What's happening at United this week?

Monday 28 November 2022 12:45

With more World Cup action involving our players and Manchester United Women’s highly anticipated WSL match at Old Trafford, there’s plenty to look forward to across the next seven days.

The group stage in Qatar will conclude this week and at the time of writing, all of our representatives in the tournament are still striving to reach the Round of 16.

At club level, there's a huge focus on Saturday's game at the Theatre of Dreams, as Marc Skinner’s United Women prepare to face Aston Villa in the WSL.

This full week on ManUtd.com and the United App will be littered with build-up to this eye-watering clash, for which tickets remain on sale online, priced at just £6 for adults and £3 for Over 65s and Under 16s. You can read all about it below...


Updates from every single World Cup match featuring our players will be available in a dedicated blog on ManUtd.com and in the United App, including team news, images and more.


The teams in World Cup Groups G and H will play their second matches of the tournament and as many as seven Reds could be in action for their nations.

At 16:00 GMT, Brazil – who have Casemiro, Fred, Antony and Alex Telles in their squad – take on Switzerland, looking to seal their place in the next round after their opening 2-0 win against Serbia.

Later on, Bruno Fernandes and Diogo Dalot could lock horns with Facundo Pellistri when Portugal face Uruguay in Group H’s headline fixture at 19:00 GMT.

As for our women's team, an exclusive interview with Nikita Parris will be able to read and watch on ManUtd.com and in the United App.

Men's club football will be back on the agenda in a big way when the draw for the Emirates FA Cup third round is made between 19:00 and 19:30 GMT. Turn your notifications on in the United App for the fastest way to find out who the Reds will face.


The final round of group-stage fixtures commences, with Tyrell Malacia’s Netherlands facing Qatar at 15:00 GMT, as they look to top Group A.

In the evening, there's a home-nations clash as Wales and England go toe-to-toe in the final group game of Group B at 19:00 GMT.

Paul Scholes will be the special guest in our weekly discussion show, The Debate - you can catch the legendary midfielder's expert opinions when the programme becomes available on demand in the United App and on ManUtd.com.

A popular member of our current women's squad will be celebrating her 26th birthday - many happy returns, Sophie Baggaley!


Christian Eriksen’s exclusive Fans’ Q&A will be available to enjoy across our official media, on the day of his country's final World Cup group game.

Denmark play Australia at 15:00 GMT and there could be another pair of Reds in action at the same time, as Hannibal’s Tunisia take on Raphael Varane’s France.

Later, Argentina will face Poland in Group C as Lisandro Martinez and co look to book their place in the Round of 16.

Our countdown to United Women's monumental clash against Aston Villa at Old Trafford will continue with an exclusive Ella Toone interview. Don't miss it! 

What does the World Cup mean to Dalot?


Later today, Diogo could potentially make his debut in a tournament he has had a long-standing admiration for.


As the excitement for Saturday's WSL match at Old Trafford continues to build, you can hear from another player in our squad, striker Alessia Russo.

We'll also be showing an interview with Anthony Elanga, ahead of our squad announcement for the winter friendlies and training camp in Spain.


The World Cup group stage comes to its conclusion, with three of our 'United nations' in action as the final spots in the last 16 are confirmed.

At 15:00 GMT, Portugal play against South Korea while Uruguay face Ghana. Brazil's meeting with Cameroon will kick off at 19:00 GMT.

Also, you can hear from Brandon Williams, Martin Dubravka and Nathan Bishop as we look forward to the Reds' winter training camp in Spain.

Fred's secret weapon with Brazil


Our midfield man says he is able to get advice on what it is like to lift the World Cup.


United Women's huge game against Aston Villa at Old Trafford kicks off at 12:30 GMT, as Marc Skinner's side look to continue a great start to the WSL campaign. A big crowd is expected at the Theatre of Dreams - to be a part of it and show your support in person, book your £6 / £3 seats online via manutd.com/tickets.

The match will be broadcast live in the UK on Sky Sports and will also be covered worldwide in the United App and on ManUtd.com, where we'll have team news, regular updates and post-match reaction.

Our Under-18s will also be in action and their league game against Leeds United will be shown live on MUTV, as well as on our website and in our app. Kick-off at Carrington is scheduled for 11:30 GMT.

The World Cup knockout rounds will begin with two last-16 fixtures and at the time of writing, United players could be involved in both. The Group A winners take on the runners-up of Group B at 15:00 GMT, before the first-placed team in Group C meet the team that finished second in Group D at 19:00 GMT.


At club level, reaction to Saturday’s WSL match at the Theatre of Dreams will continue.

Meanwhile in the World Cup, the winners of Group D will contest a quarter-final place with the runners-up in C at 15:00 GMT.

Then, at 19:00 GMT, we'll see whether the top team in Group B can beat the second-placed side in A to also reach the last eight.

Again, both of the matches in Qatar could feature some of our players. Good luck to them all!