Man Utd stars do deal to buy Salford City FC

Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt have exchanged on a deal to buy Salford FC, subject to FA and League approval, the club has confirmed.

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Who are Salford City FC?

Non-league football team Salford City are set to be bought by five of Manchester United's most famous sons.

Messrs Giggs, Scholes, Butt, Neville and Neville have played in some of the world's grandest stadiums in their illustrious careers, but their prospective new club operates on a different level:

  • Founded in 1940 as Salford
  • Play at Moor Lane - capacity 1,400
  • Currently 11th in the Evo-Stick Northern Premier League Division One North - the eight tier of English football
  • Nicknamed the Ammies
  • No professional players
  • Play in orange

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