Phil Jones scores first goal since March 2014 when David Moyes was still in charge

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Phil Jones is known for his goalscoring prowess and has scored just five competitive goals in his career.

The Manchester United central defender had just one more time but their pre-season friendly with Leeds on Wednesday.

Phil Jones scored for Man United for the first time since 2014

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Phil Jones scored for Man United for the first time since 2014

The Red Devils were in Perth 4-0 victory over rivals.

Jones scored the third goal of the match after coming on in the second half. His bullet header found the back of the net in the 51st minute.

The Man United States congratulates Phil Jones on scoring his goal against Leeds

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The Man United States congratulates Phil Jones on scoring his goal against Leeds

The 27-year-old name on the score sheet as his last came in March 2014.

David Moyes was still in charge of the club.


Just a month after the defender scored his last goal, Moyes was sacked with Ryan Giggs put in temporary charge.

Louis van Gaal's two season spell yields no goals for him while he has also found the net in Jose Mourinho's two-and-a-half years at the helm at Old Trafford.

United won their second match of pre-season

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United won their second match of pre-season

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since he took charge in December

The center-back could also be playing for place in United's side for next season.

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Rumors continue that the Red Devils are trying to sign Harry Maguire with some reports suggesting they want to send Jones in the opposite direction.

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