Manchester United Legends
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Manchester United Legends - Introduction

Manchester United is a world known soccer / football club that has both wealth and fan base around the world to keep them one of the richest and most famous clubs for years to come.

They have won more Titles than any other team in the English Premier League which is another reason that this club remains so successful.

I decided to make this webpage about the best Manchester United soccer players of all time past and present.

I may miss a few players but please feel free to add whoever you think deserves to be in this Manchester United Hall of Fame at the bottom of this page.

There have been many great players that have been considered best players in the world during their playing time.

These players are the likes of George Best, Sir Bobby Charlton, Eric Cantona and many others who brought their different skills to the soccer field and made great impact on the game of soccer during their playing days.

History of Manchester United is filled with great soccer players such are the ones mentioned above but with time comes change and the new breed of players took over the role of being Manchester United's best players, the likes of Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo just to name a few.

Without any further introduction you can find the best Manchester United players from past and present listed below.

These players are in no particular order and they all brought something special to this great football club.


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GEORGE BEST

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NAME: GEORGE BEST
BORN: 22 May 1946
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Aug 1963
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 14 Sept 1963 vs West Bromwich (at Home), League
APPEARANCES: 470
GOALS: 179
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 02 Jan 1974



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RYAN GIGGS

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NAME: RYAN GIGGS
BORN: 29 Nov 1973
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: Youth Accademy
POSITION: Midfielder
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 02 Mar 1991 v Everton (at Home), League
APPEARANCES: 908
GOALS: 163
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: Still Playing



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SIR BOBBY CHARLTON

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NAME: SIR BOBBY CHARLTON
BORN: 11 Oct 1937
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Jun 1953
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 6 Oct 1956 v Charlton (at Home), League
APPEARANCES: 758
GOALS: 249
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 May 1973


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PAUL SCHOLES

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NAME: PAUL SCHOLES
BORN: 16 Nov 1974
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 08 Jul 1991
POSITION: Midfielder
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 21 Sep 1994 v Port Vale (Away), League Cup
APPEARANCES: 697
GOALS: 154
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 31 May 2011



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BILL FOULKES

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NAME: BILL FOULKES
BORN: 05 Jan 1932
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Mar 1950
POSITION: Defender
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 13 Dec 1952 v Liverpool (Away), League
APPEARANCES: 688
GOALS: 9
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Jun 1970


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GARY NEVILLE

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NAME: GARY NEVILLE
BORN: 18 Feb 1975
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 08 Jul 1991
POSITION: Full Back
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 16 Sep 1992 v Torpedo Moscow (Home), UEFA Cup
APPEARANCES: 602
GOALS: 7
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 02 Feb 2011


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ALEX STEPNEY

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NAME: ALEX STEPNEY
BORN: 18 Sep 1942
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Sep 1966
POSITION: Goalkeeper
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 17 Sept 1966 v Man City (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 539
GOALS: 2
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED:01 Jun 1978




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TONNY DUNNE

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NAME: ALEX STEPNEY
BORN: 18 Sep 1942
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Sep 1966
POSITION: Goalkeeper
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 17 Sept 1966 v Man City (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 539
GOALS: 2
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED:01 Jun 1978


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DENIS IRWIN

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NAME: DENIS IRWIN
BORN: 31 Oct 1965
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 08 Jun 1990
POSITION: Full-back
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 25 Aug 1990 v Coventry City (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 529
GOALS: 33
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED:31 May 2002



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ARTHUR ALBISTON

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NAME: ARTHUR ALBISTON
BORN: 14 Jul 1957
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Jul 1974
POSITION: Full-back
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 9 Oct 1974 v Man City (Home), League Cup
APPEARANCES: 485
GOALS: 7
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Aug 1988




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ROY KEANE

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NAME: ROY KEANE
BORN: 10 Aug 1971
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 19 Jul 1993
POSITION: Full-back
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 7 Aug 1993 v Arsenal, Charity Shield
APPEARANCES: 480
GOALS: 51
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 18 Nov 2005




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BRIAN MCCLAIR

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NAME: BRIAN MCCLAIR
BORN: 08 Dec 1963
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Jul 1987
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 15 Aug 1987 v Southampton (Away), League
APPEARANCES: 471
GOALS: 127
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Jul 1998


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MARK HUGHES

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NAME: MARK HUGHES
BORN: 01 Nov 1963
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Jun 1980
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 30 Nov 1983 v Oxford Utd (Away), League Cup
APPEARANCES: 467
GOALS: 163
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 31 May 1995



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BRYAN ROBSON

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NAME: BRYAN ROBSON
BORN: 11 Jan 1957
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 05 Oct 1981
POSITION: Midfielder
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 7 Oct 1981 v Spurs (Away), League Cup
APPEARANCES: 461
GOALS: 99
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 31 May 1994


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MARTIN BUCHAN

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NAME: MARTIN BUCHAN
BORN: 06 Mar 1949
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 28 Feb 1972
POSITION: Defender
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 4 March 1972 v Spurs (Away), League
APPEARANCES: 456
GOALS: 4
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Aug 1983


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GARY PALLISTER

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NAME: GARY PALLISTER
BORN: 30 Jun 1965
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 29 Aug 1989
POSITION: Defender
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 30 Aug 1989 v Norwich City (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 437
GOALS: 15
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Jul 1998




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JACK ROWLEY

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NAME: JACK ROWLEY
BORN: 07 Oct 1920
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 22 Oct 1937
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 23 Oct 1937 v Sheff Wed (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 424
GOALS: 211
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Feb 1955


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SAMMY MCILROY

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NAME: SAMMY MCILROY
BORN: 02 Aug 1954
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Aug 1969
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 6 Nov 1971 v Man City (Away), League
APPEARANCES: 419
GOALS: 71
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED:


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DENIS LAW

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NAME: DENIS LAW
BORN: 24 Feb 1940
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 12 Jul 1962
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 18 Aug 1962 v West Brom (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 404
GOALS: 237
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Jul 1973



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LOU MACARI

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NAME: LOU MACARI
BORN: 04 Jun 1949
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 08 Jan 1973
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 20 Jan 1973 v West Ham (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 400
GOALS: 97
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Jul 1984


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DAVID BECKHAM

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NAME: DAVID BECKHAM
BORN: 02 May 1975
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 08 Jul 1991
POSITION: Midfielder
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 23 Sep 1992 v Brighton (Away), FA Cup
APPEARANCES: 394
GOALS: 85
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 2003


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OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER

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NAME: OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER
BORN: 26 Feb 1973
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 29 Jul 1996
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 25 Aug 1996 v Blackburn (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 366
GOALS: 126
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: Retired from playing, 28 Aug 2007





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WAYNE ROONEY

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NAME: WAYNE ROONEY
BORN: 24 Oct 1985
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 31 Aug 2004
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 28 Sept 2004 v Fenerbahce (Home)
APPEARANCES: 365
GOALS: 181
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: Still Playing


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BILLY MEREDITH

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NAME: BILLY MEREDITH
BORN: 30 Jul 1874
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 1906
POSITION: Outside Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 1906
APPEARANCES: 303
GOALS: 35
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 1921



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DENNIS VIOLLET

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NAME: DENNIS VIOLLET
BORN: 20 Sep 1933
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Sep 1949
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 11 April 1953 v Newcastle (Away), League
APPEARANCES: 293
GOALS: 179
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Jan 1962





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CRISTIANO RONALDO

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NAME: CRISTIANO RONALDO
BORN: 05 Feb 1985
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 12 Aug 2003
POSITION: Winger
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 16 Aug 2003 v Bolton (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 292
GOALS: 118
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Jul 2009


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ROGER BYRNE

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NAME: ROGER BYRNE
BORN: 08 Feb 1929
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Mar 1949
POSITION: Full Back
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 24 Nov 1951 v Liverpool (Away), League
APPEARANCES: 280
GOALS: 20
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 1958




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ANDY COLE

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NAME: ANDY COLE
BORN: 15 Oct 1971
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 12 Jan 1995
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 22 Jan 1995 v Blackburn (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 275
GOALS: 121
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 29 Dec 2001


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DAVID HERD

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NAME: DAVID HERD
BORN: 15 Apr 1934
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Jul 1961
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 19 Aug 1961 v West Ham (Away), League
APPEARANCES: 265
GOALS: 145
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Jul 1968


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HARRY GREGG

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NAME: HARRY GREGG
BORN: 25 Oct 1932
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Dec 1957
POSITION: Goalkeeper
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 21 Dec 1957 v Leicester (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 247
GOALS: 0
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 01 Dec 1966


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RUUD VAN NISTELROOY

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NAME: RUUD VAN NISTELROOY
BORN: 01 Jul 1976
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Jul 2001
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 12 Aug 2001 v Liverpool, Charity Shield
APPEARANCES: 219
GOALS: 150
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 28 Jul 2006


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TOMMY TAYLOR

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NAME: TOMMY TAYLOR
BORN: 29 Jan 1932
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Mar 1953
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 7 March 1953 v Preston (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 191
GOALS: 131
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 06 Feb 1958



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ERIC CANTONA

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NAME: ERIC CANTONA
BORN: 24 May 1966
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 27 Nov 1992
POSITION: Forward
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 6 Dec 1992 v Manchester City (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 185
GOALS: 82
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 1997


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DUNCAN EDWARDS

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NAME: DUNCAN EDWARDS
BORN: 01 Oct 1936
SIGNED FOR MAN UNITED: 01 Jun 1952
POSITION: Half-Back
MANCHESTER UNITED DEBUT: 04 April 1953 v Cardiff (Home), League
APPEARANCES: 177
GOALS: 21
LEFT MANCHESTER UNITED: 21 Feb 1958



There you have a list of all the best Manchester United players that played for Manchester United Football Club and displayed great skills on the soccer field of Old Trafford.

I hope you had as much fun learning about these players as I have writing about them.

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