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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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Rich's picture
Rich
04/09/2016
ES
374
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
374

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
3705
points

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


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assemjuve
26/07/2016 20:49
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

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

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assemjuve
26/07/2016
PS
3705
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
3705

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
374
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
374

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.

haydi's picture
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..

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
21/07/2016
GH
4725
points

I somewhat agree with Rich
United definitely finishing on the high but at the top
Winning the league is what I predict for united this season


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kwesimanifest
21/07/2016 16:15
Ghana
Manchester United
4725

I somewhat agree with Rich
United definitely finishing on the high but at the top
Winning the league is what I predict for united this season

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kwesimanifest
21/07/2016
GH
4725
points

I see united winning the league this 2016/17 season


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kwesimanifest
21/07/2016 15:29
Ghana
Manchester United
4725

I see united winning the league this 2016/17 season

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
21/07/2016
GH
4725
points

A few good things for united this season Mourinho, Zlatan, Bailey and henrikie
together with the other great players available at united I know the season will be exciting.


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kwesimanifest
21/07/2016 15:28
Ghana
Manchester United
4725

A few good things for united this season Mourinho, Zlatan, Bailey and henrikie
together with the other great players available at united I know the season will be exciting.

Rema's picture
Rema
22/07/2016
RS
538
points

@kwesimanifest- From whom you expect the most of this newcomers ?


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Rema
22/07/2016 20:09
Serbia
West Ham United
538

@kwesimanifest- From whom you expect the most of this newcomers ?

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Alex_from_Ukraine
21/07/2016
UA
2926
points

I wish Jose Mourinho to achieve a success with the team.


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Alex_from_Ukraine
21/07/2016 12:47
Ukraine
Liverpool
2926

I wish Jose Mourinho to achieve a success with the team.

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elghoul
21/07/2016
DZ
3102
points

Jane Lost is right when talking about Man spending during year 2015/2016. If I am not wrong it was worth more than 150 Millions pounds. The results for this year were not at the level. But there is a good point in making debut for youngs from its own formation center like Rasheford and some youngsters from outside like Martial. Its a good thing to make these efforts when losing in recruiting a substitute to the most ancient manager of the League. After two attempts do Morinho will succeed. I hope it will although I am not a Man fan.


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elghoul
21/07/2016 11:56
Algeria
Manchester City
3102

Jane Lost is right when talking about Man spending during year 2015/2016. If I am not wrong it was worth more than 150 Millions pounds. The results for this year were not at the level. But there is a good point in making debut for youngs from its own formation center like Rasheford and some youngsters from outside like Martial. Its a good thing to make these efforts when losing in recruiting a substitute to the most ancient manager of the League. After two attempts do Morinho will succeed. I hope it will although I am not a Man fan.

haydi's picture
haydi
03/08/2016
TN
3189
points

150 Millions pounds!!! That's a fortune, but it's a logic number in football world, especially for big teams.


haydi's picture
haydi
03/08/2016 22:49
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

150 Millions pounds!!! That's a fortune, but it's a logic number in football world, especially for big teams.

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Mostafa Ellafy
20/07/2016
EG
42
points

zlatan


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Mostafa Ellafy
20/07/2016 18:58
Egypt
Arsenal
42

zlatan

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Mostafa Ellafy
20/07/2016
EG
42
points

Manchester United this season will be stronger than last season


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Mostafa Ellafy
20/07/2016 18:44
Egypt
Arsenal
42

Manchester United this season will be stronger than last season

Mostafa Ellafy's picture
Mostafa Ellafy
20/07/2016
EG
42
points

it is fantastic team


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Mostafa Ellafy
20/07/2016 18:09
Egypt
Arsenal
42

it is fantastic team

Jane Lost
13/07/2016
RU
90
points

I'd love to say something about my Man U expectations for new season,but it's pretty hard to predict,considering what's been this year.Well,with such a new manager and players they should be at least winners of season 2016/17,but as I said,it's hard to predict accurately,so anything's possible.I just hope Man U will do better next season :)


Jane Lost
13/07/2016 19:00
Russia
Arsenal
90

I'd love to say something about my Man U expectations for new season,but it's pretty hard to predict,considering what's been this year.Well,with such a new manager and players they should be at least winners of season 2016/17,but as I said,it's hard to predict accurately,so anything's possible.I just hope Man U will do better next season :)

haydi's picture
haydi
03/08/2016
TN
3189
points

I agree with you Jane for the difficulty of prediction, especially with the great win of Leicester City last season.
They may win the first place as you predict or the second as Rich predict, or the third as I do. My prediction is purely based on hazard.


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haydi
03/08/2016 22:45
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

I agree with you Jane for the difficulty of prediction, especially with the great win of Leicester City last season.
They may win the first place as you predict or the second as Rich predict, or the third as I do. My prediction is purely based on hazard.

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Alex_from_Ukraine
21/07/2016
UA
2926
points

Hi Jane, why such a sad nick ? :-)


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Alex_from_Ukraine
21/07/2016 16:20
Ukraine
Liverpool
2926

Hi Jane, why such a sad nick ? :-)

Jane Lost
13/07/2016
RU
90
points

No doubt,Man Utd is th greatest club in football at all,but how they spent their money for transfers and how they're doing now isn't really exciting.Such high predictions for last season(and nlt only that one) and as a result- a place in Europe League and only 5th position in the PL.Very dissapointing.


Jane Lost
13/07/2016 18:55
Russia
Arsenal
90

No doubt,Man Utd is th greatest club in football at all,but how they spent their money for transfers and how they're doing now isn't really exciting.Such high predictions for last season(and nlt only that one) and as a result- a place in Europe League and only 5th position in the PL.Very dissapointing.

haydi's picture
haydi
03/08/2016
TN
3189
points

If they have much money, they can spend a lot!


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haydi
03/08/2016 22:47
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

If they have much money, they can spend a lot!

joto
15/06/2016
AT
271
points

i just love being a Manchester United fan. i get melancholy with every looses and exhilarate with every wins. My life is so much connected with this club and it feels great.
My favourite Man Utd player,,,,, ummmmm ,,,, this is a hard one because there are so many players that are my favourite but to name it one i will say Ryan Giggs .


joto
15/06/2016 09:52
Austria
Stoke City
271

i just love being a Manchester United fan. i get melancholy with every looses and exhilarate with every wins. My life is so much connected with this club and it feels great.
My favourite Man Utd player,,,,, ummmmm ,,,, this is a hard one because there are so many players that are my favourite but to name it one i will say Ryan Giggs .

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kwesimanifest
05/06/2016
GH
4725
points

My favourite player for Manchester United is Wayne Rooney. He is awesome to watch on the field of play


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kwesimanifest
05/06/2016 18:37
Ghana
Manchester United
4725

My favourite player for Manchester United is Wayne Rooney. He is awesome to watch on the field of play

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kwesimanifest
05/06/2016
GH
4725
points

I am a Manchester United fan and want to write something about Manchester United


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kwesimanifest
05/06/2016 18:33
Ghana
Manchester United
4725

I am a Manchester United fan and want to write something about Manchester United

red devils
24/05/2016
VN
19
points

I should have known this website earlier


red devils
24/05/2016 06:10
Vietnam
Manchester United
19

I should have known this website earlier

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haydi
03/08/2016
TN
3189
points

Welcome 'red devils', no problem, you can do it, you need to focus and offer some time. Me too, I said the same when I discoverd this website, several months ago. I'm not a football fan but I like the concept, courses and teachers, so if you're a football fan, it will be perfect.


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haydi
03/08/2016 22:37
Tunisia
Newcastle United
3189

Welcome 'red devils', no problem, you can do it, you need to focus and offer some time. Me too, I said the same when I discoverd this website, several months ago. I'm not a football fan but I like the concept, courses and teachers, so if you're a football fan, it will be perfect.

noble andoh
08/04/2016
GH
18
points

Manchester United is a team that has a incredible history of victories,and wish to watch their match at Old Trafford


noble andoh
08/04/2016 13:48
Ghana
Manchester United
18

Manchester United is a team that has a incredible history of victories,and wish to watch their match at Old Trafford

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assemjuve
08/04/2016
PS
3705
points

I watched the match between Liverpool and Man United when Liverpool won Them 2-0 in the Europe League this season.


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assemjuve
08/04/2016 03:46
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

I watched the match between Liverpool and Man United when Liverpool won Them 2-0 in the Europe League this season.

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assemjuve
08/04/2016
PS
3705
points

In the history of the team i think that Sir Bobby Charlton is the best player in the history of the team, and now i think it is Rooney.


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assemjuve
08/04/2016 03:44
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

In the history of the team i think that Sir Bobby Charlton is the best player in the history of the team, and now i think it is Rooney.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
08/04/2016
PS
3705
points

I do not love Man United,but i can not say that they are weak, they are the most historic team in England sharing that with Liverpool.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
08/04/2016 03:42
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

I do not love Man United,but i can not say that they are weak, they are the most historic team in England sharing that with Liverpool.

Ibeohim9617
24/03/2016
UZ
52
points

Good luck for Manchester United whereas present conditions.


Ibeohim9617
24/03/2016 06:48
Uzbekistan
Manchester United
52

Good luck for Manchester United whereas present conditions.

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HakanUslu1881
10/03/2016
TR
1761
points

I am not a fan of Man Utd but I admire Alex Ferguson.


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HakanUslu1881
10/03/2016 14:27
Turkey
Leicester City
1761

I am not a fan of Man Utd but I admire Alex Ferguson.

nikosonris
24/03/2016
UA
2453
points

There is a nice football expression named after Sir Alex Ferguson - Fergie time. Any ideas what it means?)


nikosonris
24/03/2016 08:28
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

There is a nice football expression named after Sir Alex Ferguson - Fergie time. Any ideas what it means?)

joto
09/03/2016
AT
271
points

Manchester United is a team that has a incredible history of victories


joto
09/03/2016 18:38
Austria
Stoke City
271

Manchester United is a team that has a incredible history of victories

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HakanUslu1881
05/03/2016
TR
1761
points

They are oen of the biggest club in the world.


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HakanUslu1881
05/03/2016 03:04
Turkey
Leicester City
1761

They are oen of the biggest club in the world.

nikosonris
18/02/2016
UA
2453
points

Another blow for the Red Devils - Rooney's injured (knee ligament) and out for two months(( Get back soon Wayne!


nikosonris
18/02/2016 09:29
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

Another blow for the Red Devils - Rooney's injured (knee ligament) and out for two months(( Get back soon Wayne!

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Nilufer2002
16/02/2016
AZ
42
points

Good! I like Manchester United!


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Nilufer2002
16/02/2016 11:35
Azerbaijan
Chelsea
42

Good! I like Manchester United!

nikosonris
16/02/2016
UA
2453
points

No chances for Louis Van Gaal to stay in the club after this season, unless they win it)


nikosonris
16/02/2016 08:16
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

No chances for Louis Van Gaal to stay in the club after this season, unless they win it)

Ronaldo5
13/02/2016
AZ
12
points

this is awesome


Ronaldo5
13/02/2016 05:25
Azerbaijan
Manchester United
12

this is awesome

nikosonris
03/02/2016
UA
2453
points

Finally, Man Utd have reignited their attacking style of playing (against Stoke).


nikosonris
03/02/2016 09:30
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

Finally, Man Utd have reignited their attacking style of playing (against Stoke).

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2assemjuve3705
3aragorn19863557
4Liubomyr3427
5haydi3189
6elghoul3102
7Alex_from_Ukraine2926
8Ahmed Adam Mamado2868
9Buchiy2472
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6Spain18192
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8Armenia13492
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2Liverpool72359
3Chelsea69379
4Arsenal66268
5Manchester City34123
6Leicester City10781
7Tottenham Hotspur7723
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