This won't be popular, maybe with a few, but not many: Phil Neville, Superstar. You'd think he'd been at the Club all his life the way he's played lately. I've not seen so much honest, well directed passion in a Blue Shirt for years. So, why not get him his coaching badges.
Look ahead, keep him at the Club. His influence and experience has been massive this season. Regardless of how you feel about him as a player, he's good for the team and Club. When Irvine left we were all left scratching our heads looking for a replacement, there's not many good young coaches about.
Joleon has been player of the year by far, but I bet if you asked the players, Neville P's name wouldn't be far from the top of the list. A model professional, speaks well for the Club and for me one of Moyes's best signings.
You may open fire.
Nick Flack, Posted 19/12/2007 at 11:47:03
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1 Posted 19/12/2007 at 12:51:38
Sorry to hijack your thread mate but I?m looking for a ticket for United (a) this weekend, if anyone has a ticket going spare, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Posted 19/12/2007 at 12:57:54
3 Posted 19/12/2007 at 13:10:49
4 Posted 19/12/2007 at 13:17:35
5 Posted 19/12/2007 at 13:24:54
6 Posted 19/12/2007 at 13:33:25
7 Posted 19/12/2007 at 13:36:43
If you paid attention to Moyes you would have noted in one interview that he confirms Pip’s place is the right back spot and I suppose he should have known that Ossie would get injured, how daft can he be....doh
Have a good Christmas mate and go and buy a block of coal for the fire for once.
8 Posted 19/12/2007 at 15:02:37
9 Posted 19/12/2007 at 16:17:59
Not his fault he gets picked in the middle sometimes.
More a pro than Alan Stubbs!
10 Posted 19/12/2007 at 16:31:27
11 Posted 19/12/2007 at 17:41:04
12 Posted 19/12/2007 at 18:12:59
He is a fullback not a midfielder and hopefully will stay there now
13 Posted 19/12/2007 at 18:20:41
Are these the same people who now love Yakubu as well ?
There?s hope for you yet Tony Hibbert !!
14 Posted 19/12/2007 at 18:47:36
We just need our centre midfielders to come short and collect the ball from him sometimes to help him out.
15 Posted 19/12/2007 at 19:03:09
16 Posted 19/12/2007 at 19:41:26
17 Posted 19/12/2007 at 20:52:51
18 Posted 19/12/2007 at 22:19:20
Pip Neville has always been a hard working professional player who gives 100% in every game. He may not be as gifted in some areas as other players but even when having a bad game he never hidesor shirks his responsibilities.
I have been saying this for months even when he was having a ?bad spell? when being played OUT OF POSITION in midfiled. He is a natural leader.
He is most definately more comfortable at full back than in midfield and has proved that with some of his link up play and by being involved in a few of our recent goals.
Average players do not get as many england caps as Pip has got. He is a good player but maybe not an exeptional player.
I thought he cost nearer £3.5m than £2.5m but I still feel we didnt pay over the odds for him.
19 Posted 20/12/2007 at 00:14:50
"Yes officer, I swear there was 6 premier league medals in the cupboard"
"Now now Mr Gerrard, I know your a decent player, but your not exactly a Phil Neville are you ? "
20 Posted 20/12/2007 at 00:29:12
I simply dont rate neville. his passing is poor at best, embarrising at worst and you can almost see arteta looking at him at times thinking "what the fuck...". Again, his attitude is that of a "model pro" but as he is undoubtibly the worst natural player in our team at present, when he’s there barking out orders to our more talented players do you think they take note and think he leads by example or think "who the fuck does he think he is...?" when he hoofs his next ball in to touch. i know which i believe to be the case.
I was at the west ham game on sat and the first half especially he was as bad as ive seen, hoofing nearly every ball aimlessly or in to touch and ljungberg(??!!) giving him the run around - even meggin him on one occasion. He also rarely opens play up by doing a baines esq overlapping run, his crosses are usually from tight positions were his delay to get in to an attacking positon have slowed the play down.
Im not quite sure were this latest pro neville feelings come from because i get a completely different vibe on the terraces and believe if we are to progress he simply can’t be a first team regular or captain. Just my opinion
21 Posted 20/12/2007 at 06:54:37
22 Posted 20/12/2007 at 10:03:17
The suckers have fallen for the Moyesiah’s spin yet again!
23 Posted 20/12/2007 at 10:19:42
24 Posted 20/12/2007 at 11:33:55
25 Posted 20/12/2007 at 13:07:39