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July 29, 2021 Off By Oha

Manchester United appoint Marc Skinner as Women’s coach

Manchester United Women have appointed Marc Skinner as their new coach.

Skinner, 38, has joined the club from National Women’s Soccer League side Orlando Pride and replaces Casey Stoney, who left to coach San Diego.

Skinner said: “I am excited and proud to become head coach at Manchester United Women. I’m looking forward to working closely with the staff and this talented group of players.

“Our focus is to build on everything they have already achieved in the women’s game. It’s an exciting opportunity to lead the team into what will be another competitive Women’s Super League season; I want us to achieve success together and our aim is to give the fans a team they can continue to be proud of.”

The United executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, added: “Marc is a coach with proven pedigree in the WSL and we are delighted he is joining the club and returning to the league after his recent time in the US