Solskjaer facing new problem at Man Utd

first_imgOle Gunnar Solskjaer admits a new challenge has presented itself at Manchester United, with an under-fire coach facing different problems to those endured late in the 2018-19 campaign.The Red Devils stumbled over the finishing line last season, with an alarming dip following the award of a permanent contract to a coach who impressed in an interim post.Further struggles have been endured on the back of a summer which saw just three additions made to the playing staff at Old Trafford. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Time for another transfer? Giroud’s Chelsea spell set to end like his Arsenal career Just nine points have been taken from eight Premier League games so far, with a 1-0 defeat at Newcastle last time out leaving United 12th in the top-flight standings.Solskjaer is seeing questions asked of his ability to inspire those at his disposal, with it suggested that another change in the dugout could be made despite acceptance that a rebuilding job will take time.The man calling the shots at present concedes that he faces a tough task, with there no obvious solution to the difficulties being suffered by a team that went “flat” last term.Solskjaer told talkSPORT when quizzed on how things can be turned around: “Of course, everything that happens at Man United, with the size of this club, will be magnified because of the poor results.“It’s a bad period, we’ve got to be honest enough, this period after we beat Leicester has been a poor one.“We’ve lost to West Ham, we’ve lost to Newcastle and it’s hard for us to take, but we’ll get through it. That’s the key – the attitude, culture and work-rate of the players.“This is not a similar situation to what I felt was happening towards the end of last season where we just went flat.“This is a hard-working group with a desire, we’re just lacking in a few departments at the moment.”Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United 2019-20Solskjaer’s task is not about to get any easier as United will return to action after the international break with a visit from Liverpool.Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are yet to drop a point this season and are now eight clear at the summit.They promise to provide another stern test of United’s credentials, but Solskjaer believes they could be ideal opponents for the Red Devils as form tends to go out of the window when two arch-rivals lock horns.He added: “It’s perfect timing because at the moment everyone needs to clear their heads.“We’ve got Liverpool coming up and we’ve got a very long period to prepare for that one. I know the fans and the players will be up for that one.” Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

Football state semifinals return to McKenzie Stadium

first_img Share: Share: Hockinson celebrates a Steilacoom turnover during the 2A state football quarterfinals at Doc Harris Stadium in Camas on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Hockinson defeated Steilacoom 35-28. (Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian) Photo Gallery 2 Photos GO Receive latest stories and local news in your email: State semifinal football is back at McKenzie Stadium with a local flavor in both games next weekend.For the second time in three years, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association selected McKenzie Stadium, near the campus of Evergreen High School, as a host site for state semifinal football in an all-local doubleheader Saturday, Nov. 24. The doubleheader features Clark County’s top seeds and undefeated teams. In 4A, Union (12-0) faces Puyallup (11-1) at 1 p.m. followed by the 2A semifinal, Hockinson (11-0) taking on Liberty out of Issaquah (10-2) at 4 p.m.Mountain View (11-1), the third Clark County team to advance to the semis, hits the road Saturday to face O’Dea (11-1) at 2 p.m. at Skyline High School. In 2016, the WIAA transitioned to a regional format for westside state semifinal football instead of the Tacoma Dome. That same year, McKenzie Stadium was selected to host a semifinal doubleheader: Camas-Sumner (4A) and La Center-Connell (1A). By signing up you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.center_img Football state semifinals return to McKenzie Stadium Venue hosts Union, Hockinson in doubleheader Saturday, Nov. 24 By Meg Wochnick, Columbian staff writer Published: November 18, 2018, 10:19am @MegWochnick Meg Wochnick Columbian staff writer (360) 735-4521 [email protected]last_img read more

Brock Bazaar to raise funds for student volunteer experience

It’s a chance to score a good deal while supporting students who want to help others.The second annual Brock Bazaar will be held Saturday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Academic South hallway. The event raises money for the University’s Alternative Reading Week program, which allows students to participate in volunteer work both in the local community and abroad.The community wide yard sale, hosted by the Brock Leaders Citizenship Society, allows Brock students, faculty and staff, as well as the broader public, to register and sell their items. The $20 registration fee for sellers is donated to the ARW program, while vendors get to keep whatever they make from selling their items.Parking for the event is free in D Lot. Registration can be done online or by visiting Mackenzie Chown A-Block 204. Anyone who would like to donate items to the cause but is unable to attend can connect with organizers via the above link. read more