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Manchester United

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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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Abdallah
19/12/2015
KW
1813
points

Is it real man utd fans want Jose !!!! You deserve him and he deserves to be in a classy and big team like this . However I'm fed up of his boring defensive style ,but I think if he gets the players he wants , he'll change his tactics . Like what he did in his first term in Chelsea when he led the table from the first day .


Abdallah
19/12/2015 19:47
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

Is it real man utd fans want Jose !!!! You deserve him and he deserves to be in a classy and big team like this . However I'm fed up of his boring defensive style ,but I think if he gets the players he wants , he'll change his tactics . Like what he did in his first term in Chelsea when he led the table from the first day .

Yangchenyangchen
18/12/2015
BT
1
points

I am big fan of Wayne Rooney & besides I like every moments of the game that they presents to the audience. I would always expect Man.United to win when they are having matches against any club.


Yangchenyangchen
18/12/2015 16:25
Bhutan
Manchester United
1

I am big fan of Wayne Rooney & besides I like every moments of the game that they presents to the audience. I would always expect Man.United to win when they are having matches against any club.

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Rich
21/12/2015
ES
370
points

Welcome to Premier Skills English Yangchenyangchen! Where do you think Manchester Utd will finish this season?

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
21/12/2015 15:34
Spain
Liverpool
370

Welcome to Premier Skills English Yangchenyangchen! Where do you think Manchester Utd will finish this season?

Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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aragorn1986
07/12/2015
ME
3557
points

Glory, glory Man.United..What a team it was for decades. While, we could have expected that it won't be the same when Ferguson left club. But, I expect them to fight for the title again. Even now red devils are dangerous though Old Traford is not unconquerable fortress anymore.


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aragorn1986
07/12/2015 19:21
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

Glory, glory Man.United..What a team it was for decades. While, we could have expected that it won't be the same when Ferguson left club. But, I expect them to fight for the title again. Even now red devils are dangerous though Old Traford is not unconquerable fortress anymore.

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Aung Win Htut
02/12/2015
MM
7
points

I support Manchester United from my childhood. In that time we have broadcast issues and we have to go to tea-shops to sere the matches. Once Red always Red !


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Aung Win Htut
02/12/2015 08:39
Myanmar
Manchester United
7

I support Manchester United from my childhood. In that time we have broadcast issues and we have to go to tea-shops to sere the matches. Once Red always Red !

Vicarmar
30/11/2015
VN
72
points

My love with Man United is probably come from their attacking strategy, my favourite Man United players are Michael Carrick and Marcos Rojo, I haven't had a chance to be at Old Trafford but I always watch United matches on TV


Vicarmar
30/11/2015 03:20
Vietnam
Manchester United
72

My love with Man United is probably come from their attacking strategy, my favourite Man United players are Michael Carrick and Marcos Rojo, I haven't had a chance to be at Old Trafford but I always watch United matches on TV

AleksandarR
29/11/2015
ME
518
points

20 times 20 times :D


AleksandarR
29/11/2015 13:41
Montenegro
Manchester United
518

20 times 20 times :D

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Nita
29/11/2015
XK
35
points

Man utd is the best club in the history of Epl.Old trafford is the best stadium with the most old history in england. If i ever have the opportunity to go in old trafford it would means the world.


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Nita
29/11/2015 00:20
Kosovo
Manchester United
35

Man utd is the best club in the history of Epl.Old trafford is the best stadium with the most old history in england. If i ever have the opportunity to go in old trafford it would means the world.

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Antonio2626
28/11/2015
AL
6
points

good one..


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Antonio2626
28/11/2015 16:05
Albania
Manchester United
6

good one..

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Mirka Miladinović
28/11/2015
ME
82
points

I like Waynne Ronney, and I love Manchester United because CR7.


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Mirka Miladinović
28/11/2015 15:36
Montenegro
Manchester United
82

I like Waynne Ronney, and I love Manchester United because CR7.

AleksandarR
27/11/2015
ME
518
points

GGMU!!! Forever United


AleksandarR
27/11/2015 21:04
Montenegro
Manchester United
518

GGMU!!! Forever United

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edmir ulaj
27/11/2015
AL
12
points

manchester united is the most complete team in th wordl


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edmir ulaj
27/11/2015 08:50
Albania
Manchester United
12

manchester united is the most complete team in th wordl

nikosonris
27/11/2015
UA
2453
points

Edmir, if you don't mind me asking: What do you mean by saying "the most complete"?)


nikosonris
27/11/2015 11:24
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

Edmir, if you don't mind me asking: What do you mean by saying "the most complete"?)

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MUGEMANYI
20/11/2015
RW
2320
points

Selling Di Maria is a wrong decision to me.


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MUGEMANYI
20/11/2015 06:17
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

Selling Di Maria is a wrong decision to me.

nikosonris
23/11/2015
UA
2453
points

And buying Ronaldo back would be a good decision, 'cause they are lacking a stable goal-scoring man in their team.


nikosonris
23/11/2015 09:57
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

And buying Ronaldo back would be a good decision, 'cause they are lacking a stable goal-scoring man in their team.

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MUGEMANYI
20/11/2015
RW
2320
points

Selling Do Maria is a wrong decision to me


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MUGEMANYI
20/11/2015 06:16
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

Selling Do Maria is a wrong decision to me

nikosonris
13/11/2015
UA
2453
points

What I liked about Man Utd. is their coach/manager - Six Alex Ferguson, a very influential person.


nikosonris
13/11/2015 13:09
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

What I liked about Man Utd. is their coach/manager - Six Alex Ferguson, a very influential person.

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Student8502
05/11/2015
UZ
8
points

I did not have a possibility to watch a match psrticipating MU. But usually I watch almost all games of the club.


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Student8502
05/11/2015 10:28
Uzbekistan
Manchester United
8

I did not have a possibility to watch a match psrticipating MU. But usually I watch almost all games of the club.

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Rich
05/11/2015
ES
370
points

Welcome to Premier Skills English Student8502! I hope you get the chance to watch Man Utd in the future! Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
05/11/2015 10:48
Spain
Liverpool
370

Welcome to Premier Skills English Student8502! I hope you get the chance to watch Man Utd in the future! Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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Student8502
05/11/2015
UZ
8
points

Because MU has fantastic players and it's playing structure is one of the bests in the world.


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Student8502
05/11/2015 10:25
Uzbekistan
Manchester United
8

Because MU has fantastic players and it's playing structure is one of the bests in the world.

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aragorn1986
24/10/2015
ME
3557
points

I clearly remember the day when Man.Utd won Champions League against Bayern Munich. Teddy and Ole Gunar turned out to be the right players to get in the match from the bench. OMG, when only I remember that match. Me and my bother couldn't believe what we were watching. For the first time in the history of football german players fell asleep few minutes too early.


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aragorn1986
24/10/2015 21:35
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

I clearly remember the day when Man.Utd won Champions League against Bayern Munich. Teddy and Ole Gunar turned out to be the right players to get in the match from the bench. OMG, when only I remember that match. Me and my bother couldn't believe what we were watching. For the first time in the history of football german players fell asleep few minutes too early.

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almirpereira
20/10/2015
BR
1315
points

First, It is an English team and the best in your comportament


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almirpereira
20/10/2015 02:33
Brazil
Chelsea
1315

First, It is an English team and the best in your comportament

lenny
02/10/2015
ID
67
points

what is there not to love about manchester united? they have the best stadium, the best team, the best manager, the best of everything! my favorite players are David Beckham, Ryan Gigs & Wayne Rooney


lenny
02/10/2015 17:30
Indonesia
Manchester United
67

what is there not to love about manchester united? they have the best stadium, the best team, the best manager, the best of everything! my favorite players are David Beckham, Ryan Gigs & Wayne Rooney

hieuse
30/09/2015
VN
13
points

I love MU


hieuse
30/09/2015 11:43
Vietnam
Manchester United
13

I love MU

Bizzle
29/09/2015
DK
25
points

:)


Bizzle
29/09/2015 11:11
Denmark
Manchester United
25

:)

Abdallah
23/09/2015
KW
1813
points

I hate them because they were always winning by last minute with Alex


Abdallah
23/09/2015 21:29
Kuwait
Chelsea
1813

I hate them because they were always winning by last minute with Alex

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ANUJIT
02/09/2015
TH
744
points

When I was young, I watched the match that Manchester United won over the competitor and I found that they were awesome. I like the style they play, it looks exciting. That's why Manchester United is my favorite team.


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ANUJIT
02/09/2015 14:36
Thailand
Manchester United
744

When I was young, I watched the match that Manchester United won over the competitor and I found that they were awesome. I like the style they play, it looks exciting. That's why Manchester United is my favorite team.

Nan
25/07/2015
ES
4
points

What a ugly colours used United in the past !


Nan
25/07/2015 13:14
Spain
Crystal Palace
4

What a ugly colours used United in the past !

Tititon
23/07/2015
VN
0
points

i love MU not for any reason


Tititon
23/07/2015 13:35
Vietnam
Manchester United
0

i love MU not for any reason

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julia11
13/07/2015
VN
0
points

I just totally fall in love with Manchester United cause it just like Super Star's United! David Beckham, Ronaldo,....


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julia11
13/07/2015 09:34
Vietnam
Manchester United
0

I just totally fall in love with Manchester United cause it just like Super Star's United! David Beckham, Ronaldo,....

ivan d opit
04/07/2015
ID
0
points

i am manchester united fan when i was 12-15 years old. But today there no one club is my favorite club in premier league


ivan d opit
04/07/2015 04:16
Indonesia
Manchester United
0

i am manchester united fan when i was 12-15 years old. But today there no one club is my favorite club in premier league

nminhkien
29/06/2015
VN
456
points

Manners is temporary, etate is forever.


nminhkien
29/06/2015 15:59
Vietnam
Manchester United
456

Manners is temporary, etate is forever.

acejvevermindfc
27/06/2015
VN
0
points

I have seen football since 2002 and Manchester United is a fantastic club. I became a fan of club. The club is the biggest history in England with 20 league titiles. In 1999s, with a treble, i saw videos clip on youtube and ... Amazing . Wayne Rooney is my love and he is a caption of England team.


acejvevermindfc
27/06/2015 13:42
Vietnam
Manchester United
0

I have seen football since 2002 and Manchester United is a fantastic club. I became a fan of club. The club is the biggest history in England with 20 league titiles. In 1999s, with a treble, i saw videos clip on youtube and ... Amazing . Wayne Rooney is my love and he is a caption of England team.

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admin
27/06/2015
GB
334
points

It's always great to hear from a passionate fan. Are you looking forward to the new season?


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admin
27/06/2015 15:26
United Kingdom
Arsenal
334

It's always great to hear from a passionate fan. Are you looking forward to the new season?

Rimon 17
12/06/2015
SY
0
points

Manchester United is a great team with magnifcent history . And it has lots of fans all over the world really it is an amazing team .


Rimon 17
12/06/2015 09:50
Syria
Manchester United
0

Manchester United is a great team with magnifcent history . And it has lots of fans all over the world really it is an amazing team .

utbjohraw
09/06/2015
SE
0
points

word chapions


utbjohraw
09/06/2015 11:40
Sweden
Arsenal
0

word chapions

kharmxas
20/05/2015
UG
0
points

gud one


kharmxas
20/05/2015 11:10
Uganda
Arsenal
0

gud one

dalvikiron
15/05/2015
RU
0
points

Where video ?


dalvikiron
15/05/2015 16:27
Russia
Manchester United
0

Where video ?

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Rich
18/05/2015
ES
370
points

Thanks for noticing this dalvikron. We are having a few technical problems at the moment. If you delete https:// in the URL in your web browser you will have no problem watching the video. Thanks again. Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
18/05/2015 11:06
Spain
Liverpool
370

Thanks for noticing this dalvikron. We are having a few technical problems at the moment. If you delete https:// in the URL in your web browser you will have no problem watching the video. Thanks again. Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

yan yan
10/05/2015
MM
0
points

1miss


yan yan
10/05/2015 09:44
Myanmar
Manchester United
0

1miss

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neuro11
23/04/2015
BD
0
points

no, i am not


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neuro11
23/04/2015 13:24
Bangladesh
Arsenal
0

no, i am not

Aseke
09/04/2015
KZ
0
points

I watched tha match against Arsenal with score 8-2. my favourite player is Wayne Rooney!!!


Aseke
09/04/2015 17:30
Kazakhstan
Manchester United
0

I watched tha match against Arsenal with score 8-2. my favourite player is Wayne Rooney!!!

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Rich
09/04/2015
ES
370
points

8-2 doesn't happen very often! Are you going to watch the Manchester derby on Sunday? Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
09/04/2015 19:52
Spain
Liverpool
370

8-2 doesn't happen very often! Are you going to watch the Manchester derby on Sunday? Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Aseke
09/04/2015
KZ
0
points

I did it at once!!! Without reading))))


Aseke
09/04/2015 17:28
Kazakhstan
Manchester United
0

I did it at once!!! Without reading))))

lydat0710
29/03/2015
VN
0
points

Well, In Manchester United i love Wayne Rooney and Pauls Scholes who is retired. I love Rooney because he always plays the match with the best enthusiasm, he can do everything to make his team win, he can plays like a midifier even a defence to help MU. He is a great captain for MU. He always score the important goals for the team such as the goals in MC, Arsenal match. He is very great. And about Scholes, i really want to see him play for MU again. Every match i always wish that his name is signed. I love his scores, it always is scored from the places that is so far from the net. Love MU <3


lydat0710
29/03/2015 12:22
Vietnam
Manchester United
0

Well, In Manchester United i love Wayne Rooney and Pauls Scholes who is retired. I love Rooney because he always plays the match with the best enthusiasm, he can do everything to make his team win, he can plays like a midifier even a defence to help MU. He is a great captain for MU. He always score the important goals for the team such as the goals in MC, Arsenal match. He is very great. And about Scholes, i really want to see him play for MU again. Every match i always wish that his name is signed. I love his scores, it always is scored from the places that is so far from the net. Love MU <3

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Rich
29/03/2015
ES
370
points

Hi lydat0710, Thanks for your comment. Rooney is and Scholes was a great player. Do you think Rooney will become Utd's all time greatest goalscorer? He only needs another 20 goals to take over from Bobby Charlton! Rich - THe Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
29/03/2015 18:59
Spain
Liverpool
370

Hi lydat0710, Thanks for your comment. Rooney is and Scholes was a great player. Do you think Rooney will become Utd's all time greatest goalscorer? He only needs another 20 goals to take over from Bobby Charlton! Rich - THe Premier Skills English Team

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Gracey
12/03/2015
PH
0
points

I'm not a fan of football nor any player. I'm primarily interested with the lesson plan contest but as i read information about my chosen club i'm starting to like it. When i chose Manchester Utd its only a guess it so happened i think i clicked on the best.


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Gracey
12/03/2015 00:59
Philippines
Manchester United
0

I'm not a fan of football nor any player. I'm primarily interested with the lesson plan contest but as i read information about my chosen club i'm starting to like it. When i chose Manchester Utd its only a guess it so happened i think i clicked on the best.

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Gracey
12/03/2015
PH
0
points

Nice...i'm getting devilish!


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Gracey
12/03/2015 00:54
Philippines
Manchester United
0

Nice...i'm getting devilish!

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Gracey
12/03/2015
PH
0
points

yeah...i'm fighting for my claim that i am an avid fan of red devils!


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Gracey
12/03/2015 00:52
Philippines
Manchester United
0

yeah...i'm fighting for my claim that i am an avid fan of red devils!

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Benedict
24/02/2015
GH
0
points

Sure, 2013/2014 it was Rooney


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Benedict
24/02/2015 17:29
Ghana
Manchester United
0

Sure, 2013/2014 it was Rooney

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2Ukraine27189
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4Arsenal65572
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