So the old chant used to go and, although he slowed down in pure statistical terms in his later years at the club, when he became more of a deep-lying playmaker, the homegrown midfielder certainly weighed in with his fair share in a red shirt – 155, to be exact.
With today marking the 20-year anniversary of one of Scholesy’s most famous strikes of all, a scarcely believable volley against Bradford City at Valley Parade, we’ve compiled a video of his top 10 efforts for the club.
We’ve also asked our writers to tell us about their personal favourite and you can read more about their choices below…
ADAM MARSHALL - MIDDLESBROUGH (APRIL 2000)
There was sometimes a need for me to watch the Reds on the road outside of the away end and Middlesbrough in April of 2000 was one such occasion.