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.

January 2021

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...

Goal of the Day: Martial v Watford video

Joyeux Anniversaire, Anthony! We celebrate our no. 9's 25th birthday with a chip that just sums up his class...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Goal of the Day: Solskjaer v Everton video

Ole was a lethal striker and he showed his poacher's instinct against the Toffees, on this day in 1999...

Juan Mata

Goal of the Day: Mata v West Ham video

As we prepare for the trip to the London Stadium, enjoy this Juan Mata strike from 2017...

David Beckham og Juan Sebastian Veron

Goal of the Day: Veron v Olympiacos video

The run, the one-two, the finish: Juan Sebastian Veron showed his class against Olympiacos in 2002...

Robin van Persie

Goal of the Day: van Persie v Braga video

When Robin van Persie spotted a goalkeeper off his line, the end result was obvious...

November 2020

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Man City video

The celebration says it all. Wazza was in the right place at the right time as United beat City, on this day in 2008...

Anthony Martial

Goal of the Day: Martial v Southampton video

Turn, finish, celebrate. Anthony Martial got off to a flyer for United, scoring in his first Premier League away game...

Cristiano Ronaldo

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Sporting Lisbon video

We could watch this trademark Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick all day. What a strike!

Teddy Sheringham

Goal of the Day: Sheringham v Kosice video

Teddy Sheringham was a lethal finisher, as he showed with this long-range beauty, on this day in 1997...

Aaron Wan-Bissaka celebrates scoring for Manchester United against Newcastle United.

Goal of the Day: Wan-Bissaka v Newcastle video

Happy birthday, Aaron! Earlier this season 'the Spider' showed us he's much more than a defensive full-back...

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Coventry video

When you leave David Beckham free inside the box, you're asking for trouble...

Goal of the Day: Rashford v CSKA Moscow video

Champions League football returns to Old Trafford tonight! Enjoy this lethal Rashford finish to get in the mood...

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Portsmouth video

Whatever else you watch today, we doubt it's as delightful as this Wayne Rooney chip...

Goal of the Day: Smalling v Scunthorpe video

A young Chris Smalling scored his first United goal with a peach of a finish, on this day in 2010...

Alexander Büttner

Goal of the Day: Buttner v West Brom video

In Sir Alex Ferguson's final game in charge, Alexander Buttner smashed in our third in the 5-5 draw at the Hawthorns...

Nicky Butt

Goal of the Day: Butt v Derby video

Nicky Butt was not known for scoring goals, but this 1999 strike against Derby makes the case for quality over quantity.

Andrei Kanchelskis scores a goal for Manchester United

Goal of the Day: Kanchelskis v Crystal Palace video

Blistering pace. Accurate finish. Flying winger Andrei Kanchelskis was simply unstoppable on this day in 1994...

Paul Pogba

Goal of the Day: Pogba v Newcastle video

Paul Pogba finished off a superb move as United ran riot against the Magpies, on this day in 2017...

Nani

Goal of the Day: Nani v Derby video

Happy 34th birthday, Nani! Let's hope your day is as spectacular as this strike against the Rams in 2009...

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Barnsley video

Scholesy starts this epic move off, before sticking it in the back of the net with a beautiful chip...

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Stoke video

Cristiano Ronaldo rounded off an emphatic 5-0 win against Stoke with a trademark free kick, on this day in 2008...

Goal of the Day: Martial v Wolves video

Get in the weekend spirit with this one! Anthony Martial's 50th United goal was well-worked, to say the least...

Mason Greenwood

Goal of the Day: Greenwood v Partizan Belgrade video

When Mason gets time and space in the box, we all know what's coming...

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Brighton video

Marcus Rashford finished off this wonderful team move to give us all three points against Brighton, in November 2019…

Goal of the Day: Pallister v Nottingham Forest video

We're used to seeing Bruce and Pallister team up in defence, but on this occasion they combined at the other end...

Goal of the Day: James v Southampton video

This spectacular effort, from birthday boy Daniel James, won our ‘Goal of the Month’ in August 2019…

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Liverpool video

Ryan Giggs scored a matchwinning double at Anfield, on this day in 2003…

Juan Mata

Goal of the Day: Mata v Crystal Palace video

Juan Mata’s shot was too hot for Palace keeper Julian Speroni to handle, back in November 2014…

Goal of the Day: Ferdinand v Liverpool video

‘Goodness me, Rio Ferdinand!’ We're celebrating our former centre-back's birthday, with this effort from 2006...

Goal of the Day: Ibrahimovic v Swansea video

Zlatan netted this beauty against Swansea, on this day four years ago...

Andy Cole

Goal of the Day: Cole v Feyenoord video

Andy Cole scored our first Champions League hat-trick on this day in 1997 and here’s the opening effort…

Goal of the Day: Vidic v Portsmouth video

Nemanja, woooahh! Vidic netted one of his trademark headers at Old Trafford, on this day in 2006…

Goal of the Day: Yorke v Arsenal video


Let's toast Yorkie's birthday by reliving his 2001 hat-trick clincher against Arsenal, scored after just 22 minutes...

Goal of the Day: van Persie v Fulham video

RVP nearly took the net off with this powerful finish against Fulham, on this day in 2013...

Mark Hughes

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Forest video

Happy birthday Mark Hughes! Here's a typical finish from the Welshman, in our 2-0 win v Nottingham Forest in '92/93...

October 2020

Goal of the Day: Irwin v Coventry video

Not many left-backs can fire home 20-yard screamers that are pivotal to title wins. Denis Irwin could...

Marcus Rashford

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Burton Albion video

It's Marcus Rashford's 23rd birthday tomorrow! Let's celebrate with his dream strike against Burton Albion in 2017...

Goal of the Day: Martial v Newcastle video

Gift Anthony Martial a chance like this, and the end result is non-negotiable. As Newcastle found out last year...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Goal of the Day: Solskjaer v Brondby video

Ole scored this screamer against Brondby in 1998 - let's hope someone can do the same against RB Leipzig tonight...

Scott McTominay

Goal of the Day: McTominay v Norwich video

Scott McTominay scored United's 2,000th Premier League goal, on this day in 2019...

Juan Mata

Goal of the Day: Mata v Man City video

Juan-nil! Our Spanish magician scored a derby winner in the League Cup, on this day in 2016...

Andy Cole

Goal of the Day: Cole v Barnsley video

Our prolific no. 9 capped off a great hat-trick against Barnsley with an ice-cold finish, on this day in 1997...

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Middlesbrough video

Happy birthday, Wazza! Our all-time top goalscorer turns 35 today, so we're celebrating with a classic Rooney volley...

Rio Ferdinand

Goal of the Day: Ferdinand v Dynamo Kiev video

Rio Ferdinand outjumped everyone to score a thumping header against Dynamo Kiev, on this day in 2007...

Marcus Rashford

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Burnley video

Marcus Rashford clinched a 2-0 win at Turf Moor last December, after a classic United counter-attack...

Nemanja Matic

Goal of the Day: Matic v Man City video

Nemanja Matic scored a stunning half-volley to secure a Manchester derby win at the Etihad back in January...

Ryan Giggs celebrating

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Aston Villa video

Our Welsh wizard scored the fourth and final goal as United won 4-1 at Villa Park, on this day in 2007...

Cristiano Ronaldo

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Arsenal video

As the Champions League returns tomorrow, here's Cristiano Ronaldo's special strike against Arsenal in 2009...

Mark Hughes

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Liverpool video

Mark Hughes was on target with a looping first-time volley against our arch-rivals, on this day in 1992...

Juan Mata celebrates after scoring a free-kick against Newcastle at Old Trafford

Goal of the Day: Mata v Newcastle video

See how our Spanish magician scored a stunning free-kick against Newcastle, at Old Trafford in 2018...

Paul Pogba

Goal of the Day: Pogba v Young Boys video

As we await United's return to the Champions League, enjoy Paul Pogba's wonder-strike against Young Boys in 2018...

Goal of the Day: Cole v Sunderland video

Give Coley as much space as Sunderland did in October 2001, and you're going to get punished...

Paul Scholes

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Man City video

Paul Scholes headed in the winner as United won 1-0 in the Manchester derby, on this day in 1995...

Ryan Giggs fires home against Newcastle in 2010

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Newcastle video

Before our trip to St. James' Park, here's Ryan Giggs's outstanding volley against the Magpies in 2010...

David Beckham v Liverpool in 1996

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Liverpool video

David Beckham smashed the winner in off the post as United beat Liverpool on this day in 1996...

Bobby Charlton scores against Benfica at Wembley in the 1968 European Cup final

Goal of the Day: Charlton v Benfica video

To celebrate Sir Bobby Charlton's birthday, here's his brilliant header from the 1968 European Cup final...

Darren Fletcher celebrating

Goal of the Day: Fletcher v Chelsea video

On his 50th Premier League appearance for United, Darren Fletcher scored a looping header against The Blues in 2005...

Nani celebrating against Middlesbrough

Goal of the Day: Nani v Middlesbrough video

Nani pulled off this spectacular screamer, with a celebration to match, against Middlesbrough in 2007...

Goal of the Day: Martial v Fulham video

Stop it! Martial knocked out the entire Fulham defence with this solo stunner in February 2019...

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Everton video

Scholesy produced this rocket in a 3-0 victory over the Toffees in 2002...

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Wigan video

Rooney and Ronaldo loved to put opposition defences to the sword and, in 2007, Wigan were the victims for this strike...

Goal of the Day: Januzaj v Sunderland video

Adnan Januzaj scored two goals on his first start for United, including this stunning volley, on 5 October 2013...

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Blackburn video

Has there ever been a better combo than Rooney and Ronaldo? Not on the evidence of this belter against Blackburn...

Goal of the Day: Ibrahimovic v West Brom video

It's Zlatan's birthday! We're celebrating with the second goal of his double against West Brom in 2016...

Robin van Persie celebrating goal v Cluj

Goal of the Day: van Persie v FC Cluj video

Robin van Persie provided this delicate finish as United beat FC Cluj on this day in 2012...

Goal of the Day: Greenwood v West Ham video

Mason Greenwood turns 19 today! To celebrate, here’s the 17th and final goal of his incredible breakthrough campaign…

September 2020

Scott McTominay scores v Arsenal

Goal of the Day: McTominay v Arsenal video

Scott McTominay scored his first Old Trafford goal with this wonder-strike against Arsenal, on this day in 2019...

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Tottenham video

Becks bagged the final goal in our impressive 5-3 comeback victory at White Hart Lane, on this day in 2001...

Wayne Rooney celebrating v Fenerbahce

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Fenerbahce video

Wayne Rooney rounded off his dream debut hat-trick with a magical free-kick, on this day 16 years ago...

Ruud van Nistelrooy celebrating goal v Leicester

Goal of the Day: van Nistelrooy v Leicester video

Ruud's second strike was the pick of the bunch as he netted a hat-trick on this day in 2003...

Juan Mata celebrates his goal against Sunderland

Goal of the Day: Mata v Sunderland video

Juan Mata was on hand at the back post to cap off a 3-0 win against Sunderland on this day in 2015…

Goal of the Day: Yorke v Southampton video

If at first you don’t succeed, try again: that’s what United and Dwight Yorke did, on this day in 1999…

Goal of the Day: Pogba v Leicester video

Paul Pogba headed home the first of his 32 United goals, against Leicester, on this day in 2016…

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Chelsea video

It’s 20 years since Scholesy nearly broke the net with this piledriver, in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Chelsea…

Darron Gibson celebrates with his Manchester United team-mates after scoring against Scunthorpe United

Goal of the Day: Gibson v Scunthorpe video

Ten years ago today, we faced a second-tier side in the League Cup and won 5-2, aided by this Darron Gibson scorcher...

Goal of the Day: Carrick v Northampton video

Michael Carrick produced this beautiful curled strike against Northampton on this day in 2016...

Goal of the Day: Mata v Southampton video

The build-up to this strike is over two minutes long, but it's well worth the wait...

Goal of the Day: Greenwood v Astana video

It's a year to the day since Mason scored his first senior United goal, with this expert finish against Astana...

Goal of the Day: Nani v Chelsea video

It's nine years to the day since Nani unleashed this piledriver against Chelsea...