Date: 1st March 2011 at 11:15am
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A man for all seasons, Ryan Giggs is set to equal Sir Bobby Charlton’s league appearance record when he appears against Chelsea tonight. With another record under his belt, here is a look at Giggs’ career in numbers:

0 Red cards (1 for Wales against Norway)
1 Goal of the season, his match winner in the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal in 1999
1 PFA Player of the year award, for the 2008-09 season
1 OBE for services to football, awarded in 2007
1 Honorary degree, a Master of Arts from Salford University for contributions to football and charity work in developing countries
2 Champions Leagues winner’s medals, in 1999 and 2008
2 PFA young player of the year awards
3 BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards, including two from BBC Wales
4 FA Cups, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004
4 League Cups, 1992, 2006, 2009, 2010
9 Times included in the PFA team of the year
11 English league titles, a record
11 The number of consecutive Champions League tournaments in which he has scored, a record
12 Goals for Wales
19 The only player to have scored in every Premier League campaign since its conception
22 The 22nd person to receive the Freedom of the City of Salford in January 2010
64 Caps for Wales

131 First team team mates at United.

158 Manchester United goals
605 League appearances, one short of Bobby Charlton’s record
862 Manchester United appearances, the most in the club’s history

Taken from Daniel Taylor’s interview with Ryan Giggs


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