Entries in Paul Scholes (98)

Wednesday
May012013

Assessing De Gea And Fedinand's Selection In PFA Team Of The Year

You may have seen over the weekend that four Manchester United players were voted into the PFA Team of the Year.

Two of the four – Robin van Persie and Michael Carrick – were obvious picks.

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Tuesday
Apr302013

5 Paul Scholes goals that will leave you wanting more

Paul Scholes - A player inundated with such natural technical ability and awareness that the moment the ball arrives to his feet not only could he tell you precisely where every player was positioned on the pitch, but he could pick each and every one of them out with ease.

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Wednesday
Apr172013

Why Paul Scholes Is My Favourite Player

Everybody has a favourite player but for me I have two which share that honour and one of them is Ryan Giggs. The other being our 38 year old magician Paul Scholes.

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Saturday
Feb022013

PSG Move Gives Beckham Great Final Chapter Of His Career

And so the story of one of our own, part of the youth team that proved kids can win everything, heads to Paris to play for free in what may be the final chapter of his career.

David Beckham, the man whose name will be forever chanted at Old Trafford as a footnote to the praise of his world class successor Cristiano Ronaldo, moves his celebrity family to another world city.

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Saturday
Jan192013

Why Is Loyalty Is Declining In Football?

Is there such thing as loyalty in football these days?

The likes of Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Francesco Totti are all in the twilight of their careers and while there are still a few one-club men out there, with the exception of players such as Steven Gerrard, Iker Casillas and Carles Puyol who are unlikely to move anywhere but their respective clubs, the loyalty is largely gone.

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Friday
Jan042013

Does Rio Deserve A New Deal?

He’s made over 400 appearances for the club in his 10 seasons at Manchester United, winning 13 major trophies to date, but is Rio Ferdinand’s career at Old Trafford coming to an end?

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Monday
Dec242012

Rooney Well Below His Best In Frustrating Draw At Swansea

Frustrating though the draw in Wales was to a Manchester United team boasting much of our best XI, the post game claim by Sir Alex Ferguson that Robin van Persie could have been killed seemed a most exaggerated response. Frustration shared Sir Alex but come on, it's a ball not a coin or missile.

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Sunday
Nov252012

United's Midfield Woes Continues In Dreadful Performance Over QPR

Manchester United vs QPR is a fixture which evokes memories of many great games of the past, with players like Rodney Marsh looming large in those memories.

QPR were always a team that played with style, like West Ham United, a tradition of passing football and players who knew how to entertain.

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Monday
Nov122012

Why The Premier League Isn't The 'Fastest' League In The World

Speed kills, we all know that, but when it's gone, or if you never had it, does it matter in Premiership football?

I ask because as I watch Jamie Carragher, surely the slowest player in the league at present, it made me wonder.

A string of slow players came to mind. Jan Molby was probably the slowest ever - do you agree ?

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Sunday
Nov112012

Brilliant 'Never Say Die' United Win Thriller At Villa Park

In a case of déjà vu, the sight of Javier Hernandez heading in a winner at Villa Park evoked memories of Ryan Giggs v Arsenal, or more vividly Federico Macheda scoring the winner against Villa, a 3-2 win reversing a losing position characterizes this Manchester United team.

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Sunday
Nov112012

United Beating Villa, Some Things Never Change

You know, the writing was on the wall. It was akin to a Bollywood script (i.e. on expected lines). And the end was as it always is, Manchester United beating Aston Villa.

Let us now see the five major talking points of this game:

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Tuesday
Oct092012

Clubs And The FA Have To Get Their Act Together Over Twitter And Racism Cases

I'm a Twit, meaning I tweet, mostly to share things I read on the web that I find interesting and want to share with people who follow me, which I take to be people with common interests to mine.

Cashley woops Ashley Cole is also a twit. In his case I say this because he chose to publicly criticize the people who administer his registration as a professional footballer.

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