Leicester 2 Manchester U 2
Leicester City 2 Manchester United 2, Filbert Street, English Football League First Division, August 29, 1964. After suffering a 3-1 loss to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground five days earlier, Manchester United managed to rescue a 2-2 draw against Leicester City at Filbert Street courtesy of a goal each from David Sadler and Denis Law in the second half.
Manchester United had finished the previous season as runners-up to champions Liverpool, while Leicester City had ended in eleventh place. Leicester began the better and went in front thanks to an early goal from Ken Keyworth in the tenth minute of the game. The Reds had their equaliser as David Sadler headed home after 71 minutes, but City restored their lead when Colin Appleton found the net for the hosts in the 84th minute. Manchester United refused to give up and the visiting side levelled the score for a second time through Denis Law who beat England goalkeeper Gordon Banks from close range with only a couple of minutes left of the tie. Leicester City Team: Gordon Banks, John Sjoberg, Graham Cross, Ian King, Frank McLintock, Howard Riley, Tom Sweenie, Colin Appleton, Ken Keyworth, David Gibson, Mike Stringfellow. Substitutes: None. Manchester United Team: David Gaskell, Anthony Dunne, Shay Brennan, Bill Foulkes, Paddy Crerand, Nobby Stiles, Georgie Best, David Sadler, Bobby Charlton, Denis Law, John Connelly. Substitutes: None.
Manchester United Quickfacts
Manchester United, then known as Newton Heath, and Leicester City, then called Leicester Fosse, played out a 2-2 Second Division draw at Bank Street on the 27th of October 1894. James McNaught and Richard Smith scored the goals for The Heathens, while David Skea hit a brace for The Fossils.