Carrick joins Man United legends at premiere of Bryan Robson's film

Learning from the best! Man United caretaker boss Michael Carrick joins a host of club legends including Sir Alex Ferguson, Wayne Rooney and Steve Bruce for the red carpet premiere of Bryan Robson’s new film

  • The red carpet premiere of ‘Robbo: The Bryan Robson Story’ was held last night 
  • In attendance were a host of Manchester United greats, both past and present 
  • Caretaker Michael Carrick spent time with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson 
  • Wayne Rooney, Steve Bruce and Paul Gascoigne were among those suited up
  • The film, which looks back at Robson’s fine career, is released on November 29 

A host of Manchester United legends, including caretaker boss Michael Carrick, hit the red carpet last night for the premiere of ‘Robbo: The Bryan Robson Story’.

Posing for pictures, Carrick – who will remain in charge for this weekend’s clash against Chelsea – spent time with his legendary former manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

The two may have shared some words of wisdom during the event in Manchester, ahead of Ralf Rangnick’s appointment until the end of the season.

Michael Carrick and a host of Manchester United legends were at a film premiere last night

Those in attendance were treated to the very first glimpse of ‘Robbo: The Bryan Robson Story’

Carrick helped steer United through to the Champions League last-16 after the 2-0 win at Villarreal, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho both scoring. 

And the 40-year-old looked to be in positive spirits at the premiere as he took the time to catch up with the likes of Wayne Rooney and Robson himself.

Those in attendance at the bash were treated to the first viewing of the documentary about United and England all-time great Robson, nicknamed ‘Captain Marvel’.


Carrick, who will stay in charge this weekend, spent time with former boss Sir Alex Ferguson

Robson, 64, enjoyed a glittering 13-year stint at United during his career, and won a horde of trophies before leaving to manage Middlesbrough in 1994.

His achievements on the field, which largely took place under Ferguson, will be aired on November 29, while the HOME Cinema showcased the early glimpse. 

Paul Gascoigne, Robson’s former midfield partner for England, also attended. Dressed in a sharp three-piece suit, the 54-year-old certainly looked the part. 

Touchingly, Gascoigne recently caught up with Robson – who he also played under – to recall their memories, and he admitted that his close friend is also his ‘idol’.   

United icon Wayne Rooney was also at the glamorous event, alongside wife of 13 years, Coleen

Rooney took the time to chat with Steve Bruce (left), the United icon and ex-Newcastle coach

‘I’m in awe with him,’ he said, via United’s official website. ‘He’s my idol, always will be. I just love him in general, I always will do. 

‘Forget about Maradona, Pele… the gaffer’s always been my best player ever seen. 

‘If I had a bit of Bryan Robson inside of us, in the player I was, I would have been untouchable.’ 

Harry Maguire was suited and booted, too, and stood next to Carrick for a photo decked out with United greats Carrick, Robson, Ferguson and Rooney. 

Paul Gascoigne was decked out in a smart three-piece suit to watch his ‘idol’s’ film premiere

Rooney posed for more snaps alongside his wife of 13 years, Coleen, and the couple made for a glamorous addition to the occasion. 

He was also spotted chatting with Steve Bruce, another United icon. 

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The film will feature contributions from Rooney, David Beckham, Gary Lineker, Ferguson and Eric Cantona – as well as unseen clips and chats with Robson’s family.

Meanwhile, Rangnick is set to become United’s interim boss until the end of the campaign after agreeing terms over a six-month contract.

Carrick helped steer United into the Champions League last-16 after the 2-0 win at Villarreal

Ralf Rangnick is set to become United’s interim boss after agreeing terms on a six-month deal

He is currently the head of sports and development at Lokomotiv Moscow, but United are in talks with the club to secure his release.

Sources say that an agreement is yet to be reached between both parties, but it is expected to be confirmed in the near future.

Rangnick will then stay on at United for a further two years in a consultancy role.




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