Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United - Ferguson Calls for Winter Break!

United - Ferguson Calls for Winter Break!

After announcing that he`d twice turned down the chance to manage the England side, Sir Alex has decided that the time is right, whilst in North America, to lambast the FA for their inability to grab the obvious.

Our failure, as a nation, at the World Cup, in South Africa, has prompted Sir Alex to jump on the mid-season break bandwagon. Speaking to the media he had this to say,

"The FA has to give the country the best possible chance of doing well in the World Cup."

"Because of the nature of our game, and because of the demands from television to have a programme every week, the idea of a winter break, which I was first talking about 30 years ago in Scotland and I have done since I came down to England, has come to nothing."

"They must realise that, going into a World Cup, they have handicapped their team."


Now I agree with Sir Alex but feel spellbound to point out that a mid-season break would, in the current climate, be hard to predict when it should be scheduled and with the current number of teams in the Premier League, coupled with the competitions they play in, see the season elongated.

Therefore, if we are going for the winter break scenario, and to hell with the television companies, then the Premier League will need reducing from twenty teams to eighteen sides, can you see the clubs buying that?

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter



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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Wednesday July 21 2010
Time: 5:00PM

Comments

0
Yes, a winter break would be a perfect time for manure to jet off around the world to take part in highly lucrative exhibition matches - just the ticket for refreshing those tired legs. Every penny counts, am I right?
fifthcolumnblue
21/07/2010 17:51:00
0
my sentiments exactly! Destination Asia?
merlin
21/07/2010 19:38:00
0
well, look at this clowns , i dont know who told u money give u history , even if *****ty have all the money in the world players will still have doubts bout moving to a *****ty club just for money , its no fun when u play in front of ghosts or paid people to support , ask cheslki . Get some ****ing history and then talk btw . the world its full of teams like *****ty , money but no trophys also , if u win one wont make u better than milwall or a small team :) so get the **** of ur clowd u sad *****ty fan, u never gonna enjoy what its called history that just big club have it :) , have agood day *****ty fan
RedDevilKile
21/07/2010 21:10:00
0
reddevilkile - did your parents name you after Jeremy Kyle by any chance? Or were they just guests on the program?
fifthcolumnblue
21/07/2010 22:21:00
0
i will answer u when ur team get some history , if that SOMEDAY happen
RedDevilKile
21/07/2010 22:36:00
0
Or perhaps when you develop the wit to make it worth my while Kyle.
fifthcolumnblue
22/07/2010 08:18:00
0
interesting , lets c , who is the clown without words to defend his cheap team? u , =u r nothing but an ignorant that cant do nathing but insult, u r in a lower level like ur crappy team
RedDevilKile
22/07/2010 11:23:00
0
A break is needed though i wouldn't do it for the national team ( we're only fooling ourself if we think a poor world cup was because there wasn't a break. No excuses, we are 5h1t quite simply ).
TheFamousNo7
22/07/2010 11:52:00
0
Agreed on all points TFN7. Unfortunately the money men at Sky woulde not like the idea as it would affect their ratings. Oh, and Kyle, can you use proper words like "see" and "you are" rather than the juvenile txt spk please? There's a good lad, no run along to school - you clearly need it.
fifthcolumnblue
22/07/2010 12:37:00
0
lol well, we have apelling nazi now, pay attention to more important thing u clown, u still cant say nothing good bout ur cheap team :) , AND, ur gramman prove nothing here.
RedDevilKile
22/07/2010 12:53:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Disappointment Ahead?

In chase for Spanish striker!

United Set to Lose Out To City

In the chase for a teenage winger.

De Gea, Rooney, Smalling and Rashford - All Out!

Last night was, how you might say, an eventful night for some of the Manchester United players participating in the Euro 2016 Finals, in France.

United - Armenian Chase Update

It seems that almost every day there is a different slant brought to us when it comes to the possible signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who would you prefer United to sign?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Zlatan Ibrahimovic25%
Robert Lewandowski65%
Neither10%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dobechukwu1
2.expertdocs1
3.Cathal P Forde1