Manchester United

 

Originally formed in Somerset in 1887, Manchester United moved to Salford as there was Gold Trafford in them there hills.

Famous Players : - 

Famous Fans : -  Mick Hucknall (Singer - Simply Red); David Gedge (Musician - The Wedding Present, Cinerama); Roger Taylor (Drummer - Queen); Zoe Ball (Former children's TV presenter); James Nesbitt (actor - Jekyll [BBC]; Cold Feet [ITV]); Mani (bassist - Stone Roses); Eamonn Holmes (Breakfast TV presenter [GMTV; Sky]); Gary Rhodes (cook);

Club Records

Formed 1878 (as Newton Heath)
1902 as Manchester United
Turned Professional 1885
Became a Limited Company 1907
Previous names 1880-1892 = Newton Heath LYR
Previous grounds North Road/Monsall Road   1880-93
Bank Street   1893-1910
(Played at Maine Road  1941-49)
Nickname "The RED DEVILS" or "UNITED"
Club Colours HOME : Shirts - Red with white trim
Shorts - Black  
Socks - Black with white turnover

AWAY : Shirts - Black 
Shorts - Black  
Socks - Black with white backs

Record Premier League Win 9-0  v   Ipswich Town
Home        4.3.1995
Record Premier League Defeat 1-6  v  Manchester City
Home      23.10.2011
Record Football League Win 10-1  v  Wolverhampton Wanderers
Div. 2       15.10.1892
Record Football League Defeat 0-7  v Blackburn Rovers
Div.1        10.4.1926
0-7  v Aston Villa
Div.1        27.12.1930
0-7  v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Div.2        26.12.1930
Record Cup Win 10-0  RSC Anderlecht
EC  PreRL2      29.9.1956
Record Fee Paid 57.9 million to Real Madrid for Angel DI MARIA (26th August 2014)
Record Fee Received 80 million from Real Madrid (Spain) for Cristiano RONALDO (July 2009)
Record Football League Appearances 606 -  Bobby CHARLTON (1956-73)
Record Premier League Appearances 252 -  Peter SCHMEICHEL (1992-99)
Record Premier League goalscorer 64 -  Eric CANTONA  (1992-97)
Record goalscorer in a Premier League season 18 -  Eric CANTONA (1993-94)
18 -  Ole Gunnar SOLSKJAER (1996-97)
18 -   Dwight YORKE (1998-99)
Record goalscorer in a season 32   Dennis VIOLLET  (1959-60)
Record all-time goalscorer  199   Bobby CHARLTON  (1956-73)
Record Home Attendance (all-time) 70,504 v Aston Villa
Div. 1        27.12.1920
Record Premier League Attendance 67,691  v  Southampton  3.11.2002
Record total of goals in a Premier League season 80 -  1993-94,  42 games
80 -  1998-99,  38 games
Record Total goals in  a season 103   1956-57 and 1958-59  Division 1
Record Premier League points total 92  -  1993-94,  42 games
Most capped Player while at club Bobby CHARLTON  106  (England)

 

Stadium details

Address :  Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, 
Manchester M16 0RA

Telephone :   0161 868 8000
   0161 868 8020  (Box Office)
 0891 121161  (Information)
Fax :  0161 876 5502 

Capacity :  67,000
Pitch size :   116 yards  x  76 yards
Official website : www.manutd.com
Unofficial website :  www.rednews.co.uk

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