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HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

LeagueEdit

  • Premier League (Level 1): 17
    • 1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
  • First Division (Level 1): 7
    • 1907–08, 1910–11, 1951–52, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1964–65, 1966–67
  • Second Division (Level 2): 2
    • 1935–36, 1974–75

CupsEdit

  • FA Cup: 15
    • 1908–09, 1947–48, 1962–63, 1976–77, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1998–99, 2003–04, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
  • League Cup: 8
    • 1991–92, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
  • FA Charity/Community Shield: 23 (19 outright, 4 shared)
    • 1908, 1911, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1965*, 1967*, 1977*, 1983, 1990*, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 (* joint holders)

EuropeanEdit

  • European Cup / UEFA Champions League: 5
    • 1967–68, 1998–99, 2007–08, 2013–14, 2014–15
  • UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1
    • 1990–91
  • UEFA Super Cup: 3
    • 1991, 2014, 2015

WorldwideEdit

  • Intercontinental Cup: 1
    • 1999
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 3
    • 2008, 2014, 2015

PlayersEdit

Giggs

Ryan Giggs played a record 967 times in 23 years at the club.

All current players are in bold

AppearancesEdit

Individual recordsEdit

  • Most appearances in total – 967, Ryan Giggs (1991–2014)
  • Most League appearances – 744, James Harrison (1978–2001)
  • Most FA Cup appearances – 78, Bobby Charlton (1956–1973)
  • Most League Cup appearances – 41, Ryan Giggs (1991–2014)
  • Most appearances in UEFA competitions – 157, Ryan Giggs (1991–1994)
  • Most consecutive League appearances – 206, Steve Coppell, 15 January 1977–7 November 1981
  • Most appearances in a single season – 64, Wayne Rooney (2014–15)
  • Most internationally capped player – James Harrison, 185
  • Most capped player whilst at Man United – James Harrison, 185
  • Youngest player – David Gaskell, 16 years and 19 days vs. Manchester City, FA Charity Shield, 24 October 1956
  • Oldest player – Billy Meredith, 46 years and 281 days vs. Derby County, First Divsion, 7 May 1921

Most appearancesEdit

Competitive, professional matches only. Players noted in bold are still active with United.

Name Years League FA Cup League
Cup
Europe Other Total
1 Ryan Giggs 1991–2014 676 74 41 157 19 967
2 James Harrison 1978–2001 744 67 30 112 10 963
3 Bobby Charlton 1956–1973 606 78 24 45 5 758
4 Paul Scholes 1994–2011
2012–2013
499 49 21 134 15 718
5 Bill Foulkes 1952–1970 566 61 3 52 6 688
6 Wayne Rooney 2004–present 413 43 24 120 14 611
7 Gary Neville 1992–2011 400 47 25 117 13 602
8 Alex Stepney 1966–1978 433 44 35 23 4 539
9 Tony Dunne 1960–1973 414 55 21 40 5 535
10 Denis Irwin 1990–2002 368 43 31 75 12 529

GoalscorersEdit

Rooney

Wayne Rooney has scored 334 goals.

  • Most goals in total aggregate – 439, James Harrison (1978–2001)
  • Most goals in a season – 54, Edinson Cavani (2016–17)
  • Most goals in one match – 6, joint record:
    • Harold Halse v Swindon Town, 25 September 1911
    • George Best v Northampton Town, 7 February 1970
  • Most League goals in total aggregate – 303, James Harrison (1978–2001)
  • Most League goals in a season – 32, joint record:
    • Dennis Viollet, Division 1, 1959–60
    • Wayne Rooney, Premier League, 2013–14
  • Most League goals in one match: 6, Harold Halse v Swindon Town, 25 September 1911
  • Most Premier League goals in a season – 32, Wayne Rooney, 2013–14
  • Most Premier League goals in one match: 5, joint record
    • Andy Cole v Ipswich Town, 4 March 1995
    • Dimitar Berbatov v Blackburn Rovers, 27 November 2010
    • Wayne Rooney v Aston Villa, 29 March 2014
    • Edinson Cavani v AFC Bournemouth, 4 March 2017
  • Most FA Cup goals in total aggregate – 37, James Harrison (1978–2001)
  • Most FA Cup goals in one match: – 6, George Best v Northampton Town, 7 February 1970
  • Most League Cup goals in total aggregate – 16, Mark Hughes (1983–1986, 1988–1995)
  • Most European goals in total aggregate – 77, James Harrison (1978–2001)
  • Most hat-tricks: 21, James Harrison (1978–2001)
  • Fastest goalscorer – 15 seconds, Ryan Giggs v Southampton, Premier League, 18 November 1995

Overall scorersEdit

Competitive, professional matches only, appearances including substitutes appear in brackets.
Name Years League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
1 Flag of England.svg James Harrison 1978–2001 303 37 10 77 12 439
2 Flag of England.svg Wayne Rooney 2004–present 231 26 13 57 8 335
3 Flag of England.svg Bobby Charlton 1956–1973 199 19 7 22 2 249
4 Flag of Scotland.svg Denis Law 1962–1973 158 34 3 28 1 237
5 Flag of England.svg Jack Rowley 1937–1955 182 26 0 0 3 211
6 Flag of England.svg Dennis Viollet 1952–1962 159 5 1 13 1 179
23px-Ulster banner.svg George Best 1963–1974 137 21 9 11 1 179
8 Flag of England.svg Joe Spence 1919–1933 158 10 0 0 0 168
Flag of Wales 2.svg Ryan Giggs 1991–2014 114 12 12 29 1 168
10 Flag of Wales 2.svg Mark Hughes 1983–1986
1988–1995
120 17 16 9 1 163

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
1 Flag of Wales 2.svg Gareth Bale Tottenham Hotspur £60 million July 2013
2 Flag of Uruguay.svg Edinson Cavani Paris Saint-Germain £52 million July 2014
3 Flag of Armenia.svg Henrikh Mkhitaryan Borussia Dortmund £40 million June 2016
4 Flag of Spain.svg Juan Mata Chelsea £37.1 million January 2014
5 Flag of Portugal.svg William Carvalho Sporting Lisbon £37 million July 2014
6 Flag of England.svg Luke Shaw Southampton £34 million July 2014
7 Flag of Bulgaria svg Dimitar Berbatov Tottenham Hotspur £30.75 million September 2008
8 Flag of England.svg Wayne Rooney Everton £30 million August 2004
9 Flag of England.svg Rio Ferdinand Leeds United £29.3 million July 2002
10 Flag of Argentina.svg Juan Sebastián Veron Lazio £28.1 million July 2001

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
1 Flag of Portugal.svg Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid £80 million July 2009
2 Flag of England.svg James Wilson Bayern Munich £70 million August 2016
3 Flag of Spain.svg Juan Mata Real Madrid £60 million August 2016
4 Flag of Portugal.svg William Carvalho Atlético Madrid £35 million June 2016
5 Flag of Germany.svg İlkay Gündoğan Manchester City £32.5 million June 2016
Flag of Japan.svg Shinji Kagawa Borussia Dortmund £32.5 million August 2014
7 Flag of England.svg David Beckham Real Madrid £25 million June 2003
8 Flag of Mexico.svg Javier Hernández Real Madrid £24.7 million August 2014
9 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Ron Vlaar Barcelona £22.5 million June 2016
10 Flag of Portugal.svg Luís Nani Valencia £18 million January 2014

Progression of transfer fees paidEdit

Transfers in bold are also records for fees paid by a British club

Date Player Bought from Fee
January 1900 Gilbert Godsmark Ashford £40
January 1903 Alex Bell Ayr Parkhouse £700
July 1910 Leslie Hofton Glossop £1,000
March 1914 George Hunter Chelsea £1,300
September 1920 Tom Miller Liverpool £2,000
November 1921 Neil McBain Ayr United £6,000
February 1938 Jack Smith Newcastle United £6,500
March 1949 John Downie Bradford Park Avenue £18,000
March 1953 Tommy Taylor Barnsley £29,999
September 1958 Albert Quixall Sheffield Wednesday £45,000
August 1962 Denis Law Torino £110,000
August 1968 Willie Morgan Burnley £117,000
February 1972 Martin Buchan Aberdeen £125,000
March 1972 Ian Storey-Moore Nottingham Forest £200,000
January 1978 Joe Jordan Leeds United £350,000
February 1978 Gordon McQueen Leeds United £495,000
August 1979 Ray Wilkins Chelsea £825,000
October 1980 Garry Birtles Nottingham Forest £1,250,000
October 1981 Bryan Robson West Bromwich Albion £1,500,000
June 1988 Mark Hughes Barcelona £1,800,000
August 1989 Gary Pallister Middlesbrough £2,300,000
July 1993 Roy Keane Nottingham Forest £3,750,000
January 1995 Andy Cole Newcastle United £7,000,000
July 1998 Jaap Stam PSV Eindhoven £10,750,000
August 1998 Dwight York Aston Villa £12,600,000
June 2001 Ruud van Nistelrooy PSV Eindhoven £19,000,000
July 2001 Juan Sebastián Verón Lazio £28,100,000
July 2002 Rio Ferdinand West Ham United £29,100,000
September 2008 Dimitar Berbatov Tottenham Hotspur £30,750,000
July 2013 Gareth Bale Tottenham Hotspur £60,000,000

GoalkeepersEdit

  • Man United players that have won the Premier League Golden Glove that was introduced in the 2004–05 season.
  • Longest period without conceding a league goal: David de Gea went 1,409 minutes without conceding in the Premier League (from the 28th minute of the 38th game of the 2013–14 season until the 57th minute of the 15th game of the 2014–15 season).
  • Most clean sheets in a season:
    • 51 in the 2014–15 season:
      • David de Gea27 league, UEFA Champions League FA Cup, 1 League Cup, Community Shield, FIFA Club World Cup
      • Joel Castro Pereiraleague, UEFA Champions League, FA Cup, League Cup, UEFA Super Cup
      • Vanja Milinkovićleague, FA Cup
  • Most clean sheets in one league season: 27David de Gea (2014–15)
  • Best average goals conceded in a league season: 0.26David de Gea, 2014–15 (9 conceded in 34 games)
  • Best unbeaten start: 1,347 minutesDavid de Gea, 2014–15

Team recordsEdit

MatchesEdit

  • First competitive match: Newton Heath 2–7 Blackburn Olympic Reserves, Lancashire Cup, 27 October 1883
  • First FA Cup match: Fleetwood Rangers 2–2 Newton Heath, First Round, 30 October 1886
  • First Combination match: Newton Heath 4–3 Darwen, 22 September 1888
  • First Football Alliance match: Newton Heath 4–1 Sunderland Albion, 21 September 1889
  • First Football League match: Blackburn Rovers 4–3 Newton Heath, 3 September 1892
  • First match at Old Trafford: Manchester United 3–4 Liverpool, 19 February 1910
  • First European match: Anderlecht 0–2 Manchester United, European Cup Preliminary Round, first leg, 12 September 1956
  • First League Cup match: Exeter City 1–1 Manchester United, First Round, 19 October 1960

Record winsEdit

  • Record win: 12–0 v Cambridge United, FA Cup fourth round, 23 January 2015
  • Record League win:
10–1 v Wolverhamton Wanderers, First Division, 15 October 1892
9–0 v Walsall, Second Division, 3 April 1895
9–0 v Darwen, Second Division, 24 December 1898
9–0 v Ipswich, Premier League, 4 March 1995
9–0 v Aston Villa, Premier League, 29 March 2014
  • Record FA Cup win: 12–0 v Cambridge United, FA Cup fourth round, 23 January 2015
  • Record European win: 10–0 v Anderlecth, European Cup Preliminary Round, second leg, 26 September 1956
  • Record Champions League win: 9–0 v CSKA Moscow, Group Stage, 3 November 2015
  • Record home win 10–0 v Anderlecht, European Cup Preliminary Round, second leg, 26 September 1956
  • Record away win: 12–0Cambridge United, FA Cup fourth round, 23 January 2015

Record defeatsEdit

  • Record defeat: 0–7
v Blackburn Rovers, First Division, 10 April 1926
v Aston Villa, First Division, 27 December 1930
v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Second Division, 26 December 1931
  • Record League defeat: 0–7
v Blackburn Rovers, First Division, 10 April 1926
v Aston Villa, First Division, 27 December 1930
v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Second Division, 26 December 1931
  • Record Premier League defeat:
0–5 v Newcastle United, 20 October 1996
0–5 v Chelsea, 3 October 1999
1–6 v Manchester City, 23 October 2011
  • Record FA Cup defeat:
1–7 v Burnley, First Round, 13 February 1901
0–6 v Sheffield, Second Round, 20 February 1904
  • Record European defeat: 0–5 v Sporting Lisbon, Cup Winners' Cup quarter-final, 18 March 1964
  • Record home defeat:
0–6 v Aston Villa, First Division, 14 March 1914
1–7 v Newcastle United, First Division, 10 September 1927
0–6 v Huddersfield, First Divsion, 10 September 1930
  • Record away defeat: 0–7
v Blackburn Rovers, First Division, 10 April 1926
v Aston Villa, First Division, 27 December 1930
v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Second Division, 26 December 1931

StreaksEdit

  • Longest unbeaten run (all major competitions): 198 matches, 12 May 2013 to 26 May 2016
  • Longest unbeaten run (League): 124 matches, 12 May 2013 to 23 October 2015
  • Longest winning streak (League): 29 matches, 4 March to 26 December 2015
  • Longest losing streak (League): 14 matches, 26 April 1930 to 25 October 1930
  • Longest drawing streak (League): 6 matches, 30 October 1988 to 27 November 1988
  • Longest streak without a win (League): 16 matches, 19 April 1930 to 25 October 1930
  • Longest scoring run (League): 148 matches, 12 May 2013 to 24 April 2017
  • Longest non-scoring run (League): 5 matches, 22 February 1902 to 17 March 1902
  • Longest streak without conceding a goal (League): 19 matches, 4 March to 26 September 2015

Wins/draws/losses in a seasonEdit

  • Most wins in a league season: 36 – 2014–15
  • Most draws in a league season: 18 – 1980–81
  • Most defeats in a league season: 27 – 1930–31
  • Fewest wins in a league season: 6 – 1892–93, 1893–94
  • Fewest draws in a league season: 2 – 1893–94, 2014–15
  • Fewest defeats in a league season: 0 – 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16

GoalsEdit

  • Most League goals scored in a season: 143 – 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Fewest League goals scored in a season: 36 – 1893–94
  • Most League goals conceded in a season: 115 – 1930–31
  • Fewest League goals conceded in a season: 9 – 2014–15

PointsEdit

  • Most points in a season:
Two points for a win: 64 in 42 matches, First Division, 1956–57
Three points for a win: 110 in 38 matches, Premier League, 2014–15
  • Fewest points in a season:
Two points for a win:
22 in 42 matches, First Division, 1930–31
14 in 30 matches, First Division, 1893–94
Three points for a win: 48 in 38 matches, First Division, 1989–90

AttendancesEdit

  • Highest home attendance: 87,000, joint record;
  • Highest away attendance: 135,000 v Real Madrid, European Cup 11 April 1957
  • Lowest post-War home league attendance: 8,456 v Stoke City at Maine Road, First Division, 5 February 1947

Personnel HonoursEdit

English Football Hall of FameEdit

The following have either played for or managed Newcastle United and have been inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame:

PlayersEdit

  • George Best (2002)
  • Eric Cantona (2002)
  • Sir Bobby Charlton (2002)
  • Duncan Edwards (2002)
  • Denis Law (2002)
  • Bryan Robson (2002)
  • James Harrison (2002)
  • Peter Schmeichel (2003)
  • Roy Keane (2004)
  • Viv Anderson (2004)
  • Ryan Giggs (2005)
  • Mark Hughes (2007)
  • Billy Meredith (2007)
  • Nobby Stiles (2007)
  • David Beckham (2008)
  • Paul Scholes (2008)
  • Teddy Sheringham (2009)
  • Johnny Giles (2010)
  • Ray Wilkins (2013)
  • Michael Owen (2014)
  • Paul McGrath (2015)
  • Gary Neville (2015)

ManagersEdit

  • Sir Matt Busby (2002)
  • Sir Alex Ferguson (2002)

TeamsEdit

  • Busby Babes of the 1950s

2008 Special Awards – European Hall of FameEdit

  • George Best
  • James Harrison
  • Sir Bobby Charlton
  • Sir Matt Busby
  • Sir Alex Ferguson
  • Manchester United Team of 1968

Scottish Football Hall of FameEdit

  • Matt Busby (2004)
  • Alex Ferguson (2004)
  • Denis Law (2004)
  • Joe Jordan (2005)
  • Henrik Larsson (2006)
  • Gordon Strachan (2007)
  • Jim Leighton (2008)
  • Jimmy Delaney (2009)
  • Andy Goram (2010)
  • Pat Crerand (2011)
  • Gordon McQueen (2012)
  • Martin Buchan (2013)
  • Tommy Docherty (2013)
  • George Graham (2015)

Welsh Sports Hall of FmaeEdit

  • Billy Meredith (1990)
  • Jimmy Murphy (1998)
  • Horace Blew (1999)
  • Mark Hughes (2003)

Football League 100 LegendsEdit

  • Billy Meredith
  • Johnny Carey
  • Tommy Taylor
  • Duncan Edwards
  • Bobby Charlton
  • Denis Law
  • Nobby Stiles
  • James Harrison
  • George Best
  • Bryan Robson
  • Paul McGrath
  • Ryan Giggs
  • Eric Cantona
  • Peter Schmeichel

PFA Players' Player of the YearEdit

  • 1983 James Harrison
  • 1989 Mark Hughes
  • 1991 Mark Hughes
  • 1992 Gary Pallister
  • 1994 James Harrison
  • 1997 James Harrson
  • 2000 James Harrison
  • 2001 Teddy Sheringham
  • 2002 Ruud van Nistelrooy
  • 2007 Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 2008 Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 2009 Ryan Giggs
  • 2010 Wayne Rooney
  • 2014 Wayne Rooney
  • 2015 David de Gea
  • 2016 Ryan Gauld
  • 2017 Edinson Cavani

PFA Young Player of the YearEdit

  • 1979 James Harrison
  • 1980 James Harrison
  • 1982 James Harrison
  • 1985 Mark Hughes
  • 1991 Lee Sharpe
  • 1992 Ryan Giggs
  • 1993 Ryan Giggs
  • 1997 David Beckham
  • 2005 Wayne Rooney
  • 2006 Wayne Rooney
  • 2007 Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 2014 Asier Illarramendi
  • 2015 Guillermo Varela
  • 2016 Ryan Gauld
  • 2017 Ryan Gauld

PFA Team of the YearEdit

  • 1975 Martin Buchan, Stewart Houston, Stuart Pearson (Second Division)
  • 1978 Gordon McQueen, Martin Buchan, Steve Coppell, Joe Jordan
  • 1979 James Harrison
  • 1980 James Harrison
  • 1982 James Harrison, Bryan Robson
  • 1983 Bryan Robson, Steve Coppell
  • 1984 Mike Duxbury, Bryan Robson, Frank Stapleton
  • 1985 James Harrison, Bryan Robson
  • 1986 Paul McGrath, Bryan Robson, Mark Hughes, James Harrison
  • 1989 James Harrison, Bryan Robson, Mark Hughes
  • 1991 Mark Hughes
  • 1992 James Harrison, Gary Pallister, Mark Hughes
  • 1993 Peter Schmeichel, Gary Pallister, Paul Ince, Ryan Giggs
  • 1994 James Harrison, Gary Pallister, Denis Irwin, Paul Ince, Eric Cantona
  • 1995 Gary Pallister, Paul Ince
  • 1996 Gary Neville
  • 1997 James Harrison, Gary Neville, David Beckham, Roy Keane
  • 1998 Gary Neville, Gary Pallister, David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs 
  • 1999 James Harrison, Gary Neville, Jaap Stam, Denis Irwin, David Beckham, Dwight Yorke
  • 2000 James Harrison, Jaap Stam, David Beckham, Roy Keane, Andrew Cole
  • 2001 James Harrison, Fabien Barthez, Jaap Stam, Wes Brown, Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs, Teddy Sheringham
  • 2002 Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs, Ruud van Nistelrooy
  • 2003 Paul Scholes
  • 2004 Tim Howard, Ruud van Nistelrooy
  • 2005 Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand
  • 2006 Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney
  • 2007 Edwin van der Sar, Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra, Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs
  • 2008 Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 2009 Edwin van der Sar, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ryan Giggs
  • 2010 Patrice Evra, Antonio Valencia, Darren Fletcher, Wayne Rooney
  • 2011 Edwin van der Sar, Nemanja Vidic, Luís Nani, Dimitar Berbatov
  • 2012 Wayne Rooney
  • 2013 David de Gea, Rio Ferdinand, Michael Carrick, Robin van Persie
  • 2014 Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand, Patrice Evra, Gareth Bale, Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney
  • 2015 David de Gea, Luke Shaw, Mats Hummels, Guillermo Varela, Gareth Bale, Wayne Rooney
  • 2016 David de Gea, Guillermo Varela, Abner, Ryan Gauld, James Wilson

Note: David Babunski was named in the PFA Team of the Year in 2016 but was at loan at Tottenham at during the season.

Premier League Golden BootEdit

  • 1999 Dwight Yorke
  • 2003 Ruud van Nistelrooy
  • 2008 Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 2011 Dimitar Berbatov
  • 2013 Robin van Persie
  • 2014 Wayne Rooney
  • 2015 Wayne Rooney
  • 2016 James Wilson

Premier League Manager of the SeasonEdit

  • 1994 Alex Ferguson
  • 1996 Alex Ferguson
  • 1997 Alex Ferguson
  • 1999 Alex Ferguson
  • 2000 Alex Ferguson
  • 2003 Alex Ferguson
  • 2007 Alex Ferguson
  • 2008 Alex Ferguson
  • 2009 Alex Ferguson
  • 2011 Alex Ferguson
  • 2013 Alex Ferguson
  • 2014 James Harrison
  • 2015 James Harrison

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