"I probably didn't get as much as everyone else, but I do remember one particularly bad one was Newcastle away," Scholes told Robbie Savage on the Savage Social podcast.
"I was sub actually, and still got b******ed!
"I think we were two or three-nil down maybe. I came on and we got it back to 3-3, I'm not saying it was down to me!
"I'd done alright, I made a couple of chances and I think I made a goal, and I could have scored a couple of times. So I thought I'd made a little bit of a difference.
"Then with about 15 minutes to go I tried a backheel, probably around the halfway line, and they broke and I think [Alan] Shearer scored.
"Then afterwards the manager went absolutely ballistic at me, and it was the first time I ever answered back.
"It was never something I'd ever do, because I'd seen [Paul] Incey and Peter Schmeichel answer back to him and it doesn't end well! Trust me!
"I just kept answering back to him. I was wrong really, and that was never me.
"Whenever I was getting a b******ing I just took it, but for this one occasion I didn't think it was merited because I thought I'd made a little bit of difference to the team and got us back in the game."
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