Rob Swire: The man behind 1000+ injuries at Manchester United

Host: Josh Schneider Weiler Guest: Rob Swire
This Football Life
January 8, 2018

Our guest today is physiotherapist Rob Swire. Swire was Manchester United’s assistant physio from 1991 -1999, mostly working with the youth teams and reserve team and then head physio from 1999-2014. There, he worked alongside Sir Alex Ferguson and helped the club win 35 trophies. In his time he treated more than 1000 injuries, working with the biggest stars in the game like Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney.

Before working at United, he worked at the NHS for 5 years and then at Halifax town. He now lectures nationally and internationally in sport injury management and works as a consultant for the Injured Jockeys Funds where he guides the rehabilitation of injured jockeys.

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