Tag Archives: Paul Scholes

New summer buys for Man U’s midfield?

Sir Alex Ferguson is continually refining the role of midfield general and who the manager will sign in this key area is the big question for the Premier League champions-elect. … At the start of the season many United followers looked at the central midfield department and felt concern. A potentially fatal lack of depth […]

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Sir Alex continues to confounds the opposition and even his players

In continuation of our recent post regarding The Football Philosophy of Sir Alex Ferguson in the 2012/13 Season, we try to make sense of Fergie’s ever-evolving strategy which has launched Manchester United back up to the top of the Premier League table. Although United’s current position is a familiar sight, the way the wily Scot […]

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Analysis – Man United vs Spurs

Tottenham put in a solid performance to defeat Manchester United 2-3 at Old Trafford, scoring their first goal within 90 seconds and ending the first half 0-2 up.  The hosts depleted defense were in shambles and even with a resilent effort in the second half, United were unable to pull off one of their famous […]

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Analysis- Scholes and Evra vs Powell and Buttner

Powell can fill Scholes’ boots Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has reiterated his belief that summer-signing Nick Powell has the quailty to replace Old Trafford veteran Paul Scholes.  Powell, a £4 million signing from Crewe, netted 11 minutes into his United debut when he completed the scoring in Saturday’s 4-0 win over Wigan. And […]

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Old master Paul Scholes inspires Man Utd

Milestones seem a weekly occurrence at Old Trafford but some carry an added significance. Some are not simply a statistical reason for being sentimental. Because, as Rio Ferdinand represented Manchester United for a 400th time, on Sir Alex Ferguson’s 500th home league game, as Ryan Giggs headed into uncharted territory by becoming the first man […]

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Is Cleverley the answer?

With Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs edging closer towards retirement and players like Anderson not living up to their potential, Sir Alex has put his faith in the young midfield player to grow into the position by gaining first team experience amongst the more experienced players. England Manager Roy Hodgson has also been impressed with […]

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