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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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PICTURES: Giggs and Robson over the years

PICTURES: Giggs and Robson over the years

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Giggs: My first phone call was to Fergie

Ryan Giggs has spoken to MUTV ahead of his first press conference as Manchester United manager and revealed that his first phone call after getting the job was to Sir Alex Ferguson. “Obviously I played under Sir Alex for so long so he was the first person to call because I wanted advice and to [...]

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Giggs: Proudest moment of my life

Ahead of his first ever press conference as Manchester United manager today, Ryan Giggs spoke to MUTV about this past week. “It’s been a whirlwind week,” he said. “From Tuesday morning when Ed Woodward asked me to look after the team for the remaining four games, which I had no hesitation in saying yes to, [...]

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Cleverley: Playing for United is a dream come true

Tom Cleverley has been in for plenty of stick this season following a string of poor performances, with some fans arguing that he will never make the grade at United, whilst others are keen to be patient and see whether he can replicate a turn around like Darren Fletcher did. December has been a good [...]

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VIDEO: Giggs interview at Class of 92 premiere

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Giggsy – One club the key to his success

Ryan Giggs is celebrating his 40th birthday today and has generated plenty of column inches of praise. What Giggs has done is not just play football until he’s 40, but played football at the top level until that age, which is made all the most impressive by the fact he started playing for the first [...]

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Sir Alex Ferguson’s Best XI

If Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography proves anything about his time in charge then it’s that we were truly blessed. During his 27 years at Old Trafford, United played, for the most part, expansive, attacking football utilising some of the finest players ever to have graced these shores. Ferguson has repeatedly stated how fortunate he feels [...]

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Januzaj: I learn most from Ryan Giggs

Adnan Januzaj has been asked about what his relationship with his team mates is like and he has singled out two in particular, although claims he gets on well with everyone at the club. “With Robin van Persie, Patrice Evra… all the player are good,” he said. “We talk to each-other and discuss many things. [...]

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