Manchester United was founded in 1878 as Newton Heath LYR Football Club by the Carriage and Wagon department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway depot at Newton Heath. The club changed its name to Manchester United in 1902.
Their home games play in red jerseys and a major sponsor is Team Viewer. The club´s nickname is "The Red Devils" and the team coach is Ole Gunnar Solskjær.
Home matches are played at the stadium Old Trafford with a capacity 76 200 seats.