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Manchester United is reputed to be the most widely supported football team in the world. For football fans, but particularly ManU fans, a tour of their home stadium Old Trafford in Manchester is a chance to visit the site of some of football's greatest moments and see where some of Soccer's most famous players played and trained.
From the 'Busby Babes' to George Best, Denis Law, Bryan Robson, Bobby Charlton, Ryan Giggs, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and so many more.
Old Trafford is an all-seater football stadium in the Trafford area of Greater Manchester. With space for 76,212 spectators, Old Trafford has the second-largest capacity of any English football stadium after Wembley Stadium.
The ground, given the nickname the Theatre of Dreams by Bobby Charlton, is the home of Manchester United and has been since 1910, apart from an eight-year absence from 1941 to 1949, following the bombing of the stadium in the Second World War. During this period, the club shared Maine Road with local rivals, Manchester City.
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The ground has frequently hosted FA Cup semi-final matches and also hosted England international fixtures while the new Wembley Stadium was under construction. It also hosted matches at the 1966 FIFA World Cup and Euro 96 and the 2003 UEFA Champions League Final.
As well as football matches , Old Trafford has hosted Super League's Grand Final since the rugby league's adoption of playoffs in 1998 and the final of the 2000 Rugby League World Cup.
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During a tour of Old Trafford stadium you can see the dug out where the manager José Mourinho presides over home matches. Walk through the players’ tunnel and visit the home team dressing rooms. Your tour is accompanied by a guide who will share their extensive knowledge and answer your questions before the tour concludes at the club museum.
You can also see Manchester United's extensive trophy collection, learn about the footballing legends who have graced the club's history and experience the triumphs and tragedies of Manchester United.
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