Manchester United's 'Class of 92" are among football's most famous generations. The red devils got akademispillerne David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Nicky Butt up on the first team - a coal that dominated English football for a number of years.
the Man who trained them, Eric Harrison, has now passed away at the age of 81 years.
According to the BBC journalist Simon Stone - who follow Manchester United more closely than most - went to sleep he set together with his family.
Manchester United has also confirmed the news on his official Twitter account.
We are extremely saddened two report that our forms youth coach Eric Harrison passed away last night. Our thoughts and prayers go out two to Eric's family and friends at this sad and difficult time. pic.twitter.com/vS94a8MKxr— Manchester United (@ManUtd) 14. February 2019
- We have lost a mentor, our coach and the man who created us. He taught us how we should play, to never give up, how important it was to win our individual battles and what was needed to play for Manchester United. Eric, we owe you everything, writes Gary Neville on Twitter.
Harrison spent 27 years at Old Trafford as a coach. He was hired by the club in 1981, but got their really big break in 1986, when Sir Alex Ferguson - as he worked closely with - restructured the entire scouting network of Manchester United.ALMOST the ENTIRE CLASS OF 92: Eric Harrison (in the middle) together with Phil Neville, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, David Beckham and Wes Brown. Only Paul Scholes from the Class of 92 are missing. Photo: PA PHOTOS. Show more
the News of harrison's demise comes just two days after the English keeperlegenden Gordon Banks has died.
the Case is updated.