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History of Manchester United- The Red Devils

History of Manchester United- The Red Devils
Era 1878-1945

Founded in 1878 by a group of railway workers in Manchester under the name Newton Heath (Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway) abbreviated as Newton Heath (L & YR). Newton Heath (Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway), later known as Newton Heath with the nickname "The heathens". In 1885 Newton Heath became a professional club and recognized by the Football Alliance in 1889, having previously rejected by the Football League. But finally in 1892 to admit Newton Heath Football League.

The first party is the heathens in the league when they lost 3-4 against Blackburn Rovers. The first player to score for Robert Donaldson The heathens are coming from Scotland. While the party's first home was against Burnley with a final score of 1-1. In the first season of The heathens only able to occupy the position of caretaker of the league that is ranked 16th with 18 points and grabbed only conceded 85 goals. The heathens then do a play-off party promotion / relegation against Stoke City. Play this off eventually won the heathens with aggregate 6-3 (first party and the party's reply 1-1 5-2).

The heathens in 1902 was declared bankrupt but then rescued by JH Davies who pay all the debts the club. Davies then rename the club to Manchester United, Davies also change the color of the costumes from the yellow team gold and green (Blackburn Rovers model) into the red and white (like now). Man. United won the league tropy first time in 1908. With financial support from Davies, Man. United then moved to a new stadium Old Trafford in 1909. Previously they were playing in a small field on North Road / Monsall Road Newton Heath.

Between World War I and World War II Man. United struggled to still exist.
Sir Matt Busby era (1945-1969)

Matt Busby was appointed manager in 1945 with a combine between the coaching and managerial systems / administration. And he was successful. Man. United managed to occupy the position of runner-up in 1947 and a year later (1948) won the FA Cup.
Wisdom is the key to success is to decrease Matt Busby many young players. At the time league champion in 1956, the average age is 22 years old Manchester United player. The next season the club managed to retain crown a champion and runner-up FA Cup after losing to Aston Villa. Manchester United became the first English club to compete in an inter-European club championship event (later known as the Champion Cup and Champions League). On the participation of the first MU successfully advanced to the semifinals.

United travel to accompany a great tragedy in 1958 when the plane carrying the team home after playing in the UEFA Champions League against Red Star Belgrade crashed shortly after take-off at Munich airport. This tragedy occurred on February 6, 1958. Among the dead are young gun United and England Duncan Edwards and Roger Byrne United captain. Bobby Charlton, Harry Gregg and Matt Busby was a member of the team who survived the accident.

Jimmy Murphy was appointed to take over as team manager Matt Busby recovered pending. The club continued competition with some substitute. Amazingly .. although only reinforced by replacement players (major players have been killed and not recovered) they managed to reach the FA Cup final despite having to recognize the benefits of Bolton Wanderers.

In the early 1960's Busby rebuilt the team, he recruited Denis Law and Pat Crerand. Together with Bobby Charlton, Noby Styles, Brian Kidd and George Best, the newly constructed United won the FA Cup in 1963, then Premier League in 1965 and 1967 and the Champions Cup in 1968. Penisun Busby as manager in 1969 and replaced by reserve team coach and former United player Wilf McGuinness.

Alex Ferguson era (1986-1999)

Alex Ferguson replaced Atkinson and led the club finish at number 11. In the following season (1987-1988) Fergie took United to sit in the runner-up league. This season also Brian McClair became the first United player after George Best who can score 20 goals in the league.

After all this, United had to fight hard in 1989, where many recruits players Ferguson failed to satisfy the club and supporters. In early 1990 there has been speculation that Ferguson would be sacked. But victory in the third round FA Cup hopes alive to make, United finally won the FA Cup in 1990.

United won the Cup Winners 1990-91 season, defeating the Spanish champions Barcelona in the final with a score of 2-1. The next season be the season for the camp is very menyesakan United failed to win the league title since the team's performance after a slump in recent years the competition, it managed to make Leeds United through them. Meanwhile, in 1991 entered the London Stock Exchange by selling 18 million Pounds.

The arrival of Eric Cantona from Leeds in November 1992 brought a light of hope for United, and United finally managed to end the 1992-93 season as champions. This is the first league title since 1967. The next season (1993-1994) United won the "Double Champions", the Premier League and FA Cup. But this year also precisely January 20, 1994 and President of the club's legendary manager Sir Matt Busby's death.

In the 1994-95 season, Cantona received sentences of 8 months should not be playing after the attack and telibat a fight with a Crystal Palace fan. defeat in the last two parties to force the United United just a runner-up in the league and FA Cup. Ferguson then perform actions deemed insulting to be some supporters by selling key players and replacing them with young players who come from United's academy team. Some of them went straight into the core players. United with his young players-Emain mainland Britain by surprise again reached double champion in 1995-1996

United won the league again in 1997, and Eric Cantona announced his retirement from football at the age of 30 years, age is still enough to play several more years. United started well musim1997-98, but injured players create a chain of several United should give up on Arsenal in the league by finishing runner-up.

1998-99 season was the most successful seasons in club history. United became the first English club won the "treble". United managed menjuari Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League in the same season. Champions League final is the final party of the most stressful time for United, because until the 90th minute United are still behind 0-1 to Bayern Munich. Two goals in injury time through Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finally brought United a Champions League 1998-1999. The irony in this final United lost two important players, Roy Keane and Paul Scholes. Thanks to this success Ferguson was awarded an honorary degree by the United Kingdom.

Since the era of "Treble" (1999-present)

In 2000 and 20 001 United win the league this season but release rate as a failure because United failed to win back the Champions League. Ferguson is more defensive tactics to make them tough to beat in Europe, but these tactics are less successful, ending United's 2001-2002 season in third position. United regained the league title in 2002-2003 season and 2003-2004 season started well. But United's performance continues to decline along with the 8-month sentence received should not be playing due to dereliction of Rio Ferdinand drugs test. United won the FA Cup in 2004 by beating Millwall.

The 2004-05 season is the season when United failed to score many goals for the injury striker Ruud van Nistelrooy, United should end the season in third position. In the FA Cup final, United must recognize the benefits of Arsenal through the shootout. Off the pitch, the main story is the possibility of the club by Malcolm Glazer diambilalihnya.

United made a poor start in the 2005-06 season, where the captain Roy Keane's move to Glasgow Celtic after criticizing his teammates after the defeat of Benfica in the Champions League group stage which makes the United failed to qualify for the knock-out for the first time in a decade. That season United also had to deal with injuries to core players such as Gabriel Heinze, Alan Smith, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes. Although many suffered injuries, but United won the League Cup (Carling Cup) by beating Wigan Athletic 4-0 and managed to be runner-up EPL. At the end of the 2005-06 season United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy decided to move to Spanish giants Real Madrid after a conflict with Alex Ferguson.

2006-07 season returned to play attacking football which became the key to success in the late 90's.

To commemorate 50 years of United playing on the European scene and the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (Treaty of Rome), United a friendly against a European XI coached by Marcello Lippi on March 13, 2007 at Old Trafford. United won 4-3 thanks to two goals and Wayne Rooney a goal each from Wes Brown and Cristiano Ronaldo.

On May 6, 2007 after Chelsea drew away with Arsenal, United ensuring regain the EPL title. Unfortunately, United failed to unite with the FA Cup Premier League title after losing to Chelsea 0-1 over extended time round in the New Wembley stadium.

Manchester United's Asia tour to Malaysia must be canceled due to collision with organizing Asia Cup 2007 held in four countries of Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

The Malcolm Glazer Takeover

May 12, 2005, the U.S. businessman Malcolm Glazer took over the club with a value of 800 million Pounds. Glazer is also interesting United from the London Stock Exchange and became a private company United. On June 7, 2005 he appointed his son Joel, Avram and Bryan as non-executive directors.
Most of United's fans judging by the Glazer takeover of United was the beginning of the downfall of the United. These processes lead to take over the club in debt as much as 265 million Pounds. But the Glazers family promised that Sir Alex Ferguson can still buy players with big names.

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