Most Goals in a Career, Season and Match by Manchester United
Ruud Van Nistelrooy scored 150 goals from 220 appearances in Manchester United football club. Christiano Ronaldo scored 118 goals for United in 292 appearances. Wayne Rooney had scored 131 goals in 283 appearances. Brian McClair netted 126 goals from 468 appearances for the club. Mark Hughes is a forward who scored 163 goals from 467 appearances. George Best scored 179 goals from 470 appearances for Manchester United FC. Denis Law enjoyed his career as a striker in United for eleven years and from 409 appearances, he had scored 237 goals. David Herd scored 145 goals altogether in 265 appearances. Bobby Charlton who was renowned for his attacking ability scored 249 goals in 758 appearances for Manchester United. Jack Rowley is well known for best goal scoring skills in Manchester United football club with 208 goals in 422 appearances. With 343 appearances for the club, Stan Pearson scored 148 goals. Tommy Taylor was the greatest centre-forward who played for England and had scored 131 goals in 191 appearances for United.
Manchester United football club scored 103 league goals in 1956-57 and 1958-59 seasons. The club also scored 97 Premier League goals in the season 1999-2000. Andrew Cole became the top scorer of the season 1999-2000 by scoring 19 goals in 28 Premier League games. Andrew Cole also scored more than 20 goals in all competitions for three successive seasons. Brian McClair joined Manchester United FC in the year 1987 and in the same season he scored 24 league goals. Brian McClair became the first player of Manchester United football club to score more than 20 goals in one season. In the season of 1985-86, Mark Hughes had scored 17 goals for Manchester in Football League First division which still remains as the highest goals scored in a season in his career. George Best was the top scorer of the club for six successive seasons and in the season of 1967-68, he was the top scorer of First Division. Denis Law scored 28 League goals in the season of 1964-65 and became the top scorer of First Division of that season. Denis Law also scored 46 goals in all competitions in a single season. Most league goals in a season are by Dennis Viollet who scored 32 goals.
Most goals scored in a match by a player in Manchester United football club are 6 goals scored by Harold Halse against Swindon town in 1911. George Best also scored 6 goals in a match against Northampton Town in the year 1970. In a Premiership match against Nottingham Forest in the year 1999, Manchester United scored 8 goals and won the match for 8-1. In an FA Cup match against Arsenal FC, United scored 4 goals and won the match by 4-0. Manchester United football club scored 3 goals against Newcastle football club in a match played on August 16, 2010 at Old Trafford in which Man United won the match for 3-0. United scored 5 goals against Portsmouth in a Premier League match of February 2010 and United won the match for 5-0. Wayne Rooney scored four goals in a Premier League match against Hull and won the match for 4-0. So many other players of Manchester United FC also scored more goals in a match.