative fans) react with contempt as if he has killed someone. My goodness! Let the guy be. The decision to remove him from England squad was purely silly jealousy and not based on his footballing abilities (frankly, other than Gerard, Rooney, Hargraves and maybe any of Lampard/A. Cole/G. Neville) who else on the Engalnd squad right now is better than Becks at helping the team????) Now Capello's decision to bench him permanently from Real till he leaves is also based on silly jealousy! What lack of professionalism on these coaches. Man U or any team should get him on a loan deal ASAP - it will be worth him coming in for 20-30 minutes and potentially change a game. People, pay due respect to what this guy has done for the game in the past years. Becks, keep your head up. You have done so much for this game and you have nothing to prove to no one: not Capello, McClaren, negative fans, the media. We in Los Angeles are waiting for your arrival! Any smart team would be smart and lucky to pick you on loan - go to my beloved Gunners please!!!!

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