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Will United Finally Replace Paul Scholes With Wayne Rooney?

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He might be on the verge of becoming Manchester United's all-time leading goal scorer, but Wayne Rooney's future at Old Trafford might be helping to create goals rather than score them.

Rooney starred playing in a deeper role in the FA Cup semi-final match at Wembley and the United captain says that he is finally ready to accept the move back into midfield on a permanent basis — and become Manchester United's new Paul Scholes.

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Scott writes for uMAXit about who is to blame for this season.

The Mirror reports on Paul Scholes' claims he isn't trying to get Van Gaal sacked.

The Guardian discusses how Van Gaal needs to win silverware this season to keep his job.

The Telegraph reports that Marouane Fellaini won't be banned for the second leg against Liverpool.

What They Said: Scholes rips United apart, Klopp on Liverpool win

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has labelled his former club as a ‘shambles’ after the Red Devils lost 2-0 to Liverpool in the first leg of the Round of 16 Europa League tie at Anfield.

Daniel Sturridge gave Liverpool the lead in the first half from penalty, after Memphis Depay was adjudged to have fouled Nathaniel Clyne inside the box.

Remember when… Scholes came out of retirement?

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To mark the 10th anniversary of RoM today, there will be several articles remembering some of the best moments for Manchester United fans over the past decade. Greg Johnson, the Features Editor for Squawka, has spoken about one of his favourite memories.

Football is full of intangibles that are difficult to define but key to why we all fall in love with the game.

Paul Scholes wants Man Utd coaching job

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Paul Scholes is ready to turn his back on his punditry career in favour of a coaching job at former club Manchester United, according to the...

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‘He Used To Live Next Door To Me!’ – Rio Ferdinand Taken Aback By Cristiano Ronaldo’s Claims The Pair Were Never Close At Manchester United

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Rio Ferdinand was visibly taken aback while punditing on BT Sport last night when faced with Cristiano Ronaldo's claims that the pair were never that close during their time together at Manchester United.

Ronaldo made the assertion during a pre-Champions Leaguepress conference,which he later marchedout of in a bit of a huff.

Scholes: “I’d be depressed to play for this United side”

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Paul Scholes has claimed he would be depressed if he was playing for the current Manchester United side.

United edged past Sheffield United and into the fourth round of the FA Cup thanks to a late Wayne Rooney penalty after an utterly dismal performance that saw them fail to muster a shot on goal until late in the second half.

Paul Scholes: “Even Van Gaal Looks Bored”

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes did not hold back in his post-match assessment of the Red Devils following their last-ditch FA Cup victory over Sheffield United.

Wayne Rooney's stoppage-time penalty was enough to seal their passage through to the fourth round after Dean Hammond felled Memphis Depay in the area.

Scholes: I’d be depressed if I was in that United team

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Following Manchester United's 1-0 win against Sheffield United in the FA Cup, Paul Scholes has given a terrible review of our football. Working as a pundit for BT Sport, he claimed it would take him days to get over a performance like that if he had been in the team.

As players, you have to lift the crowd we saw Memphis lift the crowd in the 70th minute with a shot, okay it wasn't on target, but it gets you going, you need to make something happen as a footballer at this club.

British tabloids are manufacturing the narrative to sack Premier League managers in order to sell newspapers

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Louis van Gaal's Manchester United are now winless in eight games in all competitions. For the Red Devils, this is a dry spell of historic proportions. But van Gaal appears to retain the support of Manchester United Chief Executive Ed Woodward, the club's board and luminaries such as Paul Scholes.

British tabloids are manufacturing the narrative to sack Premier League managers in order to sell newspapers

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Louis van Gaal's Manchester United are now winless in eight games in all competitions. For the Red Devils, this is a dry spell of historic proportions. But van Gaal appears to retain the support of Manchester United Chief Executive Ed Woodward, the club's board and luminaries such as Paul Scholes.

Scholes: “United are just an average team”

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Paul Scholes has described Manchester United has an "average side" delivering average performances and added it was not surprising to see them knocked out of the Champions League.

United crashed out of European football's elite competitions after losing 3-2 at Wolfsburg on Tuesday night, as they failed to hold on to an early lead and conceded three largely avoidable goals.

Van Gaal takes the fun away from fans

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Louis Van Gaal's football is so boring that is enough to make people cry, according to former DutchlegendWillem van Hanegem.

Van Hanegem, who reached the 1974 World Cup final with Holland and enjoyed an illustrious career with Feyenoord, isthe latest former footballer to launch a scathing attack against Van Gaal and his brand of football, which has already been severely criticised by Paul Scholes, Roy Keane and Gary Neville.

Paul Scholes slates Bastian Schweinsteiger as being big part of Man Utd problems

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Video: Man Utd legend Paul Scholes rolls back the years in David Beckham charity match

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes showed he still has the old skills that saw him accumulate so many trophies at Old Trafford when he returned to...

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Scholes: I can’t criticise United because LvG is listening!

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Louis van Gaal and Paul Scholes have been involved in a public disagreement recently, with the former player regularly going to the media to criticise the team's tactics. Van Gaal has suggested that if Scholes has constructive criticism he should voice it to his good friend Ryan Giggs, rather than repeatedly going to the press with his negative opinions.

Video: David Beckham and Paul Scholes score vintage Man Utd goal in charity game

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Manchester United old boys David Beckham and Paul Scholes combined to score a classic Class of 92 goal in this afternoon's charity game at Old...

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UNICEF Match For Children: David Beckham And Paul Scholes Roll Back The Years To Open Scoring At Old Trafford (Video)

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It took a little over 10 minutes for theManchester United old boys reeling in the years during the star-studded UNICEF Match for Children at Old Trafford this afternoon, with captainDavid Beckham slinging a trademark cross into the box for Paul Scholes to head home the opening goal.

Just harkat the trajectory on Beckham's cross.

TOP FIVE: Things Louis van Gaal should be doing differently

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After going with the super-cheerful option last month and taking a rose-tinted look at the season so far, a month has passed. And it's not been the most inspiring of months, to be frank. United have only lost once—and in a game the manager cared so little about he picked Sergio Romero. However, there was a dry spell long enough that children at Old Trafford were heard to ask "Daddy, what is a goal?

Paul Scholes takes another shot at Manchester United’s play under Louis van Gaal

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Paul Scholes has once again hit out at the style of football implemented by Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, describing it as "boring."

Scholes, who made more than 700 appearances for United in a hugely successful spell between 1993 and 2013, slammed the Dutchman's tactics last month after seeing his former club dumped out of the Capital One Cup on penalties by Championship side Middlesbrough at Old Trafford.

Paul Scholes takes another shot at Manchester United’s play under Louis van Gaal

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Paul Scholes has once again hit out at the style of football implemented by Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, describing it as "boring."

Scholes, who made more than 700 appearances for United in a hugely successful spell between 1993 and 2013, slammed the Dutchman's tactics last month after seeing his former club dumped out of the Capital One Cup on penalties by Championship side Middlesbrough at Old Trafford.

Louis van Gaal dismisses Paul Scholes, calls criticism ‘sticks and stones’

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Louis van Gaal is unconcerned by Paul Scholes' criticism of Manchester United for "lacking creativity," citing the nursery rhyme: "Sticks and stones can break my bones but names can never hurt me."Scholes said following the Capital One Cup defeat to Middlesbrough that he would not want to play for the current side and that the team appeared unwilling to take any risks.

Louis van Gaal dismisses Paul Scholes, calls criticism ‘sticks and stones’

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Louis van Gaal is unconcerned by Paul Scholes' criticism of Manchester United for "lacking creativity," citing the nursery rhyme: "Sticks and stones can break my bones but names can never hurt me."Scholes said following the Capital One Cup defeat to Middlesbrough that he would not want to play for the current side and that the team appeared unwilling to take any risks.

Ferguson says he had only four world class players at Manchester United

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Arguably the finest players of Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson has listed Cristiano Ronaldo, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, and Eric Cantona as the only four players that are worthy of the "world class" title.

Heroes

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People love a hero. Throughout history, we have put various figures on pedestals. We have erected statues of warriors of old, gathered in our thousands to watch great musicians perform their art, created fantastical worlds of men and women who possess wondrous superpowers. As for football, the innumerable heroes it continually unearths is one of the many things that lead us to fall in love with the beautiful game.

Scholes: United played well against PSV

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Paul Scholes, who has regularly been critical of Manchester United since becoming a pundit, sung the praises of his former club following last night's Champions League game against PSV.

You two probably think I'm mental, but I was encouraged. They shouldn't have lost the game. I thought they played really well, and just lacked it in the final third.

Video: Paul Scholes slams Man Utd’s attacking options

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Paul Scholes Hits Out At Man Utd Manager Louis Van Gaal

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has let his frustrations be known after seeing his former club suffer a 2-1 reverse in their opening group stage fixture of the Champions League against PSV Eindhoven.

For Sale: The Ultimate Manchester United Mazda – Yours For Just £790 (Photos)

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Spotted for sale over on the Trade Cars Clackheaton site, this stunning vehicular homage to all things Manchester United could be yours for just £790.

As you can no doubt see, the previous owner of this 2001 Mazda 323 hatchback has really gone to town in transforming his car into a rolling tribute to his beloved football club.

Andreas Pereira, Depay the striker, Schweinsteiger silk – Five things we learned from San Jose Earthquakes 1-3 Manchester United

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Experiencing a home match at Salford City, the club that’s owned by United legends

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It wasn't until the BBC documentary The Class of '92,that I learnedabout Salford City Football Club. As an American transplanted in Salford, England, I had lived in the area for three years before finding out anything about them. However, once I saw an episode of the documentary and learned about the connection the club have to Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and the Neville brothers, I had to get to a game.

Experiencing a home match at Salford City, the club that’s owned by United legends

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It wasn't until the BBC documentary The Class of '92,that I learnedabout Salford City Football Club. As an American transplanted in Salford, England, I had lived in the area for three years before finding out anything about them. However, once I saw an episode of the documentary and learned about the connection the club have to Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and the Neville brothers, I had to get to a game.

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Remember when… we beat Barcelona at Old Trafford?

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I remember walking in to the ground full of nerves on the night we played Barcelona. We were so close to our first Champions League final since 1999 and it felt long overdue.

While the immediate stress came from having to beat Barcelona, it was also very prevalent in my thoughts that if we did manage to beat the Spaniards, we'd have to overcome Liverpool or Chelsea in the final to lift our third European Cup.

Remember when… Scholes scored that late header against City?

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"You can have too much of a good thing": a lie frequently propagated by joyless authority to limit the pleasure of kids having a better time than them. We knew it then, we sure as fuck know it now, and we also know it because of 2009/10.

Back in those days United were boring and shit, going for a fourth title in a row.

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Mata: Cantona is a United icon and Scholes is one of the best in history

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Juan Mata has chosen his all-time Manchester United XI.

Goalkeeper: Peter Schmeichel

"He was a very important player in the Sir Alex Ferguson era and they won a lot of trophies with him in the goal."

Defenders: Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra

"All of them, they played together for a long time and were very successful.

Donovan assists on goal in Beckham's charity match

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Landon Donovan might have the itch to coach, but he showed on Saturday that he can still play.

Donovan set up the Rest of the World'slone goal in David Beckham's Unicef charity match, cutting a pass back to Dwight Yorke in the 67th minute of a 3-1 loss to Great Britain and Ireland. Donovan, 33, entered the star-studded affair at Old Trafford in the 67th minute, and gave his side a glimmer of hope with the ball that trimmed its 2-0 deficit in half.

VIDEO: Scholes goal and Becks assist in charity game

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Paul Scholes put the GB and Ireland team 1-0 up against the Rest of the World in David Beckham's charity match for UNICEF at Old Trafford.

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Video: Paul Scholes sympathises with ex-Man Utd team-mate Gary Neville over his sending off

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Scholes: “United need Rooney to be aggressive”

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Paul Scholes has claimed that Wayne Rooney is a much better and more efficient player when he plays with a controlled dose of aggression, rather than when he lets games pass him by.

Having been dropped for the game against Stoke City, the United captain produced an improved performance against Chelsea on Monday night, although he still managed to squander a glorious chance late on.

Pires, Ronaldinho & Scholes Heading To Kuwait

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KUWAIT: The Higher Organizing Committee of the Jaber International Stadium activities has revealed the names of the first six star legends who will play with Kuwait soccer stars Dec 18th. The committee said in a press statement that Brazilian Ronaldinho De Assis Moreira, Spanish Carles Puyol, UK's Paul Scholes, Italy's Andrea Pirlo, Gianluca Zambrotta and France's Robert Pires will be present at the event.