Manchester United named Netherlands national team coach Louis van Gaal to succeed David Moyes as the record 20-time English soccer champion seeks to bounce back from this season’s slump.
Manchester United’s worst season since at least 1992 was underscored yesterday by the departure of coach David Moyes. As a business, the club still has few peers in soccer.
Former Manchester United coach David Moyes said he understands why he was replaced at the English Premier League soccer club and shares the fans’ frustration at the team’s poor performances.
Manchester United Chief Executive Officer David Gill said he wouldn’t be surprised if veteran midfielder Paul Scholes quits at the end of this season.
Paul Scholes retired after 676 games for Manchester United and will join the coaching staff of the Premier League soccer champion.
Paul Scholes helped lift Manchester United to a 3-0 victory over Newcastle as the Red Devils began their campaign to reclaim the Premier League soccer title.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes will retire for a second time at the end of this season, the Premier League soccer champion said on its website.
Manchester United beat 10-man Queens Park Rangers 2-0 yesterday to extend its advantage atop soccer’s Premier League to eight points as second-place Manchester City lost 1-0 at Arsenal.
Fabio Capello ’s powers of persuasion tempted Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher out of international retirement for England’s World Cup campaign. Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes proved more elusive.
"I am not a man of many words but I can honestly say that playing football is all I have ever wanted to do and to have had such a long and successful career at Manchester United has been a real honor."
- Paul Scholes on May 31, 2011