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Manchester United - The red devils unknown facts




1 : Manchester United FC was formed in 1878
It was formed as Newton Heath LYR Football Club.
On the go Manchester United had 19 full time managers. Current manager José Mourinho took over charge from Louis van Gaal on 27 May 2016. Louis van Gaal is the first non-British manager for red devils.



2 : The name – ‘Red Devils’
The name ‘Red Devils’ came under the management of Sir Matt Busby, Who was the 22nd manager of Manchester. The name came from the Salford Rugby Club who also wore red shirts.



3 : 1503 points
Since the inception of the premier league Manchester united has accumulated 1503 points from wins - winning 86 more games than their nearest rivals arsenals.



4 : Famous Five
The famous five of Manchester united youth academy - Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Gary Neville and Nicky Butt - appeared 3038 times in total for the Red Devils.



5 : Sir Alex Ferguson
Under Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United Never Finished lower than 3rd in the Premier League. Manchester has played more than 1000 games under Sir Alex Ferguson. Sir Alex Ferguson is United's longest serving manager, having clocked up 26 years and 194 days in charge.



6 : Manchester United's 9-0 victory
Manchester United's 9-0 victory against Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on 4th March 1995 remains the biggest ever Premier League Victory.
The record of most goal scored in Manchester United belongs to Bobby Charlton. He scored 249 goals for Manchester in all competitions.



7 : Cristiano Ronaldo
The most Manchester United received for a departing player is 80 Million Euros for Cristiano Ronaldo, with David Beckham second a relative bargain at 25 Million Euros.



8 : Old Trafford : The home
Old Trafford is the biggest Premiere League ground with 75635 seats. The first game at Old Trafford was against Liverpool in 1910. Liverpool won the match.
Manchester United played first European game against Anderlecht. Manchester won for incredible 10-0.



9 : The darkest day for Manchester: February 6th 1958
Eight United Players died as a result of the Munich Air Disaster in 1958. They were flying back after the game against Red Star Belgrade. The plane landed in Germany to refuel. On takeoff from Munich airport the plane crashed.



10 : 20 League Titles
Manchester United have been crowned champions of England for a record 20 times.
Other Honors are,
League(20)
FA Cup(12)
League Cup(4)
European Cup/UEFA Champions League(3)
UEFA Cup/Europa League(0)
Cup Winners' Cup(1)
Community Shield(21)
UEFA Super Cup(1)
Intercontinental Cup(1)
Club World Cup(1)
TOTAL - 64