MANCHESTER UNITED   

("The Red Devils")  

Year formed1878
Turned professional1885
Limited company1907
Previous namesNewton Heath L&YR FC: 1878 - 1892

Newton Heath FC: 1892 - 1902

Manchester United FC: 1902 - .

Ground

Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Greater Manchester

M16 0RA

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements116 x 76 yards (106 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity74,994
Club Record attendance at present ground

76,098 v Blackburn Rovers, FA Premiership, 31st March 2007

(won 4-1)

Ground Record attendance

76,962 for Wolverhampton Wanderers v Grimsby Town, FA Cup Semi-final, 25th March 1939

League career

Football Alliance: 1889 - 1892

Division One: 1892 - 1894

Division Two: 1894 - 1906

Division One: 1906 - 1922

Division Two: 1922 - 1925

Division One: 1925 - 1931

Division Two: 1931 - 1936

Division One: 1936 - 1937

Division Two: 1937 - 1938

Division One: 1938 - 1974

Division Two: 1974 - 1975

Division One/Premiership: 1975 - .

First Football League game3rd September 1892 v Blackburn Rovers, Division One, lost 3-4
  
Honours 
EuropeanFIFA World Club Champions: 2008-09

European Cup/Champions League winners: 1967-68, 1998-99, 2007-08.

European Champions League runners-up: 2008-09, 2010-11

UEFA Europa League winners: 2016-17

European Cup-Winners' Cup winners: 1990-91.

European Super Cup winners: 1991-92.

European Super Cup runners-up: 1999-2000, 2008-09

Intercontinental Club Cup winners: 1999-2000.

Intercontinental Club Cup runners-up: 1968-69

Domestic - League

Division One/Premiership champions: 1907-08, 1910-11, 1951-52,

1955-56, 1956-57, 1964-65, 1966-67, 1992-93, 1993-94,1995-96, 1996-97,

1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08,

2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13

Division One/Premiership runners-up: 1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49,

1950-51, 1958-59, 1963-64, 1967-68, 1979-80, 1987-88, 1991-92,

1994-95, 1997-98, 2005-06, 2009-10, 2011-12

Division Two champions: 1935-36, 1974-75

Division Two runners-up: 1896-97, 1905-06, 1924-25, 1937-38

Football Alliance runners-up: 1891-92

Second World War League Championship champions: 1941-42

Second World War North Division runners-up: 1943-44

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup winners: 1908-09, 1947-48, 1962-63, 1976-77, 1982-83, 1984-85,

1989-90, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1998-99, 2003-04.

FA Cup runners-up: 1956-57, 1957-58, 1975-76, 1978-79,

1994-95, 2004-05, 2006-07, 2017-18

Rumbelows/Carling/League Cup winners: 1991-92, 2005-06, 2008-09,

2009-10

Milk/Rumbelows/Coca-Cola Cup/Worthington runners-up: 1982-83, 

1990-91, 1993-94, 2002-03

Charity/Community Shield winners: 1907-08, 1910-11, 1952-53, 1956-57,

1957-58, 1983-84, 1994-95, 1996-97, 2003-04, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11,

2011-12

Charity Shield joint holders: 1965-66, 1967-68, 1977-78, 1990-91,

1993-94, 1997-98

Charity/Community Shield runners-up: 1938-39, 1948-49, 1963-64,

1985-86, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2004-05, 2009-10

Watney Cup runners-up: 1970-71

FA Youth Cup winners: 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56, 1956-57,

1963-64, 1991-92, 1994-95, 2002-03, 2010-11

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1981-82, 1985-86, 1992-93, 2006-07

Second World War League North Cup runners-up: 1944-45

Lancashire Cup winners: 1897-98, 1912-13, 1913-14, 1928-29, 1937-38,

1940-41, 1942-43, 1945-46, 1950-51, 1968-69, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2011-12, 

2012-13

Lancashire Cup joint winners: 1919-20

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position20th, Division Two, 1933-34
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points  
2 for a win64, Division One, 1956-57
3 for a win92, Premiership, 1993-94
Fewest League points 
2 for a win14, Division One, 1893-94
3 for a win48, Division One, 1989-90
Most League goals scored103, Division One, 1956-57, 1958-59
Most League goals conceded115, Division One, 1930-31
Fewest League goals scored36, Division One, 1893-94
Fewest League goals conceded22, Premiership, 2007-08
Most wins in a League season

28, Division One/Premiership/Premier League, 1956-57, 1999-2000,

2006-07, 2012-13

28, Division Two, 1905-06

Fewest wins in a League season6, Division One, 1892-93, 1893-94
Most draws in a League season18, Division One, 1980-81
Fewest draws in a League season2, Division One, 1893-94
Most losses in a League season27, Division One, 1930-31
Fewest losses in a League season3, Premiership, 1998-99, 1999-2000
Record League win10-1 v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Division One, 15th October 1892
Record Cup win

10-0 v Anderlecht, European Cup Preliminary Round second leg, 26th

September 1956

Record defeat0-7 v Blackburn Rovers, Division One, 10th April 1926

0-7 v Aston Villa, Division One, 27th December 1930

0-7 v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Division Two, 26th December 1931

  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season32, Dennis Viollet, Division One, 1959-60
in total199, Bobby Charlton, 1956-73
  
Most League goals in one match

5, Andrew Cole v Ipswich Town, FA Premiership, 4th March 1995

5, Dimitar Berbatov v Blackburn Rovers, FA Premier League, 27th November 2010

Most League appearances 758, Ryan Giggs, 1991 - .
Most capped player106, Bobby Charlton for England, 1958-70
Youngest League playerJeff Whitefoot, 16 years 105 days v Portsmouth, 15th April 1950
Highest Transfer Fee Received£80,000,000 for Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid, July 2009
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£89,000,000 for Paul Pogba from Juventus, August 2016