Pen pics of Manchester United's backroom staff.
Pen pics of Manchester United's backroom staff.
HOW can a leader affect the culture of their team? As Professor Damian Hughes reveals, there are several examples of how Sir Alex Ferguson managed to do this successfully during his 26-year reign at Manchester United.
MIKE PHELAN gives a fascinating insight into his work as Sir Alex Ferguson’s assistant and as part of the ‘team behind the team' at Old Trafford.
THERE’S one table in which Manchester United have continually improved and challenged for top spot under Jose Mourinho: that of tallest team.
SIR ALEX FERGUSON harnessed culture to great effect during Manchester United’s golden age, as did Pep Guardiola at Barcelona. This is an area United must refocus on if they are to rediscover their former glories, says Professor Damian Hughes.
FORMER Manchester United assistant Rui Faria has revealed he urged Cristiano Ronaldo to ease off on his gym work at Real Madrid.
ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC has incorporated taekwondo into his game since he was a teenager - now Man Utd have introduced it into their Academy training too.
GARY NEVILLE says Manchester United have been a ‘horror show’ since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement because they abandoned their long-term philosophy.
MANCHESTER UNITED are considering how best to replace Javier Ribalta following the Spaniard’s unexpected exit to Zenit St Petersburg this week.
NEIL RYAN, the son of former Manchester United player and coach Jim Ryan, has been promoted to become the club's Under-18 coach.
MANCHESTER UNITED Under-18 boss Kieran McKenna has been promoted to become one of Jose Mourinho’s assistants with the first team.
JOSE MOURINHO says his assistant Rui Faria would be “a good fit” for Arsenal and that he would “help him to pack and carry the bags” if he did land a big job.
WHY more and more clubs are switching onto the idea of cage football as they seek to revive the spirit of street soccer.
FOR YEARS, the barmaid at The Borough thought the small, grey-haired chap wearing an old England rugby shirt was just another regular. She was right, up to a point.
MANCHESTER UNITED are recruiting for the new role of Head of Football Operations to oversee the Aon Training Complex.
TONY STRUDWICK, Manchester United’s long-standing Head of Performance and one of the leading figures in sport science in this country, has left the club to join the Wales national team.
RYLAND MORGANS has been released as Wales' Head of Performance as new manager Ryan Giggs attempts to bring in Tony Strudwick from Manchester United.
MICHAEL CARRICK will become a first-team coach at Manchester United at the end of the season, according to manager Jose Mourinho.
ROBIN THORPE, the head of recovery and regeneration at Manchester United, says some teams have been handed a ‘competitive advantage’ because of the festive fixture list.
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho says he aims to give a debut to at least one Academy player every season.
SOON clubs will be able to start signing pre-contract agreements with players who are available on Bosman free transfers - and Scout7 provides priceless information about who is available.
WOLVES have recruited Andrew Findlay from Manchester United to become their new Head of Performance Analysis.
MARTIN EDWARDS transformed Manchester United from a club in the doldrums into a corporate juggernaut. So why doesn't he get more credit? Ben Dirs went to meet the club's unloved emperor.
WEST BROM are the tallest side in the Premier League this season, with Manchester City the smallest.
FORMER Manchester United Under-18 coach Paul McGuinness has been appointed National Coach Developer by the Football Association.
MANCHESTER UNITED have become the first professional team in the world to incorporate an elite-level virtual reality system into their training.
How effective is your team's Academy? A new study has ranked the 86 Category 1-3 clubs in terms of productivity for England-qualified players.
SIR ALEX FERGUSON explains why he made youth the foundation of his success at Man Utd - even when it led to complaints in the House of Commons.
MANCHESTER UNITED Academy boss Nicky Butt has derided Chelsea’s youth system, saying they produce outstanding players but fail to get them into the first team.
MANCHESTER UNITED are closing down seven of their Development Centres and changing the focus of the remaining 17.
SIR ALEX FERGUSON says his experience with Paul Scholes proved to him that developing talent was more important than size.
MANCHESTER UNITED have signed five Huddersfield youngsters - including the highly-rated Sam Murray.
WHY coaches are challenging the notion that the collective always counts for more than the individual.
RICHARD MERRON has stepped up to become Manchester United’s first-team physio following a reorganisation of the club's medical personnel.
MANCHESTER UNITED have appointed Lech Poznan’s Piotr Sadowski as their new Central European scout as they continue the massive overhaul of their recruitment department.
TONY STRUDWICK, Manchester United's Head of Performance, is approaching 20 years as a practitioner in pro football. We caught up with him at Soccerex to talk about changes in the industry, Sir Alex Ferguson and Marcus Rashford.
RENE MEULENSTEEN worked with Manchester United's Academy for six years, helping develop talents including Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingaard. He told us about his methods and philosophy.
RENE MEULENSTEEN was tasked with improving the technical skills of some of the best players in the world at Manchester United - it was a unique job that yielded incredible results.
NEW Manchester United Under-23 boss Ricky Sbragia says one of his key objectives in the role will be to make sure his players enjoy themselves.
EXCLUSIVE: Rene Meulensteen, who was Sir Alex Ferguson's lieutenant for six years, outlines what made the Scot such a great leader.
NEIL HOUGH, United's first-team head physio for the last three years, has switched to the same position in the Academy.
MANCHESTER UNITED have landed a star signing for their formidable recruitment department - Juventus chief scout Javier Ribalta.
A story about how Roy Keane helped his old team-mate Gary Charles challenges the public perception of the Man Utd legend.
MANCHESTER UNITED Under-18 coach Kieran McKenna says Academies are producing outstanding players - but admits their pathway to the first team is a big problem.
WEST BROM won the Premier League fitness title in 2016/17, with the lowest number of significant injuries and days lost to injury.
PSG are on the verge of signing Atletico Madrid Sporting Director Andrea Berta, according to reports in France.
DAVE PARNABY, who is retiring at the end of the season after 20 years as Middlesbrough’s academy director, says youth football has become too ‘formalised’ and lost the art of play.
MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea’s younger age groups have faced each other in an ‘elite playground’ format at St George’s Park.
MANCHESTER UNITED head of performance Tony Strudwick has marked his 20th year in professional football by charting the ‘seismic changes’ he has seen in sports science and laying out the challenges ahead.
MANCHESTER UNITED’S global network of scouts have been summoned to Carrington for their first meeting following a massive overhaul.
CHANCES are only avid Manchester United fans had heard of Warren Joyce before he left to become Wigan manager last November.