UK time is: 20:54:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

United Goal Void Can Be Filled

Wales and Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs says the goalscoring void left by the departure of Ruud van Nistelrooy should be filled by all the team mates and not left to just one man.

Ruud scored 150 goals in five seasons, so there certainly is a massive void left, lets just hope the decision to allow him to leave doesn't come back to haunt us.

Giggs said: 'When we were successful and winning leagues everyone contributed to the goalscoring part. We didn't just rely on one person. Obviously Ruud scored a lot of goals for us but this season, I will have to chip in, Paul Scholes will have to chip in and so will everyone else. We also need to score more from set pieces because they can win you games. Who gets the goals does not really matter providing we are getting the results.'

Giggs put his words into action when he scored from a free-kick against Ajax in this weekends friendly.




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: Cantona Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 7 2006

Time: 12:25PM

Your Comments

understand what he means, but lets face it, we still need a top striker to come in. i think ruud leaving could have been a major error but lets see what the transfer market brings before panicking.
TheatreOfDreams
Disgree with TheatreOfDreams that it was an error to sell RVN. He has not been playing well for some time and even Van Basten thinks so. Only people wearing rose tinted glasses can see it.
cyberbud
u will miss RVN like hell, i cant see u getting torres, but isnt there rumors linking u with tevez
green giant 12
torrs wants 2 come but madrid dont wanna sell and tevez reportedly been offered 2 us
carrickisours
im a liverpool fan and this is what i think: RVN is **** and maybe you could take heart from steven gerrards goalscoring displays. OOPS sorry, you havent got a midfielder even half as good as stevie g
Aamir
oh aamir what strikers do u have crouch bellamy and fowler they all cant clock twenty goals this season
carrickisours
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Happy Talk! (Thursday October 23 2014)

Bitter and Twisted? (Thursday October 23 2014)

Shaw Can Do Better! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Fellaini on That Goal! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Phelan in Running for Birmingham Job! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Missed the Boat? (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Nani Staying in Lisbon! (Tuesday October 21 2014)

United`s Title Hopes? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

West Brom 2 United 2 (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11

Breaking League News

Everton : 23/10/2014 20:00:00
Sam's City Press Conference!
West Ham : 23/10/2014 17:22:00
United Happy Talk!
Man Utd : 23/10/2014 17:16:00
Mixed Injury News Ahead Of Palace
WBA : 23/10/2014 17:08:00
Duo Called Up By Brazil
Chelsea : 23/10/2014 17:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v West Brom?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 0%
Rafael 0%
Jones 0%
Rojo 0%
Shaw 0%
Blind 10%
Januzaj 0%
Mata 0%
Herrera 0%
Di Maria 40%
Van Persie 10%
Fellaini 40%
Falcao 0%
Young 0%