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Sir Matt Busby Way

Old Trafford

Manchester, M16 0RA

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 16 1868 8000


Manchester United plc operates a professional sports team. Football Operations The company’s football operations primarily include various activities, such as its first team, reserve team, youth academy, global scouting networks, and other operations, such as its sport science, medical and fitness operations at the Aon Training Complex, Carrington. First Team: The company’s first team plays professional football in the Premier League; domestic cup competitions in England, including the FA Cup and League Cup, and subject to qualifying; and international cup competitions, including the Champions League. Its first team is led by its manager, supported by an assistant team manager and a club secretary, who in turn are supported by a team of approximately 90 individuals, including coaches and scouts for both its first team and youth academy, medical and physiotherapy staff, sports science and performance and match analysis staff. The company has 59 players under contract of whom 35 have made an appearance for its first team. Its players enter into contracts with the company that follow a prescribed model based on Football Association Premier League Limited rules. Youth Academy: The company’s youth academy is a primary source of new talent for its first team, as well as a means of developing players that might be sold to generate transfer income. Its youth academy program consists of 11 junior teams ranging from under 9s to under 19s. Each team consists of 15 to 23 players, each of whom is assessed during the season. Scouting Network: The company’s scouting system is a source of its football talent. Through its scouting system, it recruits players for both its first team and youth academy. The company’s scouting system consists of a professional network of staff who scout in general and for specific positions and age groups. Training Facilities: The company has invested resources into developing a performance center, which contains advanced sports and science equipment. Sectors The company operates through three principal sectors: Commercial, Broadcasting, and Matchday. COMMERCIAL This sector includes income from sponsorship; retail, merchandising, apparel & product licensing; and new media & mobile. Sponsorship The company monetizes the value of its global brand and community of followers through marketing and sponsorship relationships with major international and regional companies worldwide. Its global sponsorships include major brands, such as Aeroflot, Aon, DHL, Epson, General Motors (Chevrolet), Singha, Toshiba Medical Systems, and Yanmar. In addition to its global sponsorships, the company has regional sponsors, such as Gloops, Honda, Kagome, Multistrada, PepsiCo, and Wahaha, who are its sponsors across various products and categories in certain regions and local markets worldwide. The company’s sponsorship agreements are negotiated directly by its commercial team. Its sponsors are granted various rights, which could include rights in respect of its brand, logo and other intellectual property; rights in respect of its player and manager imagery; exposure on its television platform, MUTV; exposure on its Website; exposure on digital perimeter advertising boards at Old Trafford; exposure on interview backdrops; and the right to administer promotions targeted at customers whose details are stored on its customer relationship management database. The company conducts exhibition games and promotional tours on a global basis. Its promotional tours enable the company to engage with its followers, support the marketing objectives of its sponsors and extend the reach of its brand in strategic markets. The company has played 18 exhibition games in Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Thailand, and the United States. Retail, Merchandising, Apparel & Product Licensing The company markets and sells sports apparel, training and leisure wear and other clothing featuring the Manchester United brand on a global basis. In addition, it sells other licensed products, from coffee mugs to bed spreads, featuring the Manchester United brand and tradem


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