The Manchester giants were formed in 1878 and were previously known as Newton Heath, before changing their name to Manchester United in 1902.
United’s most successful period came under the stewardship of Sir Alex Ferguson who managed the club for 27 years before retiring at the end of the 2012/13 campaign. During his tenure Manchester United won 28 major trophies.
The Red Devils are one of England’s most decorated sides, winning 20 league titles, the most of any English club. As well the most league successes they also have more F.A Cups than any other side, winning 11 in their history.
United have won 3 European Cup titles, the first coming in 1968 (They were the first English side to win the European Cup too), whilst the other two came during Ferguson’s reign in 1999 beating Bayern Munich in such dramatic circumstances before their 2008 win over Chelsea.
Jose Mourinho guided the team to second place in the 2017-18 Premier League campaign, their highest finish since Ferguson retired.