The English Premier League (EPL) returns this week with Manchester United and Leicester kicking off Friday. United are currently listed as third-favorites at 7/1, behind Manchester City (2/3) and Liverpool (4/1) to win the title, according to MyTopSportsbooks. Manager Jose Mourinho has made a few additions to the squad, but is still looking for more […]
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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.
Jose Mourinho is on a mission and any person not on his wavelength will be let go with no fuss whatsoever. Same for arrivals, as the United boss faces a defining third season in charge of the Old Trafford outfit. He is also hoping to break his bow famous third-season syndrome, where his team’s crumble […]
Manchester United confirm they have agreed a new deal for midfielder Marouane Fellaini. The Belgian international looked on his way out of Old Trafford this summer after rebuffing the club’s efforts to extend his contract, leading to interest from Arsenal, but he was convinced to stay in Manchester by manager Jose Mourinho. Signed from Everton […]
According to Het Laatste Nieuws, Manchester United will agree a new deal for Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini. It’s a victory for manager Jose Mourinho who has tried to tie the 30-year-old to a contract extension for some time. United were facing the prospect of losing Fellaini on a free transfer after he rebuffed their attempts […]
According to the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United could agree a £50m deal with Bayern Munich for Jerome Boateng. Chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge admitted the 29-year-old could be on his way out of the Allianz Arena this summer, and United are hoping they can convince him to ply his trade at Old Trafford next season […]
According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United could agree a £60m deal with Chelsea for Willian. Jose Mourinho has long admired the 29-year-old and could finally be reunited with him this summer. United appear to be strengthening their attack for next season, while Willian has previously hinted he could leave the Blues after they endured […]
It was a case of so close yet so far for Manchester United in 2017/18. The Red Devils were ‘best of the rest’ behind Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City but finished 19 points shy of their bitter rivals. To make matters worse, United fell short against Jose Mourinho’s former club Chelsea in May’s FA Cup final, […]
Midfielders Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini will see their playing days at Old Trafford coming to an end this summer after Manchester United submitted their released list to the Premier League. Carrick, Michael Johnstone, Max Oliver Kenyon, Jake Barry Moutha-Sebtaoui, Ilias Redmond, Devonte Vincent Richardson, Theo Huw Riley, Joe Scott, Charlie Thomas Carrick is hanging […]
Jose Mourinho has spent over £300m since being appointed manager of Manchester United in 2016, but only has the Europa League and League Cup to show for his efforts. His second campaign in Manchester ended trophyless. It’s been five seasons since Sir Alex Ferguson had retired and United are still a shadow of their former […]
Manchester United losing the FA Cup final in May was a disappointing end to a campaign that promised so much early on. Jose Mourinho’s side finished trophyless and 19 points behind Manchester City in the Premier League. They were dumped out of the League Cup by Bristol City and suffering an embarrassing home defeat to […]