Monday, August 22, 2011

Redknapp : Sir Alex is the BEST in Buying Game..!!

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REDKNAPP has revealed the secret of Sir Alex Ferguson’s ability to rebuild generation after generation of successful Manchester United teams.
Sir Alex Ferguson only does his shopping when the shelves are already full – the shelves of the trophy cabinet that is.
Manchester United are likely to field another fresh-looking side against Tottenham at Old Trafford tonight, as injury problems affect team selection.
But Harry Redknapp does not feel that will make his life any easier as the champions are already much stronger than they were last year.
“It’s the time you buy, when you’re going well,” said Redknapp. “They win the championship last year and he goes out and brings a couple in. Ashley Young is a good signing, a player I tried to sign.
“Yes, they’ve got injuries. They have picked up a couple at centre-half. But he has a fantastic young centre-half in Phil Jones. He has got Chris Smalling who can play there and Jonny Evans.
Can we be fourth? We’re not far away. There’s not a lot in it. We’re very close.
Harry Redknapp
“So United would still be my favourites from what I’ve seen.
“I think that United still have the edge on everybody. They are my favourites to win the league again this year definitely.”
They will have to win a three-horse race according to Redknapp, who had extra time to assess his rivals after last Saturday’s start to the campaign was cancelled after the rioting around White Hart Lane.
“In all honesty, you have to fancy United, Chelsea or Man City,” he said. “You can’t see those three not making the Champions League, can you? It would be amazing if they didn’t. I am being realistic, not being a pessimist.
“It’s between ourselves, Arsenal and Liverpool for that other spot. That’s how I see the season. If we can finish in the top three that would be great. We are aiming to be there, but I can’t see them not making it with the players they’ve got.”
That said, Tottenham laid down an impressive marker with the 5-0 drubbing of Hearts in Edinburgh in their only competitive match so far.
True, Hearts were hideously below the par you would expect in the Premier League week in, week out, but they still needed to be taken apart, which Tottenham did relentlessly. Five different scorers have all got their accounts up and running and that is without the anticipated arrival of Emmanuel Adebayor on loan from Manchester City – although the fact he is not eligible for the next two matches means the deal may drag along.
Lassana Diarra is another loan target to shore up the centre of a midfield which may or may not have Luka Modric, depending on whether or not Chelsea make Spurs an offer they cannot refuse.
For the time being, Tom Huddlestone will fill in with him in place of the impressive but inexperienced Jake Livermore.
“Can we be fourth?” Redknapp said. “We’re not far away. There’s not a lot in it. We’re very close.
“We’ll get one or two players in before the window closes. The chairman is very close to doing a couple of deals .
“You have to keep improving because all the other teams have gone out and improved. Probably only ourselves and Arsenal haven’t done too much.
“If we get one or two in again, we’ll be bang there again for sure.”
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Monday, August 15, 2011

FIRST win of the season 2011/12 for Man Utd...!!

English champion Manchester United opened its title defence with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday while Chelsea could manage only a draw in new coach Andre Villas-Boas's first Premier League match.
United opened the scoring in the 13th minute, when Wayne Rooney combined well with winger Ashley Young before sending a left-footed shot into the bottom right corner.
The hosts levelled through debutant Shane Long, who made the most of United keeper David De Gea's lack of conviction, before Young masterminded a winner that West Brom defender Steven Reid deflected into his own net in the 81st minute.
United did what none of its main rivals could this weekend after Chelsea drew 0-0 at Stoke City on Sunday and Arsenal and Liverpool also managed only a point apiece in their openers on Saturday.
Alex Ferguson's side struggled away from home last season, picking up just 25 points from a possible 57 on its way to a record 19th title, and started the game in a lively fashion that suggested it was keen to travel better this term.
The Red Devils' main negative from the match was injuries picked up by centre backs Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, who Ferguson said were facing six and two weeks on the sidelines respectively.
Those blows came hours after United said fellow defender Rafael would be out of action for 10 weeks after dislocating his shoulder.
Encouraged by the inspirational second-half showing in the 3-2 comeback win over Manchester City in last weekend's Community Shield, Ferguson backed his youngsters to deliver on a bigger platform.
Midfielder Tom Cleverley, 22, and 20-year-old striker Danny Welbeck both started, while new signing Young made his United league debut with a blistering performance down the left wing.
He exchanged passes with Rooney for the opener before bursting into the box nine minutes from time to fire in a cross that bounced off Reid to ensure United took the points.
"He was a threat all the time," manager Alex Ferguson told Sky Sports.
Young's confidence contrasted with goalkeeper De Gea, whose shaky start to his United career continued after his handling of Manchester City's goals last week was widely questioned.
The 20-year-old Spaniard, who arrived at Old Trafford from Atletico Madrid for around 18 million pounds ($28.5 million) as a replacement for the retired Edwin van der Sar, should have comfortably saved Long's nonchalant effort in the 37th minute.
The gum-chewing Long, who arrived from Championship (second division) side Reading, drove a shot in low across the goal that De Gea allowed to get past him at the far post.
"David should have done better, I think it was just a bit of concentration there ... welcome to English football," Ferguson said.
Goalkeeping was also an issue for Chelsea on Sunday, as it was held 0-0 at Stoke City thanks to some excellent saves by Stoke's Asmir Begovic.
Following a muted first half, Chelsea picked up the pace after the break with John Obi Mikel, substitute Nicolas Anelka and Salomon Kalou all testing Begovic's reflexes.
Striker Fernando Torres was behind many of the Chelsea moves, dribbling past defenders with a confidence last seen in his best Liverpool days.
"I am only 27, I have not forgotten how to play and how to score and to play well," man-of-the-match Torres told Sky Sports.
"Last season was a season to forget for me ... it's in the past and now I want to look forward."
As well as being denied by Begovic's acrobatics, in particular when he tipped Mikel's long-range volley over the bar and Anelka's curling shot against the woodwork, Chelsea was also frustrated that its appeals for penalties were ignored.
Manchester City hosts Swansea City on Monday, seeking to match United's pace.
-thanx to reuters

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Malaysia Red Devils Fantasy Premier League...With CASH Prizes!! Come n Join!!

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Adakah ANDA sudah bersedia utk musim baru Fantasy Premier League season 2011/2012!! Sertai Liga kami dengan hadiah UTAMA dan BULANAN yang menarik. Liga kami terbahagi kepada DUA iaitu Liga Man Utd 50 dan Liga Man Utd 20. Setiap Liga hanya LIMITED utk 20 team pertama yg mendaftar sahaja!! Dibawah adalah terma dan syarat2 penyertaan :-

Liga Man Utd 
Hadiah Liga Man Utd 50

Hadiah Liga Man Utd 20

1.Format Liga adalah classic dimana pemenang akan ditentukan pada akhir musim. Pasukan yg berada di puncak akan memenangi tempat pertama,kedua dan seterusnya.
2.Pemenang bulanan akan diumumkan oleh pihak admin sama ada pemenang adalah dari pasukan dengan mata TERBANYAK, jaringan TERBANYAK atau pasukan dgn peningkatan kedudukan TERTINGGI pada bulan tersebut. 
3.Pemenang BULANAN ditentukan setiap bulan dari bulan OGOS hingga MEI.

Terma Dan Syarat Penyertaan
1.Liga TERBUKA pada semua ahli Malaysia Red Devils yg berdaftar utk musim 2011/2012.
2.Kepada peminat Man Utd yang BUKAN ahli tetapi ingin menyertai LIGA ini hendaklah mendaftar sebagai AHLI MALAYSIA RED DEVILS terlebih dahulu kerana banyak keistimewaan lain yg akan anda perolehi.
3.Setiap ahli hanya boleh mendaftar SATU team dalam SATU liga kerana setiap liga LIMITED utk 20 team SAHAJA.
4.Setiap ahli boleh mendaftar utk kedua-dua liga TETAPI jika liga mendapat SAMBUTAN, pihak admin berhak utk menerima hanya SATU pendaftaran sahaja dari setiap SEORANG ahli kelab.

Yuran Pendaftaran
1.Untuk Liga Man Utd 50 yuran penyertaan adalah RM50 dan utk Liga Man Utd 20 pula adalah sebanyak RM20 sahaja.
2.Sila bank in yuran pendaftaran ke account AmBank RED ICON : 081-202-200345-4 
3.Sila inbox kepada setelah pembayaran dibuat beserta maklumat ahli seperti format dibawah ini:-
    *Nama Penuh :
    *Nama Team/Facebook :
    *No ID Malaysia Red Devils :
    *No Tel :
    *No Acc Bank : (Untuk pembayaran hadiah kepada pemenang)
    *Email :
4.Setelah pembayaran SAH, pihak admin akan inbox kepada ahli KOD LIGA yang akan disertai.
5.Kepada ahli yg BERJAYA memenangi hadiah UTAMA maupun hadiah BULANAN, pihak admin mempunyai masa 7-14 HARI utk memproses dan membayar kepada pemenang dari hari PENGUMUMAN pemenang dibuat dihalaman rasmi facebook Malaysia Red Devils.
6.Tarikh TUTUP pendaftaran adalah pada hari JUMAAT jam 11.59pm 12 OGOS 2011.

Apa TUNGGU lagi..jom sertai Liga kami!! LIMITED utk 20 pasukan pertama sahaja!!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Cantona Return to Old Trafford..??!!

ERIC CANTONA returns to Old Trafford on Friday, 14 years after his shock retirement from Manchester United.
Cantona and Sir Alex Ferguson will be in opposing dug-outs for Paul Scholes’ testimonial.
Ferguson will include Scholes in his United team one last time.
Cantona brings with him his New York Cosmos, the most recognisable name of the first incarnation of US soccer, beginning their quest to become part of the second.
Part of that mission involves developing their young players, something that has appealed to Cantona‘s nature.
“At first, it was difficult for Eric to understand what we were doing,” said Cosmos vice-chairman Terry Byrne.
“But after two or three meetings he came to New York and loved the city.
“His biggest passion is developing talented young players. That is his dream and his vision. He has a very clear strategy for what he wants to do with his kids.
“Once we explained what we wanted and showed him a documentary about Cosmos’ history, he stood up and said ’this is a combination between sport and art. I love it’.”
For Friday’s game Cosmos will feature ‘guest‘ professionals, including Fabio Cannavaro, Robbie Keane, Wayne Bridge and Gary Neville – but not David Beckham, whose contract with Los Angeles Galaxy rules out any chance of involvement.

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