Shola Shoretire

Date of birth02 February 2004
Place of birthNewcastle
NationalityEnglish
Weight66 kg
Height1.66 m
PositionMidfielder/Forward

Shola Shoretire played for Newcastle United during his youth career.

He was selected on Manchester United's subs bench for the first time on 18 February 2021 in a UEFA Europa League tie against Real Sociedad in Turin, Italy.

In the return leg against Real Sociedad at Old Trafford, aged 17 years and 23 days, Shola became the youngest-ever player to appear for United in a game in a European competition. The club record was previously held by Norman Whiteside; versus Valencia in the UEFA Cup on 15 September 1982, aged 17 years and 131 days.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 02 Feb 2021

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2020-21 Manchester United Premier League
2
2020-21 Manchester United UEFA Europa League
1
2021-22 Manchester United Premier League
1
2021-22 Manchester United UEFA Champions League
1
1


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
21 Feb 2021 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 3-1 Premier League
25 Feb 2021 Manchester United v Real Sociedad D 0-0 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd leg
23 May 2021 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 1-2 Premier League
08 Dec 2021 Manchester United v Young Boys Berne D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group F
22 May 2022 Crystal Palace v Manchester United L 1-0 Premier League


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