Mike Phelan

Date of birth24 September 1962
Place of birthNelson
NationalityEnglish
Weight70 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionMidfielder

A useful utility midfielder, Mike Phelan, a tireless worker, had his best season pre-Premier League.

Later United's assistant manager following a spell as first team coach.

Won an FA Cup winners' medal (1990) and had two substitute appearances for England (1989).

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Burnley 01 Jul 1980 01 Jul 1985
Norwich City 01 Jul 1985 01 Jun 1989
Manchester United 01 Jun 1989 01 Jul 1994
West Bromwich Albion 01 Jul 1994 01 Dec 1995

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1989-90 Manchester United FA Cup 7
1989-90 Manchester United League Cup 3
1989-90 Manchester United League Division One 38
1
1990-91 Manchester United FA Charity Shield 1
1990-91 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1990-91 Manchester United League Division One 30
3
1
1990-91 Manchester United Rumbelows League Cup 7
1
1990-91 Manchester United UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 8
1991-92 Manchester United League Cup 2
1
1991-92 Manchester United League Division One 14
4
1991-92 Manchester United UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4
1992-93 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1
1992-93 Manchester United Premier League 5
6
1
1992-93 Manchester United UEFA Cup 1
1993-94 Manchester United League Cup 2
1993-94 Manchester United Premier League 1
1
1993-94 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 1
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Aug 1989 Manchester United v Arsenal W 4-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1989 Crystal Palace v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1989 Derby County v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1989 Manchester United v Norwich City L 0-2 League Division One
09 Sep 1989 Everton v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
16 Sep 1989 Manchester United v Millwall W 5-1 League Division One
20 Sep 1989 Portsmouth v Manchester United W 2-3 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Sep 1989 Manchester City v Manchester United L 5-1 League Division One
03 Oct 1989 Manchester United v Portsmouth D 0-0
Agg: 3-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
14 Oct 1989 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Division One
21 Oct 1989 Coventry City v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
25 Oct 1989 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-3 League Cup 3rd round
28 Oct 1989 Manchester United v Southampton W 2-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1989 Charlton Athletic v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1989 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1989 Luton Town v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
25 Nov 1989 Manchester United v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division One
03 Dec 1989 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
09 Dec 1989 Manchester United v Crystal Palace L 1-2 League Division One
16 Dec 1989 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 League Division One
23 Dec 1989 Liverpool v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1989 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
30 Dec 1989 Wimbledon v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1990 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers D 0-0 League Division One
07 Jan 1990 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1990 Manchester United v Derby County L 1-2 League Division One
21 Jan 1990 Norwich City v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
03 Feb 1990 Manchester United v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1990 Millwall v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
18 Feb 1990 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 2-3 FA Cup 5th round
24 Feb 1990 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
03 Mar 1990 Manchester United v Luton Town W 4-1 League Division One
11 Mar 1990 Sheffield United v Manchester United W 0-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
14 Mar 1990 Manchester United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
18 Mar 1990 Manchester United v Liverpool L 1-2 League Division One
21 Mar 1990 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1990 Southampton v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
31 Mar 1990 Manchester United v Coventry City W 3-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1990 Manchester United v Oldham Athletic D 3-3 FA Cup Semi-final
11 Apr 1990 Manchester United v Oldham Athletic W 2-1 FA Cup Semi-final replay
14 Apr 1990 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
17 Apr 1990 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1990 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
30 Apr 1990 Manchester United v Wimbledon D 0-0 League Division One
02 May 1990 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
05 May 1990 Manchester United v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 League Division One
12 May 1990 Manchester United v Crystal Palace D 3-3 FA Cup Final
17 May 1990 Manchester United v Crystal Palace W 1-0 FA Cup Final replay
18 Aug 1990 Liverpool v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Charity Shield
25 Aug 1990 Manchester United v Coventry City W 2-0 League Division One
28 Aug 1990 Leeds United v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
01 Sep 1990 Sunderland v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1990 Luton Town v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
08 Sep 1990 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1990 Liverpool v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
19 Sep 1990 Manchester United v Pecsi MFC W 2-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 1990 Manchester United v Southampton W 3-2 League Division One
26 Sep 1990 Halifax Town v Manchester United W 1-3 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Sep 1990 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Division One
03 Oct 1990 Pecsi MFC v Manchester United W 0-1
Agg: 0-3
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 2nd leg
10 Oct 1990 Manchester United v Halifax Town W 2-1
Agg: 5-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
20 Oct 1990 Manchester United v Arsenal L 0-1 League Division One
31 Oct 1990 Manchester United v Liverpool W 3-1 League Cup 3rd round
03 Nov 1990 Manchester United v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Division One
07 Nov 1990 Wrexham v Manchester United W 0-2
Agg: 0-5
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
10 Nov 1990 Derby County v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
17 Nov 1990 Manchester United v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1990 Manchester United v Chelsea L 2-3 League Division One
28 Nov 1990 Arsenal v Manchester United W 2-6 League Cup 4th round
01 Dec 1990 Everton v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1990 Manchester United v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1990 Coventry City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
22 Dec 1990 Wimbledon v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1990 Manchester United v Norwich City W 3-0 League Division One
29 Dec 1990 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1991 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
12 Jan 1991 Manchester United v Sunderland W 3-0 League Division One
16 Jan 1991 Southampton v Manchester United D 1-1 League Cup Quarter-final
19 Jan 1991 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Jan 1991 Manchester United v Southampton W 3-2 League Cup Quarter-final replay
26 Jan 1991 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1991 Manchester United v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
24 Feb 1991 Leeds United v Manchester United W 0-1
Agg: 1-3
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
06 Mar 1991 Manchester United v Montpellier D 1-1 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
09 Mar 1991 Chelsea v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
13 Mar 1991 Southampton v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
16 Mar 1991 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
19 Mar 1991 Montpellier v Manchester United W 0-2
Agg: 1-3
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
23 Mar 1991 Manchester United v Luton Town W 4-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1991 Norwich City v Manchester United W 0-3 League Division One
02 Apr 1991 Manchester United v Wimbledon W 2-1 League Division One
06 Apr 1991 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Apr 1991 Legia Warszawa v Manchester United W 1-3 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Semi-final 1st leg
21 Apr 1991 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-1 League Cup Final
24 Apr 1991 Manchester United v Legia Warszawa D 1-1
Agg: 4-2
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
04 May 1991 Manchester United v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
06 May 1991 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
15 May 1991 Barcelona v Manchester United W 1-2 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup Final
20 May 1991 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1991 Manchester United v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
03 Sep 1991 Wimbledon v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
07 Sep 1991 Manchester United v Norwich City W 3-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1991 Southampton v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1991 Athinaikos v Manchester United D 0-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 1st leg
21 Sep 1991 Manchester United v Luton Town W 5-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1991 Manchester United v Cambridge United W 3-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
28 Sep 1991 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
02 Oct 1991 Manchester United v Athinaikos W 2-0
Agg: 2-0
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 2nd leg
06 Oct 1991 Manchester United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
23 Oct 1991 Atletico Madrid v Manchester United L 3-0 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 2nd round 1st leg
06 Nov 1991 Manchester United v Atletico Madrid D 1-1
Agg: 1-4
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
01 Jan 1992 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers L 1-4 League Division One
08 Feb 1992 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
04 Mar 1992 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 0-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
14 Mar 1992 Sheffield United v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
18 Mar 1992 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
28 Mar 1992 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1992 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Cup Final
16 Apr 1992 Manchester United v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1992 Luton Town v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1992 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest L 1-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1992 West Ham United v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1992 Liverpool v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
02 May 1992 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-1 League Division One
15 Aug 1992 Sheffield United v Manchester United L 2-1 Premier League
19 Aug 1992 Manchester United v Everton L 0-3 Premier League
22 Aug 1992 Manchester United v Ipswich Town D 1-1 Premier League
24 Aug 1992 Southampton v Manchester United W 0-1 Premier League
29 Aug 1992 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United W 0-2 Premier League
29 Sep 1992 Torpedo Moskva v Manchester United D 0-0
Agg: 0-0 (3-4)
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
03 Oct 1992 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
21 Nov 1992 Manchester United v Oldham Athletic W 3-0 Premier League
19 Dec 1992 Chelsea v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
28 Dec 1992 Manchester United v Coventry City W 5-0 Premier League
05 Jan 1993 Manchester United v Bury W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1993 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 4-1 Premier League
18 Jan 1993 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United W 1-3 Premier League
23 Jan 1993 Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
15 Sep 1993 Kispest-Honved v Manchester United W 2-3 UEFA Champions League 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 1993 Stoke City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Sep 1993 Manchester United v Kispest-Honved W 2-1
Agg: 5-3
UEFA Champions League 1st round 2nd leg
20 Oct 1993 Manchester United v Galatasaray D 3-3 UEFA Champions League 2nd round 1st leg
27 Oct 1993 Manchester United v Leicester City W 5-1 League Cup 3rd round
30 Oct 1993 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 Premier League
03 Nov 1993 Galatasaray v Manchester United D 0-0
Agg: 3-3
UEFA Champions League 2nd round 2nd leg
20 Nov 1993 Manchester United v Wimbledon W 3-1 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1980-81 England UEFA 3
1980-81 England UEFA Under-18 2
1989-90 England International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Feb 1981 England v Northern Ireland W 1-0 UEFA U18 Group 3
11 Mar 1981 Northern Ireland v England W 0-3 UEFA U18 Group 3
25 May 1981 Spain v England L 2-1 UEFA Group D
27 May 1981 Scotland v England L 1-0 UEFA Group D
29 May 1981 England v Austria W 7-0 UEFA Group D
15 Nov 1989 England v Italy D 0-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.