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Van Persie: I’m Really Enjoying Playing With Scholesy And Giggs

Van Persie: I’m Really Enjoying Playing With Scholesy And Giggs

Robin van Persie has been speaking about how he has settled in at Manchester United and couldn’t sound much happier. “I’m having a really good period,” he told Sky Sports. “It’s been since day one basically. Everyone’s been helping. Everyone makes me feel at home and tries to do their best for me to play [...]

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Scholes: Liverpool Bigger Rivals Than City

Scholes: Liverpool Bigger Rivals Than City

Ahead of this weekend’s game against Liverpool, Paul Scholes has said that despite the lack of success they’ve seen since their last title, an incredible 23 years ago, they are still bigger rivals than Manchester City. “I think it was the top one for quite some while,” Scholes told Inside United. “Liverpool probably haven’t done [...]

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STATS: How Do United’s Midfielders Compare?

STATS: How Do United’s Midfielders Compare?

Following yesterday’s defeat against Norwich, Ryan Giggs was on the receiving end of much of the criticism. With the likes of Tom Cleverley, Anderson and even Darren Fletcher on the bench, it seemed puzzling that Giggs would get the nod to start in the centre of midfield. The stats above show the accuracy in passing [...]

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Scholes: Manchester Means Everything To Me

Scholes: Manchester Means Everything To Me

The official site is running a Made Of Manchester theme at the moment, which ties in with the gingham kits the players are wearing this season. Paul Scholes has been interviewed about his thoughts on Mancunians and Manchester. “You want your own type of people in there,” said Scholes. “I know people from Manchester are [...]

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Virus Hits Giggs, Scholes And Carrick

Michael Carrick and Ryan Giggs haven’t made the trip to Cluj because they are suffering with a virus. Carrick was initially ruled out but after Giggs and Scholes reported they felt rough too, they were sent home from Carrington. Ferguson suggested that Scholes wouldn’t have been playing anyway after playing 90 minutes against Spurs on [...]

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Carragher: I’m Jealous Of Giggs And Scholes

Carragher: I’m Jealous Of Giggs And Scholes

Jamie Carragher has admitted today that he is jealous of Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs for all the success they’ve had with United. Carragher’s best moment for Liverpool was winning the European Cup, but our legends have done that twice. Liverpool haven’t won the league since 1990, when Carragher was just 12-years-old old, whilst Giggs [...]

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VIDEO: Scholes, Chicharito, Buttner and Powell Goals vs Wigan

Resumen: Man.United 4-0 Wigan by Emenderk

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Fergie: I’m Lucky To Have Devoted Players Like Scholes And Giggs

Fergie: I’m Lucky To Have Devoted Players Like Scholes And Giggs

If he plays today, Ryan Giggs will be making his 600th Premier League appearance, whilst Paul Scholes is ready to make his 700th appearance for the club and Rio Ferdinand his 400th. “My personal feeling is that Ryan can play for another couple of years,” said Ferguson. “Paul’s a different physical specimen to Ryan and [...]

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Scholes: We’re Lucky To Have Kagawa

Scholes: We’re Lucky To Have Kagawa

Paul Scholes, who has been used sparingly so far this season, has sung the praises of the quality of our squad and is happy with the competition for places. “You always like to see new players come in even if they’re in your position because it’s healthy for the team and exciting to play with [...]

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Scholes: I’d Have Done Whatever Manager Said

Having come out of retirement half way through the season, Paul Scholes claims his decision to play on in 2012-2013 was entirely dependant on what Sir Alex Ferguson wanted. “The manager didn’t have to twist my arm to play this season,” said Scholes. “He just said: ‘You’re going to play next year, aren’t you?’ I [...]

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Scholes: I Was Itching To Play Again

Paul Scholes remarkably came out of retirement last season to face Manchester City in our FA Cup victory at the Etihad. Having played in a testimonial in the summer before, saying goodbye to the club, Scholes found it difficult coming to Carrington to work with the youth players when really he just wanted to play [...]

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Scholes: Hodgson Didn’t Ask Me To Play

Following yet another disappointing tournament for England, with veteran Andrea Pirlo stealing the show in midfield during England’s defeat to Italy, Paul Scholes has revealed that new manager, Roy Hodgson, didn’t ask him whether he was could consider coming out of International retirement to play at Euro 2012. “I wasn’t offered the chance,” Scholes replied [...]

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STATS: Scholes Compared To Gerrard, Lampard, Fabregas, Modric… over 3 years

2011/2012 – 93.2% of passes completed (2nd highest in the league) Yaya Toure 90.5%, Michael Carrick 90.1%, Scott Parker 89.5%, Luka Modric 87.4%, Juan Mata 87%, Frank Lampard 86.9%, Steven Gerrard 83.1%. 2010/2011 – 90.2% of passes completed (1st) Michael Essien 87.1%, Michael Carrick 86.6%, Luka Modric 86.5%, Jack Wilshere 86.1%, Yaya Toure 85.5%, Gareth [...]

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Midfield Musings

Midfield Musings

In the first chapter of Genesis, God tells mankind (yes, I know) to go out and conquer the world, and ever since (yes, I know), we’ve been gripped by a paranoid, neurotic desire to understand everything. But however hard we try, it’s simply not possible: whether its spontaneous combustion, kicks in snooker, or red trousers, [...]

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Scholes: Frustrating Waiting For Monday Kick-Off

Manchester United kick off the season on a Monday night, after our game against Everton has been moved so it can be shown live on television. Paul Scholes, who this time last year was planning what he was going to do in retirement, has said it’s frustrating having to wait to start the season. “It’s [...]

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