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Old Trafford is the second largest stadium in England and home to Manchester United FC. The stadium has a capacity of 75,811 seats. In the first decade of the 20th century Manchester United played its matches at a 50,000-stadium at Bank Street, when then president Davies began planning for a new stadium with double that capacity. A site was chosen near Trafford Park industrial estate, and architect Archibald Leitch appointed to design the stadium.
Managers may have to relinquish power in the future as football evolves, the Football Association’s former director of communications Adrian Bevington feels. While European clubs have long embraced a sporting director role to help support bosses, their English counterparts have traditionally shied away from this – but Bevington believes now is the time to embrace change.