Manchester United were founded in 1878 as ‘Newton Heath L&YR FC. It is the most successful club of England with one of the biggest stadiums. Old Trafford – the Theatre of Dreams – has a capacity of over 76,000 and is sold out completely almost every match. A football trip to the Theatre of Dreams should definitely be on your bucket list.
Manchester United have won more trophies than any other club in English football, making it an impressive list of big prices:
Manchester United is one of few clubs that have won all 3 main UEFA club competitions.
Manchester United’s’ biggest rival is Liverpool. The Liverpool – Manchester rivalry is also referred to as the North West Derby, and it’s considered one of the biggest rivalries in football, together with El Clásico in Spain, the Derby Della Madonnina in Italy and the Superclassico between Boca Juniors and River Plate. Booking a football trip to Manchester to visit this derby, or any other match, will be an experience to never forget.
The past few years United have experienced some lean years after Sir Alex Ferguson retired. Ending in 7th, 4th, 5th and 6th place, The Red Devils failed to qualify for the UEFA Champions League, nor did they qualify for the UEFA Europa League. Ryan Giggs got sacked after 10 months, as well as David Moyes later on, Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho.
With the new Norwegian head coach, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, on 28 March 2019, Manchester United had a run of 14 wins in 19 matches. With great players such as Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez, new players Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Daniel James and Harry Maguire, the expensive defender from Leicester City, Manchester United will try to fight its way up in the Premier League again. They are playing a more attractive game now than before, which will make it a perfect time to visit Old Trafford.
Would you like to see Manchester United fight its way up in the Premier League again? At Number 1 you can book a perfectly organised football trip to Manchester. We guarantee group seating up to 3 people together with good views of the field. All our hotel accommodations include breakfast and are located in the city centre.
A football trip to Manchester can be perfectly combined with Manchester’s many highlights. Visit some of the many museums, such as the National Football Museum and the Manchester Museum, or the many public monuments. Moreover, Manchester has 135 parks and gardens, such as the award-winning Heaton Park.
Should you have any further questions regarding your football trip to Manchester please let us know and we’ll be happy to help you.
Wishing you a great football trip to Manchester United!
Please note that the exact times and dates of the Premier League matches are usually confirmed by the English Football Association 6-8 weeks before the match. Due to European competition and live TV broadcast the time and day of the match can be changed. Therefore our package deals are mostly from Saturday till Monday to cover all possible match dates. Of course it is possible to book 1 night once the dates have been confirmed. You will recognize these confirmed matches by the orange ‘date confirmed’ sticker.