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Manchester Utd are the Premier League’s most successful club. They have won the Premier League a record thirteen times and the top division a totla of twenty times.

 

  • Stadium: Old Trafford
  • Stadium Capacity: 74,994
  • Location: Manchester
  • Founded: 1880 (as Newton Heath)
  • Nickname: The Red Devils
  • Manager: Jose Mourinho
  • Kit: Red shirts and socks with black shorts

Manchester was formed in 1880 but was originally called Newton Heath and played in green and yellow before they were renamed Manchester Utd in 1902 and then moved to Old Trafford in 1909. United have played in the top division for most of their history and they have only played one season (1974/75) in the second division in the last eighty years. United have won more trophies than any other club in English football. Here are the highlights:

  • League Champions: 20 times (a record)
  • FA Cup Winners: 5 times
  • League Cup Winners: 5 times
  • European Cup / Champions League: 1967/68, 1998/99 & 2007/08
  • European Cup Winners’ Cup: 1990/91
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2008

Manchester Utd are English football's most successful team in terms of trophies won.

The Manager

Jose Mourinho is one of the most successful managers of his generation. He first became known as a manager with Porto, in his native Portugal. He won the Champions League (2004) with the Portuguese team and became famous for his celebration when his Porto team beat Manchester Utd at Old Trafford. Since then, Mourinho has won the Premier League three times with Chelsea and league titles in Spain and Italy. He has been the Manchester Utd manager since May 2016. 

Jose Mourinho and Alex Ferguson; two of football's most successful managers.

Three to Watch

Here are three Manchester Utd players to keep an eye on in the Premier League this season:

Romelu Lukaku

The Belgian striker was Manchester Utd’s top scorer with 16 goals last season. Lukaku is a strong, fast target man who has already scored over 100 Premier League goals. He is also the record goalscorer for his country. He has scored over 40 goals for Belgium and helped his country to their best-ever World Cup finish (third place) at Russia 2018.

Romelu Lukaku was Manchester Utd's top scorer last season.

Paul Pogba

Pogba was one of the stars of the French team that won the World Cup in Russia and became the first Manchester Utd player to score in a World Cup Final. Pogba is a powerful and creative central midfielder who can also score spectacular goals. Pogba will be one of United’s most important players this season.

David De Gea

De Gea is often described as one of the world’s best goalkeepers.  The Spaniard signed for Manchester Utd from Atletico Madrid in 2011 when he was just 20 years old and has now made more than 300 appearances for the club. He won the Premier League’s Golden Glove last season and has been voted Manchester Utd’s Player of the Year three times.

David De Gea won the Premier League's Golden Glove last season.

Last season

Manchester Utd finished second in the Premier League last season but were a disappointing 19 points behind their city rivals. However, with a strong defence, they were very difficult to beat and only conceded 28 goals all season. They also reached the FA Cup Final but lost 1-0 to Chelsea.

Paul Pogba won the World Cup with France and became the first Manchester Utd player to score in a World Cup Final.

Prediction 2018/19: 5th

Fans will be hoping to compete with Manchester City this season, but with few big signings this summer they may find themselves battling for a Champions League spot. United with a settled squad will need to make a strong start if they want to keep pace with the teams at the top.

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Gor-Vrej
28/01/2017
AM
3
points

henrikh mkhitaryan


Gor-Vrej
28/01/2017 12:46
Armenia
Manchester United
3

henrikh mkhitaryan

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bac_ho1
27/01/2017
GE
93
points

better


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bac_ho1
27/01/2017 07:11
Georgia
Arsenal
93

better

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MarkuEva
25/01/2017
AL
32
points

I'm a big fan of MU. I love Manchester since Owen, Beckham and Ronaldo played.
My favorite players are Pogba, Martial, Rooney, Rashford and Zlatan too.
I would love to watch one day Manchester in "Old Trafford", it's one of my big dreams:)


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MarkuEva
25/01/2017 15:11
Albania
Manchester United
32

I'm a big fan of MU. I love Manchester since Owen, Beckham and Ronaldo played.
My favorite players are Pogba, Martial, Rooney, Rashford and Zlatan too.
I would love to watch one day Manchester in "Old Trafford", it's one of my big dreams:)

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dorjan.ujka
25/01/2017
AL
314
points

albania


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dorjan.ujka
25/01/2017 15:04
Albania
Tottenham Hotspur
314

albania

coN3
25/01/2017
BA
61
points

Nice


coN3
25/01/2017 12:44
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester United
61

Nice

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david veljanovski
24/01/2017
MK
9
points

becouse a manchester united is the best club in the world the best player is a Wayne Rooney and manchester unitet going to Winning the league, the FA Cup and the Champions League.


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david veljanovski
24/01/2017 20:55
Macedonia
Manchester United
9

becouse a manchester united is the best club in the world the best player is a Wayne Rooney and manchester unitet going to Winning the league, the FA Cup and the Champions League.

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Nguyen Tien Manh
20/01/2017
VN
1
points

i love manchester united . i am fans sir alex


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Nguyen Tien Manh
20/01/2017 15:23
Vietnam
Manchester United
1

i love manchester united . i am fans sir alex

Nermin712
18/01/2017
AZ
4
points

I like Manchester United so much, I think this club strong as some other clubs)))♥


Nermin712
18/01/2017 11:37
Azerbaijan
Manchester United
4

I like Manchester United so much, I think this club strong as some other clubs)))♥

renka_53
18/01/2017
AZ
1
points

i don't so like Manchester United,but I think this club so strong as some other clubs)))


renka_53
18/01/2017 11:30
Azerbaijan
Liverpool
1

i don't so like Manchester United,but I think this club so strong as some other clubs)))

fredy10line
18/01/2017
AZ
5
points

My favourite player is Paul Pogba. It's great footballer. But he has no fortune :)


fredy10line
18/01/2017 11:29
Azerbaijan
Manchester United
5

My favourite player is Paul Pogba. It's great footballer. But he has no fortune :)

Ilham371
22/12/2016
AZ
9
points

Manchester United is the best in the world


Ilham371
22/12/2016 10:45
Azerbaijan
Manchester United
9

Manchester United is the best in the world

United78
21/12/2016
AZ
33
points

M


United78
21/12/2016 02:02
Azerbaijan
Manchester United
33

M

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Кико Мицковски
19/12/2016
MK
49
points

I win this in manchester united !!!!


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Кико Мицковски
19/12/2016 17:13
Macedonia
Manchester United
49

I win this in manchester united !!!!

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Кико Мицковски
19/12/2016
MK
49
points

I'm win this quiz !!!!


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Кико Мицковски
19/12/2016 17:11
Macedonia
Manchester United
49

I'm win this quiz !!!!

Aleks3
18/12/2016
MK
12
points

Best team,best supporters,best coach
The red flag will always fly cause Man United will never die .


Aleks3
18/12/2016 17:56
Macedonia
Manchester United
12

Best team,best supporters,best coach
The red flag will always fly cause Man United will never die .

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siralex85
18/12/2016
BA
13
points

devils forever


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siralex85
18/12/2016 02:23
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Manchester United
13

devils forever

Nurik_marvelboy
17/12/2016
UZ
14
points

super club


Nurik_marvelboy
17/12/2016 11:40
Uzbekistan
Manchester United
14

super club

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PabloOsvaldo
16/12/2016
MK
83
points

United best club <3


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PabloOsvaldo
16/12/2016 19:21
Macedonia
Manchester United
83

United best club <3

Stefanroda22
27/11/2016
RS
16
points

1


Stefanroda22
27/11/2016 13:27
Serbia
Manchester United
16

1

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Кико Мицковски
17/11/2016
MK
49
points

Im crazy HHAHA!


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Кико Мицковски
17/11/2016 20:13
Macedonia
Manchester United
49

Im crazy HHAHA!

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Кико Мицковски
17/11/2016
MK
49
points

Oh my god !!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Кико Мицковски
17/11/2016 20:06
Macedonia
Manchester United
49

Oh my god !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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dradevska
17/11/2016
MK
16
points

Their stadium is a good one.


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dradevska
17/11/2016 17:44
Macedonia
Manchester United
16

Their stadium is a good one.

Shomurod Anvarov
17/11/2016
UZ
6
points

Since childhood I love this club. I dream one day to play at Old Trafford.


Shomurod Anvarov
17/11/2016 10:41
Uzbekistan
Manchester United
6

Since childhood I love this club. I dream one day to play at Old Trafford.

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TARIK LEKOVIC
16/11/2016
RS
1
points

I LOVE MANCHESTER UNITED


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TARIK LEKOVIC
16/11/2016 23:08
Serbia
Manchester United
1

I LOVE MANCHESTER UNITED

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Kabadaja
16/11/2016
MK
15
points

They are the best. Since I know for myself I'm a fan of the red devils ... Newton Hit is the the founding name of the club ... V.Nistelrooy and C.RONALDO are the players I love most and one of my bigest wishes is to watch Man United in CL final on live ... and to salute them winning the trophy ...


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Kabadaja
16/11/2016 18:02
Macedonia
Manchester United
15

They are the best. Since I know for myself I'm a fan of the red devils ... Newton Hit is the the founding name of the club ... V.Nistelrooy and C.RONALDO are the players I love most and one of my bigest wishes is to watch Man United in CL final on live ... and to salute them winning the trophy ...

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sensash
16/11/2016
UA
57
points

My favorite team in APL


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sensash
16/11/2016 15:16
Ukraine
Manchester United
57

My favorite team in APL

sabanoleg
16/11/2016
UA
2018
points

My favorite players are Ryan Giggs and Eric Cantona.


sabanoleg
16/11/2016 13:40
Ukraine
Arsenal
2018

My favorite players are Ryan Giggs and Eric Cantona.

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Albanhoti
16/11/2016
XK
12
points

#GGMU


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Albanhoti
16/11/2016 11:07
Kosovo
Manchester United
12

#GGMU

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Geoscouser
16/11/2016
GE
310
points

LFC > MU


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Geoscouser
16/11/2016 10:14
Georgia
Liverpool
310

LFC > MU

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Geoscouser
16/11/2016
GE
310
points

6/6


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Geoscouser
16/11/2016 10:13
Georgia
Liverpool
310

6/6

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melsarzoyan
14/11/2016
AM
1
points

my lovely player is Paul Pogba. Manchester United have a funny players example Henrikh Mkhitaryan but I do not know why he does not play I am very angry Жозе Моуринью becouse he not playing Henrikh Mkhitaryan.


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melsarzoyan
14/11/2016 17:28
Armenia
Manchester United
1

my lovely player is Paul Pogba. Manchester United have a funny players example Henrikh Mkhitaryan but I do not know why he does not play I am very angry Жозе Моуринью becouse he not playing Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

sabanoleg
25/10/2016
UA
2018
points

A great club!!!


sabanoleg
25/10/2016 15:49
Ukraine
Arsenal
2018

A great club!!!

Belal Belley
29/09/2016
EG
6
points

love Manchester United


Belal Belley
29/09/2016 07:43
Egypt
Manchester United
6

love Manchester United

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CPR_1108
04/09/2016
BR
43
points

I really fan of Man United since 1999. I'm Brazilian and when Manchester United won Palmeiras in the FIFA world of clubs in 1999. Then I became a fan this club.
My favorite player is Wayne Rooney.
I remember of the game against Chelsea in the final Champions League. When Cristiano Ronaldo score in the penalty kick and after lose yours penalty kick this was very exciting.
I love this club and one day I have sure I'll watch one game at Old Trafford.


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CPR_1108
04/09/2016 14:11
Brazil
Manchester United
43

I really fan of Man United since 1999. I'm Brazilian and when Manchester United won Palmeiras in the FIFA world of clubs in 1999. Then I became a fan this club.
My favorite player is Wayne Rooney.
I remember of the game against Chelsea in the final Champions League. When Cristiano Ronaldo score in the penalty kick and after lose yours penalty kick this was very exciting.
I love this club and one day I have sure I'll watch one game at Old Trafford.

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Rich
04/09/2016
ES
370
points

Hi CPR_1108

Thanks for your message! Are there many Manchester Utd fans in Brazil?

Man Utd play Man City in the Manchester Derby next weekend. It should be a fantastic match!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
04/09/2016 14:20
Spain
Liverpool
370

Hi CPR_1108

Thanks for your message! Are there many Manchester Utd fans in Brazil?

Man Utd play Man City in the Manchester Derby next weekend. It should be a fantastic match!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Pavlo
12/08/2016
UA
209
points

Actually I am an Arsenal fan, but my father is a ManUnited fan.


Pavlo
12/08/2016 13:59
Ukraine
Arsenal
209

Actually I am an Arsenal fan, but my father is a ManUnited fan.

Boakyefelix53
06/08/2016
GH
7
points

I love Manchester United because we always want to win. Giggs was my favourite player, his love and passion for Manchester Utd was exceptional. Manchester Utd will win the community shield against Leicester city


Boakyefelix53
06/08/2016 15:07
Ghana
Southampton
7

I love Manchester United because we always want to win. Giggs was my favourite player, his love and passion for Manchester Utd was exceptional. Manchester Utd will win the community shield against Leicester city

mkoriev
03/08/2016
UZ
813
points

I'm Man City fan but I respect "The Red Devils" 'coz they are one of the most succesful club in UK history. Wish the club and their fans only good wishes.


mkoriev
03/08/2016 17:08
Uzbekistan
Manchester City
813

I'm Man City fan but I respect "The Red Devils" 'coz they are one of the most succesful club in UK history. Wish the club and their fans only good wishes.

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iftysifat
02/08/2016
BD
75
points

Manchester United is the biggest English club of all time. Producing young prospects every year and winning trophies is just what United does, and that is what I like. I love this club and its tradition.


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iftysifat
02/08/2016 07:34
Bangladesh
Manchester United
75

Manchester United is the biggest English club of all time. Producing young prospects every year and winning trophies is just what United does, and that is what I like. I love this club and its tradition.

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Ghigo
28/07/2016
IT
962
points

Great another flags


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Ghigo
28/07/2016 17:19
Italy
Liverpool
962

Great another flags

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Ghigo
28/07/2016
IT
962
points

i'm not a Manchester United Fan, but the history the appel of this club is amazing


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Ghigo
28/07/2016 14:41
Italy
Liverpool
962

i'm not a Manchester United Fan, but the history the appel of this club is amazing

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assemjuve
26/07/2016
PS
3696
points

I agree with you,they will finish as runner ups.


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assemjuve
26/07/2016 20:49
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3696

I agree with you,they will finish as runner ups.

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assemjuve
26/07/2016
PS
3696
points

Man United is a big team with a lot of trophies that they won,they have fans in all over the world such as Liverpool and those teams are the most popular teams from the United Kingdom.


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assemjuve
26/07/2016 20:48
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3696

Man United is a big team with a lot of trophies that they won,they have fans in all over the world such as Liverpool and those teams are the most popular teams from the United Kingdom.

Natka
24/07/2016
RU
279
points

What a nice surprise about the colour in the past - yellow and green))))


Natka
24/07/2016 19:22
Russia
Chelsea
279

What a nice surprise about the colour in the past - yellow and green))))

SAFWAN20000
23/07/2016
SA
214
points

I thing Man United will be either the champion nor the second one on the table.


SAFWAN20000
23/07/2016 22:21
Saudi Arabia
Chelsea
214

I thing Man United will be either the champion nor the second one on the table.

davilillons
23/07/2016
ES
946
points

I think as Jane. In fact, in the friendly match between Borussia Dormund, we can see that they have signed to other defiender and other midfielder, maybe Sami Khedira?. Correct me,please. It´s my first comment


davilillons
23/07/2016 17:05
Spain
Arsenal
946

I think as Jane. In fact, in the friendly match between Borussia Dormund, we can see that they have signed to other defiender and other midfielder, maybe Sami Khedira?. Correct me,please. It´s my first comment

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Rich
23/07/2016
ES
370
points

Hi Davilillons and welcome to Premier Skills English!

Thanks for your comment, I hope it's the first of many! Your English is very good and using phrases like 'in fact' show that you have a good understanding of the language. However, there are a couple of things I could help you with:

1) 'I think as Jane' is incorrect. You could say: I think the same as Jane.

2) When you say 'they have signed to other defender and other midfielder' you say this as a fact but it hasn't happened yet, so it would be better to say: 'they need to sign another defender or another midfielder'  or 'they have to sign another defender or midfielder'.

Hope that helps!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
23/07/2016 23:13
Spain
Liverpool
370

Hi Davilillons and welcome to Premier Skills English!

Thanks for your comment, I hope it's the first of many! Your English is very good and using phrases like 'in fact' show that you have a good understanding of the language. However, there are a couple of things I could help you with:

1) 'I think as Jane' is incorrect. You could say: I think the same as Jane.

2) When you say 'they have signed to other defender and other midfielder' you say this as a fact but it hasn't happened yet, so it would be better to say: 'they need to sign another defender or another midfielder'  or 'they have to sign another defender or midfielder'.

Hope that helps!

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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Rema
22/07/2016
RS
538
points

Manchester United have already bought Ibrahimovic and Mkhitaryan(rumours that Pogba will reinforce their midfield become louder) and with new pragmatist manager- Jose Mourinho, they will definitely be one of the pretenders on the title. Very difficult task is making prediction, especially after previous amazing season, let say that Manchester United will be at the third position at the end.


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Rema
22/07/2016 02:39
Serbia
West Ham United
538

Manchester United have already bought Ibrahimovic and Mkhitaryan(rumours that Pogba will reinforce their midfield become louder) and with new pragmatist manager- Jose Mourinho, they will definitely be one of the pretenders on the title. Very difficult task is making prediction, especially after previous amazing season, let say that Manchester United will be at the third position at the end.

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haydi
03/08/2016
TN
3189
points

Yeh Rema, I totally agree with you.


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haydi
03/08/2016 22:53
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

Yeh Rema, I totally agree with you.

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aragorn1986
21/07/2016
ME
3557
points

Man.Utd is favourite for the next season. We'll see if they can carry this heavy burden..


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aragorn1986
21/07/2016 21:31
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

Man.Utd is favourite for the next season. We'll see if they can carry this heavy burden..

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Top Scorers
RankNameScore
1kwesimanifest4662
2assemjuve3696
3aragorn19863557
4Liubomyr3202
5haydi3189
6elghoul2991
7Ahmed Adam Mamado2859
8Alex_from_Ukraine2706
9nikosonris2453
10Buchiy2395
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia64227
2Ukraine26692
3Serbia25766
4Albania20415
5Macedonia19058
6Bosnia and Herzegovina16217
7Spain14545
8Armenia13351
9Kosovo13096
10Bolivia12677
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United114339
2Liverpool67740
3Arsenal65036
4Chelsea64438
5Manchester City32291
6Leicester City10589
7Tottenham Hotspur6981
8Newcastle United6144
9West Ham United4470
10Watford3828

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