Alicia Scholes, Arron Scholes - Everything To Know About Paul Scholes Children

By Pramisha Thapa | September 30, 2022 11:25 AM

Paul Scholes is an English football coach
Paul Scholes is an English football coach( Source : goal )

English coach Paul Scholes is blessed with three children, Aiden, Alica, and Arron.

Alicia, Paul's daughter, is a rising netball star for the London Pulse and England. Since her first international competition in early 2018, Alicia has risen through England's netball team's U17 to U21 rankings, gaining notoriety.

His son Arron is also following in his footsteps and doing good in his soccer career. Aron is his middle child, who is currently 21 years old. He is also a well-known personality in the sports industry.

Paul Scholes revealed in 2011 that his youngest son had suffered from Autism. The neurological and developmental condition known as an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) impacts how people connect with others, communicate, learn, and conduct.

Co-owner of Salford City Paul Scholes played at Manchester United for the entirety of his professional playing career, making over 700 appearances and tallying over 150 goals between 1993 and 2013.

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Manchester United players of all time as well as one of the best midfielders of his generation.

Quick Facts

NamePaul Scholes
BirthNovember 16, 1974
Birth placeSalford, United Kingdom
ChildrenAiden Scholes, Alicia Scholes, Arron Scholes
SpouseClaire Froggatt (m. 1999)

Paul Scholes Has Three Children With His Wife Claire Froggatt

Paul Scholes is a father of three children, daughter Alicia Scholes and sons Aiden and Arron. Arron is the oldest of the three at 23. Alicia is youngest than him by two years, while Aiden has six years age gap with him.

Alicia Scholes is his only daughter and plays Netball. Before joining London Pulse for the current season, Alicia was a 2020 - 2021 Vitality Netball Superleague team member for Manchester Thunder.

Arron Scholes, age 23, plays attacking midfield for the Chadderton Football Club. Aiden, Paul's youngest child, is autistic.

The 47-year-old married his beautiful wife Claire Froggatt in the year 1999. They have been married for almost two decades now.

He and his two children, son Arron and daughter Alicia, launched a gym in late April in his hometown, Failsworth, in Oldham.
The former football player said it was the family's dream to support the community in any way possible.

It initially started as PT sessions in the garden during the lockdown. However, it has now become a full-fledged family business with his two children as the owner.

Paul Scholes with his kids
Paul Scholes with his kids ( Source : thesun )

The English coach was raised in Greater Manchester's Salford. His paternal grandfather was from Northern Ireland, while his maternal grandmother was from Ireland.

When he was 18 months old, the family relocated to Langley, Greater Manchester, where he lived on Bowness Road and Talkin Drive. He went to Langley's St. Mary's RC Primary School. Langley Furrow was the first squad he ever played for.

Scholes was also a standout in cricket. He started working out with Manchester United at the age of 14. After graduating from Middleton's Cardinal Langley Roman Catholic High School in the summer of 1991, he joined as a trainee.

He was chosen to play football for Great Britain National Schools in his last semester of school.

Who Is Paul Scholes Daughter Alicia Scholes?

Netball player Alicia Scholes, the daughter of Paul Scholes, 47, and Claire Froggatt, 46, was born in Manchester on May 8, 2001. This year, she turned 20. She is a rising star in the netball teams London Pulse and England.

Since her first international competition in early 2018, Alicia has risen through England's netball team's U17 to U21 rankings, gaining notoriety. She had a standout club career while playing center for Manchester Thunder, the Vitality Netball Superleague's reigning champions.

After touring Australia and competing at a U21 Netball Europe Championship in Worcester, she garnered interest during her brief time with the U17 team.

Alicia Scholes is a well known personality
Alicia Scholes is a well known personality ( Source : bbc )

Alicia was chosen for a second U19 tour of Oceania before being chosen for the U21 long squad for the Youth World Cup long squad. According to the website of England Netball, the former Manchester Thunder player made her mark in the succeeding weeks by winning the Netball Europe U21 Championships in Northern Ireland in 2019.

Scholes reportedly played for the Thunder team that placed third in the Vitality Netball Superleague in 2021. She also contributes significantly to YWCA Bury, a Premier League 2 team.

Alicia recently joined London Pulse after leaving Manchester Thunder. According to her Instagram, she appears to be an avid traveler and has posted images from many vacation locales, including Greece and Spain.

Her page also includes several exercise routines and videos she has shared with more than 116K followers.

Who Is Paul Scholes Son Arron Scholes?

Arron Scholes, age 23, is the middle child of his father Paul Scholes. Scholes son plays for the North West Counties League's ninth-tier Chadderton FC.

In their first game in nearly two months, a 1-1 tie at home against Prestwich Heys on Saturday, he helped his team secure a point. Scholes Jr. took up the ball from about 30 yards out and used deft footwork to escape his defender.

He made room for himself and made a popping motion with his right foot. The superb shot veered around the goalkeeper and into the goal. Scholes Jr. played for Dukinfield Dynamos last weekend and scored another gorgeous goal, looping in from well out on the left flank.

Paul Scholes son Arron Scholes
Paul Scholes son Arron Scholes ( Source : mirror )

And it is clear from where he inherited his love of long-range shooting. Dad Paul could hit them and also earned a reputation as one of the best passers England has ever produced.

Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, and Barcelona were among the teams he scored resounding goals against for the Red Devils. Arron's father taught him a lot about football and considers him his main inspiration.

Aaron has been pleasing his parents as he continues in his father's footsteps. People also claim that in the next years, he will undoubtedly achieve the same level of success as his father.

Does Paul Scholes Have Autism?

Paul Scholes does not have autism but his youngest son, 16-year-old Aiden, is autistic.

For his BBC1 documentary Paddy and Christine McGuinness: Our Family and Autism, which airs tonight, McGuinness spoke with Paul Scholes. 

Paul stated that he first kept his youngest son's illness a secret, even from the Manchester United players and coaching staff.

The 16-year-old Aiden has complicated requirements, is non-verbal, and has had some "awful, terrible times," according to former England and Manchester United star.

Scholes, 47, stated in a conversation with Paddy McGuinness, whose three children are all autistic, that he had believed he was just delayed and would eventually start talking for the first few years following his diagnosis.

Paul Scholes younest son has Autism
Paul Scholes younest son has Autism ( Source : thesun )

The NHS estimates that one in every 100 kids may develop an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a general designation for people with autism or Asperger syndrome.

The former England midfielder was brought into Sir Alex Ferguson's office after playing Derby County away, and the manager informed him that he would not be starting the next game.

Nobody knew Scholes had recently learned that his youngest son had been given an autism diagnosis.

Arron, Alicia, and Aiden are Scholes' three children, who he refers to as the "next generation of Red Devils." Scholes has been married to his childhood sweetheart Claire since 1999.

Aiden has autism, a disorder that means your brain functions differently from other people and can affect how you interact with the outside world, as Scholes first revealed in his book in 2011.

Some FAQs

Who are Paul Scholes children?

Paul Scholes has three children, Aiden Scholes, Alicia Scholes, and Arron Scholes.

Does Paul Scholes have autism?

No, Paul Scholes does not have autism, but his youngest son Aiden is autistic.

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