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“Keane And Scholes Were Toughest Opponents When I Was At Arsenal”

Former Arsenal captain, Patrick Vieira, has today confessed that Manchester United midfielders, Roy Keane and Paul Scholes, were the best he came across during his nine years in the Premiership. When asked about his most difficult opponents, Keane and Scholes were the only players he described at length, speaking in full praise of the pair.

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Scholesy Is Back!

Reports today suggest that Paul Scholes is ready for first team action after missing two months with his bad knee. Tonight he is likely to have a place on the bench after spending the past two weeks in full-time training.

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Have United Replaced Keane and Scholes With Anderson?

Have United Replaced Keane and Scholes With Anderson?

When Anderson first joined United, I was expected a flair player, who’d be great on the attack, but whose work rate may suffer. He was billed as the replacement for Paul Scholes, which was incredibly exciting, considering the thought of finding someone to fill Scholes’ shoes should have been a worry for all United fans [...]

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20 Years Later…Another Contract Signed

“Brian Kidd said to me, ‘He’s only tiny, he’s got ginger hair – you’ll probably have a bit of a giggle. But he can’t half play,’” said Eric Harrison, former United coach. “That youth side played on a Saturday morning. We called it the Dream Team. It attracted a fair crowd and their favourite was [...]

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Scholes: Worse Than First Thought

Sir Alex Ferguson thought that Paul Scholes would be out for a few weeks following his injury against Aalborg yesterday, subbed off 15 minutes in to the game. Other reports suggested it could be as much as two months. Sadly, it’s even longer…

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Initial Reports: Scholes Out For Two Months

Paul Scholes was stretchered off with 15 minutes played in United’s Champions League group stage match against Aalborg. Although not looking in great deal of pain, carrying an embarrassed look as he sat upright when carried off the pitch, our fans of course feared the worst. With Owen Hargreaves and Michael Carrick both carrying injuries, [...]

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What Do You Make Of Scholes’ Sending Off?

Paul Scholes got sent off in yesterday’s defeat to Zenit St Petersburg for a second bookable offence. Just before the whistle sounded to signal the end of the first half, Scholes got booked for one of his typical late challenges, no bother. However, with time running out, Scholes angled the ball perfectly in to the [...]

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Our Best Midfield Four – Who Is It?

There is always apprehension ahead of travelling to Fratton Park due to their recent good history against us. When looking at the players we had available to us, the worries increased. No Ryan Giggs, Nani, Cristiano Ronaldo, Park Ji-Sung, Michael Carrick and Owen Hargreaves, with Anderson supposedly exhausted after 6 games in 18 matches in [...]

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VIDEO: Portsmouth Goal and Highlights

United beat Portsmouth surprisingly convincingly this evening, despite being without several key players. But we’re still behind Hull!

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UEFA Player of the Year – United More Than Chelsea, Arsenal or Liverpool

The shortlist for the UEFA Player of the Year candidates have been announced, with six United players featuring. Whilst Cristiano Ronaldo will almost certainly win the overall award, five other players have been recognised, with Edwin Van der Sar being named in the UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year category, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic up [...]

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Scholes: I Didn’t Enjoy Playing For England So Why Would I Go Back?

Sven-Goran Eriksson made the fatal decision of playing Paul Scholes out of position to accomodate Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, a midfield pairing that has failed to work ever since. Scholes jacked in England following this, deciding to concentrate on his club career instead, which has certainly been beneficial to him, and Manchester United. The [...]

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Vidic: Neville, Giggs and Scholes So Important

The ‘Holy Trinity’ statue now stands proudly opposite Old Trafford, looking up to the one of Sir Matt Busby. It raises the question of whether in 50 years it’ll be a statue of Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes added to the grounds somewhere. Three totally committed players who between them have an incredible [...]

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Scholes: Our Young Lads Totally Unfazed

Following Sir Alex Ferguson’s claim that Chelea’s players were getting on a bit, Paul Scholes has championed the great young players we have in our squad. Of our seven players involved in the penalty shoot out against Chelsea in the European Cup final, four were 23-years-old or younger. Whilst it was Scholes’ goal against Barcelona [...]

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Out With The Old, In With The New – Giggs And Scholes Replacements Sorted

The problem of replacing Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes became apparent a few years ago when the players crept in to their 30′s. The pair had been such a vital part of our team for so many years, the prospect of replacing their skill, as well as their presence and experience, was not one we [...]

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What Does Scholes Think Of Anderson, Carrick, Hargreaves and Fletcher?

For the final third of the 2005-2006 season, Ryan Giggs and John O’Shea proved to be the best central midfield pairing we had. Our team was ravaged by injuries, meaning even the likes of Richardson had a stint in the centre of our midfield. It was painful. Times have changed vastly since then, with Sir [...]

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