Malabar United Football Club was founded in 2007 by Mohammed Mannil. They started off their history by playing in the local Cochin Premier League. They finished in the semi-finals in the 2008 Cochin Premier League. They then participated in the I-League 2nd Division for the first time in 2009 but did not get promoted. They then tried again in 2010 and 2011 but ultimately failed to gain promotion to the I-League. The club then skipped out of next season in the 2012 I-League 2nd Division.