Saturday, December 2, 2017 5:30 PM
Ashburton Grove, Queensland Road, London, London, N7 7AJ, United Kingdom
Homeground of Arsenal
ArsenalArsenal Football Club, based in Holloway, London, is amongst the most successful clubs, having won 13 First Division and Premier League titles and 12 FA Cups. The club was established in 1886 and became a major force by the 1930s, when it won two FA Cups, and five League Championships. The club reached the pinnacle of its glory in 2003-04, when it finished the season undefeated and reached the UEFA Champions League Final.
Valued at $1.3 million, Arsenal is the fifth most valuable football association in the world, and has one of the highest incomes as well. The club also enjoys the largest fanbase among all football clubs in the world.
Arsene Wenger has been managing Arsenal since 1996. Steve Bould is his deputy since 2014.
The key players of the 2015-2016 season are goalie Petr Cech, with four Premier League trophies and a Champions League to his name, Mathieu Debuchy, the experienced right-back, Laurent Koscielny, the talented center-back, Aaron Ramsey, one of the best mid-fielders in the game, and Edinson Cavani, one of Europes best strikers.
Manchester UnitedManchester United, also known as 'The Red Devils,' is one the most popular football clubs in the English Premier League. The club, based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, was established in 1878. The club has the distinction of winning 20 league titles, the most by any English club. It has also won four League Cups, 11 FA Cups, and 20 FA Community Shields, besides three European Cups, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup, and one FIFA Club World Cup. 1998 - 99 was an especially good year for the club, as it won the Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League, all in one season.
Manchester United is the third most valuable football club in the world, valued at $1.98 billion. It is also the world's most valuable football brand, with an estimated worth of $1.2 billion.
Manchester United is in a slump of late, for, in 2014, the club did not just fail to defend their Premier League title, but also did not qualify for the UEFA Champions League, for the first time since 1995 - 96, or the Euro League either. Manager David Moyes, was sacked following this poor season, and Louis van Gaal has replaced him, with a three-year deal. Ryan Giggs is the assistant manager.
Manchester United always have a plethora of starts in their line up. Radamel Falcao, with annual earnings of $35.4 Million, is ranked fifth, and Wayne Rooney, with annual earnings of $25.4 Million, is ranked seventh in the list of highest paid footballers in 2015. The key players for 2015-2016 season ould in all likelihood include Bastian Schweinsteiger, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra Matteo Darmian, and Memphis Depay.