• We take a look back at the career of Manchester United's loyal play maker Paul Scholes, after he performs a u-turn on his decision to retire.
  • The United midfielder features for England under-18s in the final of the European Championships, which they won 1-0 against Turkey.
  • Paul Scholes made his debut in September 1994. In December he nets a brace against QPR at Loftus Road.
  • He scores his first goal at Old Trafford against Coventry City in January 1995.
  • The Salford born youngster gets his hands on a first Premier League title in 1995-96 season.
  • Manchester United complete the double that season, with some talented youngsters coming through the ranks.
  • The following season he hits three goals in 24 league appearances as United retain the Premier League title.
  • In the summer of 1998, Paul Scholes is selected in England's World Cup squad and scores in their first group match against Tunisia.
  • The midfielder goes close against Argentina but England are eventually eliminated on penalties.
  • He bounces back the following season with a hat-trick against Poland during England's Euro 2000 qualifying campaign.
  • Scholes becomes a key player for Manchester United in the 1998-99 season, scoring in the Champions League quarter-final against Inter Milan.
  • A booking in the semi-final second leg against Juventus meant Paul Scholes was suspended for the Champions League final.
  • Despite being out of the Champions League final, Scholes gets the opportunity to lift the trophy with his team mates after they beat Bayern Munich.
  • United's number 18 scores two goals against Newcastle United in the FA Cup final as the club complete a famous treble.
  • Scholes scores twice as England beat Scotland in the Euro 2000 play-off first leg at Hampden Park.
  • One of Scholes' best strikes came from a David Beckham corner against Bradford City, the midfielder caught it on the volley and found the bottom corner.
  • He scores England's opening goal in the European Championships against Portugal after just three minutes.
  • The Manchester United man continues to score for his nation, netting the opening in a crucial 2-0 World Cup qualifier win over Greece.
  • Scholes ends the 2001-02 domestic season with eight goals in 35 league appearances.
  • He travels to Korea/Japan for the 2002 World Cup and helps England to the quarter-final stage, where they lost to eventual champions Brazil.
  • In the 2002-03 season Scholes nets a best-ever 14 league goals, plus six in other competitions to finish the season with a total of 20.
  • On his 400th appearance for the Red Devils, Scholes scores the first goal in a 4-2 FA Cup fifth-round victory over rivals Manchester City.
  • At Euro 2004 in Portugal, Scholes features in all of England's games and scores the equaliser in a 4-2 victory over Croatia.
  • A rare moment of weakness is shown when he misses a penalty in the FA Cup final shoot-out, as Arsenal take the glory in Cardiff.
  • In early 2006 Scholes has to take a break from the game to get an eye condition treated. He features in the final game of the '05-'06 season.
  • He's back into full swing the following season, making his 500th appearance for United against Liverpool and celebrating with a goal.
  • Paul Scholes claims another Premier League winners medal in the 2006-07 season.
  • In the '07-'08 Champions League campaign, Scholes scores a sensational winning goal against Barcelona in the semi-final second leg.
  • He helps Manchester United defeat Chelsea in the Champions League final in Moscow.
  • Scholes plays in the 2008-09 Carling Cup final where Manchester United beat Tottenham at Wembley.
  • Manchester United regain the Premier League title with the help of the pint sized midfielder.
  • Gary Neville shows his appreciation when Scholes scores the winning goal against rivals Manchester City in April 2010.
  • His disciplinary record is poor, adding one more red card to the collection against Man City in the 2010-11 FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
  • In May 2011, he helps Manchester United claim a record 19th English league title.
  • In what should have been his last competitive match for the Old Trafford club, Manchester United lose to Barcelona in the Champions League final.
  • Scholes enjoys his testimonial match against New York Cosmos, which is graced by some of football's all-time greats.
  • In January 2012, Scholes sensationally comes out of retirement to rejoin United on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
  • He returns to the action as a second half substitute against neighbours Man City in the FA Cup third round.
  • He found first-team chances limited in 2012/13 season due to injuries
  • Scholes celebrates his only goal to date this season against Wigan

Paul Scholes

We take a look back at the career of Manchester United's loyal play maker Paul Scholes, after he performs a u-turn on his decision to retire.