Statistics

This pa­ge is a work in pro­gress. Stat­ist­ics and his­tory will be ad­ded con­tinu­ously.

Seasons

1886-87, 1888-89, 1889-90, 1890-91, 1891-92, 1892-93, 1893-94, 1894-95, 1895-96, 1896-97, 1897-98, 1898-99, 1899-00, 1900-01, 1901-02, 1902-03, 1903-04, 1904-05, 1905-06, 1906-07, 1907-08, 1908-09, 1909-10, 1910-11, 1911-12, 1912-13, 1913-14, 1914-15, 1915-16*, 1916-17*, 1917-18*, 1918-19*, 1919-20, 1920-21, 1921-22, 1922-23, 1923-24, 1924-25, 1925-26, 1926-27, 1927-28, 1928-29, 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32, 1932-33, 1933-34, 1934-35, 1935-36, 1936-37, 1937-38, 1938-39, 1939-40*, 1940-41*, 1941-42*, 1942-43*, 1943-44*, 1944-45*, 1945-46, 1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56, 1956-57, 1957-58, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65, 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1973-74, 1974-75, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21

* Abon­doned sea­sons be­cause of war.

Merits

Premier League / First Division Winners

1907–08, 1910–11, 1951–52, 1955–56, 1956–57, 1964–65, 1966–67, 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

Second Division Winners

1935–36, 1974–75

FA Cup

1908–09, 1947–48, 1962–63, 1976–77, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1998–99, 2003–04, 2015–16

League Cup

1991–92, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2016–17

FA Charity Shield / Community Shield

1908, 1911, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1965*, 1967*, 1977*, 1983, 1990*, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2017 (* split).

Champions League

1967–68, 1998–99, 2007–08

Europe League

2016–17

Cup Winner Cup

1990–91

UEFA Super Cup

1991

Intercontinental Cup

1999

World Cup for Clubs

2008

Player and Staff Stats

Appearances

  • Young­est fir­st-te­am play­er: Da­vid Gaskell – 16 years, 19 days (ag­ainst Man­chester City, Char­ity Shield, 24 Oct­ober 1956).
  • Old­est fir­st-te­am play­er: Billy Mere­dith – 46 years, 281 days (ag­ainst Der­by Coun­ty, Fir­st Di­vi­sion, 7 May 1921).
  • Old­est post-Sec­ond Wor­ld War play­er: Ed­win van der Sar – 40 years, 211 days (ag­ainst Bar­celona, UEFA Cham­pi­ons Lea­gue, 28 May 2011).
  • Most con­sec­ut­ive Lea­gue ap­pear­ances: 206 – Ste­ve Cop­pell, 15 Jan­uary 1977 – 7 Nov­ember 1981.
  • Shortest ap­pear­ance: 11 sec­onds – Chris Smalling v Nor­wich City, Pre­mier Lea­gue, 26 Feb­ruary 2012.

Most Appearances

# Name Years Lea­gue FA Cup L. Cup Europe Oth­er Total
1 Ry­an Gig­gs 1991–2014 672 (117) 74 (12) 41 (6) 157 (23) 19 (3) 963 (161)
2 Bob­by Charl­ton 1956–1973 606 (2) 78 (0) 24 (0) 45 (0) 5 (0) 758 (2)
3 Paul Scho­les 1994–2013 499 (95) 49 (17) 21 (7) 134 (21) 15 (1) 718 (141)
4 Bill Foulkes 1952–1970 566 (3) 61 (0) 3 (0) 52 (0) 6 (0) 688 (3)
5 Ga­ry Ne­ville 1992–2011 400 (21) 47 (3) 25 (2) 117 (8) 13 (2) 602 (36)
6 Way­ne Roo­ney 2004–2017 393 (39) 40 (7) 20 (7) 98 (8) 8 (1) 559 (62)
7 Al­ex Step­ney 1966–1978 433 (0) 44 (0) 35 (0) 23 (0) 4 (0) 539 (0)
8 To­ny Dun­ne 1960–1973 414 (0) 55 (1) 21 (0) 40 (0) 5 (0) 535 (1)
9 De­nis Ir­win 1990–2002 368 (12) 43 (1) 31 (3) 75 (2) 12 (0) 529 (18)
10 Joe Spence 1919–1933 481 (0) 29 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 510 (0)

Goals

Prize Winners

Caps

Transfers

Managers

  • Longest serving man­ager: Sir Al­ex Fer­guson, 26 years, 194 days, 1.500 mat­ches. 1986.11.06 - 2013.05.19.

Team Records

Matches

  • Fir­st com­pet­it­ive mat­ch: New­ton Heath 2-7 Black­burn Olympic Re­serves, Lan­cashire Cup, 27 Oct­ober 1883.

Record Wins

  • Re­cord win: 10-0 v An­der­lecht, Euro­pean Cup Pre­lim­in­ary Ro­und, sec­ond leg, 26 Sep­tember 1956.
  • Re­cord Lea­gue Win: 10-1 v Wolver­hampton Wan­derers, Fir­st Di­vi­sion, 15 Oct­ober 1892.

Record Defeats

  • 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 Euro­pean De­feat: 0-5 v Sport­ing, Cup Win­ners’ Cup quart­er-fi­nal, 18 Mar­ch 1964.

Streaks

  • Longest un­beaten run (all ma­jor com­pet­i­tions): 45 mat­ches, 1998.12.26 - 1999.10.03.

Wins/draws/losses in a season

  • Most wins in a lea­gue sea­son: 28 – 1905–06, 1956–57, 1999–2000, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2011–12, 2012–13.

Goals

  • Most Lea­gue goals sco­red in a sea­son: 103 – 1956–57, 1958–59.
  • Most Pre­mier Lea­gue goals sco­red in a sea­son: 97 – 1999–2000.
  • 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: 22 – 2007–08.

Points

  • Most points in a sea­son:
    • Two points for a win: 64 in 42 mat­ches, Fir­st Di­vi­sion, 1956–57.
    • Three points for a win (42 mat­ches): 92 in 42 mat­ches, Pre­mier Lea­gue, 1993–94.
    • Three points for a win (38 mat­ches): 91 in 38 mat­ches, Pre­mier Lea­gue, 1999–2000.
  • Few­est points in a sea­son:
    • Two points for a win (42 mat­ches): 22 in 42 mat­ches, Fir­st Di­vi­sion, 1930–31.
    • Two points for a win (30 mat­ches): 14 in 30 mat­ches, Fir­st Di­vi­sion, 1893–94.
    • Three points for a win: 48 in 38 mat­ches, Fir­st Di­vi­sion, 1989–90.

Attendances

  • Highest ho­me at­tend­ance: 83.260 v Arsen­al at Maine Road, Fir­st Di­vi­sion, 17 Jan­uary 1948.
  • Highest ho­me at­tend­ance at Old Traf­ford: 76.098 v Black­burn Rov­ers, 31 Mar­ch 2007.
  • 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.

Fun Facts

  • Uni­ted took the nick­name the “Red Dev­ils” from Salford Rugby Club who toured Fran­ce un­der the same name whilst wear­ing red shirts.
  • Fred the Red” is Uni­ted sixth mas­cot, ar­riv­ing in 1994. Pre­vi­ous mas­cots in­cludes a goat name Billy and a St. Bernhard dog called Ma­jor.

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