Eric Harrison

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Paul Scholes celebrates a goal for Manchester United against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League, at Old Trafford on October 18th, 2000. Photograph: John Giles/PA

Scott McTominay is the latest poster boy of a remarkable Manchester United academy that has produced the Busby Babes, George Best, and the Class of ’9(...)

Phil Neville, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Eric Harrison, Gary Neville, Paul Scholes  and David Beckham pose with the European Cup on May 26th, 1999. Photograph: Jon Peters/Getty

Originally they were called Fergie’s Fledglings, then the Class of ’92, though it was fitting Eric Harrison’s death at the age of 81 led everyone at M(...)

Manchester United youth team coach Eric Harrison is pictured with teenage prodigies Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, David Beckham, Gary Neville, brother Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Terry Cooke in 1992. Photo: Staff/Mirrorpix/Getty Images

Alex Ferguson hailed Eric Harrison as one of the “greatest coaches of our time” after the former youth team boss and mentor to the much-vaunted Class (...)

Roy Keane: ’If you think it’s a sending-off or David Gill might be wrong or Alex Ferguson, you say it. These people are just: ‘It’s Man United, woh!’ It’s like Disneyland – Man United Land, with f**king Micky Mouse running everywhere.  Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Roy Keane’s sustained criticism of Alex Ferguson extended to a new target during a night at Lancashire County Cricket Club to promote his latest bo(...)

Ryan Giggs: “The history of the club is to play exciting football, to give youngsters a chance and to keep to the traditions of the club”

Ryan Giggs has denied Manchester United’s recent transfer policy represents a betrayal of Old Trafford traditions, although Nicky Butt, the club’s re(...)