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Scholes: I’d be depressed if I was in that United team

Scholes: I’d be depressed if I was in that United team

Following Manchester United’s 1-0 win against Sheffield United in the FA Cup, Paul Scholes has given a terrible review of our football. Working as a pundit for BT Sport, he claimed it would take him days to get over a performance like that if he had been in the team. As players, you have to [...]

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Scholes: I can’t criticise United because LvG is listening!

Louis van Gaal and Paul Scholes have been involved in a public disagreement recently, with the former player regularly going to the media to criticise the team’s tactics. Van Gaal has suggested that if Scholes has constructive criticism he should voice it to his good friend Ryan Giggs, rather than repeatedly going to the press [...]

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VIDEO: Scholes goal, Becks assist, Owen’s and Yorke’s goals

Paul Scholes put the GB and Ireland team 1-0 up against the Rest of the World in David Beckham’s charity match for UNICEF at Old Trafford. Michael Owen put them 2-0 ahead before Dwight Yorke pulled one back, then Owen scored his second of the game to make it 3-1.

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Scholes could have chosen his words better – “riddled with foreigners”

Without any context, if you were to see a headline which was referring to something negative with “absolutely riddled with foreigners”, you would presume it was some dim-witted right-wing article, someone blathering on about inaccuracies relating to immigration. However, it was Paul Scholes who made these remarks, after Manchester City became the first team this [...]

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LvG: If Scholes has a problem, he should talk to Giggs

Paul Scholes was basically a mute when he played for Manchester United, but since retiring, he is more than happy to speak to the press. His career started with him writing a blog for Paddy Power, with every post accompanied with a picture of him shouting in to a Paddy Power megaphone. He’s since been [...]

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Scholes: I wouldn’t enjoy playing for LvG

Paul Scholes, who has been very vocal since retiring from playing football, has yet again criticised Louis van Gaal’s playing style at Manchester United. There’s a lack of creativity and risk. It’s a team now you wouldn’t want to play against because they’re tightly organised. But it seems he (Van Gaal) doesn’t want players to [...]

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Henry: Scholes is the greatest ever Premier League player

Thierry Henry has claimed that Paul Scholes is the greatest player the Premier League has ever seen, but that he doesn’t get the plaudits he deserves. I would have to go Paul Scholes. I don’t think people have given him the credit he deserves. (He’s) one of the best, if not the best, I’ve played [...]

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Scholes: I don’t care what Twitter says about Rooney

Following another poor performance from Wayne Rooney for Manchester United, Paul Scholes has defended the striker following a wave of criticism from social media. “Who cares about social media? I don’t,” Scholes said. “He didn’t have his best night, we all saw that, but we know what Wayne’s capable of, if he plays a full [...]

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Heroes

Heroes

People love a hero. Throughout history, we have put various figures on pedestals. We have erected statues of warriors of old, gathered in our thousands to watch great musicians perform their art, created fantastical worlds of men and women who possess wondrous superpowers. As for football, the innumerable heroes it continually unearths is one of [...]

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Scholes: United played well against PSV

Paul Scholes, who has regularly been critical of Manchester United since becoming a pundit, sung the praises of his former club following last night’s Champions League game against PSV. You two probably think I’m mental, but I was encouraged. They shouldn’t have lost the game. I thought they played really well, and just lacked it [...]

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Schweinsteiger waited for Scholes’ shirt like a fan

Schweinsteiger waited for Scholes’ shirt like a fan

Ahead of the Legends match between Manchester United and Bayern Munich, Quinton Fortune has recalled the moment at the end of last summer’s game when Bastian Schweinsteiger waited for Paul Scholes’ shirt like a fan would. I’ll never forget something really special that happened, when Schweinsteiger waited for Scholesy at half-time so he could get [...]

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Jones: I don’t care what Scholes says

Jones: I don’t care what Scholes says

Phil Jones played at right-back for England at the weekend against Ireland, having previously playing in the centre of defence and midfield for his country. Paul Scholes said that Jones wasn’t clever enough to play in the centre, but Jones has claimed he’s not bothered what other people say about him. I’ve played in all [...]

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Herrera: I’m very, very happy with Scholes’ praise

Earlier in the week, Paul Scholes sang the praises of Ander Herrera, claiming that he is Louis van Gaal’s best buy from last summer. Ander Herrera, who has repeatedly spoken of the high esteem he holds Scholes in, has spoken of his gratitude about being singled out by the United legend. They were really, really [...]

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Scholes: We have Di Maria’s red card to thank for United’s revival

Paul Scholes has acknowledged his mistake in believing that Louis van Gaal couldn’t turn United’s season around. United were struggling for a top four finish just a few weeks ago but now their place in next season’s Champions League is almost secured. I have been critical of my old club Manchester United under Louis van [...]

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Scholes: I always thought Moyes was using Fellaini in wrong position

Paul Scholes has looked at the change in Manchester United over the past few weeks, and praised Louis van Gaal for playing Marouane Fellaini in the position that gets the best out of him. When I was coaching under Ryan Giggs at the end of last season, we always felt that Fellaini’s best position was [...]

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