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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. Strategy The key elements of the company’s strategy are to expand its portfolio of global and regional sponsors; further develop its retail, merchandising, apparel and product licensing business; continue to invest in its team, facilities and other brand enhancing initiatives; exploit mobile and content opportunities; enhance the reach and distribution of its broadcasting rights; and increase the revenue and operating margins of its business as it further expand its high growth commercial businesses, including sponsorship, retail, merchandising, licensing, and mobile and content. 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. First Team: The company’s first team plays professional football in the Football Association Premier League sponsored by Barclays (the Premier League), domestic cup competitions in England, including the Football Association Cup in association with Budweiser (the FA Cup) and the Football League Cup sponsored by Capital One (the League Cup) and, subject to qualifying, international cup competitions, including the Union of European Football Associations Champions League (the Champions League). The company’s 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 55 players under contract of whom 36 have made an appearance for its first team. The remaining players may play for the reserve team or youth academy teams but are being developed such that they may make it to a starting position on its first team or the first team of other clubs. The company’s players enter into contracts with it that follow a prescribed model based on Football Association Premier League Limited rules. Players on the company’s first team typically also enter into an image rights agreement with it, which grants it rights to use their image. The company’s first team players generally enter into contracts of between two and five years' duration. 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 may be sold to generate transfer income. Players in the company’s youth academy and reserve teams may be loaned to other clubs in order to develop and gain first team experience with those other clubs and enhance their transfer value. The company’s 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 Commercial This sector includes income from sponsorship; retail, merchandising, apparel and product licensing; and new media and mobile. Sponsorship: The company’s sponsorship agreements are negotiated directly by its commercial team. Its sponsors are granted various rights, which can 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 Limited (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


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