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Anonymous asked in SportsFootball (Soccer)English Football (Soccer) · 1 decade ago

When did the manchester united badge first incorporate the 'red devil'?

The Manchester United badge now incorporates a 'red devil'. at one time it incorportaed a sailing ship. What year did it change?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    1960's

    The Manchester United crest has been altered on a few occasions, but the basic form remains similar. The badge is derived from the crest of the city of Manchester. The devil on the club badge stems from the club's nickname "The Red Devils", which was adopted in the early 1960s after Matt Busby heard it in reference to the red-shirted Salford rugby league side. By the end of the 1960s, the devil had started to be included on club programmes and scarves, before it was finally incorporated into the club badge in 1970, holding its unmistakable trident. In 1998, the badge was once again redesigned, this time removing the words "Football Club". This move was met with opposition from some supporters, who viewed it as a move away from the club's footballing roots and more into the business side of the game.

  • 3 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    because man.u changed their nickname to the red devils

  • 1 decade ago

    listen to NE[o] lol :)

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