Ryan Giggs

Born: November 29, 1973 (age 44)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Cardiff, Wales
Nationality: Wales flag Welsh

Position: Winger
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
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Career History
Youth1985-1987Manchester City
1987-1990Manchester United
Senior1990-2014Manchester United
International1991-2007Wales
Managerial2014Manchester United
2014-2016Manchester United (assistant)
Sports Mole has 1,227 articles about Ryan Giggs. Articles 1 to 40:
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Ryan Giggs backs Gareth Bale to star in Champions League final
Wales manager Ryan Giggs backs Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale to play a key role in the Champions League final on Saturday night.
May 22, 15:57
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Ryan Giggs calls on Manchester United to make "a couple of marquee signings"
Manchester United need to strengthen at full-back and in central midfield after finishing 19 points behind their title rivals, according to club legend Ryan Giggs.
May 18, 20:07
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Wales boss Ryan Giggs 'praying' for Sir Alex Ferguson
Wales manager Ryan Giggs adds his voice to the outpouring of tributes for Sir Alex Ferguson as the Scot's recovery from brain surgery continues.
May 8, 12:28
Leroy Sane in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on December 16, 2017
Pep Guardiola challenges Leroy Sane to emulate Ryan Giggs
Pep Guardiola says that there are similarities between Leroy Sane and Ryan Giggs, but admits that the Manchester City winger still has a lot to work on.
Apr 27, 22:23
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Ryan Giggs: 'Manchester United must improve next season'
Ryan Giggs warns Manchester United that Manchester City will win the Premier League title again next season unless there is a marked improvement by the Red Devils.
Apr 8, 17:24
Leroy Sane in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on December 16, 2017
Frank Lampard compares Leroy Sane to Ryan Giggs
Former Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard says that Leroy Sane is starting to show similarities to Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs.
Apr 3, 14:07
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford is congratulated by Jesse Lingard after scoring against Blackburn Rovers on February 19, 2017
Manchester United's Jesse Lingard hopes to emulate 'Class of 92'
Manchester United attacker Jesse Lingard targets a period of sustained success for his side to emulate the famed 'Class of 92'.
Mar 30, 14:01
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Ryan Giggs defends Gareth Bale's display for Wales
Boss Ryan Giggs moves to defend Gareth Bale's performance during Wales's 1-0 defeat to Uruguay in the China Cup final.
Mar 26, 17:52
Chris Gunter in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Ryan Giggs explains tactical tweak in defeat to Uruguay
Ryan Giggs admits that he used Wales's friendly with Uruguay in Nanning as a chance to experiment with a couple of different formations.
Mar 26, 16:26
Wales defender Chris Gunter in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Result: Edinson Cavani denies Wales in China Cup final
Edinson Cavani scores the only goal of the game early in the second half as Uruguay edge out Wales 1-0 in the China Cup final.
Mar 26, 14:29
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Live Commentary: Wales 0-1 Uruguay - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Uruguay's 1-0 win over Wales in Nanning, as Edinson Cavani's goal early in the second half proved decisive.
Mar 26, 11:35
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Ryan Giggs eyes further Wales improvement
Wales manager Ryan Giggs warns his side that they will need to be at their very best to beat Uruguay in the final of the China Cup.
Mar 25, 20:32
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Gareth Bale expecting difficult Uruguay test
Wales winger Gareth Bale admits that his side will face a "difficult game" against Uruguay in the China Cup final, and insists that their threat extends beyond Luis Suarez.
Mar 25, 16:46
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Andy King: 'Ryan Giggs star power rubbing off on Wales players'
Wales midfielder Andy King believes that new manager Ryan Giggs's star power is already rubbing off on the Dragons players after just one game.
Mar 25, 14:06
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Gareth Bale should stay at Real Madrid'
Wales manager Ryan Giggs believes that reported Manchester United target Gareth Bale should remain at Real Madrid beyond the end of the season.
Mar 24, 15:32
Chris Gunter in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Chris Gunter pleased with Wales profile in "eye-opening" China Cup trip
Wales defender Chris Gunter is delighted to see at how far the Dragons are "reaching out" to the rest of the world following their "eye-opening" China Cup trip.
Mar 24, 14:35
Wales defender Ashley Williams in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Ashley Williams: 'I considered quitting Wales after World Cup failure'
Everton defender Ashley Williams admits that international retirement was a possibility after Wales failed to qualify for the World Cup this summer.
Mar 22, 19:28
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Wales boss Ryan Giggs: 'Gareth Bale deserves to break Ian Rush's record'
Manager Ryan Giggs says that forward Gareth Bale deserves to break Ian Rush's record for the most goals scored in a Wales shirt.
Mar 22, 15:09
Wales winger Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Gareth Bale: 'Becoming Wales top goalscorer is massive honour'
Forward Gareth Bale describes becoming Wales's new record goalscorer as "a massive honour", with the Real Madrid star scoring a hat-trick in the 6-0 win over China.
Mar 22, 14:58
Wales winger Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Result: Gareth Bale makes Wales history in Ryan Giggs's first game in charge
Gareth Bale becomes Wales's all-time leading goalscorer by netting a hat-trick in the Dragons' resounding 6-0 win over China in Nanning.
Mar 22, 13:26
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Team News: Gareth Bale in strong Wales XI
Gareth Bale is named in a strong Wales XI for Thursday's international friendly with China.
Mar 22, 10:48
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Live Commentary: China 0-6 Wales - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Wales's 6-0 win over China in Nanning, as Ryan Giggs marked his first game in charge of the Dragons in style.
Mar 22, 10:35
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Wales boss Ryan Giggs feeling nervous ahead of managerial bow
Ryan Giggs confesses that he will be more nervous for his first game in charge of Wales than he ever was as a player.
Mar 21, 19:49
Ethan Ampadu in action during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Chelsea defender Ethan Ampadu to miss rest of season?
Young Chelsea defender Ethan Ampadu will reportedly miss the rest of the season with a fractured ankle.
Mar 21, 19:15
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Marcelo Lippi: 'Ryan Giggs must manage like Sir Alex Ferguson'
China manager Marcello Lippi insists that new Wales boss Ryan Giggs should put into practice what he learned under Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.
Mar 20, 23:03
Ben Davies in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Wales's Connor Roberts hopes to follow in footsteps of Tottenham's Ben Davies
Connor Roberts claims that he will gain advice from Tottenham Hotspur left-back Ben Davies ahead of his Wales debut.
Mar 19, 21:50
Joe Ledley in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Four players withdraw from Wales squad for China Cup
Wales lose four members of their squad for the China Cup, with Joe Ledley, Ethan Ampadu, Tom Lawrence and Neil Taylor having withdrawn.
Mar 17, 15:24
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Wales goalkeeper Danny Ward's passport 'lost in the post'
Danny Ward's surprise omission from Wales's 26-man group for the China Cup is reportedly due to the Liverpool goalkeeper's passport going missing in the visa process.
Mar 16, 18:28
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Wales boss Ryan Giggs expects Gareth Bale to play full role at China Cup
Wales boss Ryan Giggs says that he expects forward Gareth Bale to be available for both matches at this month's China Cup.
Mar 16, 13:02
Dave Edwards in action for Wales against England on June 16, 2016
Dave Edwards retires from Wales duty
Wales boss Ryan Giggs reveals that Reading midfielder Dave Edwards has decided to call time on his international career.
Mar 15, 16:04
Aaron Ramsey models his new haircut during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on January 14, 2018
Ryan Giggs explains Aaron Ramsey absence
Wales boss Ryan Giggs says that the absence of Aaron Ramsey from his first squad is down to the fact that the Arsenal midfielder needs to undergo "a small procedure".
Mar 15, 13:09
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Wales boss Ryan Giggs selects five uncapped players in first squad
Wales boss Ryan Giggs selects five uncapped players in the squad for the China Cup, which takes place later this month.
Mar 15, 12:20
Leroy Sane in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on December 16, 2017
Kevin De Bruyne: 'Leroy Sane can be one of the best in the world'
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne says that teammate Leroy Sane is capable of being "one of the best" players in the world.
Mar 3, 10:55
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Gareth Bale is happy at Real Madrid'
Ryan Giggs says that he has 'no concerns' over Gareth Bale's uncertain future at Real Madrid, claiming that the Wales forward is "happy" at his current club.
Feb 28, 16:41
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Ryan Giggs: 'Alexis Sanchez is a top player'
Ryan Giggs backs Manchester United winger Alexis Sanchez to improve at the club, labelling him a "top, top player".
Feb 28, 13:51
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Ryan Giggs hails Cristiano Ronaldo longevity
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs hails former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo's ability to stay at the top of his game for so long.
Feb 27, 20:15
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Ryan Giggs "excited" by Wales role
New Wales manager Ryan Giggs tells Sports Mole that he is "excited" to take charge of his first match as national team boss.
Feb 27, 19:53
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Ryan Giggs: 'Manchester City have been outstanding'
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs admits that Manchester City have been "outstanding" in the Premier League this season.
Feb 27, 17:38
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock chats to assistant Kevin Blackwell in October 2017
Neil Warnock: Craig Bellamy "a good appointment" for Oxford United
Neil Warnock believes that Craig Bellamy will take a "fantastic" first step in management by learning his trade at League One strugglers Oxford United.
Feb 22, 11:36
Paul Pogba and Oriol Romeu in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Paul Pogba asks Jose Mourinho for formation change?
Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho are reportedly still at loggerheads over the Portuguese's use of formation, with Pogba failing to complete 90 minutes in three matches.
Feb 15, 10:56

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