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An Evening With Mike Phelan

1 March 2018

Grimsby Town Football Club are very pleased to announce that on Friday 16th March, we welcome Mike Phelan to McMenemy's at Blundell Park.

Phelan enjoyed a long and successful playing career, making close to 500 league appearances for Burnley, Norwich City, Manchester United & West Bromwich Albion respectively. During his time at Manchester United, Phelan won a number of major honours, including a Premier League title, the FA Cup, the Football League Cup, Charity Shield and also the European Cup Winners Cup. 

Following his playing days, Phelan returned to his former club, Norwich City as assistant manager to Gary Megson in 1995, following the manager to Blackpool and Stockport County respectively. 

In 1999, Phelan then made the move to Manchester United where he took up a coaching role within the club's 'Centre of Excellence', before being promoted to first team coach following the departure of Steve McClaren in 2001. After a long period in the role, Phelan was then appointed Manchester United's Assistant Manager in 2008, replacing Carlos Queiroz as Sir Alex Ferguson's number two. 

In his role as Assistant Manager, Phelan was part of a very successful period of the club's history, winning three Premier League titles, two League Cups, the Club World Cup and made two appearances in the Champions League Final in 2009 and 2011, losing out to Barcelona on both occasions. 

Following the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, Phelan went back to his former club, Norwich City as First Team Coach, before taking Caretaker charge of the club in 2015. Most recently, Phelan was Assistant Manager of Hull City, before being appointed First Team Manager following a spell as Caretaker in 2016.  

Tickets for the event will cost £45 per head which will also include a three course meal and live entertainment from a stand-up comedian. Doors for the event will open from 7pm.

The event will take place this Friday. For more information or to book a table, please call Dave Smith on 01472 605050 ext. 8007 or you can e-mail our commercial team via or can also be booked online via McMenemy's Online Booking System.

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