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.

March 2021

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...

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...