10 Facts About Manchester United

10 Facts About Manchester United

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Manchester United was founded in 1878 under the name Newton Heath LYR Football Club.

Harry Stafford convinced a wealthy pub owner to invest in his team, and Manchester United was born.

Sir Matt Busby decided the club should be called 'The Red Devils' after a rugby team from the University of Salford.

United have signed some incredible players in their 142 years of existence, but Ronaldinho, Arjen Robben, and Gareth Bale all fell through.

Manchester United's home stadium, Old Trafford, was severely damaged by German air bombings during World War Two.

When Sir Alex Ferguson was the manager, matches were played until United scored, and no goal was more important than Teddy Sheringham's goal in the Champions League final.

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