Bank Street: Manchester United F.C. football ground


March 30, 1907
The Manchester United Football Club first came into existence under the name of Newton Heath L and Y Railway Cricket and Football Club. The title was afterwards changed to Newton Heath. The first ground was situated in North Road, Newton Heath, but when the builder put in an appearance a removal had to be made to the present ground at Clayton.

When all seemed over with the organisation, Mr. J.H. Davies became connected with the club. The name was changed to Manchester United, and a good team was got together. In season 1903-4 promotion to the First Division was only just missed by a single point.

Another disappointment was suffered in season 1904-5, the club finishing three points behind Bolton Wanderers, who were second. Promotions was gained last season with a total of 62 points – four less than Bristol City.

1906 Bank Street Manchester United
(Yorkshire Evening Post: March 30, 1907)

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