Ryan Giggs

Who said it?

Chan Kam-lam

Works that are indecent, vulgar, political and insulting are not works of art.

Wednesday, 24 April, 2013, 3:14am

Giggs set for 1,000 milestone

Manchester United's Ryan Giggs could play his 1,000th senior game when the Red Devils face Norwich tonight. Photo: Xinhua

The indefatigable Welshman, who signed a one-year contract extension to return for a 23rd season, took his tally of appearances to 999 last weekend with a goal-scoring turn in a 2-0 win at Queens Park Rangers that helped Manchester United preserve their 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

2 Mar 2013 - 5:41am

Ferguson desperate for Manchester United to win FA Cup

United defender Chris Smalling rises above Fulham's forward Hugo Rodallega to get the ball. Photo: AFP

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has revealed his burning desire to help his club add to their record 11 FA Cup titles.

28 Jan 2013 - 4:36am

Alex Ferguson praises FA Cup goal as 'world class'

Robin van Persie (centre) celebrates scoring his late equaliser as West Ham goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen gathers the ball from the net at Upton Park in London. Photo: AFP

Alex Ferguson has hailed the last-minute contributions of substitutes Robin van Persie and Ryan Giggs as "world-class" after they combined to keep Manchester United in the FA Cup.

The Premier League leaders were seconds away from a third-round exit at West Ham United before Van Persie scored a stoppage-time equaliser to secure a 2-2 draw.

7 Jan 2013 - 3:10am

Derby win over City boosts United's title hopes, Giggs says

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Manchester United star Ryan Giggs said his side's derby triumph over Manchester City has provided the perfect springboard to wrestle the title away from Eastlands.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:00am

Giggs, at 39, happy to be old man of Old Trafford

Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs celebrated his 39th birthday yesterday with the Manchester United veteran now well used to playing alongside teammates who were not even born when he made his debut.

The Welsh winger is the only active Premier League player who appeared in the opening matches of the competition 20 years ago.

30 Nov 2012 - 2:20am

Ryan Giggs lights the fuse ahead of Manchester United's visit to Chelsea

Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs lit the fuse on Manchester United's potentially explosive clash with Chelsea by claiming the Premier League leaders are not yet the finished article.

27 Oct 2012 - 4:15am

Who said it?

This heinous crime happened in Canada. It's made me reconsider what kind of place this is

Du Zhigui, whose son Jun Lin was allegedly murdered by porn actor Luka Magnotta (above)

I'd like to be hanging out in Jerusalem, but, you know, I have to do my duty

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on her heavy travel schedule

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Six degrees

Malcolm Glazer (below), Manchester United's American owner, is reportedly planning to list the world's second most lucrative sporting franchise on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The news keeps the club in the non-sporting spotlight after the recent travails and machinations, some of them of a distinctly unsporting nature, of star player Ryan Giggs ...

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Ryan Giggs case a pointer to reform

Striking a balance between freedom of speech and the protection of privacy and reputation can test the values of societies that hold these things dear. It does not help when the law of defamation is complex and predates the emergence of internet forums that enable anyone to make public comments about another person. A current controversy in Britain resonates here.

28 May 2011 - 12:00am

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.

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