Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United - Modern Players are Babies Claim!

United - Modern Players are Babies Claim!

Not too long ago Danny Murphy came out and raised a few eyebrows with a few comments.

Murphy, having seen Bobby Zamora crocked, issued a statement that suggested that certain managers wind their players up so much that loose-cannons` might be an apt word to describe them.

In doing so he highlighted certain teams he believed were the most guilty and received some savage barbs back, in the end Murphy reckoned he`d been misquoted, however, Sir Alex Ferguson has come up with a statement that mirrors the views of several people I`ve spoken to when he`s attributed as having quipped,

"The players are babies now. In my day you had to hit someone with a hatchet before a referee booked you."

How very true!

Some of the legends of the game, these days, wouldn`t have lasted more than five minutes in this modern game of ours!

Tommy Smith, Billy Bremner, Dave Mackay, Nobby Stiles - add your name to a list that has endless opportunities for growth!


Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Monday November 1 2010
Time: 4:27PM

Comments

0
Players are far too protected now-a-days. You can't play football, a game that traditionally requires you to use your lower body, and be suprised is you break a leg, ankle, foot or toe!!
TheFamousNo7
02/11/2010 08:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Stats: Manchester United v Leicester City

All the stats from Manchester United (1) vs (1) Leicester City, Old Trafford, 01/05/16 14:05 Att: 75,275

United v Leicester - Team-Sheets

Manchester United welcome a Leicester City side to Old Trafford today that could be declared the 2015 / 2016 Premier League champions.

Leicester Ace Wanted by United

If they`re prepared to sell!

If Mourinho Doesn`t Get the Job?

With the managerial situation, at Old Trafford, no clearer when it comes to the likes of you and I; everyday appears to bring something new.

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)

MOTM v Leicester City (h)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea0%
Valencia0%
Smalling0%
Blind50%
Rojo0%
Carrick0%
Lingard0%
Fellaini50%
Rooney0%
Martial0%
Rashford0%
Mata0%
Herrera0%
Depay0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
5 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
6 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
10 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
14 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

May 1 2016 1:30PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2016 12:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 10 2016 7:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League