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  Paul Scholes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born in Salford, England, Scholes joined Manchester United as a trainee on leaving school in the summer of 1991 (although he was a diehard fan of Oldham Athletic, and remains so) and in his first season guided the club to victory in the F.A. Youth Cup.
Scholes was unable to secure a regular first team place until the 1997–98 season, when he played in midfield after the ninth game when Roy Keane was ruled out by injury.
Scholes was unlucky to miss a crucial penalty in the penalty shootout during the 2004–05 FA Cup final against Arsenal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_Scholes   (744 words)

 ESPNsoccernet: Paul Scholes
Scholes' career was placed into doubt during 2005/06 when he was absent from the Manchester United team with an on-going problem with his site.
Scholes was an integral part of United's Treble win in 1999, scoring the Reds' second goal in the FA Cup final against Newcastle United.
Scholes bagged 13 goals in 2004/05 but failed to hit top form, though at the end of the term he penned a new contract to run until the summer of 2009.
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 www.manutdzone.com: Paul Scholes: A career profile with pictures
Paul Scholes began as a United trainee on 8th July 1991 and turned professional 18 months later on 23rd July 1993.
Paul played his part in the 1998 World Cup Finals, scoring in England's opening match against Tunisia, and starting all four of their games in the competition.
Scholes could have had three contenders for Goal of the season in 1999-2000, a brilliant 25 yard volley straight from a corner against Bradford, a cunningly cheeky back-heel flick versus West Ham (he got a hat-trick in that game) and the walloping 30 yarder away to Middlesbrough.
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 Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes (born November 16, 1974, in Salford, Greater Manchester) is an English football player who has spent his whole career at Manchester United.
Scholes has often been described as the most natural finisher at United during his time there, but he also possesses a thunderous shot that has led to many spectaclular long-range goals.
Scholes was unable to secure a regular first team place until the 1997-98 season, when he played in midfield after the ninth game when Roy Keane was ruled out by injury.
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 AskMen.com - Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes is quite simply one of the best attacking midfielders in the game.
Scholes played his first professional match for United against Ipswich Town in September 1994 scoring both goals in the 3-2 loss.
Paul Scholes is the heart of Manchester United and, alongside David Beckham, will be counted on as the heart of England.
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 Manchester United - RedWeb3 - Treble Winners - Player Profiles - Paul Scholes
Scholes is one of the lucky few local Manchester lads to make it to the top with Manchester United.
Scholes' talents as a striker were soon earning him occasional starts in the United line-up by the time 1994-95 came around.
Scholes' reputation as a goalscorer had been established in 1995 and his eye for goal has not been diminished by being moved back into midfield.
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 Scholes Paul - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Scholes, Paul (1974-), Manchester United and England footballer.
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Paul was born in St Petersburg, the son of Catherine II (The Great) and Peter III....
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 Man Utd Paul Scholes Caricature
Paul Scholes joined Man United as a trainee in 1991 and signed as a professional in 1993, having collected an F.A.Youth Cup winner's medal.
Paul Scholes clever runs from midfield, powerful shots and the knack of finding the back of the net more often than not made him a regular for England.
Through out Paul's career he has always disregarded the lime light, he lets his boots do the talking there are a lot of young people who come to this site and hopefully read this.
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Scholes won an FA Youth Cup winners' medal in 1992 and a runners-up medal in the same competition a year later.
Scholes always seems to play well on the big occasion.In Europe during the 1998-99 season he scored vital goals against Bayern,Barcelona and became the first player since Norman Whiteside in 1984 to score a competitive goal for United on Italian soil, scoring the deciding equaliser in a 1-1draw with Inter Milan at the San Siro.
Scholes can create great moves which split defences wide open, he is a great creator and playmaker.He always seems to save his best performances for big games.
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 TheFA.com - Scholes leaves the stage
Paul Scholes' England career has come to a surprise end after he decided to retire from international football.
Scholes, 29, made his debut for England against South Africa at Old Trafford in May 1997 under Glenn Hoddle, and after scoring against Italy in his first start he went on to score three goals in his first five England appearances.
Scholes became a national hero when he scored both goals for England during the first leg of their crucial 2-1 European play-off win over Scotland at Hampden Park in November 1999.
www.thefa.com /England/SeniorTeam/NewsAndFeatures/Postings/2004/08/PaulScholes_CareerFocus.htm   (295 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Archive Search
Scholes sounded as if he was speaking from a personal perspective, one of disappointment with himself.
Butt's appearance was one of the reasons Scholes was ushered on to the left by Eriksson, though any sense of displacement Scholes felt was well disguised.
But Scholes was to provide a lot more substance as the night wore on, not least his cool and clever pass to Michael Owen that ended with David Beckham's penalty kick.
www.guardian.co.uk /Archive/Article/0,4273,4429500,00.html   (631 words)

 Paul Scholes Fighting Spirit
Perhaps Scholes' biggest problem is he is very understated in everything he does.
Then you have Scholes, Mr anonymous, the player who keeps himself to himself but is probably the best of the four for all-round talent.
Scholes' late goals on Tuesday disguised the fact United were let off the hook by Panathinaikos.
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 Paul Scholes - Manchester United Football Club Player Profile from Carling Football
After helping United to another Championship win, Scholes was chosen in the England squad for Le Tournoi in France where he made his full international debut against Italy and had an outstanding game, firstly setting up Ian Wright for England's first goal and then getting on the end of Wright's pass for the second.
Scholes suffered a loss of form and confidence, and was even rumoured to be leaving Old Trafford after he refused to play in a Worthington Cup game.
Scholes continued to be a mainstay in Sir Alex's team in the 2004/05 season.
www.carling.com /football/manchester-united-football-club/paul-scholes.html   (647 words)

 Nicky Butt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His opportunities were somewhat limited by the presence of Roy Keane and Paul Scholes, but nevertheless he collected a whole host of honours: six Premiership titles, four F.A. Cups and one Champions League.
His first-team opportunities at Manchester United further restricted by a number of new midfield acquisitions, Butt handed in a transfer request in January 2004, but turned down a proposed move to Birmingham City during the January transfer window and stayed at United for the rest of the season.
He was named "the best player at the tournament" by Brazilian legend Pelé, a compliment to his performance in the unattractive holding role.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nicky_Butt   (502 words)

 Manchester Footballers - Kevin Keegan, Paul Scholes, Roy Keane, Rio Ferdinand, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Robbie Fowler, ...
Paul Scholes was born on 16th November 1974 in Salford, and joined Manchester United as a trainee in July 1991 before becoming a professional footballer in January 1993.
As a young mid-fielder Scholes was a promising youth and reserve team player, winning an FA Youth Cup winners' medal in 1992 and a runners-up medal in the same competition a year later.
Paul Scholes is an inveterate striker, and is equally comfortable with a spectacular long range shot or with a short tap in from on the goal line, and se
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 RTÉ.ie Sport - Scholes quits international soccer.
Paul Scholes today stunned the football world by announcing that he has quit international football with England.
Scholes came under-fire for his performances in Portugal, with some pundits believing his presence in the team restricted Eriksson from selecting Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard in their favoured positions.
Eriksson said that he was very sorry that Scholes had decided to retire from international football.
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 UO - Paul Scholes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
An important member of the Manchester United team with an eye for goal, predatory finishing skills, quality distribution and a high work rate, Scholes is now recognised as one the best attacking midfielders around.
Scholes was an integral part of the Treble win in 1999, scoring the Reds' second goal in the FA Cup final against Newcastle United.
It proved to be a prolific season for the softly-spoken midfielder as he scored 20 goals in all competitions - in complete contrast to his international form as he endured a drought.
www.unitedonline.co.uk /team/profile.asp?id=46   (751 words)

 Paul Scholes Man Utd !
Paul Scholes joined Man Utd as a trainee in 1991 and signed as a professional in 1993, having collected an F.A.Youth Cup winner's medal.
Scoring twice on his debut against Ipswich Town, Paul became a regular in the team when Man United were with out Mark Hughes and Eric Cantona later in the season.
Paul has been so solid for Man Utd in the 2003/04 season he always keeps the lime light away from himself letting his boots do the talking there are a lot of young people who come to this site and hopefully read this.
www.manchesterunited.co.uk /paulscholes.html   (184 words)

 Paul Scholes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Paul Scholes solved United's goalscoring problem in the 1994-95 season when Eric Cantona was banned.He was also in the England youth team.
A local talent, born in Salford, Scholes soon made it into the England under-21 squad after breaking into the United side.
He is tipped as the most talented of Fergie's Fledglings and hit 16 goals in his first 21 games for United including a winner in the game all United fans look forward to, the derby against City.
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 Paul Scholes Manchester United FC player profile from football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Manchester United are sending Paul Scholes to see a second specialist to try and get to the bottom of the problem that is still causing him to have blurred vision.
Manchester United lead 1-0 at home to FC Porto thanks to a Paul Scholes header and are on course for a place in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes is facing a month on the sidelines after undergoing surgery in an attempt to overcome a long-standing groin injury.
www.football.co.uk /man_utd/players/paul_scholes_1058.shtml   (317 words)

 Scholes, Paul - Discussion Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
born in 1974, paul scholes is a mancunian thru and thru joining manchester united as a youngster in 1991.
a comparision to scholes at his height can be made to Stevie G, powerfull runs into the edge of the box followed by a powerdriver into the net, however Gerard looks set to eclipse scholes in international recognition.
Scholes, Paul : The Attack Of The Ginger Assassin
www.dooyoo.co.uk /discussion/scholes-paul   (201 words)

 Scholes: I'll be back
PAUL Scholes has emphatically quashed fears that his career could have been ended by the eye problem he has been suffering.
Scholes has ringed July 3 on his calendar - the date when Sir Alex Ferguson's non-World Cup players report back for pre-season training.
The Reds then officially announced that Scholes' season was over and that he had been ordered to rest.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /men/sport/football/s/211/211124_scholes_ill_be_back.html   (619 words)

 Paul Scholes
Paul started the 96/97 season as a substitute, Alex Ferguson preffering to use the new talents of Poborsky and Cruyff ahead of him.
Scholes' fans were disappointed when Alex Ferguson signed Teddy Sheringham to replace Eric Cantona, they felt Scholes was more than capable of filling the great man's shoes.
However, Scholes is now an integral part of United's team, and he will figure in Glenn Hoddle's plans for England.
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 CNNSI.com - Euro2000
Paul Scholes is an attacking central midfield player who can also fill the role of out-and-out striker and is a fine example of Manchester United's renowned youth team policy.
He has a good goalscoring record for both club and country and was in particularly brilliant form for England in their 3-0 defeat of Poland in March, netting a memorable hat-trick.
The champions have a startling array of attacking talent and, for the sake of balance, Scholes was often sacrificed, but he has proved himself to be a ball-winning midfielder to complement his attacking ideas.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/world/2000/euro2000/players/paulscholes.html   (138 words)

 Paul Scholes Manchester United Hotshot
The twenty-six year old has proved he is a quality player in recent years, when United are playing their strongest line-up Paul Scholes plays alongside midfield Dynamo Roy Keane.
Scholes exploded onto the Old Trafford scene in late 1994; he scored two goals on his debut against Port Vale.
Paul is every bit as good as David Beckham, just not as highly rated.
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