Manchester United will be visiting St.Mary’s Stadium for an important match with Southampton. The Red Devils won the Champions League fixture against Young Boys to qualify for the second round of the competition. However, the lack of quality on the ground was certainly evident in United’s game as they struggled to score a goal up […]
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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.
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, 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, and the world’s third most valuable football club in 2015, valued at £1.98 billion. As of June 2015, it is the world’s most valuable football brand, estimated to be worth $1.2 billion. It is one of the most widely supported football teams in the world.
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.
Marouane Fellaini struck a goal in the stoppage time against Young Boys to get Manchester United through to the knockout stages of the Champions League. With Juventus beating Valencia, Mourinho knew that a victory would get his side to the next round. And now that qualification is secured, he will have no pressure to face […]
Jose Mourinho was confident before the match against Crystal Palace that his side could make it to the top four by the start of 2019. However, the Portuguese gaffer predictions took a new twist after his his side goalless draw against the Eagles at Old Trafford. They failed to secure the points against a team […]
Manchester United was once again unimpressive in their home fixture against Crystal Palace. They already lost the derby match as Manchester City completely dominated them at the Etihad Stadium. The Red Devils are currently at the 7th place in the Premier League table with 14 points behind Manchester City. Crystal Palace could have won The […]
Despite struggling in eighth position in the Premier League table and 12 points behind the league leaders Manchester City, Manchester United do have something to shout about despite not being the top team in the league. Despite the Red Devils’ one shot on target in the derby, Jose Mourinho’s men did score with a shot […]
Manchester United looked to be losing the previous game against Newcastle when they went 2-0 in the first half. However, the Red Devils managed to turn things around in the second half with the goals from Juan Mata, Anthony Martial and Alexis Sanchez. Now Jose Mourinho will take his players to Stamford Bridge for facing […]
Manchester United were quite a force in the Premier League when Sir Alex Ferguson was still in charge. The British manager was appointed manager of Manchester United in November 1986. During his 26 years with Manchester United he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles. He […]
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 […]
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 […]
Speculations linking Jose Mourinho out of Old Trafford keeps making rounds. The Portuguese gaffer is favourite to be the next manager to be sacked and bookmakers have been busy pricing up the odds for who his replacement will be when he leaves the club. Here, Football Weeks take a look at the four leading contenders […]