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Manchester United: 25 years ago Ryan Giggs made his first team debut

by | 2nd, March 2016

It was on this day, a quarter of a century ago that a gangly 17-year-old whippet called Ryan Giggs made his first team debut for Manchester United, writes Martin Cloake on Pies .

The opponents at Old Trafford were Everton and the Reds went on to lose 2-0. An inauspicious start perhaps, but things didn’t turn out too badly for Giggsy in the end.

By the time he retired in 2014, he’d made 672 senior appearances for United, scoring 114 goals. Along the way he’d collected winners medals for 13 Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups, two Champions Leagues, a World Club Cup, an Intercontinental Cup, a UEFA Super Cup and nine Community Shields.

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