UK time is: 04:59:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Premier League All Time XI - Left Midfield

You are voting for your ATPL starting XI and the results for the Left Midfield has been decided.

With 51%, you have decided that Ryan Giggs will be representing the side.

He was followed up in second place by Robert Pires with 21% of the votes.

In third place was David Ginola with 10%.

So, Ryan Giggs, Ryan Giggs running down the wing..........seems like he has been torturing defences forever doesn't it. What can I tell you about him though? He was personally signed by Sir Alex Ferguson as a 14 year old with the promise of being professional at the age of 17. He, as we all know has been at United ever since, making his debut in March 1991 against Everton. From the 1991 - 1992 season onwards Giggs has been a regular for the united team and picked up an enormous amount of silverware in this time.

In one long breath here is a list of his achievements:

10 Premiership Titles, and three runners up medals. Four FA Cup winners medals and three runners up medals. Two league cup winners medals and two runners up medals. Seven community shield winners medals. Two Champions League winning medals, and one UEFA Super Cup winning medal. He is also currently the Vice Club Captain of United only second to Gary Neville.

Giggs has so far made over 500 league appearances for United and scored 101 goals, so far. He scored his 100th against Derby last Christmas and holds a record with Gary Speed for scoring in every year that the Premiership has been running. A title he will surely take on by himself this season. He is due to finish his contract at the end of this season but Sir Alex believes there is still more to come from Giggs, so expect him to remain there for a few more years.

Next up are the 2 centre midfielders. Like the centre back pairing I will be taking the two players with the highest votes through to go into the team so be careful who you vote for.

Written by sneakay.

Join the Vital Pompey Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




Win 1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: sneakay Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 30 2008

Time: 10:05AM

Your Comments

Giggs fair and square I reckon.. good voting fellas.. For me the Central Midfield would have to be Vieira & Makelele.. or maybe Scholes and Gerrard.... but then again Ince and Keane would be pretty formidable... umm tough one this !
Chix
Gerrard has to be a shoo in for this so I've put my tactical hat on.
UKTony
Giggs will go down as a footie legend.
storagematt
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Does AA deserve the job? (Wednesday April 23 2014)

On this day in history...23rd April (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Toast 7#37 - six of the best (Tuesday April 22 2014)

On this day in history...22nd April (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Stats: Northampton v Pompey (Monday April 21 2014)

Stats: Pompey v Bristol Rovers (Sunday April 20 2014)

4 in a row almost seals safety! (Saturday April 19 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. PFCblue 117
2. storagematt 115
3. pompeyrug 103
4. mslorna48 94
5. Emsworthianblue 52
6. eastneydave 41
7. Pompeytim 40
8. Lemmi 28
9. PompeyJake 19
10. Jimsmithswig 19

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Bury 44 13 18 13 8 57
11. Dag & Red 44 14 15 15 -4 57
12. Mansfield 44 14 15 15 -8 57
13. Portsmouth 44 14 15 15 -10 57
14. Wimbledon 44 14 14 16 -4 56
15. Newport 44 13 16 15 -3 55
16. Cheltenham 44 13 16 15 -7 55

Breaking League News

Smith Out For The Season
Bristol Rovers : 23/04/2014 18:21:00
Walton Appeal Rejected
Hartlepool : 23/04/2014 17:50:00
Moore Keen To Commit
Wimbledon : 23/04/2014 14:34:00
Bentley Gutted By Defeat
Morecambe : 23/04/2014 14:27:00
Does AA deserve the job?
Portsmouth : 23/04/2014 12:58:00
Jordan Back And Feeling Good
Fleetwood : 23/04/2014 11:59:00
Ref For Argyle v Hartlepool
Plymouth : 23/04/2014 09:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Assuming AA get the job, what should he do?
Suggested By:  
Stick with his current coaching set-up 9%
Bring in a vastly experienced assistant 26%
AA will know best... 65%