The ’92 class owned by Salford City missed the League Two playoffs, with manager Gary Bowyer subsequently paying the prize and Neil Wood now appearing as his replacement.
According to reports, Gary Neville hopes to appoint Manchester United under-23 coach Neil Wood as the next Salford City manager.
League Two is now in the process of hiring its fourth manager two years after Gary Bowyer was fired for failing to make the playoffs. After Monday’s meeting between club officials, it was decided that Bowyer would be relieved of his duties after their 10th place.
The Ammies are famously owned by the legends of ‘Class of 92’ United; Gary Neville, David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes. But after they joined the football league in 2019, their advance up the football pyramid ran into a serious problem.
Since then, Graham Alexander, Richie Wellens and now Bowyer have all been hired and fired, with Jamie Carragher describing the staff of his Sky Sport colleague. turn like “like Boris Johnson”.
Salford hoped to attract Neil Appleton to The Peninsula Stadium, but failed in their approach sun reporting Wood is now the most popular candidate for the job. The 39-year-old made an impression during his time with United and could now be in line for advancing to senior football.
Wood also comes with the attraction that he has close ties with a number of future Old Trafford stars who might be tempted to meet in the lower leagues. Gary Neville is considered the most skilful of the owners and will hope that his next meeting will be fine.
Last year, he admitted that the decision to fire Alexander, who led Salford to the second league, was wrong. At the time, Neville mentioned the disappointment of the performances and the need to change the style of play, but now admits that it was a mistake.
“When you’re the owner and you have the football, your passion is the locker room, the pitch and the grass, and there’s nothing you can do about it, you decide remotely,” Neville said. Sky Sports.
“We don’t go to practice. From our point of view, I have to blame it last season. Every season we haven’t gone up, I’ve made bad decisions or we haven’t made sure.” things well.
“Graham Alexander should never have left this club last season. He should never have left, I should never have made the decision I made.”
“It’s against everything I believe in, and that’s what owning a football club does with you, it takes you where you do things you don’t believe you would ever do.”
Neville was also left to defend club finances after it was revealed that their parent company was losing an average of £ 91,000 a week. He said: “We have invested a huge amount of money in the last seven or eight years. But it’s all me, David, Ryan, Paul, Nicky, Phil and Peter (Lim, a Singapore business tycoon).
“Petr owns 50 percent, we own 50 percent. We put in a lot of money. We decided to do it. I am not against financing the owners. We gave it at the beginning of the season. The club is obviously robust in this sense.
“At the club, we do one day for sustainability. But we are trying to build a fan base in a city that has never had a football league club. It’s new to us. “