Orient 0 Manchester Utd 2

Ori­ent 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 2, Bris­bane Road, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Sec­ond Di­vi­sion, Au­gust 17, 1974. Man­chester United´s bid to bounce straight back to the Fir­st Di­vi­sion star­ted wi­th a fine 2-0 win over Ori­ent in front of a crowd of al­most 20,000 people at Bris­bane Road in North East Lon­don on the open­ing day of the 1974-75 sea­son, wi­th goals com­ing from Wil­lie Mor­gan and Stew­art Hou­s­ton.

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Manchester Utd 3 Orient 1

Man­chester Uni­ted 3 Ley­ton Ori­ent 1, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Fir­st Di­vi­sion, May 18, 1963. The Reds, who were two places above the drop zone, gain­ed two vi­tal points ag­ainst The O´s. Af­ter be­ing 1-0 down at the break, the hosts turned the ga­me ar­ound to win 3-1 thro­ugh goals from De­nis Law and Bob­by Charl­ton and an own goal by Stan Charl­ton.

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West Brom 1 Man United 1

West Brom­wich Al­bion 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 1, The Haw­thorns, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Sec­ond Di­vi­sion, Sep­tember 14, 1974. Af­ter draw­ing 2-2 at ho­me to Not­ting­ham For­est, Sec­ond Di­vi­sion lead­ers Man­chester Uni­ted dropped an­oth­er point as they drew 1-1 wi­th West Brom­wich Al­bion away.

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Manchester U 4 Blackpool 0

Man­chester Uni­ted 4 Black­pool 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Sec­ond Di­vi­sion, April 26, 1975. Al­ready crow­ned Sec­ond Di­vi­sion Cham­pi­ons Man­chester Uni­ted fin­ished the 1974-75 sea­son in ex­cel­lent style as Tom­my Docherty´s troops out­classed Black­pool to the tune of a 4-0 mar­gin.

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Saint-Etienne 1 Man Utd 1

Saint-Etienne 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 1, St­ade Geof­froy-Guichard, UEFA Euro­pean Cup Win­ners´ Cup Fir­st Ro­und Fir­st Leg, Sep­tember 14, 1977. Saint-Etienne and Man­chester Uni­ted drew 1-1 in a ga­me mar­red by severe crowd vi­ol­ence. Gor­don Hill han­ded Uni­ted the lead on 78 min­utes, on­ly for Chris­ti­an Syn­ae­ghel to equal­ise for Saints a mere two min­utes la­ter.

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Ray Wilkins Profile

Ray­mond Co­lin Wil­kins, born Lon­don, Eng­land, Sep­tember 14, 1956. Ray “Butch” Wil­kins star­ted his ca­reer as an ap­pren­tice at Chel­sea un­der Dave Sex­ton and was han­ded his Fir­st Di­vi­sion de­but in a con­vin­cing 3–0 win ag­ainst Nor­wich City at Stam­ford Bridge on the 26th of Oct­ober 1973. He rap­idly es­tab­lished him­self as a reg­u­lar fir­st team­er and went on to be­come the club´s young­est ever cap­tain when he re­placed Ron Har­ris at the age of eight­een.

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Soton 1 Manchester Utd 2

South­ampton 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 2, St Mary´s Sta­dium, Eng­lish FA Cup Fourth Ro­und, Jan­uary 29, 2011. Man­chester Uni­ted came from a goal down to de­feat Foot­ball Lea­gue One te­am South­ampton 2-1 in the FA Cup Fourth Ro­und fix­ture at St Mary’s thro­ugh goals from Mi­chael Owen and Javi­er Her­nandez in the 65th and 75th min­utes of the tie re­spect­ively.

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Gary Pallister Profile

Ga­ry An­drew Pal­lister, born Rams­gate, Eng­land, June 30, 1965. Ga­ry Pal­lister was prob­ably the greatest play­er to come out of Rams­gate since Ge­orge Wright, who ap­peared for, among oth­ers, Lon­don clubs West Ham Uni­ted and Ley­ton Ori­ent. A cent­ral de­fender, Pal­lister en­joyed a fine ca­reer at Billing­ham To­wn, Midd­lesbrough, Man­chester Uni­ted, and Dar­ling­ton, and also ma­naged to gain 22 full caps for the coun­try of his bir­th be­tween 1988 and 1996.

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Cardiff 0 Manchester Utd 1

Car­diff City 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 1, Nini­an Park, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Sec­ond Di­vi­sion, Au­gust 31, 1974. Pro­mo­tion hunt­ing Man­chester Uni­ted de­feated lowly pla­ced Car­diff City in front of a 22,000 crowd at Nini­an Park to gain their fourth suc­cess­ive Sec­ond Di­vi­sion win of the 1974-75 sea­son. Uni­ted ev­entually won the clash wi­th City thro­ugh a pen­alty by mid­fielder Ger­ry Da­ly early in the fir­st pe­riod.

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Manchester U 1 Plymouth 0

Man­chester Uni­ted 1 Ply­mouth Argyle 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish FA Cup Third Ro­und, Jan­uary 5, 1974. Man­chester Uni­ted, who had to make do with­out Ge­orge Best, nar­rowly edged out Third Di­vi­sion club Ply­mouth Argyle by 1-0 at ho­me thro­ugh a goal from Lou Ma­cari four min­utes pa­st the hour ma­rk.

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