SAVAGE: I ALMOST RETIRED; CARLING CUP.Byline: By JAMES NURSEY
Robbie Savage (born October 18 1974) is a professional footballer. He currently plays for Blackburn Rovers, and formerly played for the Welsh national team. says new Derby boss Nigel Clough has saved his career after he was on the verge On the Verge (or The Geography of Yearning) is a play written by Eric Overmyer. It makes extensive use of esoteric language and pop culture references from the late nineteenth century to 1955. of retiring.
The former Welsh international, 34, insists old County manager Paul Jewell froze him out at Pride Park, and said: "The new gaffer has actually saved me a lot of dough because I am usually in Manchester shopping on a match day.
"It has been the hardest time ever, incredible. I am a confident person but I just felt worthless.
"Let's not beat about the bush, everyone is fearing my legs have probably gone but I know that is not true.
"My hope was a new manager would come in, as all I want is for the manager to judge me on my training and decide whether or not I can still do it.
"So for the new gaffer to include me in the 16 last Saturday was a huge boost, because that proves to me I can still do it."
Former United trainee Savage is now eagerly anticipating a return to Old Trafford for tonight's second leg clash - and the chance to face some of his old youth team pals.
He added: "Neville, Scholesy and Giggsy are the best Premier League players This is a list of Premier League players. This includes players that have appeared 300 or more times for a club that played in the English Premier League at that time.
THANKFUL Savage says Clough saved his career