8 Exciting Facts About Manchester United Old Trafford Stadium: Manchester United has remained to be one of the finest football clubs in England. The team has excelled in both the domestic league and external competitions such as the Champions League and the Europa League. The club has invested Billions of Money in building their state of art stadium known as the Old Trafford. Today, I will be sharing some of the facts about the Manchester United stadium you did not know about. Take a look.

1. Capacity:

The old Trafford is one of the biggest clubs in Manchester, boasting a capacity of 73,140 sitting capacity. It is home to the Manchester United Football Club.


2. Greatness:

The football stadium has been ranked as the second biggest stadium in entire England after the iconic Wembley stadium. It is also ranked as one of the greatest in terms of the key games played at the facility. It has hosted great matches including the Champions League finals and world cup matches.

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3. Exact Location:

The great old Trafford is located on Sir Matt Busby Way in Greater Manchester, England. For those using public means to locate the stadium simply use the Wharfside way.

4. Highest Record Attendance

The English people are known to be football fanatics and lovers of the great game. This stadium holds a stunning record of 76,962 football fans who came to watch a game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Grimsby Town in 1939.

5. Surface of the stadium.

While some stadiums are fitted with the carpeted surface, Manchester United’s Old Trafford boasts of a Desso Grassmaster Stadium.

6. Opening date of the facility.

The facility is one of the oldest in the world, having been opened in February, 1910. It is now over 111 years old.

7. The Nickname:

The stadium was nicknamed the Theater of Dreams by Bobby Charlton.

8. The dark moment Bombing of the Stadium.

The stadium was bombed during the world war fight on 11th March 1941. Manchester United team then was forced to share a nearby stadium with their rivals.

Manchester United Bombing




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