Giggs levels up to even out United’s Evertonisation

Ryan Giggs

“Success is tattooed right across the club badge,” said David Moyes in his first press conference as Manchester United manager. It was a nice line from the coach who said almost all the right things in facing the world’s press at Old Trafford on Friday. Yet, the fascination with Moyes first presser was surely eclipsed […]

Reds face up to early season disruption

London 2012

Sir Alex Ferguson could face a challenging start to the new season, with Euro 2012, injury, and the Olympics disrupting Manchester United’s preparations ahead of the Premier League’s start on 18 August. Seven United players will miss the Reds’ pre-season tour of South Africa, China and Norway after appearing in the Euro 2012 tournament this […]

Legends prepared as squeaky bum time approaches

Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs

There were many remarkable aspects to Manchester United’s victory at Norwich City on Sunday: Ryan Giggs’ goal on his 900th appearance for the club; a last-minute winner; the combined age of the Reds’ goalscorers; that United had, for so long, been under the cosh. Yet, there is a reason United score so many late goals, […]

Giggs: a career in numbers

Ryan Giggs Infographic

Ryan Giggs will make his 900th appearance for Manchester United if he is selected to face Ajax in the Europa League on Thursday night. Spanning 22 seasons, Giggs’ United career has brought 33 major trophies, 162 goals and countless personal honours. Including his caps for Wales, Giggs could pass 1,000 career games before retirement. (right-click […]

Legendary pair offer inspiration for youthful future

Ryan Giggs

Twenty years ago, almost to the day, Ryan Giggs was helping Manchester United’s youth side into the quarter-finals of the FA Youth Cup. As the current youth crop beat their Swansea counterparts 5-1 on Thursday night, Giggs, alongside that other doyen of the United squad, Paul Scholes, is almost incredibly preparing to face Chelsea at […]

Sympathy for the randy Red Devil


Who would you say out the following three men is the kind of role model a society should look up to? First up is a man who has had two mistresses, chain smokes and drinks between eight to 10 Martinis a day.  Second is a man who doesn’t get out of bed each morning before 11am, used […]

Caption competition: Becks and Giggs

Bobby Charlton

Two legends, together again at Old Trafford tonight but what did they have to say? The winner – chosen by our expert panel of judges – receives a copy of “Bobby Charlton: The Manchester United Years” RRP £20. Closing date: 6pm Friday 27 May.

Giggs always tore them apart

Giggs tore them apart

Ryan Giggs – gentleman, player, talent, Manchester United icon. On the twentieth anniversary on the Welshman’s United bow there are few platitudes left to describe the 37-year-old who has lasted longer and won more than almost anybody. Two decades on from the skinny winger’s substitute appearance against Everton in March 1991 and Giggs has 863 […]

Rooney misses three weeks

Wayne Rooney will miss three weeks and four games with the ankle injury that has kept the striker out of tomorrow”s Champions League game with Valencia. Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that Rooney’s injury is worse than initially thought, with the striker out of games against Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion. The striker will also sit […]

Liverpool signs midfielder, Giggs runs for the hills

Raul Meireles

Liverpool tonight moved to sealed a £10.7 million deal for Porto midfielder Raul Meireles, the Portuguese international. The player, who appeared for his nation at the World Cup in South Africa will fit in well at Anfield. After all, he’s already abused one of Manchester United’s legends…