Paul Scholes

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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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Ferguson says he had only four world class players at Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

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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"#MUFC are short of real quality centre forwards who guarantee you goals." Scholes on lack of attacking options #UCL http://t.co/fKBabmNwSN...

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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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Scholes, Gascoigne, Cunningham… The Top 10 Most Naturally Gifted English Footballers In Modern History

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United Legends game raises £800,000

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Manchester United legends player Bayern Munich legends today and beat them 4-2. Louis Saha, Dwight Yorke, Andrew Cole and Jesper Blomqvist all scored for United, in a game which also saw the likes of Edwin Van der Sar, Paul Scholes, Jaap Stam and Phil Neville play.

It was been revealed that the game has raised £800,000 for the Manchester United Foundation, who work in some of the most disadvantaged areas across Greater Manchester to educate, motivate and inspire young people.

Paul Scholes slams former Man Utd teammate

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Paul Scholes has slammed former Manchester United teammate Phil Jones after saying he lacks intelligence. The former Blackburn man prefers to play...

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Cleverley set to join Everton

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Tom Cleverley is set to leave Manchester United on a free transfer this summer to join Everton, bringing his 14-year spell at Old Trafford to an end.

At Goodison Park, Cleverley will re-join Roberto Martinez, who coached the 25-year-old when he was on loan at Wigan, a spell during which the soon-to-be former United midfielder, who will sign a five-year deal with Everton, produced some of the best football of his career.

Paul Scholes: Memphis Depay just what Man Utd need

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Memphis Depay is just what Manchester United need with his pace and goals, according to Paul Scholes. United beat of stiff competition from Liverpool...

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Herrera: I’m very, very happy with Scholes’ praise

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Earlier in the week, Paul Scholes sang the praises of Ander Herrera, claiming that he is Louis van Gaal's best buy from last summer.

Ander Herrera, who has repeatedly spoken of the high esteem he holds Scholes in, has spoken of his gratitude about being singled out by the United legend.

They were really, really great for me and I am very grateful.

Manchester United advised NOT to sign £75m world class midfielder

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Paul Scholes believes that Manchester United should not try to re-sign Paul Pogba in the summer transfer window.

Since leaving Old Trafford The 22-year-old has established himself into one of the finest midfielders in the world.

Man Utd legend Paul Scholes snubs Angel Di Maria

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David Beckham

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.

The Rest

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.

Schweinsteiger waited for Scholes’ shirt like a fan

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Ahead of the Legends match between Manchester United and Bayern Munich, Quinton Fortune has recalled the moment at the end of last summer's game when Bastian Schweinsteiger waited for Paul Scholes' shirt like a fan would.

I'll never forget something really special that happened, when Schweinsteiger waited for Scholesy at half-time so he could get his shirt.

BT Sport Announce New Era Punditry Team, Steven Gerrard And Rio Ferdinand On Board For Champions League Nights

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Poor old non-descript Jake is being ousted already

BT Sport have unveiled their new presenting and punditry stable as they move into their brave new Champions League era and bloody hell it looks like they're chucking some money at it!

As you've likely heard, Gary Lineker has taken a pay-cut with the BBC to take the gig fronting BT's Champions League coverage next season, leaving Jake Humphrey to carry on with the Premier League stuff.

Jones: I don’t care what Scholes says

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Phil Jones played at right-back for England at the weekend against Ireland, having previously playing in the centre of defence and midfield for his country.

Paul Scholes said that Jones wasn't clever enough to play in the centre, but Jones has claimed he's not bothered what other people say about him.