|Full name||Yangon United Football Club|
|Ground||Yangon United Sports Complex|
|President||Pyae Phyo Tayza|
|Head coach||Min Tun Lin|
|League||Myanmar National League|
Yangon United Football Club (Burmese : ရန်ကုန် ယူနိုက်တက် ဘောလုံးအသင်း [jàɰ̃ɡòʊɰ̃] ) is a Burmese football club, based at Yangon United Sports Complex, in Yangon, Myanmar. Owned by Tay Za, a prominent Burmese businessman, the club was one of eight teams that participated in the inaugural edition of the Myanmar National League in 2009, where they finished as runners-up. Yangon United's biggest rivals are Yadanarbon F.C., with whom they contest the Myanmar rivalry. However, due to Yadanarbon's decline, Yangon United's main rivals are now Shan United, in which now they contest in the new MNL derby.
Although Yangon United F.C. was officially founded in 2009, it started as the Air Bagan F.C side from the old Myanmar Premier League.
On 16 May 2009, Yangon United defeated Zeya Shwe Myay 4–0 in the league's second ever match to open the MNL Cup 2009. The club finished in second place in group play with 16 points. Yangon United lost to Yadanarbon in the final on penalty shootout after a 2–2 draw. During the 2010 season, Yangon United built an artificial turf football pitch and gymnasium. In 2011, Yangon United secured their first ever championship and also became champions of the 2011 Max Cement MFF Cup. This is the first time a team has won both the cup and the championship in the short history of the MNL. In 2012, the club won their second consecutive Myanmar National League title and qualified for the 2013 AFC Cup.
In 2010, Yangon United built their training ground and gymnasium. Yangon United Gymnasium is the first gym among the Myanmar National League clubs. In 2011, Yangon United won their first ever MNL championship. They also won 2011 Max Cement Cup. This is the first time a team has won both the cup and the championship in the short history of the MNL.
In 2012, Yangon United won their second MNL title.
In 2013, Yangon United signed with Grand Sport for kit sponsorship. The club won their third MNL championship in the same year. They played AFC Cup again and they passed to knock-out stage for the first time in club's history.
They would go on and dominate for long periods, until 2019, when they gave up the trophy to Shan United. They followed that up with an unconvincing 2020 Myanmar National League finishing 4th.
In the 2022 Myanmar National League season, they finished second place behind Shan United. Their top scorer was Valci who scored 8 goals in that season.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|2||Kyaw Ko Ko||2013–2019||58||139|
Figures for active players (in bold).
All results (home and away) list Yangon United's goal tally first.
|2012||AFC Cup||Group G||Chonburi||1–1||0–1||4th|
|2013||AFC Cup||Group F||New Radiant||2–0||1–3||2nd|
|Round of 16||East Bengal||1–5|
|2014||AFC Cup||Group G||Vissai Ninh Bình||1–4||2–3||2nd|
|Round of 16||Persipura Jayapura||2–9|
|2015||Mekong Club Championship||First round||Lao Toyota||5–2||2nd|
|Boeung Ket Angkor||0–3|
|2016||AFC Champions League||Preliminary round 2||Chonburi||2–3 ( a.e.t. )|
|AFC Cup||Group G||South China||2–1||1–2||3rd|
|2018||AFC Cup||Group G||Bali United||3–2||3–1||1st|
|FLC Thanh Hóa||2–1||3–3|
|2019||AFC Champions League||Preliminary round 1||Ceres–Negros||2–1|
|Preliminary round 2||Chiangrai United||1–3|
|AFC Cup||Group F||Tampines Rovers||1–3||3–4||3rd|
|2020||AFC Cup||Play-off round||Indera||3–1||6–1||9–2|
|Group F||Hồ Chí Minh City||2–2||2nd|
|Head coach||Kyaw Dunn|
|Assistant coach|| Thuya Swe|
Khin Maung Lwin
|Goalkeeping coach||Aung Ye Thway|
|Team Officer||Yan Aung Kyaw|
|2015||1st||1||22||17||3||2||62||28||54||2nd round||Cézar||28||Tin Maung Tun|
|2016||1st||2||22||12||4||6||43||25||40||Runners-up||Kyaw Ko Ko||13||Myo Min Tun|
|2017||1st||2||22||16||4||2||45||11||52||Runners-up||Kyaw Ko Ko||9||Myo Min Tun|
|2018||1st||1||22||16||3||3||54||20||51||Winners||Sylla Sekou||28||Myo Min Tun Maung|
|2019||1st||3||22||12||7||3||40||15||43||Winners||Sylla Sekou||10||Tin Maung Tun|
|2020||1st||4||20||11||4||3||39||18||37||Emmanuel Uzochukwu & Ernest Barfo||8||Min Tun Lin|
|2022||1st||2||18||12||3||3||37||8||39||Valci Júnior||8||Min Tun Lin|
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