Ole Gunnar Solskjaer visits Old Trafford Kickz
August 4th 2008
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer surprises participants and leads a coaching session at the Old Trafford Kickz project.
Edwin van der Sar Takes a Healthy Trip Back to School
November 24th 2008
Children from the Friars School in Salford were treated to a surprise visit from Champions League hero Edwin Van Der Sar.
Rio Ferdinand Kickz Out Violence
March 5th 2009
Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand took time out last week to visit Old Trafford Sports Barn to promote the Foundation’s Kickz project.
Owen Hargreaves launches Salford Kickz project
March 31st 2010
Music and football come together to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in Salford.
Nemanja Vidic visits Manchester Health Academy
May 12th 2010
Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic, visited the Manchester Health Academy on Friday 7th May, to meet with children from local primary schools who will attend the school in September.
Sir Bobby Charlton nets a winner at Wythenshawe Partner School
November 3rd 2010
It’s over 40 years since his World and European Cup heroics made Bobby Charlton a household name, but judging by the cheers from the children at the MEA, his legacy is stronger than ever…
Michael Owen meets Manchester United Girls Teams
December 15th 2010
United striker Michael Owen visited Cadishead Primary School earlier this month as part of Manchester United Foundation’s first ever Girls Football Week.
Paul Scholes - The Badminton Master
January 7th 2011
12 pupils from Manchester Enterprise Academy got a PE lesson with a difference with a United legend.
Darren Fletcher and Jonny Evans tackle Men's Mental Health issues
November 27th 2011
Players meet participants from ‘Imagine your Goals’ at the Cliff Training Ground...
Ability Counts footballer meets Rio Ferdinand
January 20th 2012
Ross McCarthy met Rio Ferdinand after making his international debut for the Great Britain Deaf Team.
Law, Schmeichel and Fletcher host a Lunch with Legends
March 1st 2012
Darren Fletcher, Peter Schmeichel and Denis Law help to raise £30,000 for charity...
Rafael and Anderson host Brazilian masterclass for holiday club
September 6th 2012
Youngsters enjoying a football holiday course received some training tips from the professionals last week.
Right up our Street! Danny Welbeck visits Street Reds
January 30th 2013
Manchester United and England striker Danny Welbeck took time out from the title race last week to visit our Street Reds project, which provides free football for young people across Greater Manchester.
David de Gea and Javier Hernandez produce a Spanish Masterclass
March 12th 2013
Mexican striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez and goalkeeper David de Gea dropped in to Broadoak School to add some Manchester United magic to an afternoon Spanish class and inspire more children to take up the subject.
Danny Welbeck and Ashley Young support disability football project
April 9th 2013
Young players from the Foundation's disability team received a surprise visit from their United heroes recently.
Patrice Evra teaches students a lesson in French
May 15th 2013
Patrice Evra delighted Wythenshawe students recently when he dropped in to a French lesson at their school.
Ashley Young joins Street Reds
October 14th 2013
Volunteers and youngsters who attend the Foundation’s Ordsall Street Reds project were rewarded for their dedication when they met Manchester United winger Ashley Young last week.
Nemanja Vidic coaches team at Premier League launch event
August 22nd 2013
Living the life of a Manchester United footballer is the stuff of fantasy for most teenage boys, but for 16 lucky lads this dream became reality as they embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to London to play against a Tottenham XI for the launch of the new Premier League season.
Jonny Evans kick-starts maths project at New Charter Academy
December 10th 2013
What better way to engage pupils in maths than to invite one of their footballing heroes into school?
Juan Mata and Daley Blind meet Foundation volunteers
October 21st 2014
A group of young volunteers from Manchester United Foundation were given the ultimate reward last week as they met Red stars Juan Mata and Daley Blind.
Halloween tricks and treats with Darren Fletcher
October 30th 2014
Manchester United Foundation’s disability football programme embraced the Halloween spirit this week with a ‘tricks for treats’ theme during a visit to meet Reds star and Vice-captain Darren Fletcher.
Sir Alex Ferguson visits Wythenshawe school to open 3G pitches
December 5th 2014
Sir Alex Ferguson visited Manchester United Foundation’s partner school, Manchester Enterprise Academy, today to officially open a series of new 3G pitches.
Manchester United players deliver Christmas presents to patients
December 16th 2014
Manchester United stars paid a special visit to patients at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and The Christie to deliver some early Christmas gifts.
Juan Mata surprises primary school with toy donation
January 15th 2015
Manchester United midfielder, Juan Mata, paid a surprise visit to children at Button Lane Primary School in Wythenshawe, to deliver toys he has personally donated to Manchester United Foundation.
Manchester United players go back to school
February 24th 2015
Manchester United first-team players took part in activities with ten local schools, for an event dedicated to celebrating the work of Manchester United Foundation.
David de Gea joins Street Reds project
March 26th 2015
David de Gea surprised young fans when he turned up at their local football session and joined in with the coaching.
Dwight Yorke and Jesper Blomqvist surprise young Reds
April 17th 2015
Young people from Manchester United Foundation projects received training sessions with a difference as former Reds Dwight Yorke and Jesper Blomqvist turned up to take over from their regular coaches.
Phil Neville visits school ahead of Bayern Munich legends match
April 22nd 2015
Ex-Red Phil Neville surprised students at Manchester Health Academy this week as he prepares for the Manchester United legends game against Bayern Munich in June.
Ryan Giggs launches new partner school in Salford
October 14th 2015
Manchester United Assistant Manager and club legend, Ryan Giggs, surprised students as he visited The Albion Academy in Salford to launch an official partnership with Manchester United Foundation.
Chris Smalling Volunteers at Manchester United Kicks session
December 15th 2015
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling recently joined up with the Foundation’s Volunteer Ninety Nine project for an afternoon contributing to a Manchester United Kicks session.
Wayne Rooney gives local school boy a Christmas to remember
December 9th 2015
Local Manchester United fan, James, received an early Christmas surprise when he recently met his football idol, Wayne Rooney.
Juan Mata launches YouTube collaboration with Foundation
January 19th 2016
Juan Mata launches the Super 8 Challenge in partnership with Manchester United Foundation.
Street Reds train at Aon Training Complex
February 22nd 2016
Young footballers from the Street Reds development squad had a half-term to remember as they were invited to use the facilities at Manchester United’s Aon Training Complex.
Ability Counts Players Meet First-Team Stars
August 24th 2016
Manchester United first-team players took time out to surprise participants from the Foundation’s disability programme.
Manchester United players visit local children’s hospitals
December 21st 2016
The Manchester United squad surprised young patients at three local hospitals as they delivered festive gifts in the lead up to Christmas.
Wayne Rooney testimonial raises £1.2m for children’s charities
January 20th 2017
Manchester United Foundation is one of four charities that will benefit from the £1.2 million raised from the United skipper’s testimonial match, which took place last August against his former team Everton, in front of a 60,000 strong Old Trafford crowd.
Manchester United players celebrate with local schoolchildren
February 8th 2017
The Manchester United first-team squad joined local schoolchildren as they took part in an event to celebrate the work of Manchester United Foundation in the local community.