Episode 2193: Solskjaer Out
What would it take for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to lose his job? Not a 0-5 loss at home to Liverpool, not a 0-2 loss a week later to Man City… but the final straw did eventually come on Saturday as Manchester United crashed to a 4-1 defeat away to Watford.
Where it went wrong for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and where one of the most bewildering episodes in English football’s recent history has left Manchester United. https://t.co/8iBqYt8cHl
— Mark Critchley (@mjcritchley) November 22, 2021
Mark Critchley and Jonathan Wilson join us to discuss the inevitable, what United do now, how badly this has been mismanaged by the club and Ronaldo’s influence on who will eventually take over.
Plus there’s Ken Early’s exquisite timing, and Kenny Cunningham gets on board with Eoin’s succession master-plan.
Having written a big Mourinho piece in St Peter’s Square, I now file the Solskjær obsequies from Castlerigg Stone Circle. pic.twitter.com/gZzeNHGwbq
— Jonathan Wilson (@jonawils) November 21, 2021
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It seems like everyone – well, almost everyone – is appointing a new manager these days. Meanwhile, far above the fray, one legendary Lion watches and bides his time ?https://t.co/tot0AcQYrm pic.twitter.com/Q0qFsPvWyW
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Did you know the Lady in Red origin story involves Pat Kenny?
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