Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed manager of Cardiff on this day in 2014.


After he was appointed to replace Malky Mackay on this day in 2014, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer denied reservations about working with Cardiff owner Vincent Tan. The former Manchester United player, who won two league titles and a Norwegian Cup as a Molde assistant, said he was enjoying his first managerial job in English soccer.

“After a series of disputes with Tan, Mackay was sacked, prompting some bookmakers to give Solskjaer a chance to survive in his new job for less than 18 months. The reign of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in Cardiff was expected to be short (Martin Rickett/PA)Solskjaer said, “I’m going into this job with my eyes open and when we go out on the pitch, I want the fans to be proud of us. I knew I had to come back here and I wanted to stay for the long term. “I felt I had to come back here and I want to stay for the long term. “


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