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Solskjaer No Longer In Running

Solskjaer No Longer In Running

Contrary to what some are reporting, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has not turned AVFC down. He has not at any point been offered the job.

Some are saying this is a Villa media circus.

How is it?

They released a statement saying they will update us when they have chosen the manager full stop.

Ole came for an informal chat and if not for people tracking the jet sent to get him, who'd have known?

Ole explained why the jet, ie so he could show Villa the respect to talk face to face and still get back for his Molde teams weekend game.

Is it any disgrace if he or his family don't want to move back to England?

Is it any disgrace that Villa may have decided there are more experienced options open to us?

The Ole mania has been strange. 39 managerial games and as he said in his documentary, if you cut him in half he bleeds Man Utd and yet some are stomping around like we have just missed out on Mourinho?

Yes, it would have been intriguing but should the board be gambling on someone with little to no top level experience?

If we had lost the first few or been bottom half would people have remained calm?

The media circus has all come from Ole's side if things, not the Villa.

Candidates have been interviewed, it won't be long until we know who is coming.

Where is the panic?

As said, he doesn't want to be in the running now, where is the issue. I guess forever more some will say he turned us down.

You have to have been offered something in order to do that but I guess some won't let facts get in the way of a good rant.

The press, twitter/Facebook and these sites with our 24/7 appetite for information, and especially the itk's I wrote the article about yesterday have blown this up.

Villa have done nothing wrong and yet it is the Club being slated right now.

Our one forum poll ( which manager) had Ole way below other options. Then all of a sudden Ole mania broke out. Maybe things will settle again now and fingers crossed we get the right manager announced shortly.

Sooner the better to be fair!

( will add links to polls tomorrow, working on iPad and it is too fiddly!)

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday May 22 2012
Time: 11:46PM


Should I add part 1 and part 2 to the headlines? lol
22/05/2012 23:53:00
Still don't think this is the last of all this,it didn't add up in the first place and sure doesn't now after all the s**t Ole has gone through,mmmmmmm,we will see.
23/05/2012 00:02:00
Only time will tell I suppose.
Pride of Lions
23/05/2012 01:07:00
I'm sorry and believe me...this is not directed at the fans...but ***** this club. They can't seem to do a damn thing right. I can't believe this got so out of hand. Ole gets an 86% approval rating from fans..and now we don't get him. Personally I think Martinez is ***** and why should players respect him? What has he done that's so great? Did ***** all as a player, coached a championship Swansea..and a Championship caliber Wigan. Why on earth do we even care about him? Seems a nice bloke, but if I were a player I could care less about him. What does he know that I don't? That's what I'm thinking if I'm a player. Paul Lambert is still a shout, but I do fear we will get a load of crap players punching above their weight until he leaves and we get stuck with just crap players. Just like MON. Ole was it for me. And I don't care if you say he is experienced. He had the X factor and he was it for me. This club is a ***** up. I'm disappointed, let down, and at the moment have no intention of watching Villa next season.
23/05/2012 01:21:00
I'd also like to point out that I am not one of those fans who jumped on this Solskjaer bandwagon. I have been shouting for him since January. I was more surprised that the club had the sense to approach him more than I was that they thought to do so. I think we've really lost a quality manager and human being by letting him go and we should make him an offer he can't refuse.
23/05/2012 01:25:00
I've now read about twelve stories on this and I'm still yet to see a single quote. Is this just another media story? Nothing on the official site and no quotes from the man himself..... It appeared originally as an "exclusive" in the ever-so-reliable Birmingham Mail.....
23/05/2012 01:57:00
Agree with gmvillan. It all seems like hearsay at the moment. Nothing coming out of the OGS camp confirming he'll be staying in Norway. I don't think this is the end of it.
23/05/2012 02:16:00
Sorry LA it's you. You're the one who spunked your pants, not the club. You want to believe twitter and the rags that's your choice. Nobody elses. You're upset because you feel let down because you feel your importance is more important than anyone else, the club however have never once said Ole was first fact the club haven't even offered him the job, so grow up. You didn't get what you wanted boo hoo. As for the rest of your post, wait until the summer holidays you'll fit in then eg Wigan are so Championship they finished above us? Did you think when typing that because clearly he knows he's a Premiership manager not in charge of a Championship team for a start.

Sorry, sometimes this stuff writes itself.

#real wish fans would get over themselves.

GM spot on. Loads of stories, no real quotes. However Ole wasn't offered the job, the club have better in mind. Ole has two years to go, we as a club are helping to mend bridges at this moment in time because of the reaction of Molde's sponsors who did react pretty much like people like LA are currently when he spoke to us.
23/05/2012 03:22:00
Things may change with our other options but I again repeat...Ole has not been offered the role. He hasn't turned us down, he know's he is not our first choice so can people stop throwing their toys and being ridiculous in saying they won't support the club anymore based on us thinking we have better options than a manager with one good season under his belt....jesus!
23/05/2012 03:25:00
Hearsay or sad...i hoped for OGS...oh well... ***insert next young manager with potential here***
23/05/2012 03:27:00
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