Manchester United Logo

Manchester United Logo

Manchester United Football Club is a hugely popular English professional football club owned by Manchester United plc. Based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, it was founded as “Newton Heath LYR Football Club” in 1878. After changing its name to “Manchester United F.C.” in 1902, the club moved to Old Trafford in 1910.

Widely regarded as one of the world’s most popular and wealthiest teams in the world, Manchester United became the first sports team ever to be valued at $3 billion in January 2013.

DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF MANCHESTER UNITED LOGO

Shape and Font of the Manchester United Logo

The Manchester United logo has undergone several modifications over the years. Nonetheless, it still remains one of the most memorable and instantly recognizable sports logos in the world.

The sailing ship in the current version of the Manchester United logo is inspired by the Manchester City Council coat of arms, whereas the devil holding a pitch-fork originates from “The Red Devils”, the club’s famous nickname. Featuring a classy yet simple typeface, it was reportedly launched in early 1970s.

Colors of the Manchester United Logo

The red color in the Manchester United logo symbolizes passion, power and courage of the club, whereas the yellow color represents its unassailable energy and optimism.