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Giggs: I cried over thoughts of leaving United

Ryan Giggs has revealed at after the final game of the season, he cried when he realised that it was the last time he could be seeing the players and staff at United as a fellow employee. Having taking on the role of interim manager and not signed a new deal as a player, Giggs [...]

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Mata: It’s hard to get your head around the phenomenon Manchester United

Juan Mata has reflected on his decision to sign for Manchester United and be in a position to play alongside his hero, Ryan Giggs. “It’s hard to get your head around the phenomenon Manchester United is and the presence it has worldwide until you’re there – it’s a giant,” he said. “After the presentation, I [...]

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Ryan Giggs – the end of an era

For Manchester United fans of my generation, this week we experienced the end of an era. It was a day of conflicting emotions, with the appointment of Louis van Gaal, a man who clearly possesses the qualities demanded of the manager of this great club, a cause for celebration, but tainted with an enormous pang [...]

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Januzaj: Giggs has helped me a lot and it’s important he’s staying

Adnan Januzaj has already expressed his delight at Louis van Gaal being appointed as United manager, but he is also pleased to see Ryan Giggs remain at the club. “Everytime I was playing on the pitch I was asking Giggsy how to play and for some advice about what to do on the pitch. He [...]

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Giggs’ Open Letter

Today is a fantastic day for Manchester United. Louis van Gaal is a great appointment and let me begin by telling you how delighted I am to be working with someone of his calibre. His credentials are second to none and I’m positive the club will thrive under his leadership over the coming years. I [...]

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Giggs: Delighted I get to stay at United

Ryan Giggs was pictured in Holland yesterday, ahead of the friendly between the Dutch national team and Ecuador, which suggested that our most decorated player had been offered a role by our new manager, Louis van Gaal. Today, whilst announcing the appointment of Van Gaal, the club have also confirmed that Giggs will be our [...]

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VIDEO: Giggs jokes about City’s title celebration footage

During Ryan Giggs’ post-match conference on Sunday, footage of City’s title celebrations were on one of the TV screens. “You couldn’t turn that off, could you? Flippin eck’.” ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players [...]

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Mata: Giggs is my hero

Juan Mata has sung the praises of Ryan Giggs and claimed that, when he was growing up, the Welshman was his hero. “I told him when I arrived that he had been my hero growing up,” Mata revealed. “And he said to me, ‘I’m really happy you’re here. But I’m a bit sad too because [...]

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Giggs: You have to give young players a chance

In what was probably Ryan Giggs’ last game at Old Trafford as interim manager and player, he made the decision to start 18-year-old James Wilson and 20-year-old Tom Lawrence. “He’s a goalscorer – a natural goalscorer; but he’s got more to his game than just that,” said Giggs. “He can turn and run and he’s [...]

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Van Persie: Giggs is Sir Alex-esque

Robin van Persie has sung the praises of interim boss Ryan Giggs, claiming that the talks he gives the players are on a level with Sir Alex Ferguson’s. “I witnessed two team meetings as I came in a bit late,” Van Persie told MUTV. “The one from the last game against Sunderland, and today’s game, [...]

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Giggs as United manager… a year from now

As rumours grow over the possibility of Jose Mourinho taking over as the manager of Manchester United, Ryan Giggs must be experiencing a strange and unsettling sense of déjà vu. This time last year he was shadowy figure waiting in the wings for the current incumbent to exit left. Now he must prepare for the [...]

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How “player power” might have saved Manchester United

How “player power” might have saved Manchester United

Following the sacking of David Moyes, there has been a lot of criticism for our players, suggesting that they contributed to him losing his job. The fact that he didn’t mention them or thank them in his parting statement, where he did express gratitude to the fans and staff, suggests Moyes probably agrees. Player power [...]

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Mata: It’s a pleasure to play for Giggs

Juan Mata has sung the praises of new manager Ryan Giggs, claiming that it is a pleasure to play for him. “For me, it’s a pleasure to play under Giggs as manager,” Mata said. “He’s a proper Manchester United boy. He was born here. For us, it’s a pleasure to be with him at the [...]

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Giggs: Fans made me feel 10 feet tall

New Manchester United manager, Ryan Giggs, has reflected on his first game in charge, following our 4-0 victory over Norwich. “I was nervous, but as soon as I came out of the tunnel the reception I got, the staff got and the players got was brilliant,” he told MUTV. “I’ve got to thank the fans [...]

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Class of ’92 return is gift to suffering fans

If 1999 never happened and you watched a film that told the same story, you would spend the duration rolling your eyes and tutting. As if that could happen. As if you could get a group of local lads, playing for one of the biggest teams in the world, go on to achieve something no [...]

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