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 […]
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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.
Alexis Sanchez came to Old Trafford this year after a swap deal United made with the Gunners. His arrival created a new expectation among United fans who have not seen a change in their club’s fortunes since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson. He could become a match-winner for United since the Chilean star had […]
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 […]
It is always exciting to watch the two best English clubs with a long history of rivalry with each other fight to prove their footballing superiority. Just last season when City got away with a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford, the Red Devils responded well and took their revenge by winning at the Etihad 3-2. […]
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 […]
Reports coming from Spanish news blog Don Balon is claiming Zinedine Zidane has already begun talks to take over the reigns of Manchester United. The Spanish outlet says Zidane will be the Old Trafford club new boss when current boss Jose Mourinho decides to leave the club whilst adding that there are some requirements if […]
Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling scored two goals as Manchester United ended Watford’s winning streak. The lone goal from Andre Gray could not save Watford who tasted their first defeat of the season. While Manchester United came away with three points from the hosts and performed a feat which even the Spurs could not at […]
Jose Mourinho earned himself a respite when his side outclassed Burnley at Turf Moor. This important victory came for the team after suffering back-to-back defeats against Brighton & Hove Albion and against Tottenham Hotspur. Manchester United are currently tenth in the league table after winning two games and losing two as well. The Red Devils will […]
Mourinho said in August: “I have won eight titles, I am the only manager in the world that won in Italy, Spain and England. “And after winning eight titles, not small titles, my second position last season is still one of my greatest achievements in football.” Jose Mourinho came under a great scrutiny recently after his […]
Paul Pogba’s latest statement suggests that he could leave Manchester United. This statement comes at a time when rumors are spreading fast about his Barcelona move. Manchester United are adamant that their £89m midfielder will not be sold to any club. However, Pogba’s latest statement cast doubt over his future at Manchester United. Answering a […]