What's happening at United this week?

Tuesday 13 September 2022 16:00

Manchester United may have had another fixture postponed this week, but there are still four games to look forward to at all levels of the club.

While Erik ten Hag's squad are preparing for a Europa League meeting in Moldova with Sheriff Tiraspol, Marc Skinner's United Women are working towards the first contest of the WSL season and our Academy teams also have matches coming up in the next few days.

Read on for details of all these games, as well as the anniversaries, birthdays and other events happening this week...

Update on Sheriff v United fixture


The club confirms that our Europa League match in Moldova next Thursday will go ahead.


The week began with us showing images and video of Ten Hag's squad training at Carrington for the Sheriff Tiraspol game, which will now be our last men's fixture before the international break. This is due to our home Premier League match against Leeds United on Sunday being postponed, as we announced at 17:30 BST.

We also mark seven years since United striker Anthony Martial’s debut against Liverpool, when he scored that remarkable goal.


Tuesday marks the date of the debut for another Reds striker, as former United forward Dimitar Berbatov made his bow for the club on this day in 2008.


Ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash with Sheriff, Ten Hag will conduct his press conference on Wednesday. You can follow the briefing live on MUTV, ManUtd.com and the United App at a time to be confirmed in due course.

Don’t worry if you miss it, though, as ManUtd.com and the United App are the best places to watch the full press conference on demand and read all the key quotes.

Reds icon George Best made his debut for the club on 14 September 1963 and we'll recall that historic occasion.

Even more of our former players made their United bows on this date too, with Marouane Fellaini and Marcos Rojo playing for the club for the first time on this day in 2013 and 2014, respectively.

On this day in 2014, our former Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera scored his first goal for the club, in a 4-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers.

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On the 75th anniversary of his birth, we've compiled some of the many matches in which George made the headlines.


The Reds travel to Moldova on Thursday to face Sheriff in our second Europa League group match of the season.

The action is set to kick-off at 17:45 BST, and coverage will be shown live on BT Sport. You can keep up to date with all the pre-match build-up, post-match reaction, highlights, interviews and more on our official channels.

On this day in 2012, Paul Scholes scored his final goal for United, on his 700th Premier League appearance, in our 4-0 win over Wigan Athletic.


United Under-21s are set to host West Ham Under-21s at Altrincham, with kick-off set for 19:00 BST. Stay tuned on our official channels for team news, updates and highlights from the Premier League 2 clash.

Gary Neville made his Reds debut on this day in 1992, going on to make 602 appearances for the club during a highly decorated career.

In our first Champions League match of the historic 1998/99 treble-winning season, we drew 3-3 with Barcelona in an enthralling and action-packed classic.

Manchester United 3-3 Barcelona Video

Manchester United 3-3 Barcelona

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United Women and our Under-18s have fixtures in their respective leagues this Saturday, with updates from both being posted on ManUtd.com and our Official App.

Marc Skinner’s United Women get the 2022/23 Women’s Super League campaign under way at 12:00 BST, with Reading the visitors to Leigh Sports Village. Skinner will be eager to get the league campaign off the best possible start as the Reds target Champions League qualification this term.

You can watch the action from LSV LIVE on MUTV - which is now available through the United App – from 11:30 BST, and access post-match content on our official platforms.

Our Under-18s are on the road this Saturday, travelling to Stoke to face Stoke City Under-18s in the Under-18 PL. Kick off in this one is at the slightly earlier time of 11:00 BST, and like with our Women and Under-21, you can keep up to date with the key moments through our official channels.

Saturday marks the date of Wayne Rooney’s 200th goal for Manchester United, with the striker scoring a Champions League brace against Bayer Leverkusen on 17 September 2013.

This date also marks legendary Reds keeper Alex Stepney’s debut for the club in 1966, with the Englishman featuring between the sticks when we lifted the European Cup for the first time in 1968.

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Stepney celebrates his 80th birthday on Sunday, and the club would like to wish Alex many happy returns.

Former United Women player Jane Ross also celebrates her birthday this weekend, as the striker turns 33. Happy birthday, Jane!