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

 

  • Stadium: Old Trafford
  • Stadium Capacity: 74,994
  • Location: Manchester
  • Founded: 1880 (as Newton Heath)
  • Nickname: The Red Devils
  • Manager: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
  • 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.

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 has won the Premier League’s Golden Glove 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 sixth in the Premier League last season, outside the Champions League qualifying positions and a disappointing 32 points behind their city rivals. However, after parting company with Jose Mourinho, Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer, took over and started to play a much more attacking style and their fans will be hoping to see more of that change this season.

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

Prediction 2019/20: 4th

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 again. United will need to make a strong start if they want to keep pace with the teams at the top but we see improvements at Old Trafford that will see them in the top four next May.

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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
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word chapions


utbjohraw
09/06/2015 11:40
Sweden
Arsenal
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word chapions

kharmxas
20/05/2015
UG
0
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gud one


kharmxas
20/05/2015 11:10
Uganda
Arsenal
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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
444
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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
444

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
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1miss


yan yan
10/05/2015 09:44
Myanmar
Manchester United
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1miss

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neuro11
23/04/2015
BD
0
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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
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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
444
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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
444

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

lydat0710
29/03/2015
VN
0
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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
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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
444
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
444

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
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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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kabithos
12/09/2014
CO
12
points

I like Manchester United because soon will play Radamel Falcao. He's a great player and his score is amazing. Manchester United have great players like Rooney or Di Maria, no doubt, the best team of the premier league.


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kabithos
12/09/2014 01:36
Colombia
Manchester United
12

I like Manchester United because soon will play Radamel Falcao. He's a great player and his score is amazing. Manchester United have great players like Rooney or Di Maria, no doubt, the best team of the premier league.

leethao
13/08/2014
VN
0
points

i'm a Mancherster United fan when I 18 years old. That is the first time i watched the football. I love Rio Ferdinand because he has a good defender in MU.


leethao
13/08/2014 16:32
Vietnam
Manchester United
0

i'm a Mancherster United fan when I 18 years old. That is the first time i watched the football. I love Rio Ferdinand because he has a good defender in MU.

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Rich
13/08/2014
ES
444
points

Hi leethao - You're right, Rio Ferdinand was a great defender for Manchester Utd. He's moved to QPR this summer. What do you think about that? Will you support QPR? Who will be the most important defenders for MU now that Ferdinand and Vidic have left the club?
Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
13/08/2014 18:28
Spain
Liverpool
444

Hi leethao - You're right, Rio Ferdinand was a great defender for Manchester Utd. He's moved to QPR this summer. What do you think about that? Will you support QPR? Who will be the most important defenders for MU now that Ferdinand and Vidic have left the club?
Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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hernandez
08/08/2014
ID
0
points

Manchester United is the fantastic football club in the world. They have got several great player like Wayne Rooney, R. van Persie, and Juan Matta. The new Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal has many experience. He won some title league in differend country. Louis van Gaal is my favorit manager after sir alex. I think, van Gaal has anything which is need as the succesful manager in manchester united.


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hernandez
08/08/2014 08:10
Indonesia
Manchester United
0

Manchester United is the fantastic football club in the world. They have got several great player like Wayne Rooney, R. van Persie, and Juan Matta. The new Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal has many experience. He won some title league in differend country. Louis van Gaal is my favorit manager after sir alex. I think, van Gaal has anything which is need as the succesful manager in manchester united.

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SajidaXI
03/07/2014
PK
0
points

Nice Information


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SajidaXI
03/07/2014 18:26
Pakistan
Manchester United
0

Nice Information

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king Nickesh
10/06/2014
NP
0
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 .


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king Nickesh
10/06/2014 11:17
Nepal
Manchester United
0

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 .

subibalobo
09/06/2014
BR
0
points

Manchester United is a team that has a incredible history of victories,I had the opportunit to watch a game on the Old Trafford and it was simply amazing,the Atmosphere is totaly unique.


subibalobo
09/06/2014 23:53
Brazil
Manchester United
0

Manchester United is a team that has a incredible history of victories,I had the opportunit to watch a game on the Old Trafford and it was simply amazing,the Atmosphere is totaly unique.

anita_nh
10/06/2014
ID
0
points

That's fantastic Subibalobo. Old Trafford really is an amazing stadium. Who were Manchester United playing when you went to see them?


anita_nh
10/06/2014 07:37
Indonesia
Manchester City
0

That's fantastic Subibalobo. Old Trafford really is an amazing stadium. Who were Manchester United playing when you went to see them?

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