Nicky Butt

Where is Nicky Butt now?

As one of the talented group of players that came up through the Manchester United academy known as “Fergie’s Fledglings”, Nicky Butt had a fantastic career with the club winning many trophies including the famous “Treble”, in 1999.

After leaving the club in 2004 Nicky Butt went to Newcastle United where he spent six years before finishing his career in Hong Kong with a club called South China.

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After hanging up his boots, Nicky Butt returned to Old Trafford in 2012 as one of the coaches of the under 21’s side.

After the dismissal of David Moyes in April 2014, Butt stepped up from his youth coach role to assist interim first team manager Ryan Giggs until the end of the season.

When Louis van Gaal took over as manager of Manchester United, Butt stayed on as coach of their under 21’s side.

In February 2016 after a club restructure, Nicky Butt was appointed in his current role as the head of Manchester United’s academy.

Butt is also a co-owner of Salford City along with Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and the Neville brothers.

Along with his ‘Class of 92’ team-mates, Butt will be opening a university in 2019 called UA92 which is backed by Lancaster University and Trafford council.

Th institution will aim to attract students who otherwise might not go on to higher education and plans to offer “broader courses than traditional degrees, designed to enhance life skills as well as employability”.

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Nicky Butt: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forBirmingham City, Manchester United, Newcastle United

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