UK time is: 05:08:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

McCarthy: We'll Park The Bus At Old Trafford

I rather like Mick McCarthy. I would be extremely hesitant to admit it in the presence of a certain Mr. Keane but any McCarthy comment in the media is worth reading and he was refreshingly open with his thoughts on his Wolves side's upcoming game at Old Trafford.

He reckons the United players will be delighted to put things right after the sickening defeat to Villa on Saturday and prmoised that Wolves will not make it easier for the hosts.

'They must be rubbing their hands together to be playing Wolves at home.'

'They must be thinking 'Wolves are coming and we have just been beaten by Villa... If ever there is a chance to get yourself back on track it is to slap these insolent little so and sos coming up from the Black Country and we are going to give them the biggest doing they have ever had'. I would be thinking that if I was a Manchester United player.

'I would be rubbing my hands with glee that we were coming up. Go and have a look at the bookmakers and see what they are saying. They are not stupid. There are no skint ones.

'Our lads who are playing will be wanting to win the game. But we will not be going and chasing it and playing free open and expansive football because if we do they will beat us. Let's clear that up.

'We will be cautious and disciplined like we were at Tottenham.'


Basically, he promised they would park the bus. Nothing wrong with that and hardly unexpected either. And yes, hosting a newly promoted team days after a defeat is an opportunity from heaven to put things right and ease the concerns - and I very much hope that McCarthy is right about our players. That they really want to 'give them the biggest doing they have ever had'. Not because I have any problem with Wolves, of course, but because we need a confidence boost.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday December 14 2009

Time: 10:42PM

Your Comments

Your right Big Mics a nice guy. Its Roy Keane who always was and, still is, an enormous wand
HuddersfieldYiddo
Parking the bus eh? Will they be bringing a picnic hamper and blanket too? Everyone knows that showing manure respect is the way to get a hiding. Get in amongst them and you have a chance of beating them, but sit back and defend...
fifthcolumnblue
sitting back and defending works pretty well against united these days. Villa did it for most of the match, i remember Sunderland doing it last season and they almost got away with a draw, in fact we all our one nil wins last season were because teams decided to sit back and defend.
khoder
Hopefully rooney and co. will have their shooting boots on.
Antriksh (abmtd)
Yep, attacking and pressing United can work - but only if the opposition's got the players to do it. Wolves don't: if they come out to play open football at Old Trafford they will be murdered. And United ARE struggling to break down well-organised defences this season, it's no wonder we play better football away from home. Our best performance of the season? Spurs away and they have quality players and decided to have a real go at us. They were found out horribly.
Zae
I'm sure we will win but they're going to make us work for it.
One United 23
10 outfield changes for Wolves eh? Dangerous precedent. Does it mean half a dozen clubs at the low end of PL hand the points to Chelsea and Man U each season? Then again, since when have these two clubs been concerned about the game's future? Too busy sucking Sky's cock.
Howard
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Nani Could be Heading Where? (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Hummels deal Dead in the Water? (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Spending Big? (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Hummels Coming? (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Evra Says Thanks! (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Vermaelen Update! (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Evra Signs for Juventus! (Monday July 21 2014)

Defender Signing Imminent! (Monday July 21 2014)

You Want How Much for Nani? (Sunday July 20 2014)

United In for Blind? (Sunday July 20 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 92
2. Kanchelskis 51
3. MotorMad 21
4. nordkap 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Toronto FC vs Spurs
Spurs : 23/07/2014 22:29:00
Sigurdsson Signs 4-Year Deal At Swansea City
Swansea : 23/07/2014 20:58:00
Davies & Vorm deals confirmed!
Spurs : 23/07/2014 20:50:00
Liverpool: Clear As Day 2013-14 Issue 8
Liverpool : 23/07/2014 18:05:00
Match Day Moments - RZ Pellets
Chelsea : 23/07/2014 17:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

With Holland Out, Who Will Win the World Cup?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Argentina! 17%
Germany! 83%