Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that currently plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. Founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, the club changed its name to Manchester United in 1902 and moved to Old Trafford in 1910.
Manchester United have won 20 league titles, the most of any English club, 11 FA Cups, four League Cups and a record 20 FA Community Shields. The club has also won three European Cups, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup. In 1998–99, the club achieved a treble of the Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.
The 1958 Munich air disaster claimed the lives of eight players. In 1968, under the management of Matt Busby, Manchester United became the first English football club to win the European Cup. Alex Ferguson won 38 trophies between 1986 and 2013, when he announced his retirement. Louis van Gaal is the club's current manager after Ferguson's successor David Moyes was sacked after only 10 months in charge.
Manchester United was the second highest-earning football club in the world for 2013–14, with an annual revenue of €518
Current season top scorers
Defenders: Victor Lindelöf (2), Eric Bailly (3), Phil Jones (4), Marcos Rojo (5), Chris Smalling (12), Daley Blind (17), Luke Shaw (23), Antonio Valencia (25), Matteo Darmian (36), Axel Tuanzebe (38), Cameron Borthwick-Jackson (43),
Midfielders: Paul Pogba (6), Juan Mata (8), Jesse Lingard (14), Andreas Pereira (15), Michael Carrick (16), Ashley Young (18), Ander Herrera (21), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (22), Marouane Fellaini (27), Nemanja Matić (31),