EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS

06/05/2011 06:31,
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Scholes still hungry

No dramas. No wasted energy. No distractions. That’s just what you want at the business end of a title race – and just what

Paul Scholes

is all about. As the pass master supreme bids for his 10th league championship, he tells us what it’s going to take for the Reds to bring home the bacon. Again…

Aside from points on the board, what else is there in the United locker that gives us an advantage over our title rivals?
Probably that will to win when we’re down, like we were at West Ham (in early April). We always believe that whatever position we’re in, we can turn it around. We’d rather be 2-0 up than 2-0 down at half-time, of course, but sometimes that happens and you just have to fight back. We’re a team that never stops. The Bolton game (March) was another example. We were down to 10 men with 15 minutes to go, with the score at 0-0. It was a very difficult game but we managed to squeeze a win out of it.

Does the experience in the squad help you not to panic?
You still have your worrying moments, because it’s a championship run-in and the stakes are high. But most of the players here have won the title in the past and we hope that will stand us in good stead. You never know for certain what’s going

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Fight to the finish

"We always believe that whatever position we’re in, we can turn it around. We’d rather be 2-0 up than 2-0 down at half-time, of course, but sometimes that happens and you just have to fight back. We’re a team that never stops."

- Paul Scholes

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