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Manchester United: Transfer hits and misses under Ed Woodward

Ed Woodward will leave Manchester United in April after spending nine years in the club's top operational role. Richard Arnold became United's new chief executive on February 1 and has taken over the running of the club from Woodward. Woodward has overseen the club's affairs since 2013, during which time...
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Manchester United failed under Ed Woodward. Here's what went wrong and what happens next

When the elevator doors slide open on the third floor of Manchester United's offices in London's exclusive Mayfair district, you're immediately greeted by full-size replicas of the Premier League and Champions League trophies. For the past eight-and-a-half years, Ed Woodward has had to walk past them, tormented by their presence, every time he has arrived for work as United's executive vice-chairman, the man who has held the responsibility of running the club for almost a decade.

Ed Woodward will stand down at Manchester United on February 1 and be replaced by Richard Arnold

Richard Arnold will take over as Manchester United chief executive on February 1 when Ed Woodward formally relinquishes his role, the club announced on Thursday. Woodward tendered his resignation last April in the wake of United’s involvement in the failed European Super League plot but will officially stand aside at the end of this month, bringing an end to his controversial near nine-year tenure as executive vice-chairman.

The seven fateful moments which condemned Ed Woodward to failure at Manchester United

It was in the plush surroundings of the Four Seasons Hotel in Bangkok, during a gruelling, commercially-driven pre-season tour, that Ed Woodward announced himself as Manchester United’s effective new chief executive with a pledge: “Football trumps everything. What we do on the pitch is the number one most important thing. Everything comes from that.”
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Richard Arnold to replace Ed Woodward as Man Utd chief

London (AFP) – Manchester United announced on Thursday that Richard Arnold would replace Ed Woodward as the club’s most senior executive at the beginning of next month. The Premier League club said in April 2021 that executive vice-chairman Woodward, 50, would step down from his role at the end of the year, shortly after the club withdrew from a proposed European Super League.

Ed Woodward sets Manchester United departure date with Richard Arnold confirmed as new chief executive

Ed Woodward will step down from his role as Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman at the beginning of next month, with Richard Arnold now confirmed as his successor.Woodward announced following the collapse of the Super League in April last year that he would leave his position as United’s most senior executive at the end of 2021. His departure is now set for 1 February.Arnold, who will assume the title of chief executive, makes the step up from his position as United’s managing director, where he has been largely responsible for the commercial side of the club’s business.While Woodward enjoyed a hands-on...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic upset Ed Woodward and Mino Raiola ahead of 2016 transfer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s new book promises to be a best seller as he reveals untold stories from his playing career. An extract tells the tale about a costly mistake when he made a premature announcement before officially joining Manchester United. The 40-year-old AC Milan striker left Paris Saint-Germain in 2016 and...