á Manchester United - United - Paul Scholes MOTM!
UK time is: 18:40:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

United - Paul Scholes MOTM!

Like a good wine maturing with age, it was great to see Paul Scholes pulling the strings in midfield and doing more than most to ensure that victory was ours.

Scholes, who had the opportunity to rest for the whole summer after politely declining the chance to join Fabio Capello`s England squad in South Africa, reflected on the match in a post match interview given shortly after the final whistle, commenting,

"It was a good game and we`re happy with the win."

"It`s more of a pre-season friendly but it`s a trophy."

"It`s always good to beat Chelsea. They are a quality side who beat us three times last year."

And on mounting another assault on the Premier League crown,

"We`ve got off to the right start this year. We weren`t that far off last year - just one point in the league."

"With more determination this year hopefully we can go one step further."

We certainly all hope so. But what does the boss, Sir Alex think about the ongoing career of a player many thought might have hung his boots up prior to this season,

"This time last year, he`s saying to himself, 'This is my last season` - and a lot of people thought that."

"It came across my mind also, simply because he`s had a lot if injuries in his career."

"But he keeps coming back - it`s not easy to do that. It`s phenomenal. He`s just an incredible footballer."

And we`re all certain that Sir Alex knows just how to nurture Scholes through this season to ensure the golden oldie makes maximum impact.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 9 2010

Time: 5:00PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Still got it in him to provide what is needed. A quality player who actually knows how to play simple passing football, unlike a few other England midfielders.
Report Abuse
09/08/2010 17:15:00

admit it - he should have been given a yellow card for that awful lunge on Maloud ain the first half!
Report Abuse
09/08/2010 19:44:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Schweinsteiger Injury Concerns! (Friday October 9 2015)

United Interest in Mane Erupts Again (Friday October 9 2015)

Hodgson on not Risking Rooney (Thursday October 8 2015)

Still Awaiting International Clearance! (Thursday October 8 2015)

United Legends - Pat Crerand (Thursday October 8 2015)

United Will Not Do A Liverpool! (Wednesday October 7 2015)

Memphis on Recovery Days! (Wednesday October 7 2015)

Valdes Now Spoilt for Choice (Wednesday October 7 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 8 6 0 2 +12 18
2. Arsenal 8 5 1 2 +6 16
3. Man Utd 8 5 1 2 +4 16
4. Crystal Palace 8 5 0 3 +4 15
5. Leicester City 8 4 3 1 +2 15
6. West Ham 8 4 2 2 +6 14
7. Everton 8 3 4 1 +4 13

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Owners Felt A 'Connection' With Klopp
╗ Liverpool : 09/10/2015 18:00:00
Bennett Joins Bristol City
╗ Norwich : 09/10/2015 17:31:01
Blow for JosÚ, joy for Chelsea faithful
╗ Chelsea : 09/10/2015 17:00:01
Randolph Set to Play Against Poland
╗ West Ham : 09/10/2015 16:55:01
Garner Joins Pulis' Backroom
╗ WBA : 09/10/2015 16:45:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Arsenal?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 10%
Young 0%
Smalling 0%
Blind 0%
Darmian 0%
Carrick 0%
Schweinsteiger 8%
Mata 4%
Depay 4%
Rooney 2%
Martial 70%
Valencia 0%
Fellaini 0%
Wilson 2%