English Premiership

WATCH: Paul Scholes, football genius, turns 42

2016-11-16 17:47
Paul Scholes.(Getty Images)

Cape Town - Wednesday, November 16, 2016 marks the 42nd birthday of Manchester United legend Paul Scholes, who many have hailed as the best midfielder of his generation.

Sport24 paid tribute to the midfield maestro with a compilation of his greatest goals and tributes by players who have played with and against him.

Over a career spanning 22 years, Scholes is one of the most decorated English players of all time, having won a total of 25 cups, including 11 English Premiership and two Champions League titles.

Players who have faced the United midfielder often rate him as the toughest opponent they have faced with Xavi, Zinedine Zidane and many others naming him as the best midfielder of the last 20 years.

Here is a compilation of his best goals:

Scholes has also received many plaudits from the game's greats.

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Fixtures
Friday, 23 August 2019
Aston Villa v Everton, Villa Park 21:00
Saturday, 24 August 2019
Norwich City v Chelsea, Carrow Road 13:30
Sheffield United v Leicester City, Bramall Lane 16:00
Manchester United v Crystal Palace, Old Trafford 16:00
Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton, The American Express Community Stadium 16:00
Watford v West Ham United, Vicarage Road 16:00
Liverpool v Arsenal, Anfield 18:30
Sunday, 25 August 2019
AFC Bournemouth v Manchester City, Vitality Stadium 15:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley, Molineux Stadium 17:30
Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium 17:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

And the 2019/20 English Premiership champions will be ... ?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.