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Nev: We Have Nothing Without Fans

Gary Neville’s has revealed how his relationship with the fans has been one of the best bits of his Manchester United career.

“One of the most special things about my career here has been the relationship the team has had with the fans over the last 20 years,” Neville told the official site. “The support we’ve had over the time I’ve been here has been unbelievable and I’ll always be grateful for that. Football is all about the fans. That’s why players play the game – the idea of making the crowd roar, jump, scream, shout… Your greatest experiences are always related to the fans and giving them the joy and the happiness they crave. Without them you don’t have anything. It’s your job to go out there and make them happy.”

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Scott is the editor of Red Matters - 50 Years of Supporting Manchester United and an author of Play Like Fergie's Boys and Not Nineteen Forever. He writes for ESPN, The Metro and Bleacher Report. Follow @R_o_M on Twitter.

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  1. Gorse Hill Red says:

    You are one of us Gary.

  2. RedFilip says:

    Fans favourite. One of us. Bigger than A Legend. Gary Neville !!!!!!

  3. Costas says:

    I hope he will feel the need to go warm up tomorrow after we score. :P

  4. GG says:

    its so hard to accept him retiring. i will kill myself when giggs calls time on his career.

  5. kk says:

    Yeah, I heard he had started celebrating towards their end then began warming up hahahahah
    Who warms up after 93rd minute? You are one of a kind Gary. Thanks for remembering that we count too

  6. Wednesdayx says:

    “Without them you don’t have anything. It’s your job to go out there and make them happy” -That made me smile, right there.

    has anybody seen this? I don’t know why but I find this pic rather amusing.

  7. Sir Ryan Giggs says:

    @ GG : haha mate don’t do that, Giggsy wouldn’t want that. I understand the sentiment. Fuckin hate it that our Legends have retired or going to retire. GARY NEVILLE TOP RED. Hopefully will be at the away end in our next away game. :p

  8. Red Devil says:


    He can go do anything he likes now mate….the FA cant do fuck all to him now….he’s retired remember! :D

  9. KingOfStretfordEnd says:

    Great players have brains.

    I still hate it that Nev’s retired. Damn.

  10. KingOfStretfordEnd says:


    Lol! Never seen that picture before! Nev can’t hide his passion. First Scholes, then Chicharito? haha.

  11. dannysoya says:

    Thank you Gary. speaking of great players. i hear that darren Fletcher has suffered an akle injury in training. Please i hope he recovers in time. it is very worrying news to me

  12. indiandevil says:

    A brilliant read on expiring player contacts at Old Trafford, who all will leave the theatre of dreams?

  13. Raizzen says:

    ONE OF US!


  14. smartalex says:

    A brilliant read on who will play at the theatre of dreams?

  15. smartalex says:

    Lindegaard on meeting Sir Alex,,12306~2290529,00.html

  16. United1990 says:

    Aww ;)

  17. Dave Malaysia says:

    Club needs its fans ,thats what makes a club a club,Gary ,come on quickly announce yr coaching at Manutd.


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