SALFORD part-owners Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville invited ex-Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to watch their Carabao Cup clash with Leeds.
The Class of ’92 – including Ryan Giggs and David Beckham – all own ten per cent of the League Two newbies.
And the celebrated their first-ever season in the Football League with a debut appearance in the EFL Cup – against Championship giants Leeds.
Salford will be hoping to continue their meteoric rise to prominence having broken into the Football League.
Last season, they beat AFC Fylde 3-0 in the National League play-off final.
And boss Graham Alexander revealed Man Utd legends Beckham, Giggs, Butt and the Nevilles partied with the players in London after the win.
Alexander said: “We all piled into a pub. I had no clue where it was, apart from somewhere in London, because we had had a few beers by then.
“There was a three-piece band playing and we were all there, the owners, the staff, the players.
“David, Gary, Phil, Ryan and Nicky were so happy.
“They had beers with the lads, congratulated everybody and praised our performance. Then they all joined in as we started singing.
“And they gave a great rendition of Dirty Old Town. It was brilliant.”