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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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PICTURE: What have our players been up to?

PICTURE: What have our players been up to?

What have our players been doing since the season ended? Ryan Giggs was in Shanghai to help launch the partnership with Chevrolet David de Gea arrived in Switzerland with the Spain squad ahead of Euro 2012. Rafael da Silva trains ahead of his start for Brazil in their friendly against Argentina. Patrice Evra has a [...]

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STATS: Scholes’ Season In Full In Comparison To Others

STATS: Scholes’ Season In Full In Comparison To Others

Paul Scholes was brought out of retirement after Manchester United struggled with injuries in midfield, with Tom Cleverley, Anderson and Darren Fletcher all ruled out for a period of several months. It was a return not even Paddy Power would give you odds on, especially when United’s main problem seemed to be a lack of [...]

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Of Course Scholesy Has Signed A New Deal

Manchester United have today confirmed that Paul Scholes has signed a year long contract extension to keep him at the club next season. As the years have gone by, Scholes hasn’t played as regularly as he wanted and this was something that has bothered him for a while. Sir Alex Ferguson had wanted Scholes to [...]

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Keane: Too Many Rivalries In England Squad

Roy Keane has given a damning verdict of the England set-up and has claimed that as well as wanting to spend more time with his family, Paul Scholes retired from international football because of how things worked behind the scenes. “England have not done well at big tournaments and everyone is intrigued by it, but [...]

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Scholes Staying On

Sir Alex Ferguson has today confirmed that Paul Scholes will continue playing for United next season. It was always likely that he would agree to play for another season, as there would be little point in coming out for retirement for just a few months more football. Importantly, Scholes proved that he’s still up to [...]

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