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Video: Ferdinand & Scholes’ Fascinating Insight Into Man Utd’s Dressing Room Mentality

The inner workings of a professional football club’s dressing room is not something most will ever experience personally, so it’s quite interesting to hear from ex-players such as Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand about what the atmosphere within that small group is like. The conversation between the ex-United men around this issue arose out of the current saga which is engulfing Chelsea …

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Tweet: Stats Backing Up What Scholes Says About Manchester United’s Style Of Play

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Stats can never tell the whole picture in football, but some of these may just illustrate a little more clearly what Paul Scholes has been talking about recently.  The Manchester United legend has spoken lately of Louis van Gaal’s restrained play, a style so constricting, according to Scholes, that some of the club’s past legendary frontmen would have struggled to score, not to …

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Louis Van Gaal’s Pre-Crystal Palace Press Conference

Louis van Gaal told those present today that Memphis and James Wilson suffered injury from Wednesday’s loss to Middlesborough. The main thrust of the conference centred around Van Gaal’s response to Paul Scholes’ criticism, which can be viewed here. Asked whether Scholes’ sentiments may be shared by United’s supporters, the Dutchman had this to say: “We play for the fans and you see the …

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LVG Robustly Refutes Scholes’ Manchester United Criticisms

Speaking to the media on Friday morning, Louis van Gaal has robustly refuted Paul Scholes’ assessment of Manchester United’s style of play at present.  The Old Trafford legend has been highly critical of Van Gaal’s approach to the game, claiming legendary strikers of Ruud van Nistelrooy, Andrew Cole and Dwight Yorke’s standing would even struggle under this regime. “I was at the …

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Paul Scholes Blames Van Gaal For Rooney’s Goal Drought

Man United legend Paul Scholes says that he “would not enjoy” playing in Louis van Gaal’s side, and has criticised the Dutchman’s style of play. The usually reserved ex-midfielder has come out of his shell since donning the microphone as a pundit, and the now outspoken Paul Scholes has blasted Man United in their current guise under the stewardship of …

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Video: The Class of 92 Take On Salford City In Training

The likes of Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville laced up their boots once again to take on their new club Salford City. The footage comes courtesy of a BBC documentary filmed earlier this year that follows the famed Class of 92 ahead of their first full season in charge of Northern Premier League side Salford City. Having played under Fergie’s regime …

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Video: Salford City’s FA Cup Goal Was A Goal Of The Year Contender

Owned by the famed Class of ’92, Salford City have reached the FA Cup First Round for the first time in their history thanks to a wondergoal. James Poole’s vision and stroke of genius in the sixty-ninth minute made the difference for Salford City in their 1-0 win over Vanarama National side Southport. Neville brothers Gary and Phil, along with fellow Class of ’92 …

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Paul Scholes Has Just Launched A Scathing Attack At Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has just heavily criticized the style of football Louis van Gaal has implemented at Old Trafford.  Speaking as BT Sport pundit during United’s 1-1 draw with CSKA Moscow last night, Scholes effectively stated that he was in disbelief by the lack of pace and movement in the side under the Iron Tulip. “You look at …

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Scholes Explains What Man Utd’s Rooney Needs Around Him To Improve

Paul Scholes is still quite new to this punditry gig but there are few in the footballing world who are better placed than the Manchester United legend in explaining what Wayne Rooney needs around him to improve.  So far this season the striker has performed below expectation with many theories being bandied about as to what has kept Rooney from scoring consistently on …

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SoccerJury.com Release List Of Top 10 Man Utd Players of All-Time

The site wondered which players would rank in Man Utd’s all-time top 10 list. It’s a debate we’ll still be having in fifty years time, so we must salute their bravery in attempting to address such a storied topic. What part does a player’s position play in proceedings? Should it mainly comprise the new guard rather than the old guard? Should career …

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Ex-Manchester United Boss Ferguson Expands On World-Class Players Statement

Last month Sir Alex Ferguson’s book entitled Leading made for some notable headlines but the one that has caused arguably the most debate are his quotes on only having had four world-class players at Manchester United. The players in question are Ryan Giggs, Eric Cantona, Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo. This select few has since been the subject of worldwide discussion, with some …

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Ferguson Says He Had Just Four World-Class Players At Manchester United

The arrival of Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 1986 heralded one of the greatest managerial careers we’re ever likely to witness in our lifetime.  There is just a select handful of players from Ferguson’s reign, which lasted over 26 years, who he sees as being world-class, however. In his new book ‘Leading’ the 73-year-old reveals that four players – Ryan Giggs, …

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Video: Do You Agree With Juan Mata’s All-Time Manchester United XI?

Juan Mata has picked his perfect all-time Manchester United XI. Mata grew up watching football in the 1990s and his all-time Manchester United XI certainly reflects his age. However, it is hard to go against some of the players he’s picked due to the success and acclaim they brought to the club. Mata goes with an entire back line of players he has played with …

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