Manchester United won the first Double in the year of InManchester United became the first English and second British club to win the European Cup, beating Benfica 4—1 in the final  with a team that contained three European Footballers of the Year: During his nine years at the club, Mangnal had completely transformed the fortunes of the club.
In his defence, Stafford claimed: From up to drawing The club also won the Premier League on the final day of the season, defeating Wigan Athletic 2—0, to win the European double. The exception was Sandy Turnbull who had been killed on the Western Front in Over the next twenty years, the club won at least 25 major trophies, including around eleven League titles.
The following season, Manchester United won a third successive league title, Alex Ferguson becoming first manager to achieve this feat. This has been a major factor in reducing the incidence of two formerly endemic diseases, bronchitis and tuberculosis, which had given the city an unenviably high death rate.
For —19, black shorts and red socks became the primary choice for the home kit. The Football League announced it would carry out its own investigation into the case. In his place the coach of the Dutch national team, Louis van Gaal would replace him with Ryan Giggs, finally retired from playing, as his assistant.
The electrochemical industries of the Irwell valley, the dyestuffs of the Irk, and, everywhere, the old textile mills many converted to new industrial uses are the dominant features. At the end of the season, Eric Cantona announced his shock retirement from football just a few days before his 31st birthday.
It is thought that the name was coined by French newspapers who dubbed the Salford rugby league team Les Diables Rouges after a successful tour in and Busby adopted this as the club's official nickname but in English, obviously.
John Bond takes over — [ edit ] Allison was replaced by another exuberant character in John Bond. Its airport at Ringway, 10 miles 16 km south of the city, is the leading British terminal outside London in the volume of international traffic handled and in the diversity of both its European and its transatlantic services.
United then travelled to a West Ham United side heading for relegation and knew that a victory would put the title race in their hands and the end of the year wait was potentially just four days away — and could be won on the home soil of their fierce rivals Liverpool.
However, after the game Walsall protested about the state of the pitch and the Football Association ordered a replay. United's league form improved in —91 with a sixth-place finish, and their defence of the FA Cup ended in the fifth round, with a 2—1 loss against Norwich City. With acknowledgement to the research of Paul Nagel and Tim Ashmore.
The Royal Exchangeonce the hub of the textile trade, contains as the old trading floor the largest room in Europe ; it now houses a freestanding theatre-in-the-round.History of Manchester United Manchester United: In workers of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR) depot at Newton Heath established a football team.
After a series of additions during the s, s and early s, capacity at Old Trafford reached 56, in The conversion of the stadium to an all-seater reduced capacity to approximately 44, bythe lowest in its history.
For three years in a row, Manchester United finished second in the league, finishing top in Five years later, they became the first team to play in the European Cup, achieving an astonishing win over Anderlecht during the tournament, a win which remains their biggest victory to date.
After Manchester United won the league title in –67, United player Paddy Crerand bet Malcolm Allison £10 that Manchester City would never again attract crowds of 30, His bet proved foolish and he had to pay up within weeks of the new season, as in.
A brief history of Manchester United. Formed: The club became Manchester United inwhen a group of local businessmen took over. he built a second great side in the early Sixties.
Manchester United was the highest-earning football club in the world for –17, with an annual revenue of € million, and the world's most valuable football club invalued at £ billion.
As of Juneit is the world's most valuable football brand, estimated to be worth $ currclickblog.com: Old Trafford.Download