What's happening at United this week?

Monday 05 December 2022 15:54

Several fixtures await Manchester United this week, with Erik ten Hag's Reds, United Women and our Under-18s all due to play matches.

The men's first team are in Spain to take on Cadiz CF and Real Betis on Wednesday and Saturday respectively, while our women's team will face Everton and Manchester City in Continental Cup and WSL clashes in the space of a few days.

Our Under-18s continue their defence of the FA Youth Cup too, while several Reds are also in World Cup action in Qatar.

Ahead of what's sure to be another jam-packed week for United, find out what lies ahead for our sides...

Revealed: United's squad for Spain trip


Find out which players Erik ten Hag has taken to Spain ahead of two friendly games against Cadiz and Real Betis.


Watch and read Casemiro’s exclusive Fans’ Q&A, to learn more about our Brazilian midfield enforcer.

Images and highlights from United’s winter training camp will be available peruse over, as Ten Hag’s side get set for two friendlies in Spain.

Brazil take on South Korea in the last 16 of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Casemiro, Fred and Antony could all feature and kick-off is set for 19:00 GMT.

Happy birthday to our French striker, Anthony Martial!


It is 30 years since Eric Cantona’s United debut, so highlights from that match against Manchester City will be available to view, along with stories about the legendary Frenchman.

Reds boss Ten Hag will conduct an exclusive interview with club media and you can get more updates from United’s winter training camp, as the countdown to Wednesday’s friendly against Cadiz continues.

Bruno Fernandes and Diogo Dalot could feature as Portugal and Switzerland battle for a place in the World Cup quarter-finals. This match will begin at 19:00 GMT.


Ahead of the evening clash with Cadiz, you can watch The Debate, as former Reds, celebrities and journalists discussing the major talking points at the club and in football in general.

At 19:00 GMT, the Reds are back in action for the first time since 11 November, as Ten Hag’s team take on Cadiz CF. This match will be shown live on MUTV, which is also available in the United App.

Coverage begins at 17:55 GMT, and there will also be pre-match analysis and post-match reaction, along with live updates, images and highlights in our app and on ManUtd.com.

Marc Skinner’s United Women also have a match, at home to Everton in the Continental Tyres League Cup. Kick-off is set for 19:00 GMT, and along with live coverage on The FA Player, you can follow key updates and reaction across our official media.

How to watch and follow Cadiz v United


Our first winter friendly is live on MUTV this Wednesday night - here's everything you need to know about the game.


The extended versions of highlights from our match against Cadiz will be available, and the Reds will be back in training as the focus switches towards Saturday's meeting with Real Betis.

Many happy returns to former Reds striker Brian McClair and current United midfielder Scott McTominay, who both celebrate their birthdays!


Brazil, with Casemiro, Antony and Fred in their squad, face Croatia in a World Cup quarter-final at 15:00 GMT.

Later in the day, Tyrell Malacia’s Netherlands and Lisandro Martinez’s Argentina meet in another last-eight tie, with the match getting under way at 19:00 GMT.

Martinez plays his part as Argentina progress


Licha made a crucial intervention late on as his country book their place in the World Cup quarter-finals.


United will visit Real Betis at the Estadio Benito Villamarin at 17:00 GMT. Like the Cadiz fixture, this is being broadcast live on MUTV.

Coverage begins at 15:55 GMT, and there will also be pre-match analysis and post-match reaction, along with live updates, images and highlights in our app and on ManUtd.com.

England face France in the World Cup quarter-finals, while Portugal could take on Spain or Morocco if they reach the last eight. There could be as many as six Reds taking part across these fixtures, so keep your eyes on ManUtd.com and our app for regular updates.


The extended versions of highlights from our match against Real Betis will be available to watch.

United Women will be away to local rivals Manchester City in a hugely important WSL game, with kick-off being set for 12:30 GMT.

Our Under-18s are also in action, at 15:00 GMT, as the FA Youth Cup holders begin the defence of the trophy against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.