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Where Were Neville And Solskjaer Yesterday?

Did anyone spot Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the JJB yesterday? Was he there at all? It does not seem too important but I'd like to know.

The legendary Norwegian, one of the all time favourites at Old Trafford, was a member of the squad at the start of the season. His injury problems forced him to retire in September - a massive loss to football I think.

He should have celebrated this title on the pitch with everyone else - even though he hasn't even played a single game.

Another absentee was Gary Neville - and his absence is much more baffling than Ole's who, after all, has retired. The club captain wasn't there on the podium, he did not celebrate with everyone else...

I know he did not play a single game and therefore, according to the rules, wasn't eligible to participate in the celebrations but as club captain, he surely should have got special dispensation?

Or was he there and I only missed him because he was kept in the shadow by his teammates? I doubt it... but it's possible that I am a total fool.




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 12 2008

Time: 6:36PM

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I saw Neville there, he was ina suit. Saw him hugging some of the players.
Paulinho
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12/05/2008 18:39:00

yeah neville was there is a suit. where was foster and simpson? both played a part in winnign us the league, IMO they should have been there too. and i felt a bit sorry for pique and kuszack for not getting medals, but hey they were still part of the team. CHAMPIONNAIS!! (ps - im gonna end my scentences with that in the near future, it still feels so good to say)
united4life
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12/05/2008 19:06:00

How many games is it to win a medal? 10?
Paulinho
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12/05/2008 19:13:00

Yeah, it's ten. Simpson spent the last few months on loan - but it's true he could have been there. And I agree that Foster should have been there definitely.
midlothian99
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12/05/2008 19:32:00

And why was Gary in a suit? I mean, Nani was in a United kit though he was suspended...
midlothian99
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12/05/2008 19:32:00

foster was there, he was there with welbeck and chris eagles
Lil Carlitos
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12/05/2008 19:50:00

Congrats you deserve it. What is red and blue and goes beep beep beep beep beep. Chelseas open top bus reversing into the station
codbater
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12/05/2008 20:31:00

i saw solsjaker at the awards dinner on mutv.
rooneyisgod
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12/05/2008 20:40:00

i think he thought he didnt deserve to celebrate cas he didnt play, i think he thought the players who played should celebrate,
fenton_01
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12/05/2008 21:34:00

what shame, Thomas and Pique played 9 games.
Paulinho
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13/05/2008 03:35:00

paulinho aint there a way they can get a medal if man utd apply to the fa cause last season im sure they did that and got smith and larsson one.
rooneyisgod
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13/05/2008 20:38:00

 

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