1 Jun 2011

Paul Scholes retires

1:26 pm on 1 June 2011

The Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has announced his retirement, but the 36-year-old will stay at the Premier League football champions as a coach.

Scholes will take up a coaching role at the club he spent his entire career and he will make one final appearance in a United shirt for a testimonial in August.

The combative midfielder made 676 appearances for United, picking up 10 Premier League winners' medals as well as helping his club to three FA Cups and two Champions League titles.