Category: Manchester United

Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. Nicknamed “the Red Devils”, the club was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Manchester United in 1902 and moved to its current stadium, Old Trafford, in 1910.

Manchester United have won a record 20 League Titles, a joint-record 12 FA Cups, 5 League Cups and a record 21 FA Community Shields. The club has also won three European Cups, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup. In 1998–99, the club became the first in the history of English football to achieve the treble of the Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.[3]

The 1958 Munich air disaster claimed the lives of eight players. In 1968, under the management of Matt Busby, Manchester United became the first English football club to win the European Cup. Alex Ferguson won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups and 2 UEFA Champions Leagues, between 1986 and 2013,[4][5][6] when he announced his retirement. José Mourinho is the club’s current manager, having been appointed on 27 May 2016.

Manchester United was the highest-earning football club in the world for 2015–16, with an annual revenue of €689 million,[7] and the world’s third most valuable football club in 2015, valued at £1.98 billion.[8] As of June 2015, it is the world’s most valuable football brand, estimated to be worth $1.2 billion.[9][10] It is one of the most widely supported football teams in the world.[11][12]

After being floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1991, the club was purchased by Malcolm Glazer in May 2005 in a deal valuing the club at almost £800 million, after which the company was taken private again. In August 2012, Manchester United made an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. The club holds several rivalries, most notably with Liverpool, Manchester City and Leeds United, and more recently with Arsenal.

Manchester United beat Newcastle United despite going 2-0 down in the first half

No one was expecting a victory for Manchester United when they conceded two early goals in the first half against Newcastle United at Old Trafford. Yet the Red Devils made a huge comeback in the second half by scoring three goals, and hence secured the three important points. Both Juan Mata and Anthony Martial scored […]

Man United goalless draw against Valencia was another disappointing result for Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho once again failed to secure a victory for the home fans as Manchester United slumped to a disappointing draw against Valencia in the Champions League on Tuesday night against Valencia. Old Trafford faithfuls witnessed a lackluster performance from Mourinho’s men against the Spanish side who currently sit 14th in their league table. This […]

After Carabao Cup ouster, Mourinho will find no easy contest against West Ham

It was no less than shocking to see Manchester United get knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Derby County. Frank Lampard who is the manager of the Championship team bested his former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho to proceed in the competition. Now Mourinho will be trying to forget everything and concentrate on his next […]

Wolves held United 1-1 at Old Trafford

Manchester United’s woes continue as Wolverhampton stalled their winning run at Old Trafford. Fred provided the opener to pave the way for another victory, yet Joao Moutinho delivered a superb goal to hold United 1-1. This draw came after three straight victories for United leaving them 8 points behind league leaders Liverpool. Jose Mourinho clearly […]

Jose Mourinho’s recent European record is a concern for Manchester United

Jose Mourinho will open his Champions League campaign this Wednesday against Young Boys. The Portuguese manager may have got some confidence back with victories against Burnley and Watford after a poor start to the season. However, his recent European record is a concern for Manchester United who has not fared well since Sir Alex Ferguson’s […]