13 Feb 2018 11:28:29
{Ed's Note - ken has posted a new article entitled, A view of the current Manchester United squad without the red tinted glasses on.

1.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 12:22:34
Fergie won titles with arguably lesser players Ken but he did have 6 or 7 dependable high performers to rely on.
Fergie had great teams he built over the years but towards the end there were a lot of bit part players like Danny Welbeck (who I like) who Fergie got away with playing simply because of his stature and mentality that ran through the club.
Utd walked the premier league some seasons with some very very ordinary players as well as some very very good ones.

2.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 13:32:38
Agree G62,
United, like Arsenal had big game players who turned up every match.
You could probably name the United team of 10 years ago better than the current team.
Schmeichel, Irwin, Stam, Pallister, Ince, Keane, Becks, Scholesy, Giggs, Cantona and Van Nistelrooy.

I think I would struggle a bit to name the current Man Utd team.

This isn't a dig at Utd, as most people would say the same about Arsenal. Arsenal fan's included.

Also, players played in position.
Giggs was a winger, Stam a Centre Half, Van Nistelrooy was a striker and Keane was a DM.

Nowadays, most players, Arsenal's included, seem to be jack of all trades, but masters of none.

{Ed007's Note - I think you're stuck in a bit of a time warp there with your Man Utd team, Dags. Schmeichel left Utd in '99, Irwin in '02, Stam in '01, Pallister in '98...... Paul Ince left in 1995!}

3.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 14:34:39
Exactly my point Bond,
They spring to mind more than the current Utd team πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.

{Ed007's Note - But it's longer than 10 years ago. And you can't name a team from Utd when they had players like Van der Sar, Ferdinand, Vidic, Ronaldo, Nani, Gary Neville, Evra, Berbatov, Rooney and Carrick on their books?}

4.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 15:17:33
Except for de gea not one of the team would be in anyones all time team or squad. Even with all the millions thrown at the squad. I don't think they would get in a b squad either.

5.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 15:31:18
10/ 20 years than πŸ˜ƒ.

{Ed007's Note - I know it's difficult keeping track when you get to your age.}

6.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 16:12:22
Thanks Bond πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.

7.) 13 Feb 2018
13 Feb 2018 16:17:11
It’s just nice to see 3 posts coming from the perspective of united fans that don’t live in a dream world after the horror show by scholesy 18 the other day πŸ˜‚.