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Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic name ex-Man Utd midfielder as manager

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester United Paul Scholes has been named manager of League Two club Oldham Athletic. The former Manchester United and England midfielder, 44, has taken his first managerial role, signing a one-and-a-half-year contract with the club he supported as a boy. There were concerns his 10% stake in Salford City, the National League club he co-owns, would prevent him from taking charge of the Latics. But he was cleared to do so on Friday at an English Football League meeting. Salford could be…

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Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic talk to ex-Manchester United star about manager vacancy

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester United Oldham Athletic are in talks with former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes regarding their vacant manager role. The League Two Latics are looking to appoint a successor to Frankie Bunn, who was sacked on 27 December. Scholes, 44, has a lifelong affinity with the club and attended Saturday’s 2-1 defeat by Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield Town. Since retiring in 2013, he has not managed in the English Football League. Academy boss Pete Wild has been in caretaker charge at…

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Paul Scholes: Man Utd great plays for Royton Town in Manchester Premier League

Man Utd legend Scholes plays for Royton Town When Royton Town turned up at Stockport Georgians for their Manchester Premier League match on Saturday, they told their hosts they were short of players and drafting in the 43-year-old father of one of their regulars. What they didn’t say was the dad in question was former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes. Now the 11th tier of English football is not the place you’d expect to see one of the Premier League’s greatest players, but Scholes laced up his boots…

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