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Twenty years on and Giggs quest for glory far from over

March 2, 2011

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Mike Collett on 20 years of Ryan Giggs

The world, and English soccer, was a very different place 20 years ago, but one thing has remained unchanged — Ryan Giggs is still playing for Manchester United and still in the hunt for trophies.

Elder statesmen may hold key to United’s title bid

October 7, 2009

Manchester United have a rich tradition of developing precocious young talents and relying on them to do a job that could be considered beyond their years.

Bolton stump everyone in another dire predictions week

September 29, 2009

Are Bolton Wanderers so bad that not one of our Reuters Soccer Blog predictions panel thought they would win at Birmingham City?

Feared by the Blues, Loved by the Reds, Ryan Giggs, Ryan Giggs…

September 28, 2009

Manchester United played Stoke City off the park on Saturday yet for 62 minutes they lacked the cutting edge to turn their superiority into goals.

The sort of result that wins titles: Middlesbrough 0 United 2

May 2, 2009

In Spain, you often hear players and coaches talking about “the sort of match that decides title races”. More often that not they’re talking about the tricky away game against awkward opposition rather than a high profile match against direct rivals.

Evergreen Giggs wins PFA award

April 27, 2009

Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs was voted Player of the Year for the first time by the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) on Sunday.

Friday afternoon question: Should Giggs win PFA player of the year?

February 20, 2009

Ryan Giggs has probably never received the recognition he deserves for his contribution to Manchester United’s success over the last 15 years.

Does the captaincy really matter in football?

January 8, 2009

Here’s a question for you: Who is Manchester United’s official club captain?

Who’s the best one-club player?

December 4, 2008

One-club players are rare and precious.

The likes of Paolo Maldini, Raul, Steven Gerrard and Paul Scholes might be handsomely paid by their clubs, but the fact they have spurned chances to get even richer elsewhere suggests they share at least some of the fans’ devotion to the colours they wear.