The world’s oldest football competition, FA Cup, is in its fifth round and many clubs were involved in the competition on Friday and Saturday respectively. Brighton, Manchester City, Wolves, Crystal Palace, Newport County, Watford, QPR, Swansea and Millwall were in action during the weekend and some breathtaking goals were scored such as Riyad Mahrez’s goal […]
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.
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.
Chelsea welcome Manchester United to Stamford Bridge later today and Maurizio Sarri will be looking to progress to the quarterfinal round of the FA Cup competition at the expense of his arch rivals. Having lost his first game as United manager last week, the only thing in Solskjaer’s mind is how to return back to […]
Prior to the Tuesday’s Champions League clash between Manchester United and Paris Saint-German, there were trending comparison between Kylian Mbappe and United’s Marcus Rashford making rounds web. Paris St-German’s supporters claimed their wonderkid is miles above the England international while we have the Old Trafford club supporters saying same about Marcus Rashford. The comparison became […]
It has now been well over a year since Alexis Sanchez made his move from Arsenal to Manchester United. Since making this move, the Chile international is closer to 40 games with the Old Trafford club. Sanchez is far from a first choice name on the team-sheet under the Red Devils interim manager Ole Gunnar […]
Having gone 11 games unbeaten under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, many Manchester United fans had high expectations that their team will put up a great showing against the Ligue 1 champions at Old Trafford prior to yesterday’s game. That wasn’t the case as the Premier League giants were outclassed by PSG in a tension-soaking affair on […]
Manchester United are set to resume their Champions League campaign on Tuesday as they face Thomas Tuchel’s Paris St-German. The Red Devils are in confident mood having won 10 of their last 11 matches across all competitions and they are more than ready to face whatever challenge the Ligue 1 champions might impose. Ole Gunnar […]
Manchester United were in top form against Fulham at the Craven Cottage earlier today as they scored three goals against the Premier League strugglers. The Red Devils uncharacteristically started the encounter in a very sloppy manner and they almost concede the first goal of the game but Ryan Babel couldn’t find the back of the […]
Prior to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s appointment as Manchester United’s short-term manager, France international Paul Pogba wasn’t sure about his future at Old Trafford due to lack of regular action. Only few fans will remember that the one-time world’s most expensive player was at Old Trafford, no thanks to the sour relationship that existed between him […]
Manchester United and Chelsea are preparing to sign highly-rated Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka – and wouldn’t hesitate to pay the reported sum of £40million transfer fee to sign the ace. According to the Daily Mirror, Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is braced-up for summer transfer window profit in the England Under-21 international, who has been the […]
Arsenal are said to be interested in eyeing up a move for former Atletico Madrid star Yannick Carrasco over the last few weeks, but the Premier League giants could be set for a huge blog in their bid to sign the Belgium international, as according to the winger’s wife Noemie Happart, Manchester United are also […]