Manchester United has won a total of 58 trophies across all major competitions. They have won the top-flight soccer league in England a record 20 times. They also hold the record with 12 wins in the English national tournament, the Football Association Cup.
Founded in 1878, the team was originally called Newton Heath, for the railway yard in which the players worked. They joined the top division of English soccer in 1892 but were quickly relegated in 1894. In 1902, the team adopted the new title Manchester United and rapidly rejoined the top league. Their first league championship was won in 1908, followed by an FA Cup win in 1909.