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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.

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Writer: Cantona Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 7 2006

Time: 12:25PM

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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.
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07/08/2006 13:08:00

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.
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07/08/2006 17:14:00

u will miss RVN like hell, i cant see u getting torres, but isnt there rumors linking u with tevez
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07/08/2006 19:04:00

torrs wants 2 come but madrid dont wanna sell and tevez reportedly been offered 2 us
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07/08/2006 21:41:00

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
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08/08/2006 21:50:00

oh aamir what strikers do u have crouch bellamy and fowler they all cant clock twenty goals this season
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09/08/2006 15:55:00


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