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Manchester United Football Club formed in 1878 as Newton Heath LYR Football Club and then renamed itself to Manchester United in 1902. They moved to their home ground, Old Trafford, in 1910.
Manchester United FC is otherwise known as 'The Red Devils' and their current manager is Sir Alex Ferguson who was appointed in November 1986. ManU FC is owned by The Glazer Family and the club is undeniably one of the most successful professional football teams in the world today.
ManU has won the league on 19 separate occasions. They have been Premier League Champions a total of 12 times and they have finished in second place, as runners up, a total of 15 times (Premier League and old First Division). Manchester United is also recognised as being one of the most widely supported clubs in the world.
Based in Manchester, the club has rivalries with several different clubs. One of the most obvious is Manchester City FC and when these two teams play each other, the fixture is known as the Manchester Derby. They also have rivalries with Leeds United, plus a fierce rivalry with Liverpool FC. ManU's home colours are white shorts with a red shirt. The kit manufacturer is Nike and until the 2014/15 season when Chevrolet will take over, the club's current main sponsor is a company called AON.