Manchester United, and The F.A. Youth Cup.

The Football Archive. Written By Richard Fenton.

An original Hallmarked Silver Plaque awarded to Shay Brennan of Manchester United after United Youth team beat West Bromwich Albion in the two legged finalin 1955.


As everyone knows Manchester United have such a rich history of youth football. It’s something that the club has prided itself upon, a long standing cornerstone of the Old Trafford club. Over time United’s reputation as a centre of youth footballing excellence became the envy of other football clubs around the world. Players such as Sir Bobby Charlton, Duncan Edwards, Ryan Giggs, Eddie Colman, George Best, David Beckham and Gary Neville have all featured for United in the F.A. Youth Cup. With that in mind, it’s no surprise to learn that United have become the most successful club in the history of the Youth Cup. United’s proud record in the tournament is testament to the clubs youth coaches. The club has…

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