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Category: Ryan Giggs

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Ryan Giggs ‘surprised’ at Headway criticism of medical team over Daniel James

• Brain injury charity questioned their treatment of Daniel James• Giggs hopes Bale and Ramsey will be fit for Euro 2020 qualifiersRyan Giggs has acknowledged he could have picked his words more carefully after saying Daniel James was being “streetwise…

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Ryan Giggs and Daniel James under fire over actions after head collision

• Brain injury charity Headway criticises manager and player• Giggs says James passed concussion protocols at half-timeRyan Giggs’s stance that Manchester United’s Daniel James was being “streetwise” when remaining down following a collision during Wal…

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Wales lenience for Tom Lawrence shows Giggs too quick to forgive

A brief exile from the Euro 2020 campaign while taking care of the player may have been a more fitting decisionAlmost two years into his tenure as Wales manager with the jury still very much out on whether or not he is even remotely close to being the …

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Aaron Ramsey will miss Wales’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia

• Ryan Giggs says Ramsey could be fit to face Croatia• Gareth Bale – ‘I plan to score against Slovakia’The wait to see Aaron Ramsey end his 11-month hiatus from competitive action for Wales goes on after the Juventus midfielder was left at home by the …

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Ryan Giggs tells Daniel James: be yourself and you’ll succeed at United

• Wales international set to join Manchester United in £18m deal• ‘I know United fans will get behind him and enjoy watching him’The Wales manager, Ryan Giggs, has told Daniel James to “enjoy the challenge” and just be himself when he joins up with Man…

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Manchester United’s 1999 Champions League winners: where are they now?

United’s match-winner against Bayern is now their permanent manager, but what of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s teammates? We look at what they have done in the 20 years since that trebleThe Dane left United after the 1998-99 treble season and played for Sporti…

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Manchester United’s 1999 Champions League winners: where are they now?

United’s match-winner against Bayern is now their permanent manager, but what of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s teammates? We look at what they have done in the 20 years since that trebleThe Dane left United after the 1998-99 treble season and played for Sporti…

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Ryan Giggs hits back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic over Class of 92 comments

• Ibrahimovic said Giggs and others fuelled criticism of Pogba• ‘Football is about having different opinions’ says GiggsRyan Giggs has responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s criticism of the Class of 92 by insisting players with “over 2,000 games between us…

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Ryan Giggs: ‘It didn’t work for United but Van Gaal was brilliant for me’

The Wales manager discusses the loneliness of his job, what Manchester United should do next and why he turned to a psychologist“I think every manager feels that loneliness,” Ryan Giggs says as he identifies the usually unspoken difficulty at the core …

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Zidane? Pochettino? Who will be Manchester United’s new manager?

Zinedine Zidane, Mauricio Pochettino and Antonio Conte are possible contenders to be José Mourinho’s long-term successorMourinho sacked after United’s worst start in 28 yearsThe former France international is currently out of work after leaving Real Ma…

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Ryan Giggs puts his faith in youth as Wales bask in glory of Irish triumph

Wales were stranded at Cardiff airport on their way to Denmark but they are upwardly mobile after their win over IrelandJoe Allen believes Ryan Giggs is the perfect person to nurture Wales’s new generation after his side stirred up memories of Manchest…

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Ryan Giggs tells Gareth Bale to snub José Mourinho and stay at Real Madrid

• Wales manager says forward can win more trophies at Bernabéu• José Mourinho still interested in bringing player back to EnglandRyan Giggs has urged Gareth Bale to resist any overtures from Manchester United and stay with Real Madrid.Giggs spent his w…

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Gareth Bale breaks Wales scoring record in 6-0 thrashing of China

Gareth Bale’s historic hat-trick gave Ryan Giggs the perfect start to his tenure as an international manager, with Wales thrashing China 6-0 in Nanning. Bale’s stunning display saw him score twice before the break and he completed his first internation…

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Ryan Giggs: I am more nervous as Wales manager than I ever was as a player

• Giggs takes charge of first Wales game against China on Thursday• ‘As a player you are quite selfish,’ says Manchester United legendRyan Giggs has said he will be more nervous than at any time during his playing career when he takes charge of Wales f…

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Don’t believe everything you read about football on the internet

Was Ryan Giggs eligible for England? No. Did a dog bite Ally MacLeod? No. Did Denis Law relegate his old club? No, no, noBy Neil Andrews for When Saturday ComesThere’s a wonderful story about Ally MacLeod and a stray dog that ran up to him during a pre…

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Ryan Giggs sought advice of Sir Alex Ferguson before taking Wales job

• Giggs has signed four-year contract as Wales manager• ‘I’m not on social media so haven’t seen much criticism’Ryan Giggs sought the advice of Sir Alex Ferguson before agreeing to succeed Chris Coleman as Wales manager, with the former Manchester Unit…

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Ryan Giggs set to be unveiled as Wales manager on Monday

• Former Manchester United player to succeed Chris Coleman• Wales FA will confirm appointment at press conferenceRyan Giggs is set to be named Chris Coleman’s successor as Wales manager on Monday. The Football Association of Wales said it would announc…

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Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy among four interviewed for Wales manager’s job

• Osian Roberts and Mark Bowen also in running to succeed Chris Coleman• FA of Wales close to making appointment, with Giggs the current frontrunnerThe Football Association of Wales is expected to announce Chris Coleman’s successor in the coming days a…

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Gareth Barry aims to carry on after passing Ryan Giggs appearance record

West Bromwich Albion midfielder, who will play his 633rd Premier League game at Arsenal on Monday, has taken up yoga, shows no signs of slowing down and says he could still be playing at 40

If Gareth Barry was beginning to feel frazzled by a morning of media commitments at The Hawthorns, the message that popped up on Phil Neville’s iPad brought home the reason all this was happening. Neville was interviewing his former England team-mate for television and Barry was genuinely touched to be shown a recorded offer of congratulations from Ryan Giggs, who is only a vague acquaintance but had made contact to acknowledge the passing-on of his Premier League appearance record.

The handover will be formalised on Monday when Barry starts for West Bromwich Albion at Arsenal, making his 633rd top-flight outing and confirming his place in the modern history books. “I’m not going to argue with Ryan about trophies and things like that,” Barry says in response to some light ribbing from Giggs about the difficulty of their respective achievements. “It was lovely to hear from him. I’m aware he’s played in the old First Division before and collected a few more appearances than the 633. I’m also aware the Premier League started in 1992 and records existed before that too. I’m not here to say I’m top of the tree in English football history.”

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Premier League at 25: the best XI, from Petr Cech to Thierry Henry

Our team, selected in a 4-4-2 formation, finds no space for Gary Neville or Frank Lampard but includes no fewer than seven British players

Eagle-eyed readers who have been following this series of all-time Premier League selections will shortly notice that the player we have declared the finest of the past 25 years is, curiously, not good enough for our combined best XI. What follows will not chime with everyone’s opinion, or even, clearly, our own. Eric Cantona was a marvellous player, the kind of maverick genius man for the big occasion who gets singled out for individual awards, but two other forwards exist whose claims for a first-team place are in my opinion indisputable, which leaves no room for Cantona, Luis Suárez, Wayne Rooney, Sergio Agüero or any number of strikers who have thrilled and bewitched this past quarter-century.

Besides, something had to be done to stop Manchester United’s dominance of the past 25 years turning this into a best-of-the-Sir-Alex-Ferguson-years selection. In all 27 of the 30 people to have won the league four or more times in the Premier League era played at Old Trafford under the Scot, but only two of them – plus two players who won three titles there – are in our XI. There could certainly have been a couple more, or a fabulous team could be compiled containing none at all. There is certainly no shortage of candidates for selection.

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