Tag: Paul Scholes

  • Liverpool Fans Hate & Respect Paul Scholes at the Same Time

    Liverpool Fans Hate & Respect Paul Scholes at the Same Time

    It’s no secret that Liverpool fans hate anything and everything to do with Manchester United. Paul Scholes is part of that equation, but it doesn’t mean his greatness as a footballer isn’t appreciated. His sense of humor and ability to take banter with a smile on his face is probably part of why he’s so well respected.

  • Manchester United – Paul Scholes Retiring And No One Cares

    Manchester United – Paul Scholes Retiring And No One Cares

    It’s hard to say Paul Scholes had a lot to do with his 11th Premier League title. He hasn’t started in a league match since December, but a medal is a medal. Retiring for the second time in 24 months shouldn’t raise too many eyebrows, with Manchester United having a more meaningful departure to handle. One of the greatest midfielders in England’s history is calling it quits, this time for good, but without anyone really paying attention.

  • Manchester United – Not Worth Much Without Robin van Persie

    Manchester United – Not Worth Much Without Robin van Persie

    Sometimes, being a one-man team isn’t such a bad thing. There isn’t much to Manchester United this season beyond Robin van Persie, but that doesn’t seem to be hurting them too much.

  • Manchester United – Alex Ferguson Shifts Focus From Problems

    Instead of talking about how bad Manchester United were in the first half, Ferguson just praised his lads for their second half in a 2-3 losing effort against Tottenham. Rather than focusing on the problems his team had encountering speed against a super Spurs counter attack, he talked about how Paul Scholes did a masterful job in the second half.

  • Manchester United – Still Paul Scholes, After All These Years

    This is the best Manchester United have to offer in terms of midfielders – Paul Scholes, almost 38, now with 700 appearances in his career, all for the Red Devils. Yesterday, against a Wigan side that hanged in there pretty well for just over an hour, it was pulled his teammates into a more aggressive match and their first impressive (4-0) win of the season.

  • Manchester United – Celebration of Old (Giggs & Scholes) and New (Buttner & Powell)

    A day of celebrating milestones and debut goals at Old Trafford, as Manchester United romped to a 4-0 win over Wigan, scoring everything in the second half. Paul Scholes scored the opener on his 700th appearance for Manchester United; Ryan Giggs played in his 600th Premier League match; Alexander played and scored on his debut.

  • Manchester United – Robin van Persie Hides All That’s Wrong

    Making the most of bad performances is an Alex Ferguson and Manchester United specialty, and although he does have plenty to be worried about regarding the performances of his team so far, knowing he has someone like Robin van Persie to save them on bad days must be reassuring.

  • The Top Ten Scorers in Manchester United History

    Summer’s here, so it’s a great time to freshen up on those history charts and lists. We begin our project with the current English champions, the team that has became the all time leading club in league titles mostly thanks to Sir Alex Ferguson – Manchester United.

  • The Numbers Behind Paul Scholes’ Career

    It was in the air, and it came quickly – Paul Scholes announced his retirement from professional football three days after playing his final match for Manchester United, the only club he’s ever played for.

  • Today in the Premiership Title Race

    Another exciting saturday in England as Manchester United beat Man City in the derby with an injury time goal by Paul Scholes while Chelsea were the victims of the hottest team in the land, Tottenham, losing 2-1 in White Hart Lane, as the gap drops back to one point, three games to go.