Casey Stoney.

Casey
Stoney

Casey Stoney Quote "We can be a beacon for young female footballers everywhere – the chance to pull on the famous red shirt is now a reality."

Biography

From a playing career spanning 20 years, to becoming the new head coach of Manchester United Women in June 2018, Casey Stoney has overseen a sea change in women’s football.

Born in Basildon, Stoney was signed for Chelsea’s women’s team in 1994, aged just 12. Stoney’s talent at club level was immediately noticed and she made her senior debut for the England national team against France in 2000, aged just 18. Stoney became the fifth player to make over 100 appearances for the Lionesses, making a total of 130 appearances by the time of her retirement. A captain for the England women's team, Stoney played an integral part in the Lionesses rise up the world rankings, with a third-place finish in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup one of the highlights. The defender led Team GB to the quarter-finals of the London 2012 Olympic Games, scoring in the second group stage match against Cameroon and leading her side to a memorable 1-0 victory against Brazil in front of over 72,000 fans at Wembley stadium. Stoney received an MBE for services to football in 2015, highlighting how far the women’s game had progressed in England. With 130 appearances at international level and a playing career that spans nearly twenty years, not to mention a wealth of coaching experience, Stoney heads into her Manchester United Women tenure with plenty of experience that will no doubt put her in good stead.

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Casey Stoney

Stoney: Oslo game will be fantastic preparation Article

Casey Stoney wants her women's team to set the tone for 2019/20 when facing Valerenga in a summer friendly.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Casey Stoney's teams are preparing for Norwegian friendlies.

United announce pre-season friendlies Article

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will take the Reds to his native Norway in July - and our women's team will also play in Oslo.

Casey Stoney

United Women release four players Article

Casey Stoney has thanked a quartet of players for their hard work after releasing them from her squad for next season.

Stoney: We are all in dreamland! Article

Hear from Casey Stoney, Alex Greenwood and Jess Sigsworth at the end of United Women's historic first season.

MU Women lift Women's Championship trophy.

MU Women lift title after Lewes win Article

Casey Stoney's intrepid title-winners receive the Women's Championship trophy after a fantastic campaign.

Casey Stoney with her United Women staff.

Stoney wins Manager of the Month award Article

Casey Stoney has claimed the LMA Women's Championship prize for the third time this season.

Katie Zelem

Zelem is United Women's Player of the Year Article

Katie Zelem has claimed the inaugural award after an impressive season for Casey Stoney's side.

The United Women squad posing for a photo.

United Women's success is a good base Article

First-team players declare their admiration for Casey Stoney's title-winning squad.

Man United Women coach Casey Stoney.

Stoney and Arnot preview Millwall clash Article

We caught up with Casey Stoney and Lizzie Arnot ahead of the Reds' trip to Millwall Lionesses on Sunday.

United Women are crowned champions.

We've done it! United Women are champions Article

Congratulations to Casey Stoney's Reds, who have clinched the FA Women's Championship title with two games left to play.

United Women celebrate.

United Women 7 Palace Ladies 0 Article

Lauren James scores four as the Reds wrap up the FA Women's Championship title with victory over Crystal Palace.

Casey Stoney shakes hands with Alex Greenwood.

Stoney: The players know what's required Article

Writing in the programme, Casey believes her side will be champions if they execute their game plan against Palace.

Manchester United Women celebrate during their 5-0 win over Aston Villa Ladies

United Women 5 Aston Villa Ladies 0 Article

Read how Casey Stoney's Reds sealed promotion to the Women's Super League with a five-star display.

Manchester United Women celebration graphic

We're going up! United Women clinch promotion Article

Manchester United Women have confirmed a top-flight place for next season with three games to spare.

Casey Stoney.

Stoney: Our mentality must be right Article

United Women's head coach Casey Stoney previews tonight's chance to clinch promotion, at home to Aston Villa Ladies.

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