Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adult’s Medium
Chest Measurement: 38-40 Inches / 97-101 CM
Colour: Red, black trim
Player: Paul Scholes
Patches: Premier League
Official Nike Manchester United home long sleeve football shirt from the 2012/13 season. Complete with Scholes #22 on the back of the shirt in official lettering, and Premier League patches on the sleeves.
Condition of this original football shirt is 9/10 – Superb (see photos).
Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing. A classic player and a great piece of football memorabilia.
On 8 January 2012, Scholes reversed his decision to retire because of the injury crisis in the Manchester United squad and made his return as a substitute during a 3–2 win, against neighbours Manchester City in the FA Cup. His customary number 18 shirt occupied by Ashley Young, Scholes wore the number 22 which he had last worn during the 1995–96 season as he replaced Nani in the 59th minute.
He made his first start in the next game against Bolton Wanderers, where he scored his first goal since returning in a 3–0 victory at Old Trafford, converting a Wayne Rooney pass; this meant he had scored at least one goal in every season in the Premier League since 1994–95. He scored his second goal since coming back in a 2–1 away win against Norwich City on 26 February, heading home a cross from Nani. On 8 April, he scored in a 2–0 win against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford, helping Manchester United to go eight points clear of rivals Manchester City in the Premier League.
On 30 May, Scholes signed a one-year extension with Manchester United, keeping him at the club until summer 2013. He marked his 700th appearance for Manchester United by scoring in a 4–0 win at home to Wigan Athletic on 15 September 2012. This goal meant that he had scored in his 19th consecutive Premier League season, a feat only surpassed by team-mate Ryan Giggs, who holds the record of 21 consecutive seasons.
On 11 May 2013, Scholes announced that he would make his second and final retirement from football at the end of the season. Scholes made his 499th and final league appearance on 19 May 2013 against West Bromwich Albion as a substitute. During the game, Scholes earned his 99th Premier League yellow card, the third most of all time behind Lee Bowyer, who has collected 102, and Kevin Davies with 101.
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