FOOTBALL CLUBTHE CLUB WHERE REAL HEROES ARE PLAYED 1
FULL NAME : MANCHESTER UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB NICK NAME : THE RED DEVILES FORMER NAME : NEWTON HEALTH LYR F.C. FOUNDED : 1878 LOCATION : MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM HOME GROUND : OLD TRAFFORD GROUND CAPACITY : 75,811 2
• FOUNDER : LANKSHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY PRESENT OWNER : GLAZER FAMILY CO-CHAIRMAN : JOEL & AVRAM GLAZER MANAGER : SIR ALEX FERGUSON LEAGUE : ENGLISH PREMIRE LEAGUE 3
MANCHESTER UNITED is an English professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, that plays in the English Premiere League. This club was former known as Newton Heath LYR Football Club. But in 1902 it changed it’s name and became MANCHESTER UNITED. Old Trafford became it’s home ground in 1910. 4
Sharp Electronics was the club’s first shirt sponsor. After that Vodafone became it’s shirt sponsor. In 2010 the club made a deal with AIG and made it club’s shirt sponsor. But after 2010 AON became it’s principal shirt sponsor with a deal of £80 million and this is the biggest deal in the history of club football. The club’s first kit sponsor was Umbro . After that Admiral Sportswear & Adidas was it’s kit sponsor. But in 2002 Nike made a deal of £302.9 million and became the club’s principal kit sponsor. 5
Manchester Uniteds first trophy was the Manchester Cup, in 1886. In 1908, the club won its first league title, and won the FA Cup for the first time the following year. Manchester United won the most trophies in the 1990s; five league titles, four FA Cups, one League Cup, five Charity Shields , one UEFA Champions League, one UEFA Cup Winners Cup, one UEFA Super Cup and one Intercontinental Cup. 6
The club currently holds the record for most top- division titles (19), the most FA Cups (11), and the most FA Cup Final appearances (18). Manchester United holds the record for the most Premier League titles (12), and was the first English team to win the European Cup in 1968. The clubs most recent trophy came in August 2011 with the 2011 FA Community Shield title. 7
Today the club is the biggest English Football Club. The net resource of the club is the largest one among the all sporting clubs. According to the numbers of the fans the club is in the 3rd position. But the club lost it’s all players in 1957 during a plan crash in Munich. But the club was rebuilted . And now-a-days the club become a global brand all across the world. 8
PRITOM BOROGORIA ID NO: 11.02.04.091AHSANULLAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 9
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