Mike Phelan Profile

Mi­ke Phelan was giv­en his Fir­st Di­vi­sion de­but for Man­chester Uni­ted by Al­ex Fer­guson in a fine 4-1 tri­umph ag­ainst Ar­senal at Old Traf­ford on the 19th of Au­gust 1989 and played 48 ga­mes for The Reds dur­ing his fir­st sea­son at the club. Whi­le wi­th Uni­ted, the like­able play­er made 146 fir­st te­am ap­pear­ances for the si­de and won the FA Cup in 1990, the Euro­pean Cup Win­ners’ Cup in 1991, and the Lea­gue Cup in 1992. Then, at the end of the 1993-94 cam­paign, he was deemed sur­plus to re­quire­ments and joi­ned for­ces wi­th West Brom­wich Al­bion, but he on­ly ma­naged to make 21 Fot­ball Lea­gue ap­pear­ances dur­ing his time wi­th The Throstles. Af­ter coach­ing posts at Nor­wich City, Black­pool, and Stock­port Coun­ty, Phelan was ap­poin­ted as­sist­ant man­ager of Man­chester Uni­ted in Septem­ber 2008. In Oct­ober 2016, how­ever, he was ap­poin­ted man­ager at Hull City, but was giv­en the sack af­ter just three months in the hot seat at Hull City Sta­dium. Mi­ke Phelan Play­ing Ca­reer: Burn­ley, Nor­wich City, Man­chester Uni­ted, West Brom­wich Al­bion. Man­aging Ca­reer: Hull City.


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