When Casey Stoney departs this weekend after her final game in charge, Manchester United will not be short of applicants for her job.
But some of the reasons behind Stoney's decision to quit will be of concern to anyone considering the vacancy.
Stoney has been unhappy with the support structure and facilities provided to the women's team since they made the temporary switch to Carrington, the men's training ground, at the start of the year.
Casey Stoney will step down as Manchester United women's coach at the end of the season
There will be plenty of applicants from coaches looking to lead the women's team next season
But Stoney's frustration with United's Carrington training base will be worth acknowledging
Players were unable to shower in between training and meals before makeshift portacabins were installed while the nearest toilets are a 10-minute walk from their training pitch.
Their gym has also been in a tented facility and upgrades promised by the club and football director John Murtough have not been forthcoming.
The club requested a move from their usual base at Leigh because they kept picking up injuries on what they felt were poor pitches. But United see things differently as the men's U23s have used them.
The facilities at Leigh are amateur standard but are believed to have been better than what was provided at Carrington.
It is a significantly different story at Manchester City, who are based at the Etihad campus alongside the men and academy teams.
United's players are understood to feel let down by the way the club have handled their presence at Carrington and are aware of the contrasting stories from across the city, where Pep Guardiola is known to watch training and encourage togetherness.
United's players are believed to feel let down by how the club have handled them at Carrington
The women's team have felt frustrated by the standard of resources they had to work with
There is also a frustration at the club's unwillingness to accommodate them at Carrington on a full-time basis with proper facilities.
One source told Sportsmail that a move to Carrington is the 'million-dollar question', but a permanent switch is not anticipated for at least another year, if not longer.
When United were awarded their Championship licence in 2018, the club had said Stoney's side would eventually be based at The Cliff, the former training ground of the men's team, once refurbishments had been completed.
But the owners changed their mind on that decision, believing The Cliff was not big enough for the women's team and their academy age groups.
In a statement, United said: 'The nature of the pandemic has created unique challenges over the last year across football and across the club in terms of mandatory protocols around training and games.
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