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Arise, Sir Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Arise, Sir Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will forever have a place in United’s history books and in the hearts of the supporters, as a class act, a great goalscorer, a trophy winner, a model professional, and generally, a bloody good bloke. His great nature has been recognised at the weekend with the presentation of the Royal Norwegian order [...]

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Cleverley: Solskjaer Asks A Lot Of Us

Tom Cleverley is a lad who lots of United fans have high hopes for. For those who pay less attention to the Reserves, this midfielder got his chance in this summer’s pre-season tour, scoring a goal in his first game with the first team. He has spoken about his time with United, saying that he [...]

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Ole Happy With United Youth In Boro Game

Sir Alex Ferguson mixed youth with experience to ensure victory over Premiership side Middlesbrough in the 3rd Round of the Carling Cup on Tuesday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has taken the post as the Reserves’ coach, was very proud of their performance, and believes we have several young players in the ranks capable of cutting [...]

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From The Stands – Ole’s Speech, Freekick, Goal Celebration, Teddy, Schmeichel…

Saturday was a great day out at Old Trafford, watching Ole Gunnar Solskjaer play on our pitch for the last time. He walked on to the pitch with two of his kids, carrying the European Cup. The applause and cheering was deafening. Peter Schmeichel spoke to the crowd about what a magnificent footballer and person [...]

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Tevez Tantrum? You Were Watching A Different Match!

Tevez Tantrum? You Were Watching A Different Match!

I was fortunate enough to be one the 68,000 at Old Trafford yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed getting to see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer off. Of course, with Ole now working with the Reserves, there was no need for a tearful farewell. For me, Carlos Tevez was easily the best player on the park. Whilst Solskjaer showed [...]

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Ole Was Supposed To Be In Reserves…But We Promoted Him Straight Away

Ole Was Supposed To Be In Reserves…But We Promoted Him Straight Away

In a day dedicated to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with his testimonial against Espanyol being played tomorrow afternoon, we have looked at several of Solskjaer’s great moments with the club. As a player strongly associated with that magical night in 1999, it’s important to remember other imporant moments in his United career, such as the red [...]

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Solskjaer’s Greatest Moments: Return From Injury

A couple of years ago, I wrote an article about the amazing comebacks of Manchester United, whether that be winning the European Cup just 10 years after the Munich Air Disaster or their ability to win games they have no write to. I also focussed on the magnificent comeback of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who had [...]

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Solskjaer’s Greatest Moments: FA Cup vs Liverpool

Solskjaer’s Greatest Moments: FA Cup vs Liverpool

It was a Football Factory moment. Replace Chelsea with United and Millwall with Liverpool, and the reaction is exactly the same. Result, the dippers in the Cup! These draws can’t be rivalled by any other match, when you get put up against your enemies in a winner takes it all scenario. Defeat means you’re out [...]

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Solskjaer’s Greatest Moments: Red card vs Newcastle

Nice natured Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was once on the receiving end of a red card after committing an intentional foul on Newcastle’s Robert Lee. As he walked towards the tunnel at Old Trafford, David Beckham ran over to give him a pat on the back. Solskjaer shrugged, “I had to do it,” he said. Before [...]

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Solskjaer: I remember sticking my foot out and the ball going in but everything else is a bit of a blur

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was always a rare Manchester United player. Not just because he scored a goal that won us the European Cup, not just because he always took his starting place on the bench without grumbling and not just because he genuinely is just a bloody nice bloke. He is rare because he is [...]

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Tribute To 20LEGEND – YOUR Favourite Solskjaer Memory?

Whilst Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has secured his future with United, currently working as the Reserve team coach, the fans are being given the chance to say goodbye to Solskjaer the player, after he retired from the game at the start of last season. Of all the players to grace the field at Old Trafford over [...]

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Ole: We Repaid Fergie’s Faith With Title

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s name is still sung on a weekly basis at Old Trafford, after he retired from the game earlier this season, moving up to United’s coaching staff. He is a player all reds remember fondly, and one of the rare United players who’s earned the admiration and respect from rival fans (well, not [...]

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Tevez The New Ole?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was one of the rare United players who fans of other teams admired. He was a hard worker with a great attitude to the game, a model professional. However rivals fondness of him often lessened when he was brought on off the bench against their team. Known as the “super sub” thanks [...]

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Ole’s Confidence Growing

It was a moving moment when Solskjaer walked on the pitch to say goodbye prior to kick off against Sunderland. He is adored by all at Old Trafford and has played a significant role in putting United in to the history books time and again. Of course his injury time winner against Bayern Munich in [...]

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Solskjaer and Roy Keane At Old Trafford

I know it’s delayed, but I thought the videos taken from the Sunderland game might be of interest. It was a great day seeing Keane return, and Solskjaer getting a chance to say goodbye. Legends. Keano Walks Out On To The Pitch “There’s only one Keano” Solskjaer Waving Goodbye “You are my Solskjaer” ———— The [...]

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