What's happening this week at United?

Monday 05 September 2022 12:30

With the start of another week upon us, Manchester United fans will be keen to know just what lies in store during the next seven days at the club.

For the first time this season, there will be competitive action for all of our sides, including a first UEFA Europa League fixture of the campaign, and a trip to Crystal Palace, for the men's side.

Marc Skinner's women's team can look forward to a WSL season opener and there is also Academy action for our Under-21 and Under-18 sides.

With all that being said, here's everything you need to know ahead of another busy week at Manchester United...

90 in 20: United v Arsenal Video

90 in 20: United v Arsenal

Watch the extended highlights of our clash with Arsenal earlier this season...


We'll have all the reaction and analysis following our Premier League clash with Arsenal, as United successfully made it four top-flight victories in a row.

Have you listened to the matchday podcast yet?

We'll also have training from Carrington later on in the day, as Erik ten Hag's side seek to recover ahead of the Real Sociedad game on Thursday.


We'll have a match preview and early team news before the clash with the Basque club who we have previously faced in 2013 and 2021.

Our weekly panel show, The Debate, will also be back as we review the Arsenal game and look forward to the beginning of our European campaign.


Ten Hag is set to face the media ahead of our clash against Imanol Alguacil's side, with the Dutchman's press conference scheduled for 11:45 BST.

Stay tuned once more to our official channels as we'll bring you all the latest team news, views and opinions ahead our showdown with the La Liga outfit.

Wednesday also marks the historic anniversary of our women's team's first WSL outting. Having been promoted from the FA Women's Championship the previous season, the Reds were unfortunately beaten 1-0 by our arch-rivals Manchester City, in front of an impressive 31,213 spectators at the Etihad Stadium in 2019.


It's matchday, as the Reds take on Real Sociedad at Old Trafford, in our first fixture in Europa League Group E.

As always, we'll keep you right up to date across the evening, with action, reaction and analysis available, as well as our very own MUTV coverage before and after the game.

Bruno Fernandes will be hoping to mark his 28th birthday with a victory and perhaps a goal or two. Hope you have a good one, Bruno!

UTD Podcast: Matchday | Arsenal (H)


Sam Homewood returns as your roving reporter, telling the story of United's 3-1 Premier League victory over Arsenal on what was a remarkable day at the Theatre of Dreams. There was so much to discuss, from Antony's goal-scoring debut to Marcus Rashford's brace: seriously, with a multitude of guests, you don't want to miss this one.


You'll be able to watch another Ten Hag press conference, as he previews Sunday's trip to Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

Mark Dempsey's Under-21s continue their Premier League 2 campaign with a 19:00 BST kick-off at Leigh Sports Village, taking on Leicester City.

Having drawn 2-2 in our last outing against Liverpool, our young Reds will be bidding to put three points on the board. You can watch the game live on MUTV. 


There are two games on Saturday morning, as the Women open our WSL season with a trip to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Kick-off is at 12:30 BST and the game will be shown live on Sky Sports in the UK.

At the same time, our Under-18s host Sunderland at Carrington in a 12:30 BST kick-off.

On this day in 2020, we signed striker Alessia Russo, following the completion of her college football journey. Euro 2022 winner Russo has since gone on to find the net 14 times in 35 games for the Reds.

Internationals: Reds trio on target


Our round-up of United Women in action for their national teams includes several goalscorers.


The Reds will be aiming for a fifth straight Premier League success when we travel to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace.

Watch MUTV's pre- and post-match coverage on ManUtd.com and in the United App, and follow live radio commentary during the game.

Cristiano Ronaldo made his second debut a year ago too on this day, finding the net twice against Newcastle in a superb 4-1 victory. With his last appearance coming in 2009, Old Trafford was packed to the rafters to celebrate the homecoming of one of the world's most decorated stars.

Former United defender Mikael Silvestre also made his debut back in 1999.