Manchester United is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. Nicknamed “the Red Devils”, the club was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Manchester United in 1902 and moved to its current stadium, Old Trafford, in 1910.
Manchester United have won more trophies than any other club in English football, with a record 20 League titles,12 FA Cups, five League Cups and a record 21 FA Community Shields.United have also won three European Cups/UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA Europa League, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup one and one FIFA Club World Cup. In 1998-99 , the club became the first in the history of English football to achieve the continental European treble. By winning the UEFA Europa League in 2016-17, they became one of the five club to have won all three main UEFA club competitions.They have also won UEFA Super Cup, and one FIFA Club World Cup.
Manchester United was the highest-earning football club in the world for 2016–17, with an annual revenue of €676.3 million, and the world's third most valuable football club in 2019, valued at £3.15 billion ($3.81 billion).
The club CEO Joel Glazer has issued an open apology to the Manchester United fans following the criticism raised by their fans and legends in a decision to join the European Super League.These were his words “Over the past few days, we have all witnessed the great passion which football generates, and the deep loyalty our fans have for this great club.In seeking to create a more stable foundation for the game, we failed to show enough respect for its deep-rooted traditions –promotion, relegation, the pyramid – and for that we are sorry. This is the world’s greatest football club and we apologise unreservedly for the unrest caused during these past few days”.
Executive Chairman of the club Ed Woodward has resigned from the club as a result of the decision taking by the owners of the club compete in the Super League.
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