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Postby Wile E Coyote » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:37 pm

just shows the ups and downs of football management, by rights he should have disappeared without a trace after the cardiff fiasco.
Now he will be part of a ridiculously wealthy set up with countless millions at his disposal.

not many get chances like this, easy for fans to slate unsuccessful managers at all clubs, but who really knows what they're capable of?
That's why city aren't that impressive either, no comparison to what virtually every other football club has to contend with day in, day out.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby FactualFrank » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:45 pm

Ironic that his first game in charge will be vs Cardiff.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:46 pm

Sol Campbell is already in talks with kick it out to release a statement
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Re: solskjaer

Postby theroyaldyche » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:21 pm

If mourinho cant get em performing i doubt that little orange rodent will

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Re: solskjaer

Postby ClaretAndJew » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:23 pm

I think in football there's a certain type of club for a certain type of manager.

Howe at Bournemouth and Dyche here.

Moyes at Everton.

Not saying Solskjaer will succeed but you never know.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Bosscat » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:25 pm

Solskjaer the Babiest Faciest Manager in the Premier League...... the Benjamin Button of Football ... he seems to look younger as he gets older... or do you think he has a portrait in the Attic?
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Re: solskjaer

Postby Vino blanco » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:39 pm

I would be amazed if he were given any money to spend.

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Postby Bosscat » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:45 pm

Vino blanco wrote:I would be amazed if he were given any money to spend.

Pocket money?
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Re: solskjaer

Postby CoolClaret » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:45 pm

Shocking appointment imo, absolutely awful!

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Re: solskjaer

Postby houseboy » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:50 pm

He sounds like a soldier being cheered by a Spaniard, 'Ole, Gunner Solskjaer'.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby theroyaldyche » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:55 pm

I hope.mourinho takes another high profile.job. then get united in champs league and beat em

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Bosscat » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:55 pm

houseboy wrote:He sounds like a soldier being cheered by a Spaniard, 'Ole, Gunner Solskjaer'.

Lovely boy... Lovely boy

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Guppyspotter » Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:27 pm

How much did we get for Solskjaer?

I hope we didn't let him go too cheaply.
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Re: solskjaer

Postby GodIsADeeJay81 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:10 pm

It's only a loan deal, he's still contracted to Molde and barring a bizarre footballing miracle he will be back there at the end of the summer.

Very odd appointment, but at least he's actually managed, unlike the other alternative - Carrick.

It will be amusing to see what would happen if they finish outside the top 10 though.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby harpers_perm » Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:26 pm

Very sensible appointment.

They stand no chance of 4th, probably out of the Champions League and he won’t get the job in the summer.

A ‘take a breath and reset appointment’, gets the fans back happy and behind the team, no pressure, no expectations giving the board time to get the big name in.

As a player you’d also imagine working in a lot more relaxed environment as opposed to the tense ‘it’s all about me psychology’ bullsh1t Mourinho had around him, I expect them to turn in some performances on that basis alone.

Expect Pogba to be on fire from now on.
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Re: solskjaer

Postby Wile E Coyote » Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:39 pm

harpers_perm wrote:Very sensible appointment.

They stand no chance of 4th, probably out of the Champions League and he won’t get the job in the summer.

A ‘take a breath and reset appointment’, gets the fans back happy and behind the team, no pressure, no expectations giving the board time to get the big name in.

As a player you’d also imagine working in a lot more relaxed environment as opposed to the tense ‘it’s all about me psychology’ bullsh1t Mourinho had around him, I expect them to turn in some performances on that basis alone.

Expect Pogba to be on fire from now on.


they appointed mourinho because he clearly knew what he was doing at the top level, his lack of success at old trafford wont mean a relaxed anything for his successor, however temporary.
pogba seems to be an arse, I would be surprised if this lot start improving.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby karatekid » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:15 pm

Fortunately for OGS united next few games are against lower half of the league teams. Imagine if they lose them though. Ole gonner solskjaer.

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Postby piston broke » Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:16 pm

Micky Phelan has also announced he isn’t giving up his day job, in Oz.
They must both know the score but so will the players, never a good thing.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby houseboy » Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:19 am

Bosscat wrote:Lovely boy... Lovely boy

Saw a great post from a mate on Facebook the other day. Cartoon of a couple of fish being asked by another fish, 'So what kind of fish are you then?'
To which one of the others said, 'Don't tell him Pike'.

I'll get my coat.
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Re: solskjaer

Postby Quickenthetempo » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:08 pm

Imagine us sacking Dyche and getting Andy Payton or Glenn Little in?

He will have a good start as the players will be released from Mouriniho's shackles and will express themselves with a smile on their faces. Hopefully by the end of January that has worn off and he has tried to implement silly tactics.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby MRG » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:10 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:Imagine us sacking Dyche and getting Andy Payton or Glenn Little in?

He will have a good start as the players will be released from Mouriniho's shackles and will express themselves with a smile on their faces. Hopefully by the end of January that has worn off and he has tried to implement silly tactics.


There would be no issue if AP or GL had successfully managed our reserve team and then gone on to manage for numerous years in oppose to sitting the the Sidewalk drinking WKD

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Postby Dyched » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:12 pm

All done it get a feel good factor back. Start playing with freedom etc. That in turn will get the fans on side. But here’s the twist. Will it? I’m not sure Utd fans will accept players starting to actually give a damn. They’ll surely turn on Pogba and co big time.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Chip Harrison » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:49 pm

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:Sol Campbell is already in talks with kick it out to release a statement

And what would his current employers have to say about that? Ridiculous attempt at humour.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Steve1956 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:54 pm

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Gnulty » Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:37 pm

Sir Alex have appointed Ole Gunnar, no doubt about it.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby JTClaret » Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:41 am

I think I prefer the Moaninho United fans - The arrogance is back already.
Everyone else is **** so he'll do well and get us playing really good football.

The moment one claimed things couldn't get worse was a good one, bearing in mind I think as Burnley fans we appreciate things can get worse in football.. and one of the other lads was a Blackpool fan - Oh how we laughed.

I'd love to see united fans go from this to relegation, they'd all have mental breakdowns, before either claiming they've not been proper fans for a while and can't be bothered anymore or, it's good, coz they get to beat different teams.

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Postby Melbourneclaret » Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:46 am

He looks like the guy who plays gollum
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Re: solskjaer

Postby Rick_Muller » Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:52 am

Just watched his press conference - a part of me wants him to do really well, because he's a great person and has a good outlook on life and he could be the one to breathe new life into them. Of course if he did well it would mean Man Utd doing well, which is the dilemma for me...
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Re: solskjaer

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:50 pm

Dont see it as that bad an appointment. Polar opposite of what they had with Mourinho. Not that they deserve Mourinho... But I do see OGS doing well.

Pogba is a disgrace though.
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Re: solskjaer

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:55 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Dont see it as that bad an appointment. Polar opposite of what they had with Mourinho. Not that they deserve Mourinho... But I do see OGS doing well.

Pogba is a disgrace though.


Well. He has started extremely well. And the disgrace that is Pogba has remembered how to play... :roll: Arsehole.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby TVC15 » Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:00 pm

Watching these highlights United could have had 3 players sent off....but no referee would dare do that at the Theatre of Two Hats
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Postby Goodclaret » Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:16 pm

TVC15 wrote:Watching these highlights United could have had 3 players sent off....but no referee would dare do that at the Theatre of Two Hats


Definitely, thought Young should have gone. How that wasn't reckless and endangering a player I've no idea. Penalty should have been given too when it was 3-1 but kicking someone in the chest doesn't seem to get you a pen at OT for the opposition. Then Lukaku scores a goal half a yard offside but that's fine too.

Let's not worry though as Bournemouth will get the same decisions for them very shortly and United will suffer the reverse. Of course.
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Re: solskjaer

Postby evensteadiereddie » Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:40 am

Mason seemed as cowardly or as inept as usual - Bournemouth weren't going to get a thing all match. It was interesting how MOTD glossed over the fact that all the points mentioned in Goodclarets could and should have cost United points.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Lord Beamish » Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:47 am

Mason is, and always has been, a truly awful Ref. Watching MotD last night only served to confirm that to me.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby BurnleyFC » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:07 am

It’s good that they’re having a bit of a resurgence under Solksjaer.

It’ll make it all the more sweet when they narrowly miss out on Champions League football and their most hated rivals win the league for the first time in thirty years.

Wankers.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Dark Cloud » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:15 am

They knew what they were doing when they sacked the moaning one off as they were clearly looking at the upcoming fixtures which gave the new guy a honeymoon period with pretty much guaranteed wins.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby joey13 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:19 am

The bubble will have burst by the end of Jan

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Steve1956 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:42 am

theroyaldyche wrote:If mourinho cant get em performing i doubt that little orange rodent will

You were saying :lol:

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Postby jlup1980 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:45 am

Dark Cloud wrote:They knew what they were doing when they sacked the moaning one off as they were clearly looking at the upcoming fixtures which gave the new guy a honeymoon period with pretty much guaranteed wins.


Absolutely. Even Mark Hughes would have stayed with 3 wins I reckon!!

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Steve1956 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:49 am

jlup1980 wrote:Absolutely. Even Mark Hughes would have stayed with 3 wins I reckon!!

He's a horrible little man is that Hughes,don't think he'll ever get another job,here's hoping anyway.

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Re: solskjaer

Postby jlup1980 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:56 am

Steve1956 wrote:He's a horrible little man is that Hughes,don't think he'll ever get another job,here's hoping anyway.


He's on the scrapheap with Moyes, Bruce and Pardew. Not sure any of them will get a decent job again... which isn't a bad thing!
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Re: solskjaer

Postby theroyaldyche » Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:53 pm

Steve1956 wrote:You were saying :lol:


:shock:

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Re: solskjaer

Postby Foulthrow » Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:43 pm

Goodclaret wrote:Definitely, thought Young should have gone. How that wasn't reckless and endangering a player I've no idea. Penalty should have been given too when it was 3-1 but kicking someone in the chest doesn't seem to get you a pen at OT for the opposition. Then Lukaku scores a goal half a yard offside but that's fine too.

Let's not worry though as Bournemouth will get the same decisions for them very shortly and United will suffer the reverse. Of course.


Indeed. :)


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