Stale Solbakken

Born: February 27, 1968 (age 49)

Height: 6'0" (184cm)

Hometown: Kongsvinger, Norway
Nationality: Norway Norwegian

Position: Manager
Stale Solbakken
Career History
Senior2012-Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sports Mole has 211 articles about Stale Solbakken. Articles 1 to 40:
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri yells instructions during his side's 1-0 win over Porto in Group G of the Champions League on September 27, 2016
Live Commentary: Copenhagen 0-0 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the goalless draw in the Champions League between Copenhagen and Leicester City.
Nov 2, 18:45
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Stale Solbakken critical of Championship style
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Stale Solbakken says that he witnessed many "brainless" games during his time at the Championship club.
Nov 1, 16:49
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri yells instructions during his side's 1-0 win over Porto in Group G of the Champions League on September 27, 2016
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-0 Copenhagen - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Leicester City's 1-0 victory over Copenhagen in the Champions League.
Oct 18, 18:45
Sporting's head coach Marco Silva looks on before the UEFA Champions League Group G football match Sporting CP vs Chelsea FC at Alvalade XXI stadium in Lisbon on September 30, 2014
Marco Silva 'favourite for Wolverhampton Wanderers job'
Former Olympiacos manager Marco Silva emerges as the favourite to replace Kenny Jackett at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jul 24, 14:00
Georg Margreitter for Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2012
Georg Margreitter leaves Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers confirm the exit of Georg Margreitter after cancelling his contract at Molineux.
Aug 6, 08:22
Wolves manager Kenny Jackett looks on prior to the Pre Season Friendly match between Oxford United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Kassam Stadium on July 29, 2014
Kenny Jackett: 'Bjorn Sigurdarson, Georg Margreitter can leave'
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Kenny Jackett reveals that Bjorn Sigurdarson and Georg Margreitter do not feature in his plans for the upcoming season.
Jul 14, 12:13
West Ham celebrate with Diafra Sakho of West Ham after he scores to make it 2-0 during the UEFA Europa League match between West Ham United and FC Lusitans at Boleyn Ground on July 2, 2015
Assessing the British teams remaining in Europa League qualifying
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the teams awaiting Britain's Europa League hopefuls in the second qualifying round next week.
Jul 10, 11:22
Bjorn Sigurdarson in action for Wolves in October 2013
Bjorn Sigurdarson makes Copenhagen loan switch
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Bjorn Sigurdarson joins FC Copenhagen on loan until June.
Jan 13, 11:17
Kevin Foley in action for Wolves in July 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers cancel Kevin Foley contract
Kevin Foley leaves Wolverhampton Wanderers after seven and a half years at the club to join Danish side Copenhagen.
Jan 12, 12:26
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger walks off at the end of the Barclays Pemier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium on March 1, 2014
Who could Arsenal face in Champions League qualifying draw?
Sports Mole takes a look at who Arsenal could face in the Champions League qualifying round.
Aug 7, 13:55
Jamie O'Hara of Wolverhampton Wanderers in action during the npower Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Amex Stadium on May 4, 2013
Can Wolverhampton Wanderers secure exit for out-of-favour players?
Ahead of their return to the Championship, Sports Mole looks at whether Wolverhampton Wanderers will be able to secure an exit for their out-of-favour players.
Jul 31, 13:36
Georg Margreitter for Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2012
Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Georg Margreitter misses out on Copenhagen move
Wantaway Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Georg Margreitter fails to secure a permanent move to Copenhagen.
May 28, 10:42
Georg Margreitter for Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2012
Georg Margreitter to return to Wolverhampton Wanderers
Defender Georg Margreitter will return to Wolverhampton Wanderers after failing to agree a new loan deal with FC Copenhagen.
May 20, 22:00
Raphael Varane of Real Madrid CF heads the ball beside Ragnar Sigurdsson of FC Copenhagen during the UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid CF and FC Copenhagen at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 2, 2013
Preview: Copenhagen vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday night's Champions League group game between Copenhagen and Real Madrid.
Dec 8, 18:15
Juventus' Arturo Vidal is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal against Copenhagen during their Champions League group match on November 27, 2013
Live Commentary: Juventus 3-1 Copenhagen - as it happened
Sports Mole's text coverage of a huge win for Juventus over Champions League rivals Copenhagen, their first in Europe this season.
Nov 27, 18:45
Juventus' midfielder Arturo Vidal of Chile is congratulated by Juventus' defender Leonardo Bonucci after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match Juventus vs Real Madrid at the Juventus stadium in Turin on November 5, 2013
Preview: Juventus vs. Copenhagen
Sports Mole peers ahead to a crunch game for Juventus as they look to pick up their first win of this season's Champions League against Copenhagen.
Nov 25, 19:37
Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid CF celebrates after scoring Real's 3rd goal during the UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid CF and FC Copenhagen at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 2, 2013
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo, Angel di Maria braces give Real Madrid victory
Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel di Maria score a brace to help Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Copenhagen in the Champions League.
Oct 2, 21:37
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Stale Solbakken planning to give Real Madrid a "fright"
Copenhagen boss Stale Solbakken says that his team are planning to upset Real Madrid in tomorrow's Champions League tie.
Oct 1, 21:14
Juventus' Carlos Tevez in action during a friendly match against AC Milan on July 23, 2013
Live Commentary: Copenhagen 1-1 Juventus - as it happened
Sports Mole's text coverage of a frustrating draw for Juventus in their Champions League opener against Copenhagen.
Sep 17, 18:45
A general view of Molineux ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Tottenham Hotspur at Molineux on March 6, 2011
Copenhagen want Bakary Sako?
A report claims that Copenhagen are hoping to sign Bakary Sako from Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Sep 2, 11:48
Then Wolves boss Dean Saunders, sitting in the dugout on April 16, 2013
Dean Saunders: 'I needed more time at Wolverhampton Wanderers'
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Dean Saunders claims that he should have been given more time in charge at Molineux.
Aug 25, 12:25
Millwall boss Kenny Jackett on the touchline against Aston Villa on January 25, 2013
Kenny Jackett unconcerned with Wolves' managerial merry-go-round
Kenny Jackett insists that he is not concerned with Wolverhampton Wanderers' managerial merry-go-round after being named the new head coach.
Jun 3, 10:44
Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson after defeat to Charlton on November 27, 2012
Next Wolverhampton Wanderers manager: Five contenders
Sports Mole brings you five of the early contenders to replace Dean Saunders as manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers.
May 7, 13:19
Steve Morgan
Steve Morgan: 'We have failed Wolverhampton Wanderers fans'
Wolverhampton Wanderers chairman Steve Morgan issues a statement admitting that he has failed the club's supporters following relegation to League One.
May 4, 17:58
Stale Solbakken
Stale Solbakken blames Steve Morgan
Stale Solbakken believes that chairman Steve Morgan is responsible for Wolverhampton Wanderers being on the brink of relegation to League One.
Apr 29, 13:38
Wolves' Ronald Zubar in action against Cardiff on September 2, 2012
Ronald Zubar claims Premier League interest
Ajaccio defender Ronald Zubar claims that he turned down offers from Wigan Athletic and Southampton in January.
Mar 24, 22:15
Kevin Doyle
Kevin Doyle questions Wolves' sacking of Stale Solbakken
Kevin Doyle questions whether Wolverhampton Wanderers were too swift to sack manager Stale Solbakken.
Feb 27, 09:22
New Wolves boss Dean Saunders - when manager of Doncaster - on September 26, 2012
Dean Saunders: 'Jamie O'Hara will have chance in Wolves first team'
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Dean Saunders admits that midfielder Jamie O'Hara will get an opportunity in the first team, despite being left out of his selection against Blackburn.
Jan 18, 17:58
New Wolves boss Dean Saunders - when manager of Doncaster - on September 26, 2012
Live Commentary: Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Blackburn Rovers - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of managerless Blackburn Rovers' trip to the Molineux for Dean Saunders's first match in charge of Wolves.
Jan 11, 19:00
Molineux
Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Blackburn Rovers
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers.
Jan 10, 13:33
Johnnie Jackson and Karl Henry
Karl Henry: 'I gave Stale Solbakken my all'
Karl Henry says that he gave 100% during Stale Solbakken's time as manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jan 9, 16:37
New Wolves boss Dean Saunders - when manager of Doncaster - on September 26, 2012
Dean Saunders "proud" to be at "great" Wolverhampton Wanderers
Dean Saunders says that he is "looking forward" to taking on the challenge of turning Wolverhampton Wanderers' Championship season around.
Jan 7, 10:58
Stale Solbakken
Stale Solbakken "disappointed" to have lost Wolverhampton Wanderers job
Stale Solbakken says that he is "very disappointed" to have been given the sack by Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jan 7, 10:37
Dean Saunders
Dean Saunders appointed Wolverhampton Wanderers manager
Wolverhampton Wanderers appoint Dean Saunders as their new manager.
Jan 6, 20:55
Sean O'Driscoll
Sean O'Driscoll turns down Barnsley job
Former Nottingham Forest boss Sean O'Driscoll turns down the chance to take over at Barnsley.
Jan 6, 19:11
Dean Saunders
Dean Saunders enters Wolverhampton Wanderers talks
Doncaster Rovers confirm that manager Dean Saunders has been given permission to speak to Wolverhampton Wanderers following the sacking of Stale Solbakken.
Jan 6, 10:59
Dean Saunders
Dean Saunders favourite for vacant Wolverhampton Wanderers job
Doncaster Rovers boss Dean Saunders emerges as the preferred candidate to be the new Wolverhampton Wanderers manager following Stale Solbakken's sacking earlier today.
Jan 5, 22:10
Stale Solbakken
Wolverhampton Wanderers sack manager Stale Solbakken
Wolverhampton Wanderers sack manager Stale Solbakken following Saturday's defeat to Luton in the FA Cup.
Jan 5, 21:09
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Stale Solbakken "not embarrassed" by FA Cup exit
Wolves boss Stale Solbakken insists that he is not embarrassed by his side's surprise defeat to Luton Town in the FA Cup on Saturday.
Jan 5, 19:29
Stale Solbakken
Stale Solbakken: "Everyone has had their chance"
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Stale Solbakken insists that he has given everyone an opportunity to prove their worth to his side.
Jan 5, 07:28



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