Manchester United Football Club is an English football club based in the city of Manchester. It has played in the Premier League, the top flight of the English football championship, since 1975.
Founded in 1902 on the basis of the former Newton Heath F.C. of 1878, is the most successful team in England together with Liverpool, having won 67 trophies and 13 championships from 1992-1993. Under the management of Scottish manager Alex Ferguson, who coached Manchester United continuously from November 1986 to May 2013, the English team won 38 trophies. At national level the club has won 20 championships (record), 12 FA Cups, 6 League Cups and 21 (of which 4 shared) FA Super Cups (record).
At international level he has won 3 European Cups/UEFA Champions League, a Europa League, a Cup Winners' Cup, a European Super Cup, an Intercontinental Cup and a FIFA Club World Cup. It is among the eight teams in Europe that have managed to achieve the treble, that is, winning the championship, the national cup and the UEFA Champions League in the same sporting season (in 1998-1999).
It is the English team that has recorded the highest average attendance of spectators since 1980, with the exception of the 1987-1988 and 1988-1989 seasons. On 31 March 2007, Old Trafford recorded the record attendance (83,048) in the history of the Premier League, during the match between Manchester United and Blackburn.