Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville have helped launch Academy92 at Salford City
Two members of Manchester United's famous 'Class of 92' have helped launch an academy at their club Salford City, fittingly named Academy92.
Ryan Giggs and former team-mate Gary Neville have linked up with Trafford College in the aim of producing first-team players for Salford, with the additional aim of providing education alongside football.
"What we're trying to do is claw back that character building we feel a lot of young players don't get any more," Giggs told Sky Sports News HQ.
"We want to claw it back and give them that character building first and then show us what you can do second."
It's more than three years since Giggs and Neville, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville took ownership at Moor Lane.
Academy92 is principally designed to feed talent into the Salford City first-team but the first cohort of 21 players will spend a day-and-a-half a week at college studying a course that lasts for two years.
Trafford College was part of Giggs' pathway to become the Premier League's most decorated player, now the student has turned teacher to a class who are also hopeful of becoming football trailblazers too.