List Of Manchester United F.C. Records And Statistics
Manchester United Football Club is an English professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester. The club was founded as Newton Heath LYR F.C. in 1878 and turned professional in 1885, before joining the Football League in 1892. After a brush with bankruptcy in 1901, the club reformed as Manchester United in 1902. Manchester United currently play in the Premier League, the top tier of English football. They have not been out of the top tier since 1975, and they have never been lower than the second tier. They have also been involved in European football ever since they became the first English club to enter the European Cup in 1956.
This list encompasses the major honours won by Manchester United and records set by the club, their managers and their players. The player records section includes details of the club's leading goalscorers and those who have made most appearances in first-team competitions. It also records notable achievements by Manchester United players on the international stage, and the highest transfer fees paid and received by the club. The club's attendance records, both at Old Trafford, their home since 1910, and Maine Road, their temporary home from 1946 to 1949, are also included in the list.
The club currently holds the record for the most FA Cup triumphs with 11, the most Premier League titles with 12, and the highest number of English top-flight titles with 19. The club's record appearance maker is Ryan Giggs, who has made more than 900 appearances since his debut in 1991, and the club's record goalscorer is Bobby Charlton, who scored 249 goals in 758 games between 1956 and 1973.
All stats accurate as of match played 18 February 2013.
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