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Manchester United
General Records

FOUNDED:  1878

TURNED PROFESSIONAL: 1885

LIMITED COMPANY:   1907

ADDRESS: 
Manchester United Football Club
Old Trafford Football Ground
Sir Matt Busby Way
Manchester M16 ORA
United Kingdom

OFFICIAL CLUB WEBSITE:
www.manutd.com

PRESENT STADIUM CAPACITY: 
76,212 

PITCH MEASUREMENTS:
116 yards x 76 yards

CLUB STADIUMS:
1878 - 1893: North Road, Newton Heath

1893 - 1910: Bank Street, Clayton

1910 - 1941: Old Trafford

1941 - 1949: Maine Road

1949 - Present: Old Trafford


CLUB NAMES:
1878 - 1880: Newton Heath  LRW
(Lancashire Railway Workers)

1880 - 1902: Newton Heath

1902 - Present: Manchester United

SHIRT SPONSOR:

AIG (American International Group)

KIT SPONSOR:
Nike







CLUB MANAGER:
Sir Alex Ferguson

ASSISTANT MANAGER:
Carlos Queiroz

1st TEAM COACH:
Mike Phelan

RESERVES MANAGER:
Ricky Sbragia

UNDER 19'S MANAGER:
Brian McClair

UNDER 17'S MANAGER:

Francisco Filho

YOUTH ACADEMY:
Brian McClair

GOALKEEPING COACH:
Tony Coton

PHYSIO:

Robert Swire

KIT MANAGER:
Albert Morgan

CHIEF EXECUTIVE:

David Gill

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR:

Lee Daley

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER:

Michael Bolingbroke

HONORARY PRESIDENT:
Martin Edwards

JOINT CLUB CHAIRMAN:
Joel Glazer / Avram Glazer

DIRECTORS:
Bryan Glazer, Kevin Glazer,
Edward Glazer, Darcie Glazer



FA PREMIER LEAGUE: CHAMPIONS (10)

1993

1994

1996

1997

1999

2000

2001

2003

2007

2008

Runners Up:
1995, 1998, 2006

FA CUP: WINNERS (Record 11 wins)

1909        1948       1963       1977

1983       1985       1990       1994

1996         1999         2004

Runners Up:
1957, 1958, 1976, 1979, 1995, 2005, 2007

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS CUP:
WINNERS (3)
       
1968            1999             2008

EUROPEAN CUP WINNERS CUP:
WINNERS (1)

1991

INTERCONTINENTAL CUP: WINNERS (1)

1999

Runners Up:
1968


 
LEAGUE DIVISION 1: CHAMPIONS (7)
1908
1911
1952
1956
1957
1965
1967

Runners Up:
1947, 1948, 1949, 1951,1959, 1964 
1968, 1980, 1988, 1992

LEAGUE DIVISION 2: CHAMPIONS (2)
 
1936, 1975

LEAGUE CUP: WINNERS (2)
 
1992            2006

Runners Up:
1983, 1991, 1994, 2003

FA CHARITY SHIELD: WINNERS (12)

1908

1911

1952

1956

1957

1983

1993

1994

1996

1997

2003

2007

FA CHARITY SHIELD JOINT WINNERS:
1965, 1967, 1977, 1990 

Runners up:
1948, 1963, 1985, 1998,
1999 2000, 2001, 2004

EUROPEAN SUPER CUP: WINNERS (1)

1991

Runners Up:
1999

 

      BIGGEST HOME WIN

      10 - 0 v Anderlect 26/9/1956
      10 - 1 v Wolves 1 5/10/1892
      10 - 1 v  Lincoln  21/11/1892

       9 - 0 v Ipswitch 4/3/1995

BIGGEST HOME DEFEAT


0 - 7 v Blackburn 10/2/1926

BIGGEST AWAY WIN

8 - 1 v Notts Forest 6/2/1999
8 - 2 v Northampton Town 7/2/1970



BIGGEST AWAY DEFEAT

0 - 7 v Aston Villa
27/12/1930
0 - 7 v Blackburn
26/12/1931
0 - 7 v Grimsby
26/12/1890
1 - 7 v Newcastle
10/9/1927

      MOST APPEARANCES 
  Ryan Giggs 669 (90)
  Bobby Charlton 756 (2) 
  Bill Foulkes 679 (3)
  Paul Scholes 474 (96)
  Alex Stepney 535
  Tony Dunne 529 (1)
  Joe Spence  510 
  Denis Irwin 481 (14)
  Arthur Albiston 464 (18)
  George Best  466
 
        MOST GOALS SCORED
  Bobby Charlton  247
  Denis Law 236
  Jack Rowley  208
  George Best  178
  Denis Viollet  178
  Joe Spence  168
  Mark Hughes 163
  Ruud van Nistelrooy 149
  Stan Pearson  149
  Ryan Giggs  144
 
     HIGHEST OVERALL GOALSCORER IN A SEASON (PRE-PREMIERSHIP)

     46 - Dennis Law
     (30 league,10 FA Cup, 6 Europe)

     1963-1964

       HIGHEST LEAGUE GOALSCORER IN A SEASON

     32 - Dennis Viollet, Division 1,
     1959-1960


 

     HIGHEST OVERALL GOALSCORER IN A SEASON (PREMIERSHIP)

     44 - Ruud van Nistelrooy
     (25 league, 4 FA Cup, 1 League Cup, 14 Europe)

     2002-2003

        MOST GOALS SCORED IN A GAME     

6 - George Best v Northampton Town
7/2/1970 FA Cup 5th Round

5 - Andy Cole v Ipswitch Town
4/3/1995 Premier League
 

MOST LEAGUE GOALS
  Bobby Charlton 199
  Jack Rowley 182
  Denis Law 171 
  Dennis Viollet 159
  Joe Spence 158
  George Best 137
  Stan Pearson 128
  Mark Hughes 120
  David Herd 114
  Tommy Taylor 112

      MOST FA CUP GOALS
  Denis Law 34 
  Jack Rowley 26 
  Stan Pearson 21
  George Best 21
  Bobby Charlton 19 
  Mark Hughes 17
  David Herd 15
  Ruud van Nistelrooy 14
  Brian McClair 14
  Paul Scholes 12
 

MOST EUROPEAN GOALS before 1994 

  Denis Law 28 
  Bobby Charlton 22
  David Herd 14
  Dennis Viollet 13
  George Best 11
  Tommy Taylor 11
  John Connelly 11
  Mark Hughes  9
Bryan Robson  8
Steve Bruce  6
 
      MOST EUROPEAN GOALS after 1994
  Ruud van Nistelrooy 38
  Ryan Giggs 25
  Paul Scholes 23
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 20
Andy Cole 18
  David Beckham 15
Roy Keane 14
Cristiano Ronaldo 12
  Dwight Yorke 11
Teddy Sheringham  9

MOST LEAGUE GOALS IN A
SEASON (TEAM)

103 - Division 1, 1956-57
103 - Division 1, 1958-59

97 - Premier League, 1999-2000

HIGHEST LEAGUE POINTS IN
A SEASON ( if 3 for a win)

      92 - Premier League 1993-94
92 - Division 1, 1956-57


MOST CONSECUTIVE LEAGUE WINS
(in a season)

11 - Premier League
11/3/2000 to 14/5/2000

10 - Division 1
17/8/1985 to 28/9/1985

LONGEST UNBEATEN RUN
(over more than 1 season)

45 games -
24/12/1998 to 3/10/1999
Premier League 29
FA Cup 8
European Cup 8

LONGEST UNBEATEN RUN IN LEAGUE
(in a season)

20 games - Premier League
24/12/1998 to 16/5/1999

20 games - Division 1
27/12/1966 to 13/5/1967


LONGEST UNBEATEN RUN - EUROPE
(over more than 1 season)

19 games - Champions League
10/12/1997 to 19/10/1999
HIGHEST HOME ATTENDANCE

76,098 v Blackburn 31/03/2007
83,260 v Arsenal 17/01/1948
(at Maine Road)
 

HIGHEST AWAY ATTENDANCE

135,000 v Real Madrid 11/4/1957
(at Bernabeau)


 

     MANAGERS SINCE 1903

     Ernest Magnall (1903-1912)

     John Robson (1914-21) 

     John Chapman (1921-26)

     Clarence Hilditch (1926-27)

     Herbert Bamlett (1927-31)

     Walter Crickmer (1931-32) 

     Scott Duncan (1932-37)

     Walter Crickmer (1937-45)

     Sir Matt Busby (1945-69) 

     Wilf McGuiness (1969-70)

     Sir Matt Busby 1970

     Frank O'Farrell (1971-72)

     Tommy Docherty (1972-77) 

     Dave Sexton (1977-81)

     Ron Atkinson (1981-86)

     Sir Alex Ferguson (1986-Present)
 

RECORD FEE RECEIVED

      £24,250,000 from Real Madrid
      for David Beckham, 18th June 2003

RECORD TRANSFER PAID

     £31,100,000 to Leeds United for
     Rio Ferdinand, 22nd July 2002



TOP 10 RECORD TRANSFERS - IN

Rio Ferdinand �.1 million
Juan Sebastian Veron �.1 million
Wayne Rooney �.75 million
Ruud van Nistelrooy � million
Michael Carrick �.6 million
Owen Hargreaves � million
Anderson � million
Nani � million
Louis Saha �.8 million
Dwight Yorke �.6 million

TOP 10 RECORD TRANSFERS - OUT

David Beckham �.25 million
Jaap Stam � million
Juan Sebastian Veron � million
Ruud van Nistelrooy �.3 million
Andy Cole �5 million
Paul Ice �million
Andrei Kanchelskis �million
Lee Sharpe �5 million
Mark Hughes �5 million
Gary Pallister �5 million



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