Manchester United (offiziell: Manchester United Football Club) – auch bekannt als United, Red Die Mannschaft von Manchester United in der Saison –12 . Manchester United wurde als Newton Heath L&Y Railway Football Club. Name: Manchester United Football Club; Spitzname: The Red Devils; Stadt. Mai Mit Arsenal, ManCity und Chelsea haben bereits mehrere englische Top-Klubs eine Profi-Frauenmannschaft gegründet. Nun gesellt sich auch.
The club crest is derived from the Manchester City Council coat of arms , although all that remains of it on the current crest is the ship in full sail.
Newton Heath's uniform in , four years before the club played its first competitive match, has been documented as 'white with blue cord'. After the name change in , the club colours were changed to red shirts, white shorts, and black socks, which has become the standard Manchester United home kit.
They remained part of their home kits until For —19, black shorts and red socks became the primary choice for the home kit.
Since —98, white socks have been the preferred choice for European games, which are typically played on weeknights, to aid with player visibility.
The Manchester United away strip has often been a white shirt, black shorts and white socks, but there have been several exceptions. These include an all-black strip with blue and gold trimmings between and , the navy blue shirt with silver horizontal pinstripes worn during the — season,  and the —12 away kit, which had a royal blue body and sleeves with hoops made of small midnight navy blue and black stripes, with black shorts and blue socks.
The reason for dropping it being that the players claimed to have trouble finding their teammates against the crowd, United failed to win a competitive game in the kit.
The club's third kit is often all-blue, this was most recently the case during the —15 season. Newton Heath initially played on a field on North Road , close to the railway yard; the original capacity was about 12,, but club officials deemed the facilities inadequate for a club hoping to join The Football League.
In June , after the club was evicted from North Road by its owners, Manchester Deans and Canons, who felt it was inappropriate for the club to charge an entry fee to the ground, secretary A.
Albut procured the use of the Bank Street ground in Clayton. At the opposite end, the "Clayton end", the ground had been "built up, thousands thus being provided for".
The remaining stands were completed for the following league game against Nottingham Forest three weeks later. However, weather restricted the attendance for the Manchester City match to just 12, When the Bank Street ground was temporarily closed by bailiffs in , club captain Harry Stafford raised enough money to pay for the club's next away game at Bristol City and found a temporary ground at Harpurhey for the next reserves game against Padiham.
The building was constructed by Messrs Brameld and Smith of Manchester. Bombing in the Second World War destroyed much of the stadium; the central tunnel in the South Stand was all that remained of that quarter.
The roofs were supported by pillars that obstructed many fans' views, and they were eventually replaced with a cantilevered structure.
The Stretford End was the last stand to receive a cantilevered roof, completed in time for the —94 season.
These were dismantled in and replaced by a lighting system embedded in the roof of each stand, which remains in use today.
The Taylor Report 's requirement for an all-seater stadium lowered capacity at Old Trafford to around 44, by In , the North Stand was redeveloped into three tiers, restoring capacity to approximately 55, At the end of the —99 season, second tiers were added to the East and West Stands, raising capacity to around 67,, and between July and May , 8, more seats were added via second tiers in the north-west and north-east quadrants.
Part of the new seating was used for the first time on 26 March , when an attendance of 69, became a new Premier League record.
Manchester United is one of the most popular football clubs in the world, with one of the highest average home attendance in Europe.
After the Glazer family's takeover in , a group of fans formed a splinter club, F. The West Stand of Old Trafford — the " Stretford End " — is the home end and the traditional source of the club's most vocal support.
The rivalry with Liverpool is rooted in competition between the cities during the Industrial Revolution when Manchester was famous for its textile industry while Liverpool was a major port.
With 33 titles between them 20 for Manchester United, 13 for Arsenal this fixture has become known as one of the finest Premier League match-ups in history.
The core strength of Manchester United's global brand is often attributed to Matt Busby's rebuilding of the team and subsequent success following the Munich air disaster, which drew worldwide acclaim.
The attacking style of play adopted by this team in contrast to the defensive-minded " catenaccio " approach favoured by the leading Italian teams of the era "captured the imagination of the English footballing public".
As the second English football club to float on the London Stock Exchange in , the club raised significant capital, with which it further developed its commercial strategy.
The club's focus on commercial and sporting success brought significant profits in an industry often characterised by chronic losses. This attention often generates greater interest in on-the-field activities, and hence generates sponsorship opportunities — the value of which is driven by television exposure.
Because higher league placement results in a greater share of television rights, success on the field generates greater income for the club.
Since the inception of the Premier League, Manchester United has received the largest share of the revenue generated from the BSkyB broadcasting deal.
Additionally, Manchester United-branded media services — such as the club's dedicated television channel, MUTV — have allowed the club to expand its fan base to those beyond the reach of its Old Trafford stadium.
The club's first kit manufacturer was Umbro , until a five-year deal was agreed with Admiral Sportswear in On 30 July , United signed a seven-year deal with American automotive corporation General Motors , which replaced Aon as the shirt sponsor from the —15 season.
This resulted in the formation of Shareholders United Against Murdoch — now the Manchester United Supporters' Trust — who encouraged supporters to buy shares in the club in an attempt to block any hostile takeover.
McManus , who had gradually become the majority shareholders. In a dispute that stemmed from contested ownership of the horse Rock of Gibraltar , Magnier and McManus attempted to have Ferguson removed from his position as manager, and the board responded by approaching investors to attempt to reduce the Irishmen's majority.
In May , Malcolm Glazer purchased the On 30 January, reports emerged that the Manchester United Supporters' Trust had held meetings with a group of wealthy fans, dubbed the "Red Knights", with plans to buying out the Glazers' controlling interest.
Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Manchester United are one of the most successful clubs in Europe in terms of trophies won.
The club holds the record for most top-division titles 20 — including a record 13 Premier League titles — and FA Community Shields It was also the first English club to win the European Cup in , and, as of [update] , is the only British club to have won the Club World Cup, in United also became the sole British club to win the Intercontinental Cup, in Manchester United formed a women's football team in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
For other uses, see MUFC disambiguation. For the women's football club, see Manchester United W.
For the basketball team, see Manchester Eagles. Not to be confused with F. History of Manchester United F. North Road football ground.
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