Goal of the Day

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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.

September 2020

Goal of the Day: Irwin v Kosice video

Denis got the ball rolling in the Reds' 3-0 win over Kosice, on this day in 1997, with a finish from a tight angle...

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Barcelona video

This free-kick in 1998 is absolute perfection, but the knee slide might need some improvement, Becks...

Goal of the Day: Powell v Wigan video

What a way to introduce yourself! Nick Powell did this on his United debut in 2012...

Ander Herrera celebrates after scoring his first goal for Manchester United, against QPR in September 2014

Goal of the Day: Herrera v QPR video

Ander Herrera scored 20 goals for United and this was his first, a fizzing effort on 14 September 2014...

Goal of the Day: Berbatov v Blackpool video

"One of the all-time great comebacks" - the commentary for our latest 'Goal of the Day' says it all...

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Tottenham video

Want to see an outstanding free-kick? You're in luck, watch this screamer from Giggsy in 2009...

Goal of the Day: Silvestre v Liverpool video

Mikael Silvestre signed on this day in 1999: here’s the first of his decisive brace against Liverpool, five years later…

Wayne Rooney

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Bolton video

On this day in 2011, Wayne Rooney curled home a beauty at Bolton for his second successive Premier League hat-trick…

Goal of the Day: Yorke v Charlton video

On his Old Trafford debut for the Reds, Dwight Yorke nodded in this sublime David Beckham cross...

Goal of the Day: Fernandes v Brighton video

The spotlight is on birthday boy Bruno Fernandes, who finished off this wonderful team move at Brighton in June…

Goal of the Day: Cantona v Leeds video

Eric wrapped up a 4-0 win for the Reds against his old side on this day in 1996...

Goal of the Day: Kanchelskis v Leeds video

Okay, so Andrei scored our Goal of the Day, but check out Giggsy's sublime cross with the outside of his left foot...

Goal of the Day: Sheringham v Bradford video

It's 20 years to the day since we put six past the Bantams, and this strike from Teddy was the pick of the bunch...

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Derby County video

It's 24 years to the day since Becks unleashed a bullet from his boots at the Baseball Ground...

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Leeds video

Timing, composure and precision - Scholesy showed it all with this finish against Leeds in 2002...

Goal of the Day: van Persie v Southampton video

On this day in 2012, Robin finished his first United away game in spectacular fashion...

Goal of the Day: Martial v Cardiff video

Tony has scored 27 goals during Ole's time as boss and the first of them was certainly one to remember...

August 2020

Goal of the Day: Cantona v Wimbledon video

A mazy run from Giggs, finished off by an unstoppable header by Eric – there’s plenty to enjoy about this goal...

Goal of the Day: Cole v Newcastle video

Goal King Cole went into overdrive against Newcastle on 30 August 1999, smashing in four, including this beauty…

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Forest video

This may surprise you, but the first of Ryan Giggs’s 109 Premier League goals was a header…

Goal of the Day: Young v Arsenal video

‘Young… it’s eight!’ Ashley completed our famous rout of Arsenal, on 28 August 2011…

Goal of the Day: Sheringham v Everton video

On this day 23 years ago, Teddy scored his first United goal in a 2-0 win over the Toffees...

Goal of the Day: Nani v Tottenham video

‘What a goal by Nani!’ The commentator said it all as the Portuguese opened his United account with this missile…

Goal of the Day van Persie v Fulham video

Robin van Persie scored his first for the Reds on this day in 2012 and it was a trademark left-footed finish…

Goal of the Day: Dublin v Southampton video

This late Dion Dublin winner at Southampton gave us the first of our 666 Premier League wins, on this day in 1992...

Goal of the Day: Solskjaer v Charlton video

Ole hit his first United goal for 1,072 days today in 2006, following a long spell out injured. It was worth the wait...

Goal of the Day: Keane v Arsenal video

On this day in 1999, captain Keane scored his second of the game to clinch a 2-1 win over Arsenal at Highbury...

Goal of the Day: Smith v Norwich video

Alan Smith’s first league goal for the Reds, against Norwich City, was an absolute belter. Check it out…

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Fulham video

It was 'friends reunited' on the season's opening day 14 years ago, as Rooney and Ronaldo put Fulham to the sword...

Goal of the Day: Webb v Arsenal video

Neil Webb put the hurt on champions Arsenal with this swazz-heavy Stretford-End volley in '89. Not bad for your debut...

Goal of the Day: Blackmore v Liverpool video

Clayton Blackmore tapped home at Wembley against Liverpool as we shared the Charity Shield, 30 years ago today…

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Wimbledon video

It's 24 years to the day since United legend David Beckham spotted Wimbledon goalkeeper Neil Sullivan off his line...

Ryan Giggs scores a free-kick

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Bolton video

It's 17 years to the day since Giggsy kicked off our 2003/04 season with this screamer...

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Leicester video

After a tough summer in 1998, Becks began to answer his critics on the opening weekend of the season...

Goal of the Day: Ince v Blackburn video

We were so good in '94 that even our midfielders were nailing overhead kicks at Wembley. Take it away, Paul Ince...

Goal of the Day: Pogba v West Ham video

It's three years since this Pogba classic completed a 4-0 rout of West Ham to kick off 2017/18...

Goal of the Day: Robson v Notts County video

Today's selection comes courtesy of @Turriga1, who has gone for this forgotten gem from Robbo...

Goal of the Day: Greenhoff v Liverpool video

Fans @Tourish66 and @StuLouAndSatori nominated today’s strike – Jimmy Greenhoff’s FA Cup semi-final winner from 1979…

Goal of the Day: Hill v Derby video

They called Gordon Hill 'Merlin', and you can see why from today's classic goal, as chosen by @JPMelly1...

Cristiano Ronaldo scores a header.

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Chelsea video

It's a goal you'll have seen plenty of times before, but @NanaKwart wants to watch it again - so do we!

Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring for Man Utd

Goal of the Day: Fellaini v Young Boys video

@Kwasi_Sem has chosen Marouane's injury-time winner, which secured our place in the Champions League knockouts...

Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Rooney v West Ham video

Today's pick comes courtesy of @KartiSr, who has gone for this excellent team move...

Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring against Leicester.

Goal of the Day: Lingard v Leicester video

Jesse loves a Wembley strike just as much as @Fosu_Florida loves this solo effort from our no14...

Goal of the Day: Stapleton v Everton video

@PadraicToolan is wild for Frank Stapleton's injury-time scorcher against Everton in 1983, and with good reason...

Bobby Charlton playing for Man United.

Goal of the Day: Charlton v Tottenham video

Sir Bobby could strike the ball with either foot, as @PadraicToolan's selection reminds us...

Goal of the Day: Pogba v Man City video

It's two years since this goal kickstarted our unforgettable derby comeback win - a great choice from @RandomGuy158...

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Middlesbrough video

Kudos to @DevlinSharpe10 for selecting this Scholes cracker – a goal so good that even the Boro fans applauded...

Goal of the Day: Giggs v Tottenham video

Was the 10th of Giggsy's 168 United goals his best ever? Take a look and decide for yourself – you won't regret it...

July 2020

Goal of the Day: Martial v Stoke video

@Diwan_21 loves this Tony Martial goal against Stoke from 2016, and who can blame him? It's a near-perfect team move...

Goal of the Day: Hargreaves v Arsenal video

Today's classic goal is Owen Hargreaves's sublime free-kick against Arsenal in 2008, as chosen by @Mamsheesh...

Goal of the Day: Van Nistelrooy v Aston Villa video

Today's selection comes courtesy of @HiteshDash, who has chosen this classic poacher's finish from Ruud...

Goal of the Day: Nani v Arsenal video

Remember the day we stuck eight past Arsenal? @TwoBissaka does! Especially this sumptuous Nani finish...

Chris Eagles playing for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Eagles v Everton video

A strike that Chris Eagles, and most United fans, will never forget - @ChukyIbrah certainly hasn't...

Javier Hernandez celebrates for Manchester United against Chelsea.

Goal of the Day: Hernandez v Chelsea video

Chicharito's clever header against Chelsea is @JustJohnnyRyan's pick for Goal of the Day...

Antonio Valencia celebrates scoring for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Valencia v Blackburn video

Scenes in the away end! Antonio Valencia's superb strike at Blackburn has been chosen on Twitter for Goal of the Day...

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Chelsea video

Thanks for the selection @JackoWacko833 - is this Marcus's best United strike to date?

Goal of the Day: Herrera v Yeovil video

Today's selection comes courtesy of @KeaneThaw, who chose Ander's FA Cup thunderbolt...

Goal of the Day: Whiteside v Tottenham video

@AMJSutherland chose our latest strike and it’s a sublime team move against Spurs, finished off by Norman Whiteside...

Denis Irwin in action for United in 1994.

Goal of the Day: Irwin v Coventry City video

Check out this long-range strike from Denis Irwin! @OhKnowYouDidnt has chosen it as the latest Goal of the Day...

Andy Cole in action against Barcelona.

Goal of the Day: Cole v Barcelona video

Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole combine brilliantly against Barcelona in our latest Goal of the Day, chosen by @Adi.Anshul...

Dimitar Berbatov celebrates for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Berbatov v Sunderland video

A piece of acrobatic brilliance from Dimitar Berbatov has been chosen by @Mota3d as Goal of the Day...

Javier Hernandez celebrates for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Hernandez v Stoke City video

Chicharito's improvised header against Stoke City has been chosen by @Tony_TGR as our latest Goal of the Day...

Anthony Martial scores against Everton.

Goal of the Day: Martial v Everton video

Anthony Martial's curling effort from last season was selected by United fan Bolaji Johnson - what a great choice...

Wayne Rooney celebrates for Manchester United.

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Fenerbahce video

Michael T Lincoln on Facebook has chosen Wayne Rooney's debut strike against Fenerbahce as our latest Goal of the Day...

Goal of the Day: Kagawa v Norwich video

Facebook user Ratanon Kwan-on has chosen Shinji Kagawa’s second against Norwich, in 2013, as today’s Goal of the Day…

Goal of the Day: Berbatov v Fulham video

@UtdEvans selected today’s strike – Dimitar Berbatov’s brilliant backheel against Fulham, from 2011…

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates.

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Portsmouth video

It just never gets old! Start off your Sunday by reliving Ronaldo's beauty of a free kick against Pompey...

Michael Carrick celebrates with Wayne Rooney.

Goal of the Day: Carrick v Roma video

Our latest Goal of the Day, chosen by @ADETUNGIE, is a long-range rocket from Michael Carrick against Roma...

Ruud van Nistelrooy celebrates against Fulham in 2003.

Goal of the Day: Van Nistelrooy v Fulham video

Ruud's wonderful solo effort against Fulham has been selected by @r4ffers as our latest Goal of the Day...

Dimitar Berbatov celebrates with Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney.

Goal of the Day: Berbatov v Liverpool video

Dimitar Berbatov's sublime overhead kick against Liverpool is @Ramos2nd's pick for Goal of the Day...

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Norwich video

Wayne Rooney’s 2013 effort against the Canaries was @ashishmanutd7’s choice as Goal of the Day…

Goal of the Day: Rafael v Liverpool video

Instagram user @nishanthk91 has chosen Rafael’s lovely leveller at Anfield, from 2012, as our latest Goal of the Day…

Goal of the Day: Schmeichel v Rotor Volgograd video

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Peter Schmeichel scoring our Goal of the Day, chosen by Nathan Pearce on Facebook…

Goal of the Day: Smith v Roma video

Alan Smith’s goal against Roma, nominated by United fan Mashaka Amiri on Facebook, helped us to a 7-1 win in 2007…

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Stoke video

Wayne Rooney’s record-breaking free-kick at Stoke in 2017 has been nominated as Goal of the Day by @ryanbart15…

Goal of the Day: Cantona v Wimbledon video

Today's golden goal was chosen by @Ricky_Spanish89, who's plumped for this unimprovable piece of Cantona magic...

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Newcastle video

@dvg_MUFC has nominated today’s strike, and it’s Wayne Rooney’s belting volley against Newcastle, from 2005…

Goal of the Day: Robson v Liverpool video

Robbo’s FA Cup semi-final replay strike against Liverpool, as chosen by @dvg_MUFC, is today’s Goal of the Day…

June 2020

Goal of the Day: Rashford v Liverpool video

Here's today’s strike: it’s Marcus Rashford’s opener v Liverpool from 2018, picked by @mattylomax83…

Goal of the Day: Smith v Fulham video

Smith's solo effort was chosen by Reds fan @AndersRekkedal - what a great selection...

Norman Whiteside

Goal of the Day: Whiteside v Forest video

@Gercha_ is choosing today's Goal of the Day and he's gone for this piledriver from Norman Whiteside...

Daley Blind celebrates scoring against Liverpool.

Goal of the Day: Blind v Liverpool video

Daley's rocket set us on our way to a memorable victory against our arch rivals in 2015...

Mark Hughes scores a volley.

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Oldham video

The fan takeover continues with @gezzball, who has selected Sparky's unforgettable volley in 1994...

Veron celebrates scoring against Olympiacos

Goal of the Day: Veron v Olympiacos video

We've put you, the fans, in charge of our Goal of the Day series! And @JohnSmi27214791 kicks us off with this cracker...

Goal of the Day: Zlatan v Southampton video

Our A-Z series concludes with Z, which can only stand for Zlatan. Here’s the Swede’s header on his Old Trafford debut…

Goal of the Day: Yorke v Chelsea video

Y is for Yorke and Dwight’s effort helped us progress against Chelsea in the FA Cup sixth round in 1999…

Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring against Arsenal in November 2012

Goal of the Day: Van Persie v Arsenal video

X is for ex-player (!) and Robin needed just three minutes to score against his old club in November 2012...

Goal of the Day: Williams v Sheff Utd video

W is for Williams, and Brandon's first goal for the Reds inspired a second-half fightback at Bramall Lane...

Nemanja Vidic celebrates scoring against Chelsea.

Goal of the Day: Vidic v Chelsea video

V is for Vidic, and Nemanja's stooping header against Chelsea powered us closer to a 19th league title...

Scott McTominay celebrates after scoring against Manchester City

Goal of the Day: McTominay v City video

'U' is for United, so let's relive our last Premier League goal that typified so much about our great club...

Goal of the Day: Thomas v Liverpool video

'T' is for Thomas, and this close-range leveller from our former winger helped the Reds to beat Liverpool in 1980...

Goal of the Day: Scholes v Liverpool video

S is for Scholes, and this belter against Liverpool was one of the finest he netted for the Reds…

Goal of the Day: Ronaldo v Portsmouth video

'R' is for Ronaldo, who netted the first of 118 United goals with this fizzing free-kick against Portsmouth in 2003...

Goal of the Day: Quinton Fortune v Panathinaikos video

Q is for Quinton and Fortune’s goal against Panathinaikos came in a 5-0 drubbing of the Greek side in 2003…

Goal of the Day: Pogba v Ajax video

P is for Pogba, and our midfielder’s opener in Stockholm set the Reds on the way to Europa League glory in 2017…

John O'Shea playing for Man United.

Goal of the Day: O'Shea v Liverpool video

O is for O’Shea and who can forget John’s last-minute winner at Anfield? It’s today’s Goal of the Day…

Goal of the Day: Phil Neville v Rangers video

N is for Neville… and we’ve selected Phil in our A-Z series! Here’s his 2003 strike against Rangers…

Nemanja Matic celebrates scoring the winner against Crystal Palace.

Goal of the Day: Matic v Crystal Palace video

Nemanja's late winner sealed an incredible 3-2 comeback victory for the Reds in March 2018...

Goal of the Day: Larsson v Watford video

L is for Larsson, which means it's time to watch Henrik ice this brilliant team move against Watford in 2007...

Goal of the Day: Kagawa v Norwich video

K is for Kagawa and Shinji’s third in his hat-trick against Norwich is today’s Goal of the Day…

Adnan Januzaj celebrates after scoring against Sunderland

Goal of the Day: Januzaj v Sunderland video

J is for Januzaj and Adnan’s second of his brace against Sunderland in 2013 proved to be the winner…

Goal of the Day: Irwin v Wimbledon video

I is for Irwin and Denis finished off this wonderful team effort versus Wimbledon in 1994…

Goal of the Day: Harrop v Crystal Palace video

H is for Harrop and Josh’s only United goal came against Palace in May 2017…

Goal of the Day: Greenwood v Watford video

G is for Greenwood and Mason’s cracking strike against Watford is our latest ‘Goal of the Day’…

Goal of the Day: Forlan v Chelsea video

'F' is for Forlan... who broke Chelsea hearts with this crushing late winner back in 2003...

Goal of the Day: Evra v Bayern Munich video

Who can forget Evra's rocket against Bayern Munich in 2014? Not us – we've made it our Goal of the Day...

Diogo Dalot scores against Tranmere

Goal of the Day: Dalot v Tranmere video

Diogo Dalot’s effort against Tranmere was his first for the Reds and it’s today’s ‘Goal of the Day’…

Goal of the Day: Cole v Barcelona video

‘C’ is for Cole and Andy’s strike against Barcelona – after a delightful one-two with Yorkie – is our ‘Goal of the Day’…

May 2020

Goal of the Day: Beckham v Everton video

'B' is for Becks (sorry, Bruno), whose final United goal was 17 years ago this month. And what a goal it was...

Goal of the Day: Anderson v Schalke video

Our A-Z ‘Goal of the Day’ series opens with Anderson, and the first of his semi-final double against Schalke in 2011…

Goal of the Day: Charlton v Benfica video

Bobby's second against Benfica sealed our first European Cup. Imagine pulling off a finish this silky in extra-time...

Goal of the Day: Rooney v Barcelona 2011 video

The 2011 Champions League final, nine years ago, was one to forget. But Wazza's ace equaliser is well worth viewing...

Lee Sharpe

Goal of the Day: Sharpe v Barcelona video

The latest 'Goal of the Day' comes to you courtesy of birthday boy, Lee Sharpe...

Goal of the Day: Solskjaer v Bayern Munich video

And Solskjaer has won it! Ole’s famous winner to clinch European glory in Barcelona is our latest ‘Goal of the Day’…

Goal of the Day: Law v Leicester video

Denis Law opened the scoring as the Reds eased to a third FA Cup, at the expense of Leicester, on 25 May 1963…

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Goal of the Day: Mkhitaryan v Ajax video

Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s strike against Ajax helped us on our way to a first-ever Europa League triumph, on 24 May 2017…

Goal of the Day: Cantona v Liverpool video

King Eric is 54 on Sunday! What a great excuse to show the goal that felled Liverpool and secured the Double Double...

Goal of the Day: Best v Leicester City video

A genius was born on this day in 1946. In George Best’s honour, we’ve unearthed this little-seen gem against Leicester…

Goal of the Day: Fortune v Everton video

Happy birthday to our popular ex-player Quinton Fortune, who stylishly finished off this move against Everton in 2001...

Goal of the Day: Hughes v Sheffield Wednesday video

Sparky played his last game on this day in '95, after 10 seasons of amazing goals. This strike might be his best...

Goal of the Day: Forlan v Southampton video

It's Diego's 41st birthday today! Celebrate by watching his stunning late winner against the Saints in 2002...