2011–12 Manchester United F.C. season

The 2011–12 season is Manchester United's 20th season in the Premier League.

Manchester United
2011–12 season
ChairmanUnited States Avram Glazer
ManagerScotland Sir Alex Ferguson
StadiumOld Trafford
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Manchester United signed a £40 million four-year deal with DHL.[1]

On November, Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated 25 years in charge of the club.[2]

Pre-seasonEdit

Manchester United started their season with a tour in the United States. United finishing the tour with a game against Barcelona in Washington on 30 July.[3]

Community ShieldEdit

TransfersEdit

In
Pos. Name From Fee
DF   Phil Jones   Blackburn Rovers £16 m[4]
MF   Ashley Young   Aston Villa £17 m[5]
GK   David de Gea   Atlético Madrid £17.8 m[6]
Out
Pos. Name To Fee
DF   Wes Brown   Sunderland £1 m[7]
DF   John O'Shea   Sunderland £4 m[8]
MF   Gabriel Obertan   Newcastle United £3 m[9]
New deal
Pos. Name
DF   Chris Smalling [10]
MF   Antonio Valencia [11]
MF   Park Ji-Sung [12]
MF   Tom Cleverley [13]
FW   Javier Hernández [14]
Loan out
Pos. Name To
FW   Bébé   Beşiktaş[15]
DF   De Laet   Norwich City[16]
Released
Pos. Name
MF   Owen Hargreaves [17]
Retired
Pos. Name
GK   Edwin van der Sar [18]
MF   Paul Scholes [19]

SquadEdit

No. Pos. Name
1 GK   David de Gea
29 GK   Tomasz Kuszczak
34 GK   Anders Lindegaard
40 GK   Ben Amos
No. Pos. Name
3 DF   Patrice Evra
4 DF   Phil Jones
5 DF   Rio Ferdinand
6 DF   Jonny Evans
12 DF   Chris Smalling
15 DF   Nemanja Vidić
20 DF   Fábio
21 DF   Rafael   [20]
No. Pos. Name
8 MF   Anderson
11 MF   Ryan Giggs
13 MF   Park Ji-Sung
16 MF   Michael Carrick
17 MF   Nani
18 MF   Ashley Young
23 MF   Tom Cleverley  
24 MF   Darren Fletcher
25 MF   Antonio Valencia
28 MF   Darron Gibson
No. Pos. Name
7 FW   Michael Owen  
9 FW   Dimitar Berbatov
10 FW   Wayne Rooney
14 FW   Javier Hernández
19 FW   Danny Welbeck  
27 FW   Federico Macheda
32 FW   Mame Biram Diouf

Premier LeagueEdit

Pos Club P Pts
1 Manchester United 3 9
2 Manchester City 3 9
3 Liverpool 3 7
Pos Club P Pts
1 Manchester United 6 16
2 Manchester City 6 16
3 Chelsea 6 13
Pos Club P Pts
1 Manchester City 10 28
2 Manchester United 10 23
3 Newcastle United 10 22

StatsEdit

No. Pos. Name Goals
10 FW   Wayne Rooney 9
14 FW   Javier Hernández 6
17 MF   Nani 3
19 FW   Danny Welbeck 3
No. Pos. Name Assists
18 MF   Ashley Young 5
17 MF   Nani 4
11 MF   Ryan Giggs 2
No. Pos. Name  
18 MF   Ashley Young 3
3 DF   Patrice Evra 3
6 DF   Jonny Evans 2
No. Pos. Name  
6 DF   Jonny Evans 1

Champions LeagueEdit

Manchester United will face Benfica, Basel and Otelul Galati in Group C.[21]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Manchester United 4 2 2 0 8 4 +4 8
  S.L. Benfica 4 2 2 0 5 2 +3 8
  FC Basel 4 1 2 1 6 7 –1 5
  FC Oțelul Galați 4 0 0 4 1 7 –6 0

League Cup and FA CupEdit

League CupEdit

Manchester United were drawn against Crystal Palace in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.[22]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Manchester United sign new partner as Arsenal deal in doubt".
  2. "United edge to anniversary win".
  3. "United confirm US tour".
  4. "Phil Jones given England call-up for Holland date".
  5. "Reds sign Ashley Young".
  6. "De Gea signs on".
  7. "Wes Brown signs four-year Sunderland deal".
  8. "Black Cats Swoop For Irish Back John O'Shea".
  9. "Obertan completes Newcastle move".
  10. "Manchester United defender Chris Smalling signs new deal".
  11. "Valencia signs new deal".
  12. "Park signs new deal until 2012-13".
  13. "Cleverley signs four-year deal to stay at Man United".
  14. "Hernandez signs five-year deal at United: Agent".
  15. "Besiktas land Bebe on loan".
  16. "Top-flight loan for De Laet".
  17. "Manchester United release midfielder Owen Hargreaves".
  18. "Edwin on retirement".
  19. "Scholes retires".
  20. "Rafael suffers injury blow".
  21. "Arsenal and United drawn favourably".
  22. "Arsenal face City in League Cup".