Scholes: My Story

Scholes: My Story

by Paul Scholes
     
 

Paul Scholes is one of the most revered footballers of the modern era, both at home and internationally. A one-club player, he has served Manchester United for more than sixteen years, making over 600 appearances in that time — the fourth highest number of appearances by any player for the club. He also represented the England national team for seven years,

Overview

Paul Scholes is one of the most revered footballers of the modern era, both at home and internationally. A one-club player, he has served Manchester United for more than sixteen years, making over 600 appearances in that time — the fourth highest number of appearances by any player for the club. He also represented the England national team for seven years, winning 66 caps including two World Cup and two European Cup campaigns. Throughout this time, Scholes has always played a decisive role in his teams' fortunes.

As well as the technical brilliance that makes Paul Scholes such a breathtaking player to watch it is the determination and integrity which he demonstrates both on and off the pitch that means he is a fascination to fans of the sport. In an age of overpaid, workaday players, Scholes has become an icon of professionalism and club loyalty, admired by fans everywhere.

Now in this book for the first time Paul Scholes shares his story: from his beginnings at United under the tutelage of Sir Alex Ferguson as part of the 'golden' youth team, to the treble-winning season and twice capturing European Cup glory, the importance of family and friends in keeping his feet on the ground, as well as his many triumphs and tribulations with England.

This is without question the sports autobiography of 2011, from a player as popular and as revered as any in the game today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857206084
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster UK
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Series:
MUFC Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Scholes has represented Manchester United for more than 16 years and represented the England national team from 1997 until his retirement in 2004. He was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2008. Sir Alex Ferguson has managed Manchester United since 1986. Sir Bobby Charlton is regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time. He played almost all of his club football at Manchester United.

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