Manchester United's only manager from the Republic of Ireland was Frank O'Farrell, who spent 18 months at the club between June 1971 and December 1972.
The first manager of Manchester United to have been born outside of England was John Chapman, who held the post between November 1, 1921 and October 7, 1926 - "..for improper conduct in his position as Secretary-Manager of the Manchester United Football Club". As of 2010, their only manager from outside the United Kingdom is Frank O'Farrell from the Republic of Ireland.
Frank Stapleton joined Manchester United from Arsenal in 1981 for £900,000.
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Alex Ferguson joined Manchester United in November 1986. Since this date, the managers of Manchester City have been: Jimmy Frizzell Mel Machin Tony Book (caretaker manager) Howard Kendall Peter Reid Tony Book (caretaker manager) Brian Horton Alan Ball Asa Hartford (caretaker manager) Steve Coppell Phil Neal (caretaker manager) Frank Clark Joe Royle Kevin Keegan Stuart Pearce Sven-Goran Eriksson Mark Hughes Roberto Mancini This is a total of 18 managers or caretaker-managers.
Little is known of the early managers, prior to 1892, but there have been 19 managers since then. The most notable managers have been; John Chapman (1922-1926) : First non-English manager. Matt Busby (1945-1969) : Longest serving United manager. Frank O'Farrell (1971-1972) : First foreign United manager. Alex Ferguson (1986-) : The second most successful football manager ever.
With the name the Manchester Inn one would think that it is in Manchester City in the United Kingdom. This is not true however, the actual location is Manchester, Vermont. Its a Bed and Breakfast owned by Frank and Julie Hanes.
The club captain for the period 1922-28, including the whole of calendar year 1927, was Frank Barson - who scored 4 goals in 140 games for Manchester United.
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Frank Lampard's most famous uncle is the former manager and assistant manager of West Ham United, Harry Redknapp. Lampard left West Ham following Redknapp's sacking in 2001.
£190 million: Dave Whelan (Former player and Wigan Athletic owner) £125 million: David Beckham (LA Galaxy and England) £40 million: Michael Owen (Manchester United) £34 million: Fabio Capello (England manager) £33 million: Sol Campbell (Arsenal), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United), Wayne Roooney (Manchester United), Alan Shearer (TV pundit and former England captain) £32 million: Ryan Giggs (Manchester United) £31 million: Robbie Fowler (Perth Glory and ex England) £30 million: Roy Keane (Ipswich Town manager) £28 million: Michael Ballack (Chelsea) £24 million: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool) £23 million: Frank Lampard (Chelsea) £21 million: Carlo Ancelotti (Chelsea manager) £20 million: Gary Lineker (TV Pundit and ex England) £20 million: John Terry (Chelsea) £19 million: Patrick Vieira (Manchester City) £18 million: Giovanni Trapattoni (Ireland manager) £17 million: Didier Drogba (Chelsea), Arsene Wenger (Arsenal manager) £16 million: Damien Duff (Fulham), Sven-Goran Eriksson (Ivory coast and ex England manager), Paul Scholes (Manchester United)