Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adult's Large
Chest Measurement: 42-44 Inches / 106-112 CM
Colour: White, black & gold trim (Gold, black trim on the reverse)
Patches: Club centenary patch / Champions League
Official Umbro Manchester United away football shirt from the 2001/02 season. Complete with Champions League star ball on the sleeve.
This jersey is also reversible, revealing Man Utd’s gold 3rd kit for this centenary season.
Condition of this original football shirt is 9/10 – Superb (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present. Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking jersey, ideal for a collector or for framing.
Assistant manager Steve McClaren left the club before the start of the season to become the manager of Middlesbrough. Youth team coach and former player Mike Phelan was promoted to first-team coach and took over some of the assistant manager's responsibilities, but McClaren was not replaced until the summer of 2002, when Carlos Queiroz was appointed the new assistant manager.
Winger Ryan Giggs was honoured with a testimonial match against Celtic, having now been at United for more than a decade.
£19 million striker Ruud van Nistelrooy did what was expected of him by scoring 36 goals in all competitions and collecting the PFA Player of the Year award, but £28.1 million national record signing Juan Sebastián Verón was a major disappointment in midfield, though it was in defence where United were at their weakest following the shock departure of Jaap Stam to Lazio just after the start of the season, and the surprise acquisition of 35-year-old Frenchman Laurent Blanc as his successor.
2001–02 was the final season at Old Trafford for veteran players Denis Irwin and Ronny Johnsen after 12 and six years at the club respectively. Also on the way out of the club were goalkeeper Raimond van der Gouw and striker Dwight Yorke. Striker Andy Cole left United after seven years when he sealed a transfer to Blackburn Rovers at the end of December.
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