Manchester United FC is a professional football (soccer) club based in Manchester, England. The club was founded as Newton Health LYR football (soccer) club back in 1878 and was known as Newton Heath until 1902 when the name was changed to Manchester United. Manchester United competes in the English Premier League, which is the top professional football (soccer) league in the U.K. and is one top professional sports leagues in the world. With over a dozen Premier League titles since 1992, Manchester United has been the most successful franchise in the Premier League, with the next closest team winning less than half the titles as Manchester United. The club’s nickname is the “Red Devils,” which dates back to the 1930’s, and the team has incorporating the devil in the team’s logo ever since. In 1968, Manchester United became the first English football (soccer) club to take home a Champions League (European Cup) title, a feat the Red Devils have repeated on multiple occasions. Manchester United also took up the FIFA Club World Cup in 2008, making them one of the few teams in the world to have claimed a Premier League, UEFA Champions League, and FIFA Club World Cup titles. Few sports teams in the world have received as much acclaim or support as Manchester United, and the Red Devils are consistently ranked in the top 5 most valuable sports franchises in the world.
Manchester United FC at Old Trafford Address: Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester M16 0RA, United Kingdom
Manchester United FC plays their home football (soccer) matches at Old Trafford in Greater Manchester, England. Old Trafford has been the home of Manchester United football (soccer) since 1910 and can seat over 76,000 fans. The stadium is one of the most iconic football (soccer) venues in the entire world. Currently, Old Trafford is the 2nd largest football (soccer) stadium in the United Kingdom and one of the top 10 largest in Europe. Nicknamed the “Theatre of Dreams,” Old Trafford maintains an almost magical mystique, and attending a game at the iconic stadium is one of the best experiences in all of sports. Old Trafford has also served as the site of World Cup, UEFA Champions League, and Olympic events.
Manchester United FC vs. Arsenal FC
One of the biggest premier league rivalries for Manchester United is with Arsenal. The two clubs first met all the way back in 1894 and have played over 205 times since then. The rivalry between the Red Devils and Arsenal really took off in the 1990’s with the creation of the Premier League. Behind Manchester’s dominance of the Premier League, the “Gunners,” as Arsenal is known, have been one of the most successful teams in all of Premier League soccer. The rivalry reached a peak in the late 1990’s when Manchester United and Arsenal finished 1 and 2 in the Premier League 4 years in a row.
Manchester United FC vs. Manchester City
Known as the Manchester Derby, the rivalry between Manchester United and Manchester City has been one of the top rivalries in British football (soccer) for over 100 years. The rivalry dates back over to 1881 and has been contested over 165 times, with Manchester United holding the advantage in wins. The Manchester Derby has reached a new peak in recent years with the competitive re-emergence of Manchester City in the Premier League. The two clubs finished 1 and 2 in the premier league in back to back years in 2011-12 and 2012-13, and combined to win 4 straight Premier League titles from 2010-2014.
Manchester United FC Event Guide
Does my kid need a ticket to enter Old Trafford?
Every person who enters Old Trafford must have a ticket, no matter the age. If you are bringing a young child to a Manchester United game, it is recommended that you also bring ear protection for them, as the stand get exceptionally loud.
How can i buy cheap Manchester United FC tickets?
TicketCity offers a large selection of Manchester United FC tickets which includes some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Manchester United FC ticket prices fluctuate based on demand for specific teams. Bigger matchups and more top ranked Premier League teams typically push demand higher & ticket prices. The opposite can happen if the Manchester United FC matchups are less intriguing. Marquee teams like Arsenal, Manchester City, or Liverpool, can drive up Manchester United FC ticket prices.
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