Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Scholes To Miss Season Opener

Scholes To Miss Season Opener

Paul Scholes is set to miss the season opener against Reading at Old Trafford, after Sir Alex confirmed the midfielder would be out for three-weeks to a month.

It was reported prior to Manchester United`s match against Chinese side Shenzhen that Scholes had been sent home from the tour with an "injury", however, speaking to MUTV after the 6-0 win, Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that Scholes had suffered an injury to his knee when falling awkwardly on it in the previous match.

'Paul fell on his knee in the last game. We've sent him home for arthroscopy to see what kind of damage there is."

Ferguson went on to speculate on the possible length of the midfielders absence, confirming him as a major doubt for the season opener against Reading at Old Trafford.

'We don't think it's serious but it could keep him out for three weeks or a month."

Well, at least its not as bad as it could have been, with many united fans, along with myself probably expecting the worse when the news first broke, for example a reoccurrence of the eye trouble which left him out of action for a season. Plus, this will also give us an early look at what our future midfield may look like, with Carrick and Hargreaves in the centre of midfield.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:United4Life
Date:Monday July 23 2007
Time: 6:00PM

Comments

0
Rather unfortunate but I must say that the current squad is more than capable of coping with his absence. Hopefully it's not a serious problem and he'll indeed be back in a month's time.
midlothian99
23/07/2007 19:38:00
0
carrick and hargreaves will deal with it ok
rooneyisgod
23/07/2007 21:30:00
0
Cashick!
Frisky
23/07/2007 22:16:00
0
There is a positive outcome it will allow us to see how well carrick and hargreves perform together.
allred
25/07/2007 20:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Fellaini Charged by the Football Association

And faces a three-match ban for his sins.

A Vital Challenge - Ben Nevis to Face The Fear

Vitalfootball.co.uk co-owner Jonathan Fear is pushing himself to the limit in order to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis.

Who Will United Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Sorry Louis, We`re Not Buying It!

Sometime today, or quite possibly tomorrow, we`re expecting Marouane Fellaini to be charged by the Football Association.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Leicester City (h)?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea9%
Valencia0%
Smalling3%
Blind3%
Rojo0%
Carrick3%
Lingard0%
Fellaini3%
Rooney10%
Martial60%
Rashford3%
Mata0%
Herrera3%
Depay3%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 10 2016 7:45PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2016 5:30PM : Crystal Palace (a)
FA Cup