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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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kabithos's picture
kabithos
12/09/2014
CO
12
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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
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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
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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
370
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
370

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
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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
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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
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Nice Information


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SajidaXI
03/07/2014 18:26
Pakistan
Manchester United
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Nice Information

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king Nickesh
10/06/2014
NP
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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
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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
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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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