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In 1887 they started as Newton Heath but today they are called Manchester United.

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Newton heath is the old name for Manchester united today.

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What were man utd called before?

Man Utd was called Newton Health Before Manchester united

Was Manchester united called newton heath?

yes Manchester united used to be called newton heath in the 1800's.

What was Manchester unite d used to be called?

Newton Heath

Has the soccer teames ever changed?

If this question is about team names then the answer is Yes. Manchester United started playing as Newton Heath

When was Newton Heath Football Club formed?

Newton Heath, later to become Manchester United, was formed in 1878.

Which football club started life as Newton Heath?

Manchester United were originally known as Newton Heath. The strips were coloured green and yellow.

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What was Manchester United first known as?

The club was formed as Newton Heath L&YR F.C. in 1878 and later became Newton Heath F.C..

When did Manchester unitedstart playing soccer?

Well, it was initially founded in 1878, but it was called Newton Heath LYR F.C. The name of the team was changed to Manchester United in 1902, and Manchester United moved to Old Trafford - which holds 79765 people, in 1910.

What is the Nationality of Man United Billy Morgan?

Former Newton Heath (later renamed Manchester United) player Billy Morgan was English.

What does LYR stands for?

'LYR' is an acronym for ' Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway'.In 1878 the Newton Heath Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway company 'Dining committee' set up a cricket and football club for their employees at their Newton Heath depot in Manchester. The club was called the 'Newton Heath Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Cricket and Football Club'. The name of the football team was shortened to 'Newton Heath L.Y.R.'. In 1892 the football team broke away from the railway and became an independent company trading as 'Newton Heath Football Club'. In 1902 the club changed their name again to 'Manchester United Football Club' which was shortened to 'Manchester United' in 1998 by the then chief executive Peter Kenyon.

What was the Name before it was Manchester United?

Newton Heath