With my editorial colleagues – (left to right) Rebecca Tow, Adam Bostock and Sam Pilger – presenting Ryan Giggs with Manchester United magazine’s 1997/98 Goal of the Season award. Giggs would score an even better one the following season…
Ryan Giggs announced his retirement for playing today. I was lucky enough to spend over a decade – from the early Nineties to the early Noughties – working in various roles for Manchester United’s official magazine, so I saw him tear top-class defences apart many times.
Our paths also crossed in the course of my work. Here’s an article I wrote for Sabotage Times about my brief encounters with football greatness following Giggs’ landmark 900th appearance last year:
The opening spread of one interview I did with Giggs (design by @david_hicks; photo: Jon Shard). The photograph was taken by the Urbis building close to his central Manchester home at the time. The skateboarding kids were bunking off school…
- Murray nomination
- Directing Ronaldo