The Manchester United Football Club is an English proffesional soccer club which is playing in the Premier League. They play in there stadium the famous Old Trafford. Manchester United was founded in 1878 as Newton Health LYR Football Club. They changed their name in 1902 to Manchester United and moved to Old Trafford in 1910.
Sir Alex Ferguson
Sir Alexander Chapman “Alex” Ferguson, known as Alex Ferguson or Fergie, is the manager of Manchester United since 1986 (25 years!). Ferguson is the most succesfull manager in the history of England.
He has won very much trophies with Manchester United:
11x Premier League (1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09)
5x FA Cup (1989–90, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1998–99, 2003–04)
4x League Cup (1991–92, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10)
9x FA Charity (1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010)
2x Champions League (1998–99, 2007–08)
1x UEFA Cup Winner’s Cup (1990–91)
1x UEFA Super Cup (1991)
1x Intercontinental Cup (1999)
1x FIFA Club World Cup (2008)
He has also won a few individual prices, like UEFA Manager of the Year, Coach of the Year, Premier League Manager of the Month (25x!) And he was knighted.
His statistics say a lot about him as manager of Manchester United:
|Manchester United||6 November 1986||Present||1,386||821||321||244||2,523||1,235||59.2|
Old Trafford is the home stadium of Manchester United since 1910.
It has place for 75,957 spectators. With that, Old Trafford is the second largest stadium in England, after Wembley, the third-largest in the United Kingdom and the eleventh largest stadium in Europe.
Before the Wembley stadium was built in 1923, a lot of big games (finals of the FA cup for instance) were hold in Old Trafford.
Old Trafford isn’t only used to play soccer. In the second World War, American soldiers played baseball. And in 1981 a cup to win with cricket was held here. Also there has been played American Football and rugby in the big stadium.
The players of Manchester United, which are not on loan at another club:
Manchester United Trophies:
Manchester United has won a lot of Trophies, which makes them one of the most succesfull soccer teams in the world.
18x Premier League
11x FA CUP
4x FOOTBALL LEAGUE CUP
18x FA CHARITY / COMMUNITY SHIELD
3x UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
1x FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP
1x UEFA SUPER CUP
1x EUROPEAN CUP WINNERS’ CUP
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