Marc Skinner


Manchester United boss Marc Skinner says ‘women’s football won’ after landmark Old Trafford game

Manchester United’s victory over Everton at Old Trafford showed how important the club can be in the growth of women’s football, according to manager Marc Skinner.More than 20,000 people turned up at lunchtime on Mother’s Day to watch United come from behind to win 3-1 in the first Women’s Super League match played in front of fans at the famous stadium.United made their debut at Old Trafford against West Ham last year but Covid restrictions meant it was played behind closed doors.Skinner became emotional when he talked about his own mother being at the game, and he was proud of...

Marc Skinner says Millie Turner is 'way past the worst' of artery problem

Manchester United manager Marc Skinner has confirmed that centre-back and fan favourite Millie Turner is ‘way past the worst’ in her recovery from a problem with an artery in her neck. The alarming condition was discovered in January and saw Turner ruled out indefinitely while the necessary caution...

Marc Skinner urges Manchester United to mix arrogance with confidence in derby

Manchester United head coach Marc Skinner says his players must strike the perfect balance between “arrogance and confidence” in Sunday’s derby clash at Manchester City. United are chasing their first Women’s Super League win against their neighbours at the sixth attempt, but sit third in the table, five points ahead of City, who are sixth.

Marc Skinner: Man Utd boss calls for Women's Continental League Cup rule change

Manchester United boss Marc Skinner said his side were "disadvantaged" in their Women's League Cup semi-final defeat to Chelsea due to a rule. Key midfielders Ella Toone and Hayley Ladd were suspended after picking up two yellow cards in the competition. United played five group games before Chelsea entered at...

Marc Skinner insists Karna Solskjaer's debut should be about her as an individual

Marc Skinner has emphasised the importance of Karna Solskjaer establishing herself as her own person after the teenager made her Manchester United debut in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday. The 19-year-old forward entered the fray during the latter stages of United's 2-0 victory over Bridgwater, with her father...

Marc Skinner: Player-coach relationships 'blur lines'

Manchester United boss Marc Skinner does not think player-coach relationship should happen in women's football because they "blur lines". BBC Sport has been told that personal relationships between coaches and players still exist in the top two tiers of English football. That has caused concern in the game, while the...

Ella Toone & Marc Skinner named Barclays WSL player & manager of the month

Manchester United pair Ellla Toone and Marc Skinner have won the Barclays WSL Player of the Month and Manager of the Month respectively. United won both games they played during December to finish the calendar year 2021 within touching distance of the WSL’s top three. Back-to-back victories during the...