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“I Scored That Goal Against Arsenal Because I Was Playing Badly”

“I Scored That Goal Against Arsenal Because I Was Playing Badly”

Ryan Giggs has revealed the motivation behind scoring that goal against Arsenal when he single-handedly took on one of the best defences in Europe. “The only reason I went on that run in the 1999 FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal was because I was having such a dreadful game,” said Giggs. “I’d come on as [...]

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Giggs Interview: Best Mates In Football, Wales Job and The Cliff

Giggs Interview: Best Mates In Football, Wales Job and The Cliff

Ryan Giggs has given an interview with CNN, reflecting on his career and looking to the future. Ryan Giggs: I’ve been so lucky to be part of United’s most successful time. We had it rammed down our throats and Liverpool were just winning everything and I grew up as a United fan hating that. Alex [...]

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Giggs: I’m Fully Focussed On United… Not Wales

After being linked to taking on the Wales job, Ryan Giggs has confirmed that he has no intention of applying… yet. “I am playing for Manchester United and am fully focussed on that,” said Giggs. “I just don’t think you can do the two, especially at a club like United. I know Mark Hughes did [...]

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Mata Gutted He Can’t Swap Shirts With Giggs

Mata Gutted He Can’t Swap Shirts With Giggs

Valencia’s winger Juan Mata is gutted that Ryan Giggs won’t be playing in his team’s game against Manchester United on Wednesday. When he was 13-years-old, United visited Valencia in a Champions League group game that ended in a goalless draw and Mata remembers Giggs from that night. “Well I was 13, went to school the [...]

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Fergie: I Want Sir Ryan Giggs On My Teamsheet

Sir Alex Ferguson has joined the campaign to get Ryan Giggs a deserved knighthood. “There is one accolade which has yet to materialise for Ryan, although I trust it is only a matter of time before it does,” said Ferguson. “How I would love to adorn my teamsheet with the words ‘Sir Ryan Giggs’. And [...]

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Giggs: Tevez Poster Was Stupid

Giggs: Tevez Poster Was Stupid

Last summer, Manchester City thought it would be a good idea to put a poster of summer signing Carlos Tevez up in town, with the words ‘Welcome to Manchester’. City fans thought it was hilarious, whilst Tevez was embarrassed by it. “I never understood the intention of that poster,” he said. “What was the point? [...]

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Giggs: This Weekend Will Be Ferocious

Ryan Giggs is looking forward to this weekend’s game against Liverpool. Following some disappointing results in the league and in Europe, Giggs is expecting the atmosphere of Sunday to get the lads going. “The crowd will light up,” said Giggs. “It’s usually a quick game and it’s usually a ferocious game, so hopefully it’s the [...]

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Wales Can Wait For Giggs

Wales Can Wait For Giggs

After John Toshack quit the Wales job, it took a matter of minutes before Welsh legend, Ryan Giggs, was linked to the job, with some claiming he was the Football Association of Wales’ first choice. Former United coach, Eric Harrison, has claimed if Giggs wants the job, he couldn’t carry on playing too. “It is [...]

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Keano and Giggsy Emphasise Carragher’s Testimonial Embarrassment

Keano and Giggsy Emphasise Carragher’s Testimonial Embarrassment

Just 35,361 fans bothered to show up for Jamie Carragher’s testimonial today, making the ground just 78% full. In 2005, Old Trafford had an attendance of 69,591 for Roy Keane’s testimonial, which is even more impressive when you consider that just two months earlier, United set a record attendance in the Premiership of 69,070. Sell [...]

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Giggs: I was In The First Team On £30 A Week

Giggs: I was In The First Team On £30 A Week

Ryan Giggs has reflected on how money in football has changed since he started playing. “A lot of players now, before they’ve established themselves, get a lot of money, which I never got,” said Giggs. “I was on good money, don’t get me wrong, but I was playing in the first team and I was [...]

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GIF: Scholes and Giggs Rob Scott Parker

GIF: Scholes and Giggs Rob Scott Parker
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Did Giggs Not Feel Good On The Day? Or Repeating STUPID Mistakes?

Did Giggs Not Feel Good On The Day? Or Repeating STUPID Mistakes?

“With Wayne out Nani and I were practising in training. It was whoever felt good on the day. Nani felt confident but as captain and elder statesman I decided to take it. There were nerves. But you have to trust yourself and trust what you did in training the day before. You have to try [...]

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Giggs: I Kept Out Of Fergie’s Way For 10 Years

Giggs: I Kept Out Of Fergie’s Way For 10 Years

Ryan Giggs has revealed that Sir Alex Ferguson has mellowed over the years, but that he spent the first ten years of his United career avoiding the intimidating manager. “Over the years he’s mellowed,” said Giggs. “Maybe the dynamics of the game has changed but it comes from experience, the success he’s had and the [...]

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VIDEO: Berbatov, Fletcher and Giggs’ Goals Against Newcastle

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Giggs: Rafael Best Young Right-Back In The World

Ryan Giggs has claimed the competition provided by Rafael da Silva in training helps keep him at his best. “When you train with Rafael, he’s trying to kick you and it keeps you motivated,” said Giggs. “You’re against the best young right-back in Britain – probably the best in the world. You’ve got to be [...]

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