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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?

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Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 21 2010

Time: 5:00PM

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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
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21/07/2010 17:51:00

my sentiments exactly! Destination Asia?
merlin
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21/07/2010 19:38:00

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
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21/07/2010 21:10:00

reddevilkile - did your parents name you after Jeremy Kyle by any chance? Or were they just guests on the program?
fifthcolumnblue
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21/07/2010 22:21:00

i will answer u when ur team get some history , if that SOMEDAY happen
RedDevilKile
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21/07/2010 22:36:00

Or perhaps when you develop the wit to make it worth my while Kyle.
fifthcolumnblue
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22/07/2010 08:18:00

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
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22/07/2010 11:23:00

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
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22/07/2010 11:52:00

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
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22/07/2010 12:37:00

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
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22/07/2010 12:53:00

Hey Kyle - this is a forum for grown-ups mate. Please remember that before you open your mouth.
fifthcolumnblue
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22/07/2010 13:20:00

well now the question is, who tf u think u r to judge who post here or not, first this is not ur forum ,second , u should stop attacking people and find a way to stick up for ur cheap team , when people dont have resources to answe they insult like u do , crappy as ur s.hi.tty team
RedDevilKile
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22/07/2010 14:29:00

Who's doing the insulting? I didn't call your club *****ty, call you a nazi or anything of the sort, that seems to be coming entirely from your side. My first comment was sarcastic - remember sarcasm, the lowest form of wit? Seems to me Kyle boy that even sarcasm is above you. P.S. Ever been to old toilet? I have, and I'm a City fan. Keep wearing the Ryan Giggs Jim-jams, maybe your mommy will take you to the rags superstore one day to buy a new pair.
fifthcolumnblue
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22/07/2010 15:28:00

well, meaningless words from a meaninless person (like city , meaningless), and in the old toilet? no , i dont know city stadium
RedDevilKile
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22/07/2010 19:08:00

Yer like wuttever m8. Thx fr the dbate - you are a master d bater.
fifthcolumnblue
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22/07/2010 19:13:00

when a city fan talk its like a dog is farting
RedDevilKile
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22/07/2010 19:55:00

Kyle, is your middle name Onan by any chance? How many times have you sinned today Onan?
fifthcolumnblue
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22/07/2010 21:59:00

 

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