The 14 United matches you can follow during the World Cup

Wednesday 16 November 2022 11:45

The 2022 World Cup is almost upon us, and at the weekend our men’s team played their last domestic fixture for more than a month.

But that doesn’t mean that football is halting altogether, far from it.

You can still follow 14 fixtures across all of our sides during the winter break, including the first-team’s matches in Spain and United Women’s showcase clash with Aston Villa at Old Trafford, before our season resumes with the Burnley Carabao Cup clash on 21 December.

Here’s a handy breakdown of every match, and how you can follow the action from each...


Wed 7 Dec: Cadiz v United (19:00)*
Sat 10 Dec: Real Betis v United (17:00)*
Weds 21 Dec: United v Burnley (20:00)


Sat 19 Nov: Arsenal v United Women (17:30)
Sat 3 Dec: United Women v Aston Villa (12:30)
Wed 7 Dec: United Women v Everton (19:00)
Sun 11 Dec: Man City v United Women (12:30)
Sun 18 Dec: United Women v Sheffield United (12:00)


Tues 22 Nov: Wolves U21 v United U21 (19:00)
Sat 3 Dec: United U18 v Leeds U18 (11:30)
Sat 10 Dec: United U18 v Everton U18 (11:00)
Sat 17 Dec: Middlesbrough U18 v United U18 (12:30)
Mon 19 Dec: United U21 v PSV Eindhoven (19:00)
Tues 20 Dec: United U18 v Sunderland U18 (13:00)

*Live MUTV coverage will be available globally, except for in Spain, due to broadcasting restrictions.

All times in GMT.


Despite several of the Reds representing their nations in Qatar, a lot of our squad will be travelling to Spain for a winter training camp with Erik ten Hag. There, United will face Cadiz and Real Betis, with both fixtures being shown live on MUTV*.

Following these clashes, the Reds will be back in domestic action in the Carabao Cup, hosting Burnley in a match which will be broadcast live on Sky Sports in the UK. As always, the United App and remain the primary destinations for all your team news, match build-up and reaction, and exclusive matchday content.


Marc Skinner’s Reds have five fixtures to contend with in the build-up to Christmas, across the WSL and FA Women’s League Cup, starting with the top-of-the-table clash away to Arsenal on Saturday 19 November. This match will be shown live on Sky Sports in the UK, as well as our fixture against Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Saturday 3 December.

This match against Villa will be the second time the Reds have played at Old Trafford this year, and tickets are still available to purchase from our designated women’s ticketing page.

In addition to the two matches already mentioned, you can watch Skinner’s side take on Everton on the FA Player and also enjoy the Manchester derby on 11 December, broadcast live on BBC One and the BBC iPlayer.

And as if that wasn’t enough, action and reaction from all of the United Women’s matches during the winter break will be available to read and watch across our official platforms.


There are six Academy matches to be played during the winter break, with both the Under-21s and Under-18s in action.

Our Under-21s take on Wolves Under-21s in the Papa Johns Trophy at the end of November, before hosting PSV Eindhoven Under-21s in the Premier League International Cup in their last fixture before Christmas.

Four U18 Premier League matches await Travis Binnion’s Under-18s in December, as the Reds look to put together a good run of form during the winter period.

MUTV programming for our Academy matches will be confirmed closer to the fixture dates, so keep an eye out on and the United App.