Found January 09, 2012 on A Different League:
PLAYERS: Paul Scholes
Former Man Utd midfielder Nicky Butt believes that Paul Scholes will prove an “inspiration” after his decision to come out of retirement to aid the Red Devils’ title defence, according to The 36-year-old former England international felt the decision at Old Trafford to tempt his former domestic and Three Lions team-mate out of retirement was a “no-brainer”, believing that Scholes - who it was revealed would come out of retirement prior to United’s FA Cup triumph over bitter rivals Man City – has the ability to hit the ground running upon his return. He

Paul Scholes re-signs for Man United

Paul Scholes was sensationally named on the bench by Manchester United for their FA Cup third round tie at Manchester City after agreeing to help his old club out for the remainder of the season. With injuries biting deep into his squad, Sir Alex Ferguson made the dramatic move to ask his veteran midfielder to come out of retirement. "It's fantastic that Paul has made...

Butt hails SAF's Scholes move

United went into the FA Cup third-round tie at the Etihad Stadium on a downer following back-to-back Premier League defeats, but appeared to be given a lift by the news of Scholes' return, which broke just an hour before kick-off. Ferguson's men swept into a 3-0 lead by half-time and, as City tore into their opponents after half-time, Scholes was brought on to help stabilise...

Paul Scholes comes out of retirement

Manchester United have confirmed that former-hero Paul Scholes has decided to come out of retirement and has signed a deal...

United edges City 3-2 in cup thriller

Manchester United took a measure of revenge on neighbor Manchester City on Sunday by knocking the defending champion out of the FA Cup with a 3-2 victory marked by Paul Scholes coming out of retirement. Wayne Rooney headed in two goals either side of Danny Welbeck's volley in a dominant first-half in the third round match, which saw City Vincent Kompany sent off for fouling...

Man Utd Legend Butt: Scholes Return Genius From Fergie

Manchester United Sir Alex FergusonManchester United icon Nicky Butt has hailed Paul Scholes’ more

Butt backs Scholes return

Nicky Butt believes former team-mate Paul Scholes will be a ‘revelation’ for Manchester United after his decision to come out...

Can Paul Scholes genuinely aid the Man Utd title challenge?

Due to the natural ageing process, Paul Scholes’ exit from top flight football had an air of inevitability about it, but his recent regression from retirement was quite the opposite. To add spice to the already fiercest of local rivalries, the announcement came just hours before Manchester United’s FA Cup third round derby clash with Manchester City; however, it remains to be...

City cup defence ended by rivals

United thrillingly led 3-0 after a remarkable first half in which Rooney headed two goals either side of a Danny Welbeck effort, and City captain Vincent Kompany was sent off. City hit back after the break with goals through Aleksandar Kolarov and Sergio Aguero, but United, for whom Paul Scholes came out of retirement to make a substitute appearance, held on to end City's cup...

Vidic stunned at Scholes signing

Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic has expressed his surprise at Paul Scholes’ decision to come out of retirement. The 37-year...

Goal: Returns of Henry and Scholes Show Pull of Premier League

Thierry Henry's return to Arsenal, and Paul Scholes's return to Manchester United a day earlier, were two very different experiences, for teams with two very different sets of needs.
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