adidas honors Manchester United history with the 2016/17 home jersey. Manchester United was originally named Newton Heath when formed in 1878. The front of the jersey features a red half-and- half design, inspired by the original green and gold jersey worn by that club. Raised United badge and heat press sponsor logos are on the front. "Newton Heath" is screened inside the collar, with MUFC on the back. White stripes run down the sides. Cool and lightweight adizero technology, with laser cut holes for ventilation on the back. 100% polyester.