Classic Moment: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s cynical tackle on Rob Lee, 1998

Ollie Irish

1st, November 2006


The baby-faced assassin is in at number 22 in our 100 Greatest Premiership Players list, but who would have thought he had a nasty side? He always looks such a nice boy. Here he is committing the most professional of professional fouls on Rob Lee, which saved the game for Manchester United.

[Rob Parker]

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  1. Ollie, Pies Ed. says:

    That’s mad – I remember that as clear as if it happened yesterday. I bet Ferguson loved him all the more for that.

  2. Matt says:

    Taking one for the team…
    I like Olë, and I’m a Gooner, so that’s saying something!