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Newton Heath The Very First United Team.

Posted by Maria Kazi on  February 23, 1878
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Manchester United Football Club was formed in 1878 as Newton Heath LYR Football Club by the Carriage and Wagon department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway depot at Newton Heath. Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company granted permission for the employees of its Carriage and Wagon department to start a football team, which was subsequently named Newton Heath LYR, with Frederick Attock appointed as this new club’s president. LYR stood for “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway” and

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Newton Heath The Very First United Team.

Posted by Maria Kazi on  February 23, 1878
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Category: Uncategorized
Manchester United Football Club was formed in 1878 as Newton Heath LYR Football Club by the Carriage and Wagon department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway depot at Newton Heath. Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company granted permission for the employees of its Carriage and Wagon department to start a football team, which was subsequently named Newton Heath LYR, with Frederick Attock appointed as this new club’s president. LYR stood for “Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway” and