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Ole Gunnar Solskjær and the credibility conundrum at Manchester United

Sceptics in the squad doubt the manager’s tactics and coaching but is it wise to assume he is out of his depth?Ole Gunnar Solskjær asked to be judged on this season and four matches in his credibility is being questioned within Manchester’s United squa…

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Keith Hill: ‘We’re trying to re-establish Bolton’s greatness’

The club are on minus 11 points and almost went bust but the manager is not giving up after signing nine players in one dayIf Bolton Wanderers require a passionate, vibrant manager to revive their fortunes following near-extinction, Keith Hill could pr…

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Emile Heskey: ‘I was on the floor and started crying. Then I found a barber’ | Jamie Jackson

The former England striker talks about homesickness in Liverpool, falling asleep during Gérard Houllier’s meetings and picks his favourite player from the ‘golden generation’Emile Heskey exudes a Zen-like calm whether discussing criticism of his goalsc…

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Kick it Out to meet CPS and police to step up pressure on Twitter over racism

• Anti-discrimination body demands ‘concrete change’ • Pogba, Rashford, Abraham and Zoumna among those abusedKick It Out has called for Twitter to “deliver concrete change” regarding the posting of abuse on the social media platform, with the anti-disc…

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Manchester City fear long Aymeric Laporte absence after knee surgery

• Defender has operation in Barcelona• Laporte injured right knee against BrightonManchester City fear losing Aymeric Laporte for a prolonged period following knee surgery, in what would represent a major blow to the Premier League champions. Related:…

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Pep Guardiola ‘a little bit surprised’ by Kyle Walker’s England omission

• Defender not in Gareth Southgate’s squad for Euro qualifiers• ‘We’ll respect the decision. Kyle is coming back stronger’Pep Guardiola has admitted being a “little bit surprised” at Kyle Walker being left out of the England squad.The right-back was no…

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Solskjær says Sánchez ‘needed to go’ and that he trusts his younger strikers

• Man Utd manager backs Martial, Rashford and Greenwood• ‘It’s time for our boys to feel that pressure and responsibility’Ole Gunnar Solskjær has said he trusts Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood to be Manchester United’s centre-forwa…

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Manchester United’s Luke Shaw ruled out for at least five weeks

United left-back has sustained a hamstring injuryShaw out of four club games and England selectionLuke Shaw will be out for at least five weeks due to a hamstring injury, in what is a sizeable blow to Manchester United. Shaw has been left devastated by…

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Anthony Martial injury scare puts Alexis Sánchez’s Inter loan move in doubt

• Manchester United waiting on scan results for French forward• Talks with Inter over Sánchez expected to resume on MondayManchester United are waiting on the results of scans on Anthony Martial amid concern the forward sustained a thigh problem in the…

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Promising yet concerning: Solskjær’s Manchester United already at crossroads | Jamie Jackson

New signings have impressed but five dropped points already show that the players must become more streetwise – and fastAfter three matches of the new season there is a sense Manchester United must start killing opponents off or risk that confidence co…

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Benjamin Mendy’s hard work can earn reward, says Pep Guardiola

• Left-back training in Barcelona for potential October return• ‘If Benjamin is fit, he will have success. He has a special quality’Pep Guardiola says Benjamin Mendy is working “like an animal” to have a successful Manchester City career following an i…

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Manchester United and Inter to resume Alexis Sánchez loan talks

Chilean player ready to make switch to San SiroInter currently want to pay half of United demandsManchester United and Internazionale will resume talks on Monday in an effort to finalise Alexis Sánchez’s loan move to the Serie A club.The clubs will sta…

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‘We need to protect individuals’: Solskjær on racist abuse of Pogba

Manchester United to meet Twitter to discuss abuse of players‘Social media is a place where people can hide behind fake Ids’Ole Gunnar Solskjær believes Paul Pogba’s “strong character” will not be affected despite the racist abuse he suffered after mis…

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Ruthless Solskjær cares little for egos or age at Manchester United

The manager has fielded young teams and experienced players such as Smalling, Jones, Matic and Fred are the victimsIn Manchester United’s opening two fixtures Ole Gunnar Solskjær has shown the ruthlessness surely required to successfully transform the …

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Kick It Out to press Twitter for further action against racial abuse

• Campaign body will meet Twitter officials in next fortnight• Manchester United want joint action after Paul Pogba targetedKick It Out will meet representatives of Twitter within the next fortnight regarding concerns over racism and other abuse aimed …

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Bolton facing points deduction after postponing Doncaster match

• League One club set to be referred to independent commission• Bolton facing another points deduction if guilty of misconductBolton face another points deduction from the EFL after unilaterally postponing Tuesday’s League One home game with Doncaster….

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Manchester United ‘disgusted’ with racial abuse of Paul Pogba

• Pogba targeted on Twitter after penalty miss at Wolves• Club say they will take strongest possible actionManchester United have expressed “disgust” at the racial abuse suffered by Paul Pogba following the 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday…

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Bolton postpone League One game with Doncaster owing to ‘welfare’ concerns

• Bolton’s administrators not prepared to overwork young players• Club unable to sign players and risk Football League sanctionsBolton have postponed Tuesday’s game with Doncaster Rovers due to the club’s concern over the “welfare” of its young players…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær adamant Paul Pogba will stay at Manchester United

• Real Madrid and Juventus retain interest in France midfielder• Spanish and Italian transfer windows open until 2 SeptemberOle Gunnar Solskjær has insisted Paul Pogba will remain at Manchester United once the Spanish and Italian transfer windows close…

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Pep Guardiola says Mauricio Pochettino does not believe his praise is genuine

• ‘My opinion about him is high standard … he doesn’t believe me’• Guardiola’s Manchester City host Tottenham on SaturdayPep Guardiola has suggested Mauricio Pochettino refuses to take his admiration for Tottenham’s manager at face value, suggesting a …