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Solskjaer Gets His Repayment
The Independent, August 24th, 2006 3:58PM

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The Independent says that not even Roy Keane, who takes over as manager of Sunderland in the next 48 hours, could criticize the way Manchester United has started the season. Seven goals in two comprehensive wins leaves United alone at the top of the table after Chelsea lost 2-1 away to Middlesbrough. Yesterday's 3-0 victory over Charlton saw the return of Ole Gunnar Solkskjaer to the United first team; he scored his first goal in the Premiership since April 2003 after being sidelined with knee troubles for three years. "After three years out, it was great for the fans, for the players and the supporters," United boss Sir Alex Ferguson said. "Ole is a player who has persevered in trying times and he has never lost faith that he would get his repayment one day." Solskjaer scored United's third in the 90th minute, a tap-in from a Luis Saha cross. Darren Fletcher took advantage of a mistake by Jonathan Fortune to open the scoring on 49 minutes, and Saha made it two with a Solskjaer-esque chest-control and finish after 80 minutes. Michael Carrick, who cost $34 million from Tottenham, made his United debut, coming on as a sub. Read the original story...


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