Solskjaer takes first training session as manager

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has started his taken his first training session with the team since being appointed manager. The Bluebirds take on Newcastle United away on Saturday afternoon in the FA Cup.

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FA Cup a 'chance to build momentum' says Solskjaer

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces his first game in charge this weekend against Newcastle in the FA Cup. Speaking at the pre-match press conference, he said "every game is important" and the FA Cup was a chance to build momentum.

Solskjaer said he's played at St James's Park and he's looking forward to the atmosphere there. He also shared a joke about his past playing with Cardiff striker Fraizer Campbell.

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Solskjaer leads first Cardiff training session

Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held his first training session as manager this morning. The Bluebirds travel to Newcastle tomorrow in the FA Cup.

Solskjaer took his first training session as manager of Cardiff City this morning Credit: ITV News
Solskjaer's first game as manager will be away to Newcastle United in the FA Cup Credit: ITV News
Craig Bellamy and Solskjaer at this morning's training session Credit: ITV News

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Solskjaer 'can't wait to lead' Cardiff City

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Ole: "I've had my best times of my career in the @premierleague. I can't wait to lead @cardiffcityfc in front of this passionate support."

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Ole: "We want to push this club forward and up the @premierleague. The quality of the staff and players is high here."

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Chairman Mehmet Dalman: "I've seen Ole play for many, many years. I like his style of football and his ideas on the game."

'Only one name' for the job, says Cardiff chairman

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Solskjaer "I'll only ask for 100% commitment...there have been 1 or 2 text messages telling me not to take the job" #Cardiffcity

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Chairman Mehmet Dalman: "There was only one name in my head from the very beginning. We're delighted to welcome Ole to @cardiffcityfc."

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Solskjaer "I'm very confident in my own ability as manager....I'll will be in charge of football matters" #Cardiffcity

Solskjaer wants to stay with Cardiff for 'a long time'

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Solskjaer on Tan "Everything isn't what it seems from the outside....don't always believe what's in the press" #Cardiffcity

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Solskjaer says he's on a rolling contract and wants to stay a long time with #Cardiffcity - Says his brand of football will be 'positive'

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