Tag: Nicky Butt

Beckham set for official Salford City unveiling

David Beckham will formally be unveiled as co-owner of Salford City on Saturday after the Football Association approved his application to become a director of the non-league club.

Butt keen to build on ‘shining example’ of United academy trio

Manchester United’s head of academy Nicky Butt has hailed the continued rise of “shining example” graduates Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba and emphasised the club’s determination to try to produce more players like them in the future.

Nicky Butt praises Youth League but wants UEFA to grow the competition

*TO GO MIDDAY* Nicky Butt would loved to have competed in the Youth League rather than learning European lessons the hard way, but Manchester United’s head of academy believes UEFA should consider altering the set-up to bring bigger crowds and even better development possibilities.