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Paul Scholes Returns to Manchester United as Interim Coach

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Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs has brought Paul Scholes back to Old Trafford as an interim coach to help train the first team.

With the return of Scholes to Manchester United, he joins Giggs, Phil Neville and Nicky Butt at Manchester United's training complex.

Following the departures of David Moyes, Steve Round and Jimmy Lumsden, the trio of Scholes, Neville and Butt were alongside Giggs for this morning's training session.

Paul Scholes adds to Man Utd’s class of 1992 coaching staff

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Manchester United shares rocket by £80MILLION after Class of '92 linked with takeover

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David Beckham could front a deal that sees him and his famed 'class of 92' team-mates (Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, the Neville brothers Gary and Phil, Nicky Butt) wrestle control of Manchester United from current owners the Glazer family. Becks set up his own Academy in East London back in 2005 and is currently busy in the US launching a Miami-based MLS franchise.

Man Utd legend Paul Scholes slams Arsenal and Jack Wilshere

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Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes was intent on delivering a few home truths to Arsenal during his work as a Sky Sports pundit last night. Scholes criticised the Gunners for their lack of defensive discipline and the seeming absence of a gameplan when they take to the field. He said: "These, they go 2-0 [.

Paul Scholes Defends David Moyes But Blasts Arsenal On Sky Sports [VIDEO]

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Maybe it's better that Paul Scholes kept his words to himself because he made himself look rather silly tonight with his analysis on Sky Sports after his Manchester United team were ripped to shreds by Manchester City.

Unbelievably, instead of criticizing Manchester United for the weaknesses this season, Scholes criticized Arsenal's players for going missing and playing with no discipline (this coming from the Ginger Prince who was infamous for his poor tackling that often resulted in yellow or red cards).

Man Utd legend Paul Scholes: ‘I expected more from Maroune Fellaini’

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Paul Scholes admits he has been disappointed by the efforts of his replacement in the Manchester United midfield so far. The United legend hung up his boots at the end of last season. Incoming manager David Moyes spent £27.5m to bring Marouane Fellaini to Old Trafford from Everton. It sounds like Scholes isn't convinced Moyes [.

Man Utd legend Paul Scholes: ‘I feel sorry for David Moyes’

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Recently retired Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says the club should not sack David Moyes. In fact, he went as far as to say he feels sorry for David Moyes' replacement. Scholes tipped United to improve under Moyes next season. He told "It's far too early [to sack him]. with all the injuries he's [.

Premier League: Best XI since 2000

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English football has changed quite a bit since the turn of the century.

Way back in 2000, Kevin Phillips was the most feared striker in the top flight, while Manchester City were plying their trade in the old first division.

Is this United youngster the next Adnan Januzaj?

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"If you're good enough, you're old enough" These are the words of Manchester United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton. A man who is a supporter of the youth system at Manchester. A system that has produced world class talents such as Paul Scholes and George Best.

The system some believe, reached its peak when it produced some of the finest players of their generation in an exceptionally small space of time.

Giggs: “Mata could be a legend”

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Ryan Giggs has described Juan Mata as a potential United legend, claiming that the 25-year-old Spanish has all it takes to establish himself at United and go down as one of the Old Trafford greats, fully justifying the club-record fee United splashed out to secure his services.

Mata arrived from Chelsea for £37.

Fergie needs to help Moyes

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Eric Harrison, the former Manchester United Youth team coach, has called for Sir Alex Ferguson to step in to help David Moyes who, according to Harrison, has made life difficult for himself since arriving at Old Trafford.

Harrison, the man who coached David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Phil and Gary Neville and Nicky Butt when they were plying their trade in United's youth team, believes that the only thing that could help Moyes turn things around at Old Trafford is help from his illustrious predecessor.

Could Nick Powell be the next Paul Scholes?

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With the January transfer window just round the corner, Manchester United have another opportunity to fill the longstanding void in their midfield left by Paul Scholes' retirement.

Since the legendary Red Devils' playmaker's ability diminished and he called it a day, the Old Trafford outfit have lacked a dominant creative force in the centre of the park.

TOP 5: United games at Christmas

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Winter is a wonderful time, and Christmas is even more special. It is special because amongst all the utter, utter tedium of hanging out at home and eating the worst meat of all time, turkey, you get to watch an enormous amount of football. Christmas has so many games that it can destroy a season just watch Arsenal fall apart in the next few months and it poses a gruelling test.

Roy Keane Names His Manchester United Dream Team; Features Glaring Omissions

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Roy Keane has continued to make headlines recently by taking shots at his old boss Sir Alex Ferguson and the club he captained for years, Manchester United. Now Keane has revealed his all-time Manchester United XI from the Premier League era and it is more notable for its absences than who is on the team.

Why Tom Cleverley Is Not Good Enough For Man United

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Forty two league games into Tom Cleverley's Manchester United career it is clear that the England midfielder is not the answer to David Moyes's midfield problems.

After an impressive loan spell at Wigan, Cleverley was thought of as a replacement for Paul Scholes. But after just two just two goals in 49 Premier League and Champions League appearances and ab averaged of only 0.

“Time for Cleverley to kick on,” says Scholes

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Paul Scholes has claimed that it's time Tom Cleverley "kicked on" his Manchester United career, given the 24-year-old has so far "done okay" since returning to Old Trafford after loan spells at Wigan and Watford.

Scholesy's statement echoes the thought of the large majority of Reds, who have grown frustrated at Cleverley's inability to control game and failure to build on the promising signs he had shown when first arriving on the scene a couple of years ago, after graduating from the youth ranks.

Video: Man Utd legend Paul Scholes scores from a corner

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Chaddy Park Legends new boy Paul Scholes looks like he could be one to watch. As if they are rationing out Scholes magic now that it's not so readily available, Chadderton Park FC have followed up yesterday's long-range lob by releasing footage of him scoring directly from a corner in the same game against Chaddy [.

Video: Man Utd legend Paul Scholes scores long-range lob

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Recently retired Manchester United legend Paul Scholes showed he has definitely still got it by scoring this long-range lob in a seven-a-side game. Scholes turns out for Chadderton Park Legends in their Thursday night league, and he lit up their recent game against Chaddy Park Vets with this stunning effort from distance.

Paul Scholes Scores From Inside His Own Half In Local Over-35s Veterans Amateur Game (Video)

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Here's Scholesy proving he's still got it, casually knocking one in from his own half during a recent kick-about somewherein his neck of the woods...

Chadderton Park Legends vs Chaddy Park Veterans (for whom Scholes was playing)in theChadderton Park Sports Club Over-35s Veteran League, in case you were wondering.

Awesome Throwback Photo of Manchester United Legend Ryan Giggs

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There are few players that will ever achieve what Ryan Giggs has as a Manchester United player. The Welshman, who turns 40 this November, made his debut for United in 1990 and has never looked back. With 951 appearances and 168 goals to his name for the club, Giggs is a United icon and always will be.

United, Re-United The class of ‘92 will always be...

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United, Re-United

The class of ‘92 will always be Ferguson's greatest achievement with the youth academy at Manchester United. They're a generation that will never be forgotten, a generation that replicated the club's glorious success of the 60s, broke records and transformed Manchester United into a global giant.

The class of ’92

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The Class of 92, a cinematic documentary detailing the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom of six supremely talented young Manchester United footballers (David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil and Gary Neville) will debut in selected cinemas across the UK from Sunday 1st December and will be available on DVD from Monday 2nd December.

Man Utd legend Paul Scholes starts coaching role at Stalybridge Celtic

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Paul Scholes has taken his first steps into management by taking coaching sessions at Stalybridge Celtic. With his son Aaron on the books at Stalybridge, the former Manchester United star has always done what he can to help the club out. And that has now extended to a temporary coaching role. The Conference North side [.

Manchester United News: England Star Ready to Sign New Deal

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Michael Carrick was a very good player when he made his move to Manchester United, but few would have predicted his rise within the squad. At 32 years of age, the England international is at the peak of his powers when it comes to playing level and experience. The retirement of Paul Scholes has elevated him to an important place in the United squad and he repaid the faith with excellent performances last season.

Man Utd midfielder Michael Carrick: ‘Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo are the most gifted players I’ve played with’

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Michael Carrick says he can't choose between former Manchester United team-mates Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo to pick the most gifted player he's ever played alongside. The England international also includes opponents Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta in the same bracket. He said: "Scholesy's a genius.

Coach discusses Scholes’ return

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Manchester United youth coach Nicky Butt has hailed the return of his fellow teammate Paul Scholes as the now-retired midfielder joined Butt's coaching staff. Scholes was on the bench for Nicky Butt's coaching debut with United's under-19 squad in this week's UEFA Youth League win over German side Bayer Leverkusen, and Butt hailed the experience that Scholes can bring to United's young hopefuls.

Paul Scholes returns to United

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has returned to the club in a coaching position. The midfielder retired for a second time at the conclusion of last season after previously coming out of retirement in January of 2012, but has now resumed his coaching duties for the Red Devils, albeit on a temporary basis.


Dan is Off His Med – SY# 37

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This week on The Soccer Yanks Podcast: Dave and Dan discuss the woes of Manchester United and Arsenal. Dan takes to the defensive over his beloved Arsenal; his opinions may or may not be askew. The guys also take on a few twitter questions.

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Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville's Excellent Paul Scholes Argument

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Former Liverpool and Manchester United heroes Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville now find themselves in the analyst's box discussing the Premier League week in and week out. On Monday evening, after Liverpool drew Swansea 2-2 at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, the pair began discussing Paul Scholes, Steven Gerrard, and Frank Lampard.


Olympiakos vs United – October 23rd 2002

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October 23rd 2002
Olympiakos 2-3 United

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Olympiakos in danger
The English side maintained their advantage at the top of Group F and lead second-placed Bayer 04 Leverkusen, who defeated Maccabi Haifa 2-1 in the other match of the section, by six points.

Scholes and Butt coaching our lads in Europe

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This season a new competition has started for Under 19 teams of all the Champions League qualifiers. The teams are all in the same groups of 4 as the senior teams are and the top 2 go through to the next round.

United are at a bit of a disadvantage over some of their rivals as United don't usually have an U-19 team, instead having an U-18 team and an U-21.

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Best United goals under Fergie

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United managed 2,762 goals under Sir Alex Ferguson, roughly two scored for every one conceded. Everyone will have their favourites of the Ferguson era. Sometimes it's about context Solskjaer's winnerin the 1999 Champions League Final and the Mark Hughes volley against Oldham that saved the double spring to mind.

Last five meetings: England v Poland

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England have a very good record against Tuesday's opponents in their final World Cup qualifier Poland.

Unbeaten in 40 years, the current crop knows a win will be guarantee them a place in Brazil.

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The goings on from the Class of 92 premiere

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Last night I was fortunate enough to be one of the few people to see the live screening of the new United film, Class of 92, which focuses on our Youth Cup winning side of 1992.

Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes and Phil Neville tell the story of their careers, which is all building up to that incredible Treble winning season in 1999.

Scholes: Young players don’t have same chance I did

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In an interview with Gary Neville, Paul Scholes has claimed that young English players have nowhere near the same opportunities he had as a kid wanting to play football.

"When we were coming through, it was nearly all English players with maybe one or two Irish or Welsh," said Scholes.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s Best XI

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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 to have had so many great footballers in his charge, and picking a best team of his managerial reign is no simple task.

Huge Season Ahead for England World Cup Hopefuls

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Domestic success for English footballers in the Premier League won't be the only thing resting on the minds of players this season. In less than a year, English footballers up and down the country will be desperate to book their seat on the flight to Brazil World Cup 2014. Hopefuls know they will have to endure a successful domestic season, at least, to put them within contention of being selected.

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Paul Scholes Rips into Jack Wiltshire (Video)

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Paul Scholes is usually the quiet man so it was a major surprise to hear him rip Arsenal's Jack Wiltshire to shreds on live TV!

Accusing the England midfielder of getting no better since his emergence as a 17 year old whizz kid!

Junito: You Kant Have It All (All the Time)

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I assure you, dearest and most loyal of readers, that the above image is not a fake. The name. The birth date. The location. The fixture. It's all true. Melvin Arana, known in these parts as "Junito", is officially unretired and....his first ever competitive game looms large.

What does that mean for our family, Junito and the soccerverse at large?

Djemba Djemba: Fergie was so happy with my Leeds goal

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When people talk about Sir Alex Ferguson's transfer record, which has seen the club bring in some fantastically talented players, the conversation will always turn to the flops. Eric Djemba-Djemba is always one of the first names to be mentioned.

Now 32-years-old and playing for Partizan Belgrade, Djemba-Djemba has given an interview with The Guardian reflecting on his time at United.