Phil Neville Rookie Card

Phillip Neville is the younger brother of Gary Neville. Born January 21 1977 two years after his brother Gary. Also born in Manchester Phillip is another legend from the class of 92 playing alongside some of the greats of Man Utd. Phil played for Manchester’s first team from 1994 to 2005 with 263 appearances and 5 goals for United. He played as a defender and Midfielder for Manchester. With United Phil won six Premier league titles and one Champions League title.

Phil Neville also played for the England Nation team between 1996 and 2007 appearing 59 times. Most often used as a full back he also played midfield because of his versatility. After Phil’s Manchester United career he joined Evertoon where he played for them from 2005 to 2013. Phil had 242 appearances and 4 goals for Everton. Phil explained playing against his brother at Everton and his brother at Manchester united was a nightmare for his parents.

“For my mum and dad it must have been a nightmare because win or lose you’re going to have someone who is unhappy.

More often than not it was me who was unhappy because United would beat us.”

 

The Phil Neville rookie card is from the 1997 futera collection card number 59. Phil is wearing the 1995 Manchester United third kit featuring the white and blue stripes and sharp logo across the chest. The back of the card shows a brief description of Neville’s career so far and his 39 appearances so far as of 1997.

 

Phil Neville Rookie Card Front

Phil Neville Rookie Card Back

 

After Phil Neville’s playing career and went on to coach with the England under-21s. Neville was considered for the coaching job at Everton after David Moyes left to go coach Manchester United but followed Moyes to United in 2013. When Moyes was sacked Phil retained his position under interim manger Ryan gigs but later left once Louis van Gaal took over in 2014.

 

 


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