Casey Stoney: ‘There’s no bigger club to work for than Manchester United’

10 July 2018 10:00
The former England international has a grand vision as first manager of United’s women’s team“I think this club has the ability to change the face of women’s football.” That is a bold claim but, coming from someone with the playing career and influence of the proponent, it feels very believable.Less than a year ago the England defender Casey Stoney was pulling on a Liverpool shirt having joined the club from Arsenal the previous December. Now, she is sitting in Manchester United’s impressive Carrington training ground preparing to lead their long-awaited women’s team into their maiden season. It seems a quick turnaround and, for Stoney, not one she could have imagined: “Not in my wildest dreams, to be honest,” she smiles. Related: Lyon’s Ada Hegerberg: 'Girls in Norway don't have the same opportunities as boys' I want my players to be happy?,? but I want them to be challenged, so I’ll? and put them in uncomfortable positions Related: Manchester United’s women’s football move is better late than never | Suzanne Wrack Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian