Rant Cast 131 – we drink a drink

On this week’s show – we look back on Manchester United’s double defeat to Norwich City and Galatasaray. While the kids lost in Turkey, the oldies came unstuck in East Anglia. It was one of Sir Alex Ferguson’s less salubrious weeks.

Yet, the daddy of all managers celebrates a new statue in front of the old North – now renamed – stand. In a week for managerial changes, we discuss Roberto Di Matteo’s sacking at Chelsea, and a new Spanish appointment in west London. We also discuss Sir Alex’ possible replacements – could double title winning Ole Gunnar Solskjaer be in the frame?

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  1. says

    About Galatasaray, something I didn’t see many people speaking of. Besides Nick Powell, who really had a great performance, I thought Phil Jones comeback was truly outstanding. He played where he plays best, where he really could be a World Class player, and had and almost perfect performance. Blocking,tackling, man marking, running.

    I’ll be happy to see him again tomorrow playing alongside Rio. Despite being capable of sacrificing himself in other positions, he is in fact a centre half and must develop there.

  2. uncleknobheadffsuncleknobheadforfucksake says

    giggs and carrick has worked before,

    our last successful title run in giggs was brilliant and carrick was carrick, the peak being the three hammerings of chelsea before being creamed at wembley

    shite now though

    id rather solskjaer than any option bar mourinho, especially shitehouses like long ball moyes

  3. marlon says

    Wasn’t that a 4411 with Giggs behind Rooney (I assume Fletcher with Carrick at CM). If Giggs plays, that is where he should play.

  4. Violent Banana says

    Weren’t they only successful in those Chelsea games? And the main reason for that was Chelsea’s midfield was even less mobile than ours….

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