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Manchester United was originally known as Newton Heath football club. They were founded in 1878.

The club Changed its name to Manchester United Football club on the 26th of April 1902.

They changed there name because Netwon Heath were in a large sum. They got brought out by J.H Davis who was managing director of Manchester Breweries. He decided to change the club's name to Manchester United Football Club.

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