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Ryan Giggs

Golden oldies

The power and pace of Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney have been central to United's success, but those young stars have been ably supported by the skill, guile and experience of United's thirtysomethings.

Saturday, 12 May, 2007, 12:00am

Football school still recruiting

Youngsters who aspire to be the next Ruud van Nistelrooy, Wayne Rooney or Ryan Giggs could realise their dreams with help from Manchester United Soccer Schools, the Hong Kong Football Club and Cathay Pacific Airways, which are still recruiting for the new training season.

10 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Man U boys kick up their heels

Yes, July is considered a slow month because many people escape on holiday. But if you were out on Saturday night, you'll know what I mean when I say it seemed like everybody was out. There were queues to get into many clubs, and all clubs were packed.

25 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Beckham, mates in new ad

Football superstar David Beckham and his Manchester United teammates will be featured in a new multi-million-dollar soft drink advertisement, according to the London Evening Standard.

The British newspaper said the latest Pepsi commercial, which was shot in the style of a western classic, would feature Beckham and his team confronting European rivals Real Madrid.

4 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Players copyrighting greatest moments would be own goal for the game

The 1990s were marked by an ever-burgeoning relationship between top-class soccer and the huge advances in audio-visual media.

That is continuing apace with reports of pay-per-view technology coming into effect in European leagues and clubs owning their own TV stations.

28 Apr 2000 - 12:00am


RYAN Giggs has been given the task of answering Alex Ferguson's prayers.

The Old Trafford boss, thwarted in his bid to lure a top-class striker to Manchester United, has turned to the mercurial Welshman as a stop-gap forward and playmaker.

14 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

The right to choose or just a turn-off

LET'S talk about advertising, we'll get to the football in a minute.

In the free world advertising pays for TV programming. No problem. But some individual ads? Big problem. There's no axe to grind here. Just teeth.

16 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Giggs brace strengthens United's lead

MANCHESTER United increased their lead at the top of the English Premier League and pushed Tottenham Hotspur further into relegation trouble with a 2-0 win at Old Trafford.

Welsh international Ryan Giggs scored a double for United, finding the net in the 44th and the 67th minutes.

11 Jan 1998 - 12:00am


MANCHESTER United resume the quest for their fifth League title in six years tomorrow buoyed by the praise of the Juventus coach, Marcello Lippi, who believes England's finest are set fair to enjoy the same sort of prosperity in Europe.

19 Dec 1997 - 12:00am


HERE is a bit of news to make the rest of the Premier League happy. Gary Pallister thinks the current Manchester United side is nowhere near its zenith.

21 Nov 1997 - 12:00am