Goal of the Day

Goal of the Day graphic.

If you just love watching Manchester United score goals, then this special page - updated every day with a new video - is just the ticket.

Look out for classic strikes from club legends including Andy Cole, Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, Eric Cantona, George Best, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Paul Scholes, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Ryan Giggs, as well as current players like Anthony Martial, Juan Mata, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford.

April 2021

Steve Bruce

Goal of the Day: Bruce v Sheffield Wednesday video

Enjoy the first of two vital Steve Bruce goals against the Owls on our way to our first Premier League title, in 1993...

Denis Irwin

Goal of the Day: Irwin v Crystal Palace video

Denis Irwin pulled off something truly magical in the FA Cup semi-final, on this day in 1995...

Eric Cantona

Goal of the Day: Cantona v Arsenal video

There was absolutely nothing the Gunners could do to stop this iconic Eric Cantona strike, in 1993...

Paul Pogba

Goal of the Day: Pogba v Man City video

Paul Pogba inspired an incredible comeback win at the home of our neighbours, on this day in 2018...

Robin van Persie

Goal of the Day: van Persie v Hull video

Robin van Persie was a lethal finisher and this strike against the Tigers in 2014 shows what he was all about...

Adnan Januzaj

Goal of the Day: Januzaj v Newcastle video

Adnan Januzaj finished off a lovely move as the Reds won at St James' Park, on 5 April 2014...

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Aston Villa video

Excellent control, lethal finish: Wayne Rooney showed what he was all about, on this day in 2015...

Goal of the Day: Keane v Bradford video

When Roy Keane burst through on goal, there was absolutely no doubt where the ball was going to end up...

Cristiano Ronaldo

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Roma video

Cristiano Ronaldo flew through the air and scored a thumping header as United won in Italy, in 2008...

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Sheffield United video

Mark Hughes got the final touch to this epic breakaway goal against the Blades in 1993...

March 2021

Goal of the Day: Carrick v Blackburn video

Let's head back to 2007 for our latest Goal of the Day, courtesy of Michael Carrick's right boot...

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Watford video

Luke Shaw's exquisite pass set up Marcus Rashford for this sublime breakaway goal in 2019...

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Aston Villa video

You might need to watch this three or four times to work out how exactly Cristiano netted this audacious strike...

Goal of the Day: Johnsen v Wimbledon video

There was no stopping this volley from Ronny Johnsen, scored exactly 23 years ago today...

Dimitar Berbatov and Nani

Goal of the Day: Berbatov v Bolton video

Sublime set-up, elegant finish: Nani and Dimitar Berbatov combined wonderfully against Bolton, on this day in 2010...

Paul Scholes

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Birmingham video

When Paul Scholes got time and space, he would usually find the back of the net...

Goal of the Day: Keane v Sturm Graz video

You’d have needed two goalkeepers to stop this Roy Keane screamer from 1999…

Peter Davenport

Goal of the Day: Davenport v Liverpool video

Happy 60th birthday, Peter Davenport - here he is smashing in a goal against Liverpool, in 1987...

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Liverpool video

Just moments earlier, Ronaldo missed a one-on-one chance against Reina. You can guess what he did next...

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Bolton video

Missing was simply not an option for Wayne Rooney when he was through on goal and on a hat-trick...

Goal of the Day: Cole v Leicester video

We scored six away to Leicester in 1999, and this strike from Coley might just be the pick of the bunch...

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Tottenham video

Was this Giggsy's best right-footed goal as a Red? We'll let you be the judge of that...

Dimitar Berbatov

Goal of the Day: Berbatov v Bolton video

If you gave Dimitar Berbatov an opportunity in the box, you knew he would pounce, as he did against Bolton in 2011...

Goal of the Day: Albiston v Man City video

There's more than a hint of modern-day refereeing with this goal from 1980, Arthur Albiston's first for the Reds...

Goal of the Day: Veron v West Ham video

Start your day right with a classic free-kick from one of the coolest footballers ever, Juan Sebastian Veron...

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Blackburn video

In 2008, there was no better combination in world football than Rooney and Ronaldo, as Blackburn Rovers found out...

Goal of the Day: P.Neville v Sunderland video

What happened on 02/02/02? Ask Phil Neville – and Ole, who provided a tidy assist...

Ander Herrera

Goal of the Day: Herrera v Tottenham video

Ander Herrera scored a vital semi-final goal against Spurs as the Reds progressed to the FA Cup final in 2017...

Gordon Strachan

Goal of the Day: Strachan v QPR video

Gordon Strachan both started and finished this lovely move at Loftus Road in 1987...

Roy Keane

Goal of the Day: Keane v Portsmouth video

Roy Keane followed up a clever turn with a ruthless left-foot finish, against Pompey in 2003...

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v AC Milan video

As we take on the Italian giants once more, let's revisit one of Wayne Rooney's goals against the Rossoneri in 2010...

Goal of the Day: Park v Liverpool video

Ji-sung Park was a player for the big occasions. In 2010, he scored this diving header against our arch-rivals...

Ryan Giggs

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Southampton video

Schmeichel, McClair, Cantona, Giggs, goal! Check out this brilliant United counter-attack, against the Saints in 1993...

Scott McTominay

Goal of the Day: McTominay v Man City video

It's been one year since fans were last inside Old Trafford and this moment shows exactly why we miss you so dearly...

David Beckham

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Man City video

It's derby day! We warm up with this David Beckham special, a curled free-kick against the noisy neighbours...

Steve Coppell

Goal of the Day: Coppell v Man City video

As we look ahead to the Manchester derby, let's enjoy this incredible strike from Steve Coppell in 1979...

Fred

Goal of the Day: Fred v Wolves video

Happy 28th birthday, Fred! Let's celebrate with his first United goal, a right-foot finish back in 2018...

Andy Cole

Goal of the Day: Cole v Ipswich video

Andy Cole scored five of United's nine in our joint-biggest Premier League win, on this day in 1995...

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Crystal Palace video

This extra-time strike from Sparky ensured the 1990 FA Cup final against Palace went to a replay...

Ryan Giggs

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Fulham video

It's 30 years since Ryan Giggs made his United debut, so let's enjoy his exquisite volley against Fulham, from 2007...

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Aston Villa video

Wayne Rooney capped off an outstanding United performance with this strike as we overcame Villa 4-0 in 2008...

February 2021

Marcus Rashford

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Arsenal video

Five years ago a certain Marcus Rashford made his Premier League debut, netting a brace against the Gunners...

Marouane Fellaini

Goal of the Day: Fellaini v Celta Vigo video

Marouane Fellaini's vital header helped secure the Reds' progress to the Europa League final in 2017...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Goal of the Day: Ibrahimovic v Southampton video

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the winner in the League Cup final against the Saints, on this day in 2017...

Jesse Lingard

Goal of the Day: Lingard v Chelsea video

Jesse Lingard timed his run to perfection and scored a prolific header as we beat the Blues, on this day in 2018...

Goal of the Day: Fletcher v Bursaspor video

Fletch's second-half strike in 2011 set us on our way to a Champions League victory in Turkey...

Cristiano Ronaldo

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Newcastle video

Cristiano Ronaldo was simply unstoppable against the Magpies, on this day in 2008...

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Crystal Palace video

Wayne Rooney was on target for United as we ran out 2-0 winners at Selhurst Park, on this day in 2014...

Quinton Fortune

Goal of the Day: Fortune v Bradford City video

Quinton Fortune netted a brace, including this superb strike, against the Bantams in 2000...

Marcus Rashford

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Newcastle video

As we prepare for another meeting with the Magpies, enjoy Marcus Rashford's header from last season...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Goal of the Day: Solskjaer v Sturm Graz video

Of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's 126 United goals, this might be the most emphatic strike of them all...

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Deportivo video

As we face Spanish opposition in Europe, let's bring back this vintage David Beckham screamer, from 2002...

Harry Maguire

Goal of the Day: Maguire v Chelsea video

Harry Maguire scored his first league goal for United with a bullet header against the Blues, on this day in 2020...

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Panathinaikos video

Paul Scholes scored goals and this team effort against the Greek champions, in 2000, was nothing short of excellent...

Anderson

Goal of the Day: Anderson v Reading video

Let's start the week off right with this near-post screamer from Anderson, against Reading in 2012...

David Beckham

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Real Madrid video

It's Valentine's Day and we're in love with this David Beckham free-kick, against Los Blancos in 2003...

Goal of the Day: Vidic v West Brom video

As we're looking ahead to the fixture against the Baggies, enjoy this Nemanja Vidic header from 2009...

Bryan Robson

Goal of the Day: Robson v Barcelona video

On a magical night at Old Trafford in 1984, Bryan Robson bundled the ball over the line against the Catalan giants...

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Portsmouth video

This Ronaldo scorcher was our 2005/06 Goal of the Season. Watch and you'll see why...

Lee Sharpe

Goal of the Day: Sharpe v Stoke video

Lee Sharpe finished off a great move in style when the Reds scored straight after half-time against Stoke in 1993...

Goal of the Day: Veron v Olympiacos video

What better way to start the day than with one of Juan Sebastian Veron's finest goals in a United shirt...

Nicky Butt

Goal of the Day: Butt v Everton video

Nicky Butt was the epitome of a hard-working midfielder. He could score too, as he showed against the Toffees in 2003...

Goal of the Day: Pallister v Wrexham video

We all love a perfect volleyed strike, especially when they're hit as sweetly as this Gary Pallister effort...

Cristiano Ronaldo

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Fulham video

Happy 36th birthday, Cristiano Ronaldo! Let's remind ourselves just how good he was in the United shirt...

John O'Shea celebrates scoring against Copenhagen.

Goal of the Day: O'Shea v Copenhagen video

On this day 14 years ago, O'Shea deputised in the United goal - here he is bagging one at the other end, in 2006...

Denis Irwin

Goal of the Day: Irwin v Chelsea video

Denis scored this humdinger of a free-kick during a 3-1 victory over Chelsea in 1991...

Roy Keane

Goal of the Day: Keane v Southampton video

As we face the Saints tonight, let's remind ourselves of this great team move, finished off by Roy Keane, in 2001...

Darren Fletcher

Goal of the Day: Fletcher v Middlesbrough video

It's Darren Fletcher's 37th birthday today! Let's celebrate with his very first United goal, against Boro in 2005...

January 2021

Goal of the Day: Saha v Benfica video

We love an away goal in Europe and this magnificent strike from Louis Saha is right up there...

Dimitar Berbatov

Goal of the Day: Berbatov v West Brom video

Happy birthday, Dimitar! The former Red certainly knew where the net was, as he showed at The Hawthorns in 2009...

Goal of the Day: Schweinsteiger v Wigan video

Bastian Schweinsteiger scored his final United goal with this acrobatic effort, on this day in 2017...

Goal of the Day: Mata v Leicester video

Juan Mata made his United debut seven years ago today. Here's one of his finest strikes, against the Foxes in 2016...

Paul Scholes

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Man City video

Paul Scholes scored a crucial Manchester derby goal as United progressed to the League Cup final, on this day in 2010...

Jesse Lingard scores for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Lingard v Yeovil video

Jesse scored this beauty against Yeovil, exactly three years ago today...

Juan Mata

Goal of the Day: Mata v Norwich video

Juan Mata came to the rescue as United claimed three vital points with a late goal at Carrow Road in 2016...

Anthony Martial

Goal of the Day: Martial v Tranmere video

When Anthony Martial aims for the top corner, he usually finds it, as Tranmere experienced last year...

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Hull video

There was absolutely nothing stopping this Wayne Rooney strike from hitting the back of the net...

Andy Cole

Goal of the Day: Cole v Juventus video

Full speed ahead, Barcelona! Andy Cole clinched our place in the 1999 Champions League final with this goal...

Phil Neville

Goal of the Day: P. Neville v Middlesbrough video

Happy birthday, Phil Neville! Let's celebrate with this long-range cracker, from 2001...

Paul Scholes

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Fulham video

Paul Scholes scored goals, and his 150th United strike was a trademark finish...

Antonio Valencia

Goal of the Day: Valencia v Everton video

This Antonio Valencia strike was almost as powerful as the man himself. What a hit...

Ryan Giggs

Goal of the Day: Giggs v QPR video

When Ryan Giggs was on the loose, the end result was inevitable. Check out his goal against QPR, on this day in 1993...

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Liverpool video

Wayne Rooney scored the winner at Anfield on this day five years ago - let's hope for a similar outcome this afternoon!

Dwight Yorke

Goal of the Day: Yorke v Leicester video

Dwight Yorke simply did not miss from there, as the Foxes went on to realise, on this day in 1999...

Anthony Martial curls in a shot

Goal of the Day: Martial v Stoke video

Can you believe it's been three years since Anthony netted this curler against Stoke? We can't either...

Goal of the Day: Carrick v Bolton video

Carras is now our first-team coach, but nine years ago today he was slotting this sublime left-footer past Bolton...

Robin van Persie celebrating

Goal of the Day: van Persie v Liverpool video

A well-worked attack and a ruthless finish: Robin van Persie was on target against Liverpool, on this day in 2013...

Cristiano Ronaldo.

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Newcastle video

Cristiano netted his only United hat-trick on this day 13 years ago, and his second was the pick of the bunch...

Bryan Robson holding the FA Cup in 1983

Goal of the Day: Robson v Brighton video

Happy birthday, Captain Marvel! Let's celebrate by watching the first of Robbo's two strikes in the 1983 FA Cup final...

Goal of the Day: Mata v Hull video

Juan Mata's strike against Hull helped swing the EFL Cup semi-final our way, on this day in 2017...

Ryan Giggs

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Watford video

As United welcome Watford to Old Trafford, let's look back at this elegant Ryan Giggs goal against the Hornets...

Andrei Kanchelskis

Goal of the Day: Kanchelskis v Forest video

They don't come much sweeter than this Andrei Kanchelskis volley, scored against Nottingham Forest in 1994...

Eric Bailly

Goal of the Day: Bailly v Swansea video

Eric Bailly has been immense recently, so we thought you would enjoy his first United goal, against Swansea in 2017...

Goal of the Day: van Nistelrooy v Aston Villa video

Ruud van Nistelrooy’s chest-and-volley drew United level, on a memorable night at Villa Park in 2002…

Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring against Derby

Goal of the Day: Lingard v Derby video

Jesse Lingard unleashed this rocket to defeat Derby in the FA Cup, on this day in 2018…

Denis Irwin celebrates after scoring a free-kick for Manchester United against Liverpool at Anfield in January 1994

Goal of the Day: Irwin v Liverpool video

Denis Irwin was deadly with a direct free-kick, as Liverpool found out at Anfield on 4 January 1994...

Andy Cole

Goal of the Day: Cole v Middlesbrough video

Andy Cole cracked home our first FA Cup goal in the epic Treble-winning season, on 3 January 1999...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Goal of the Day: Ibrahimovic v West Ham video

Zlatan netted this thunderous strike against the Hammers, exactly four years ago today...

Robin van Persie scores against Wigan

Goal of the Day: van Persie v Wigan video

Happy New Year, Reds! On this day eight year ago, RVP netted this beauty against Wigan...

December 2020

Goal of the Day: Martin v Crystal Palace video

Lee Martin only scored two goals for United, but this one clinched the FA Cup final replay, in 1990…

Goal of the Day: Pogba v Bournemouth video

Paul Pogba was on fire in December 2018. This header, against Bournemouth, completed a second brace in four days…

Cristiano Ronaldo

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v West Ham video

Cristiano Ronaldo netted 42 times for United in 2007/08, including this glancing header against the Hammers...

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Birmingham video

David Beckham's delicious chip secured a crucial league win over Birmingham, on this day in 2002...

Ji-sung Park scores against Fulham.

Goal of the Day: Park v Fulham video

Ji-sung Park provided the perfect finish to this solo goal against Fulham in 2009...

Mason Greenwood celebrates scoring against Newcastle

Goal of the Day: Greenwood v Newcastle video

Mason's Boxing Day effort against Newcastle last year certainly packed a punch...

Goal of the Day: Best v Benfica video

We've saved the 'Best' for the big day - Merry Christmas, Reds...

Goal of the Day: Pobrorsky v Leeds video

Today's Goal of the Day is a Christmas Karel, courtesy of Pobrorsky solo effort against Leeds...

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Crystal Palace video

Mark Hughes smashed in this volley at Selhurst Park in 1993, to help United to a first title in 26 years...

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Norwich video

When Marcus Rashford is free at the back stick, the end result is normally like this...

Andy Cole

Goal of the Day: Cole v Newcastle video

The attack, the cross, the finish: this Andy Cole goal, scored on this day in 1997, had United written all over it...

Roy Keane

Goal of the Day: Keane v Leeds video

As we welcome Leeds back to Old Trafford, let's look back at this late winner from Roy Keane in 2003...

Eric Cantona

Goal of the Day: Cantona v Aston Villa video

Pace, power, technique: Eric Cantona showed what he was all about with this terrific goal, on this day in 1993...

Paul Pogba

Goal of the Day: Pogba v Chelsea video

Take-off! Paul Pogba pulled off a stunning header, and a celebration to match, at Stamford Bridge in 2019...

Michael Carrick scores for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Carrick v Sheffield United video

Michael Carrick netted this superb chipped effort against tonight's opponents, in a 2-0 win in 2007...

Goal of the Day: van Persie v Sunderland video

"He doesn't miss, it's as simple as that" - RvP bagged this strike against Sunderland exactly eight years ago...

Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Lingard v Watford video

Happy birthday, Jesse - is this solo effort our no.14's best strike in a red jersey?

Stapleton

Goal of the Day: Stapleton v Man City video

We love a Manchester derby goal and we hope you enjoy this clever finish by Frank Stapleton from 1983...

Ji-Sung Park.

Goal of the Day: Park v Arsenal video

Need a goal against Arsenal? Call Ji-sung Park. Check out this looping header, scored on this day in 2010...

Darren Fletcher

Goal of the Day: Fletcher v Man City video

Can we just talk about how good Darren Fletcher was? Here's one of his two Manchester derby goals, from 2009...

Bryan Robson playing for United.

Goal of the Day: Robson v Notts County video

Bryan Robson had it all. Check out this magnificent header from Captain Marvel, on this day in 1982...

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Sheffield United video

Excellent control, devastating finish. Enjoy one of Wayne Rooney's many powerful United goals here...

Scott McTominay

Goal of the Day: McTominay v Club Brugge video

Composed finish, passionate celebration. Scott McTominay simply loves an Old Trafford goal...

Goal of the Day: Martial v Man City video

Anthony Martial scored the crucial second goal for the Reds as we won the Manchester derby, on this day in 2019...

Nemanja Vidic

Goal of the Day: Vidic v Sunderland video

Nemanja Vidic had some crucial moments for United but not much tops this stoppage-time winner, on this day in 2008...