Scholes by Paul Scholes

Scholes

By Paul Scholes

  • Release Date: 2012-09-13
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors
Score: 3.5
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Description

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 book of 2011, from a player as popular and as revered as any in the game today.

Reviews

  • Great Player Rubbish Book

    1
    By All for one and...
    This glossy book is full of nice pictures, nice comments and not much else. It's like one long post-match interview where you don't learn anything new.
  • Scholes

    5
    By Optimus Prime07
    A great, great, great player and a an entertaining, insightful foray into the life of the little genius. The way this book has been converted to an iBook is absolutely AWFUL! I'm an avid reader and always read on my iPhone. To read this however I will need a magnifying glass followed by an operation to 'un claw' my hand as I have to keep zooming in to read the text. 5 stars for the book. No stars for the reproduction!

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