August 27, 2021: Cristiano Ronaldo, soccer’s all-time international goal-scorer, joined ManU from the Italian club Juventus. The transfer fee of 25 million Euros is one of the highest in history.
May 26, 2021: ManU fell just short of winning the UEFA Europa League championship. A 1–1 tie with Villareal went to a thrilling penalty kick phase, but the Spanish club won, 11–10.
May 23, 2021: A 2–1 win over Wolverhampton sewed up a second-place finish in the Premier League. It was ManU’s highest finish since 2013. Bruno Fernandes led the team with 18 league goals.
March 18, 2021: Paul Pogba scored the lone goal in a thrilling 1–0 victory over AC Milan, as ManU advanced to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League tournament.
February 2, 2021: ManU equaled the biggest home win in their history with a 9–0 win over Southampton. Eight different players scored during the match.
January 24, 2021: Midfielder Bruno Fernandes came off the bench to break a 2–2 tie with a goal against arch-rival Liverpool in the FA Cup tournament. It was ManU’s first win over Liverpool in almost three years.
August 16, 2020: For the first time in a long time, Manchester United finished a season without some sort of league or tournament trophy. Their last hope ended with a loss to Spanish club Sevilla in the semifinals of the Europa League tournament. ManU’s top scorer in 2019–20 was Frenchman Anthony Martial, with 23 goals. He and Marcus Rashford tied for the team lead with 17 goals in Premier League play.
July 26, 2020: Manchester United defeated Leicester City 2–0 in the final match of the regular season. One of the goals came on a penalty kick. It was the 14th one of the season awarded to the club, which set a new Premier League record.
July 9, 2020: ManU beat Aston Villa 3–0. With victories by scores of 3–0, 3–0, and 5–2 in their previous three matches, the club became the first in Premier League history to win four games in a row by three goals.
August 11, 2019: Marcus Rashford scored twice in a 4–0 shutout of Chelsea to open the 2019–20 Premier League season.
February 3, 2019: 21-year-old forward Marcus Rashford scored the lone goal in an away victory over Leicester City. It was his fourth game-winning goal of the season.
November 11, 2018: Anthony Martial scored against Manchester City, finding the net for the fifth match in a row. He joins ManU legends Eric Cantona, Dwight Yorke, Robin Van Persie, Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo as the only players in team history to score in five straight.
April 21, 2018: The club defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2–1 to qualify for the FA Cup final against Chelsea. Newcomer Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera scored for ManU.
April 18, 2018: Goalkeeper David de Gea was named to the Professional Football Association’s Team of the Year.
January 20, 2018: Anthony Martial scored in his third straight game during a 1–0 victory over Burnley FC. He was the first ManU player to score in three straight wins during the 2017–18 season.
September 27, 2017: Romelu Lukaku scored twice against CSKA Moscow to give him 10 goals in his first 9 games with ManU. That broke a record set by legendary Bobby Charlton, who scored 9 times in his first 9 games.
September 23, 2017: Striker Romelu Lukaku scored the only goal in a 1–0 victory over Southampton. It was his 6th goal in 6 games to start the 2017–18 season.
May 24, 2017: Manchester United defeated the Dutch club AFC Ajax in the 2017 Europa League championship final. Midfielder Paul Pogba played brilliantly and scored one of the team’s two goals in a 2–0 victory. Ander Herrera played his best game ever for ManU and was named Man of the Match.