Ole Gunnar Solskjr apologises We let the fans down. We let the club down

The Manchester United manager said the 4-0 defeat at Everton was so bad it is difficult to describe Ole Gunnar Solskjr questioned the desire of Manchester Uniteds players and admitted some will not feature in his plans for a successful reign at Old Trafford after Arsenal and Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

The Premier League teams ineptitude index 2018-19

Its awards time for the most incompetent teams in the Premier League, from those who cant take throw-ins to others who revel in needless yellow cards Welcome to the Guardians fifth annual index of ineptitude, a catalogue of calamity, a prospectus of the piss-poor. As each season draws to a close, the best moments, players and teams of the year are all charted, celebrated and cheered. Which means that what comprises most of the rest of the Premier League experience is missed. So here is a (not always serious) commemoration of cackhandedness: heres where to cheer goalkeepers who help the opposition, those who cant score from 12 yards, players given cards for removing their shirts, and professionals who cant even …

Manchester United stars may look to exit if club misses out on top four

Paul Pogba, David de Gea and Romelu Lukaku could leave Manchester United if the club fail to qualify for the Champions League David de Gea, Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku will all consider their futures if Manchester United fail to qualify for the Champions League. Uniteds The ended in mid-December. Solskjr has so far done much to improve morale but some players are still recovering from the impact of Mourinhos management. Solskjr warned last week that some players needed a reality check and the performance at Everton will have confirmed the view. Solskjr identified Anthony Martial as one player he had spoken to, yet the Frenchman was among those who lacked commitment at Goodison. reported by Original Article : HERE …

Leroy San fires Manchester City past United to tip scales in title race

Manchester City replaced Liverpool at the top of the Premier League after Bernardo Silva and Leroy San scored in a 2-0 win at Manchester United Every season there is always one game in the title race when the team who are going to win the Premier League know it is going to be their year. One game when everything turns in their favour, all the hard work comes together and the supporters can think it is going to be a season to cherish. For Manchester City, was this that night? It certainly felt that way even if they still have to negotiate a tricky assignment at Burnley on Sunday before closing their season with a home game against Leicester and …

Own goal costs dear as Wolves rip into Manchester Uniteds top-four bid

An own goal from Manchester Uniteds Chris Smalling gave Wolves a deserved 2-1 win at Molineux Ole Gunnar Solskjr must be sick of the sight of Wolves. Only 17 days after being dumped out of the FA Cup quarter-finals by Nuno Esprito Santos increasingly impressive team, Manchester United suffered a defeat that could have severe ramifications for their hopes of finishing in the top four. A match that could not have got off to a better start, after Scott McTominay scored in only 13 minutes, ended with a third defeat in four matches and Solskjrs first since he was appointed the clubs permanent manager. That United were their own worst enemies compounded Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe Was this helpful? …

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekends action

Neil Warnock cuts out the moaning, Jordan Henderson scythes through Chelsea and injuries may leave Spurs midfield blunted 1) Henderson relishing his licence to roam After 76 minutes, when he was withdrawn to a deafening ovation, Jordan Hendersons work was done. A lung-busting display by the Liverpool captain set the tone for a vital victory, a relentless performance typified by the moment when he burst to the byline and supplied a hanging cross for Sadio Man to convert. Henderson asked Jrgen Klopp if he could play further forward in a more natural No 8 role one he has impressed in for his country and he flourished there against Chelsea. Mohamed Salahs rocket, another peerless defensive display by Virgil van Dijk …

Manchester United must be streetwise against Barcelona, says Solskjr

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solksjr said his players must learn from their defeat to PSG while Chris Smalling added he is looking forward to facing Lionel Messi Ole Gunnar Solskjr has warned Manchester United they will need to be streetwise to knock Barcelona out of the Champions League, with the manager hoping lessons will be learned from their to progress on away goals but Solskjr wants his side to be cuter against Bara. Reflecting on a time when his side had 10 victories from his opening 11 games in charge, Solskjr said: Some of these players will have some tricks up their sleeves, streetwise players. Weve learned from that PSG game the mood was a little bit different because …

Tottenham and Manchester City prepare to join the All England Club | Paul Wilson

Tottenham and Manchester Citys Champions League quarter-final is the latest in a line of intrigue-filled English derbies in Europes top competition A new chapter in the colourful history of English teams meeting each other in the Champions League is set to open on Tuesday, when the first European game at Tottenhams scored three goals in a stunning 20-minute burst at Anfield. City did not play badly in either leg but ended up losing them both. After The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email. Terrys miss sent the shootout into sudden death, where Edwin van der Sar denied Nicolas Anelka to secure a 6-5 win. Avram Grants Chelsea came second in the league to Manchester United that year, …

Tie down De Gea, deal with Snchez: Solskjrs key Old Trafford tasks

A top-four finish and positive showing against Barcelona will also be vital to Manchester Uniteds new permanent manager A top-four finish Important this, because any projected summer signings will think twice if Manchester United are competing in the Europa League next season. Most people imagined the club would wait until the end of the season before making an announcement on the next permanent manager, if only to wait and see whether Solskjr really could deliver the Champions League place that seemed to be beyond Jos Mourinho. The club have jumped the gun to an extent, perhaps because of the novelty of finding themselves with a universally popular candidate in situ, but the danger is Arsenal and Tottenham holding tight to …

Stabbed Manchester United fan recovering after surgery in Paris

The Manchester United fan stabbed on Wednesday night in Paris may be able to return home at the start of next week United knocked Paris Saint-Germain out of the Champions League last 16. United have been in contact with his family and are monitoring the situation. A club spokesperson said: We were shocked to hear about the incident with one of our fans who was stabbed while in Paris for the Champions League game. Everyone at the club wishes him well during his recovery. The supporter is being treated at the Hpital Europen Georges-Pompidou in Paris and the Foreign Office is in contact with the French authorities regarding the incident.

Aubameyang atones from spot to help Arsenal leapfrog Manchester United

Granit Xhaka and a penalty from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Arsenal a 2-0 win over Manchester United to go fourth in the Premier League After the the euphoria of Paris Manchester United tasted Premier League defeat for the first time under Ole Gunnar Solskjr. This topsy-turvy season continues to confound and, as the dust settled, the fight for third and fourth places in the top-flight table could not be more tantalisingly poised. Arsenal had been abject in the 3-1 defeat in France on Thursday in the first leg of the Europa League last 16 but they found a way to maintain their imposing form at the Emirates Stadium. It was not a vintage display but one in which they laboured for …

Manchester United floor PSG as Marcus Rashfords late penalty caps comeback

Marcus Rashford scored a contentious stoppage-time penalty to complete a stunning comeback as Manchester United overcame a two-goal deficit to reach the Champions League quarter-finals So, where does this register in the list of spectacular European nights for Manchester United? Very high, presumably, judging by the scenes of euphoria after Marcus Rashfords decisive penalty, deep into stoppage time, and the victory run at the final whistle when every single player, pursued by a small army of backroom staff, was haring towards the away supporters to celebrate. If Ole Gunnar Solskjr has not already secured himself the job on a full-time basis, surely the announcement must be soon. He had told us there was no such thing, in the world of …

Solskjrs promotional video hints at permanent Manchester United role

Ole Gunnar Solskjr has revealed he filmed a promotion for Manchester United season tickets and admitted it would be strange not to be made permanent manager having done so Ole Gunnar Solskjr has revealed he filmed a promotion for next seasons Manchester United season tickets and admitted it would be strange not to be made permanent manager having done so. The 46-year-old is in interim charge until the summer and is keen to continue beyond that. He is unbeaten in the Premier League going into Saturdays match at home to Southampton. Asked whether it was strange to do promotional work, Solskjr said: Itll be stranger to see yourself in the video if youre not here but no its not strange …

Romelu Lukaku strikes twice as Manchester United beat Southampton

Romelu Lukakus late winner secured a thrilling 3-2 victory for Manchester United over Southampton at Old Trafford Ole Gunnar Solskjrs 10th win in 12 Premier League games did not come without a scare Manchester United trailed at the interval to Yan Valerys stunning strike and had to overcome spirited resistance when Southampton fought back to 2-2 late in the second half but two goals from a rejuvenated Romelu Lukaku kept their revival on the road. Paul Pogba missed the chance to give the scoreline a flattering gloss when he saw a stoppage-time penalty saved, though going down to four goals would have been very hard on a spirited Southampton. Romelu is a quality striker with a goalscorers instincts, Solskjr said. …