Man United legend Paul Scholes returns to football for 11th-tier club

first_img silverware Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Paul Scholes fills in for Royton Town (Twitter – @LMonsterAds) Despite showing off his quality against fellow Manchester League side Stockport Georgians, the 11-time title-winner was unable to prevent his team’s 1-0 defeat.Eighteen year-old Georgians Will Callan defender said: “I played left back and picked him up a few times on free kicks/ corners which was surreal.”“He was definitely the best player on the pitch, his passing was just as good as it was six or seven years ago.” Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS MONEY highlights Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade smart causal Not sure the tackling has improved,— Francis Keogh (@HonestFrank) September 1, 2018After a hard-fought win, the Georgians tweeted: “Finally! 90 mins of hard graft and discipline from the 1st team sees us come away with the win against @RoytonTownFC. More than deserved and well overdue. The lad in midfield for them is one to look out for in the future though.”Asked if he had tried to get Scholes’ shirt at the end of the game, Callan replied: “We beat them 1-0 and he didn’t look too happy at the end of the game so I didn’t want to bother him!” possible standings Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more 1 As if I’ve just played against Paul Scholes😧— will (@willcallan_) September 1, 2018When Callan was born, Scholes had already won three Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy, and was preparing to play for England in Euro 2000.“I’ve been a United season ticket holder for over 10 years so to play against someone who I’ve grown up watching was amazing,” Callan added. Former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes stunned fans of 11th-tier side Royton Town by pulling on his boots to play during a player crisis.Scholes, 43, retired from the professional game in 2013, but was drafted in for his son Arron’s non-league team after they suffered a player shortage. Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack RANKED impact REVEALED England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won last_img

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