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

Guardian

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 says with a smile. Related: Manchester United appointing Casey Stoney would be a very smart move | Suzanne Wrack I want my pla...

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