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…

Giggs avoided Fergie for a decade

Ryan Giggs and Alex Ferguson

Ryan Giggs spent the first 10 years of his Manchester United career trying to avoid Sir Alex Ferguson, because he was so terrified of the legendary Scottish manager. Firebrand Ferguson has developed a reputation for the infamous hairdryer treatment, in which he screams in the face of his victims from just inches away. Ferguson famously […]

Three amigos bridge generation gap

When Jose Mourinho takes charge of Manchester United in summer 2012 he will have on his coaching staff three recently retired club legends. That’s the scenario posed by the week’s events, with the Portuguese signing on at Real Madrid, while Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville were each offered coaching roles at Old Trafford. […]

Picasso, Rothko, Hurst and Rooney

Wayne Rooney. Credit: Premier League World / PA Wire

When football is oft described as art those commentators probably didn’t mean this. Premier League World, the magazine TV show, has organised a one-off book, to be auctioned for charity, of drawings by footballers themselves. Unbelievably these drawings aren’t from when the players were in nursery!

Three amigos in one fight too many

Ryan Giggs Paul Scholes Gary Neville

With more than 2000 matches for Manchester United there is a safe place in the pantheon of club greats for Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Gary Neville.  Now in the twilight of glorious careers, the time has come for Sir Alex Ferguson to trust in new blood with defeats to Bayern Munich and Chelsea demonstrating […]

Fergie: Giggs back for Milan tie

Sir Alex Ferguson says Ryan Giggs could yet make Manchester United’s Champions League tie with AC Milan on 10 March. United head into the Old Trafford tie 3-2 ahead on aggregate after the first leg in Milan but will miss injury victims Rio Ferdinand, Anderson and Owen Hargreaves, together with suspended midfielder Michael Carrick “Ryan […]

Giggs bags yet another award

Ryan Giggs Salford

Ryan Giggs, Manchester United’s one-man trophy cabinet, was awarded the Freedom of Salford in a ceremony held today. The Welshman, 36, recently picked up the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award and is the current PFA Players Player of the Year. In a glittering career Giggs has won 23 major trophies. “I moved to […]