Paul Scholes born 16 November 1974 is an English football coach and former player, as well as a co-owner of Salford City. He spent his entire professional playing career with Manchester United, for whom he scored over 150 goals in more than 700 appearances between 1993 and 2013. His first managerial position was at Oldham Athletic, for 31 days in February and March 2019.
Scholes was born in Salford, Greater Manchester. On his mother's side, his grandmother came from Ireland while his grandfather was from Northern Ireland.
The family moved to Langley, Greater Manchester, when he was 18 months old, where he lived on Bowness Road and Talkin Drive. He attended the St Mary's RC Primary School in Langley. The first team he played for was Langley Furrow. Scholes also excelled at cricket. At age 14, he began training with Manchester United.
He later joined as a trainee upon leaving the Cardinal Langley Roman Catholic High School in Middleton during the summer of 1991. In his final term at school, he was selected to represent Great Britain National Schools in football.
Scholes is asthmatic and suffered from Osgood–Schlatter disease (a knee condition that affects young athletes). He married his childhood sweetheart, Claire (née Froggatt) in Wrexham in February 1999.They live in the village of Grasscroft in Greater Manchester, and have a daughter and two sons, the younger of whom has autism.
• Premier League: 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13
• FA Cup: 1995–96, 1998–99, 2003–04
• Football League Cup: 2008–09, 2009–10
• FA Charity Shield/FA Community Shield: 1996, 1997, 2003, 2008, 2010
• UEFA Champions League: 1998–99, 2007–08
• Intercontinental Cup: 1999
• FIFA Club World Cup: 2008
• UEFA European Under-18 Championship: 1993
• Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year: 1992–93
• Premier League Player of the Month: January 2003, December 2003, October 2006, August 2010
• Premier League PFA Team of the Year: 2002–03, 2006–07
• Premier League 10 Seasons Awards (1992–93 to 2001–02)
• Domestic & Overall Team of the Decade
• English Football Hall of Fame Inductee: 2008
• Premier League 20 Seasons Awards (1992–93 to 2011–12)
• Fantasy Teams of the 20 Seasons (Panel & Public choice)
• FWA Tribute Award: 2012
• FIFPro World XI Nominee: 2005, 2007
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