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Facts & Figures

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  • Country of origin: England
  • Founded in: 1878
  • Stadium: Old Trafford, Manchester, England
  • Team Nickname: The Reds, The Red Devils, United
  • Official Manchester United Team Web Site (in English) - also available in Korean, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, French and Spanish
  • Best Continental Championship Performance: Winners (1968, 1999, 2008)
  • Best National League Performance: Winners 20 times
  • Best National Cup Competition Performance: Winners 12 times

Ideas for a Manchester United Themed Party

If you're watching a Manchester United game with your friends, there are plenty of ideas to help you turn the event into a Manchester United themed football party.

Mancheter United Party Decorations

Food for a Manchester United Themed Party

For our "overseas visitors", you will find some more generic English recipes on our English National Football Team page, if you prefer.

No doubt the food served in both restaurants and homes in Manchester has changed over recent years, and embraced a whole host of modern, healthy and international influences. However, traditional Mancunian food - like much of the food of the North West of England - developed from a need to provide warmth and calories in a cold wet climate, using whatever local ingredients were available.

Mancunian Recipes

Probably the two best known recipes from the area - and feel free to get in touch if you want to add to this list - are:

Drink for a Manchester United Themed Party

The Manchester region is not known for its wine production. However, the Boddingtons Brewery produced a fine beer that was known throughout the world. The brewery, originally established over two hundred years ago, is no longer in existance, so Boddingtons Ale , once known as "the cream of Manchester" is no longer produced in the city. The good news is, though, that it is still widely available.

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