It's official - Beckham agrees to Old Trafford return

Published Add your comment

Football News

Sir Alex Ferguson and Gary Neville have revealed what Manchester United fans have been hoping and praying for – that David Beckham will return to Old Trafford in a United shirt once more for the Gary Neville testimonial match.

Gary Neville excitedly tweeted that Beckham, brother Phil Neville and Nicky Butt had confirmed their attendance this morning, and Ferguson reiterated the good news, telling reporters: "With David Beckham coming, along with Nicky Butt, Phil Neville, Scholes and Giggs, it will be a fantastic occasion.


"It is great to reunite these players together.

"There is no question they created a magnificent spirit in the place when they first arrived in the team.

"It helps us too because Gary's service to the club deserves a good representation from Manchester United.

"He has been a fantastic servant and I hope he gets the crowd he deserves."

The Nevilles, Beckham and Butt were all members of the famous ‘class of 92’ for Manchester United. Pundit Alen Hansen told Ferguson at the time that he would ‘never win anything with kids’, and after securing numerous trophies, including the 1999 treble, it was fair to say that the Manchester United manager had well and truly proven Hansen wrong.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Manchester United

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again