|再會了 永遠的生薑頭 曼聯近20年來最忠心的中場組織球員|
Paul Scholes has decided it is time for him to hang up his boots and retire
from playing football.
Paul was part of the new wave of talent that came through to the first team
during the mid-90's. He scored twice on his debut in the League Cup at Port
Vale in the 1994/95 season and since then has enjoyed a long a successful
career, making an incredible 676 appearances for the Club.
效力的一家球會 - 曼聯 上陣了676場。
Paul will take on a coaching role with the Club from the start of next
season. Fans will also have the opportunity to see Paul play again at Old
Trafford in his testimonial match in August.
Sir Alex Ferguson said: "What more can I say about Paul Scholes that I
haven't said before. We are going to miss a truly unbelievable player. Paul
has always been fully committed to this Club and I am delighted he will be
joining the coaching staff from next season. Paul has always been
inspirational to players of all ages and we know that will continue in his
Paul Scholes said: "I am not a man of many words but I can honestly say that
playing football is all I have ever wanted to do and to have had such a long
and successful career at Manchester United has been a real honour. This was
not a decision that I have taken lightly but I feel now is the right time for
me to stop playing. To have been part of the team that helped the Club reach
that 19th title is a great privilege.
Scholes自己提到 『 也許我不多話，但今天我要很誠實地跟大家說，在曼聯效力的這18
"I would like to thank the fans for their tremendous support throughout my
career, I would also like to thank all the coaches and players that I have
worked with over the years, but most of all I would like to thank Sir Alex for
being such a great manager, from the day I joined the club his door has always
been open and I know this team will go on to win many more trophies under his
David Gill said: "It is very sad day for Manchester United fans around the
world. We all know that Paul was one of the players that came through the ranks
of the academy system in the 1990's and has established himself as one of the
greatest players to ever wear the United shirt. It is very important that the
club keeps its association with these great players and we are delighted that
Paul will join the coaching staff."