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Butt: We’ve been here together since we were 12

This week has been fairly fantastic for Manchester United fans, with David Moyes being moved on and the Class of ’92 being brought in to coach the squad. Nicky Butt, who has spent this season with the Reserves, has reflected on what this means to him. “It will be massive for us, a proud moment [...]

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Can Meulensteen return?

Can Meulensteen return?

News broke yesterday that Rene Meulensteen has been replaced at Fulham as manager by Felix Magath, the German manager who won the league with Wolfsburg a few years ago. “We had an extensive meeting on Monday afternoon as our meetings have been very good throughout,” Meulensteen told Sky Sports about his relationship with the chief [...]

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PNev: I nailed my colours to the mast

In an interview with The Guardian, Phil Neville has talked about his time at Everton, following his transfer to the Merseyside club in 2005. David Moyes made Neville his captain, much to the amusement of Liverpool supporters, but he didn’t feel as though he was really accepted until he had been at the club for [...]

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PNev: I cried my eyes out when I left United

In an interview with The Guardian, Phil reflects on the day Sir Alex Ferguson invited him round to his house to tell him that it was time for him to move on. Of course, the manager was right, with Phil thriving at Everton and becoming captain, but that didn’t change how disappointed he was to [...]

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Harrison: Wife said I was too harsh on Class of ’92

Eric Harrison, the coach hailed for bringing through the brilliant Class of ’92, has explained to Gary Neville exactly what it entails to cut it at United. He also claimed that his wife told him that he was too harsh on the youngsters, claiming that he was a ‘disgrace’ for the way he spoke to [...]

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PNev: We don’t want to make the same mistake as City

With the January transfer window approaching, Manchester United coach Phil Neville reckons that we need to invest in new players to ensure that we don’t get left behind. The season before last, Manchester City won the title, but in the transfer window didn’t bring in enough quality. Roberto Mancini spent £55m on players that summer [...]

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The successes of McGuinness and Joyce at youth team level

The successes of McGuinness and Joyce at youth team level

When David Moyes was appointed manager of Manchester United, many of the regular Reserve and Youth followers feared for the fate of Reserve boss Warren Joyce and U-18 coach Paul McGuinness. With the whole scale changes that were made at first team level, it seemed a fair bet that the whole of the backroom staff [...]

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Scholes: I’m sure I’ll go back to United

Paul Scholes has confirmed David Moyes’ claims that he rejected the opportunity to join United’s coaching staff. Two of Scholes’ former team mates, Phil Neville and Ryan Giggs, have taken up coaching positions this summer and Scholes reckons that one day he will do too. “I have spoken to him a couple of times but [...]

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Lindegaard: Woods very different to Steele

There was a lot of disappointment from United fans when they learnt that Eric Steele, our goalkeeping coach, had chosen to leave the staff. Having enjoyed so much success with David de Gea, helping him become the best keeper in the league last season, it made sense for him to continue working with the Spaniard. [...]

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PNev: I’m like a kid at Christmas!

Phil Neville has joined the coaching staff at Manchester United and couldn’t be happier about it. He takes part in the first team training activities and has been a prominent figure on the bench during the pre-season, seen giving instructions to every substitute before they come on the field. “The couple of days before pre-season, [...]

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Moyes: I wanted Meulensteen and Scholes

With Rene Meulensteen replacing Guus Hiddink as manager of Anzhi and Paul Scholes wanting some time out of the game to spend with his family, David Moyes has lost two people he had hoped to be in his coaching staff. Still, as well as members of the coaching team from Everton, Moyes has appointed Ryan [...]

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Welcome back, Phil

Welcome back, Phil

With most reds still coming to terms with the fact that Sir Alex Ferguson would no longer be our manager, not many of us gave much thought to the prospect of the backroom staff changing. It was a big shock when Eric Steele was dismissed, in light of the great work he’d done to bring [...]

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Meet our assistant manager… Steve Round

Meet our assistant manager… Steve Round

Steve Round has today been named as our assistant manager after Rene Meulensteen turned down the position and officially left the club last week. Round played as a full-back at Derby but was forced to retire when he was 25-years-old due to an injury in 1997. That painful blow left him with an unswerving determination [...]

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Meulensteen Snubbed Us For Anzhi?

Meulensteen Snubbed Us For Anzhi?

When the club confirmed earlier this week that Rene Meulensteen was set to leave United it was under the assumption that he had been offered a demoted role by David Moyes, who has been keen to bring in his own staff. Rene was a popular figure amongst the players, with Robin van Persie singling him [...]

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Farewell Rene Meulensteen

Farewell Rene Meulensteen

Manchester United yesterday announced the expected departure of First Team coach Rene Meulensteen. Although it’s not something you can put a wager at Betfair.com but Rene had played an important role under Sir Alex Ferguson. With David Moyes preferring his own backroom staff, it seemed apparent that Meulensteen would be on his way out. He [...]

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