Ryan Tunnicliffe is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Manchester United. He has also played internationally for England at under-16 and under-17 levels. Tunnicliffe was first scouted by Manchester United following which he was signed as a scholar in July 2009 and turned professional in December. He was a "key performer" as the United under-18 side won the FA Youth Cup in 2011. His performances that season earned him the club's Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award. On 1 July 2011, Manchester United agreed for Tunnicliffe to spend a six-month loan spell at Peterborough United. He made his debut in the opening game of the season on 6 August in a 2–1 home win over Crystal Palace. Tunnicliffe made his debut as a Manchester United player in the first team squad, when coming on as a substitute against Newcastle United in the League Cup 2–1 win on 26 September 2012. Tunnicliffe made his England under-16 debut in October 2007 at the age of 14. He was part of the squad for the 2009 European Championship. He has played a total of ten times for the under-17s, scoring four goals.
Fulham attempt ambitious double swoop for Manchester United starlets
Fulham have approached Manchester United with the intention of signing youngsters Ryan Tunnicliffe and Larnell Cole on loan until the end of the season, Sky Sports report. The duo are known to manager Rene Meulensteen from his time at Old Trafford under Sir Alex Ferguson, having earmarked them as promising talents in the Red Devils’ [...]The post
Ryan Tunnicliffe to feature for the first team next season?
This time of year normally sees plenty of speculation over signings we might make, but also over which youngsters and reserve team players might be promoted to the first team and go on the pre-season tour. With our tour under two weeks away, it’s looking like Ryan Tunnicliffe may be one of those players to ...