Manchester U 2 Port Vale 0

David May

Man­chester Uni­ted 2 Port Vale 0, Old Traf­ford Sta­dium, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Cup Sec­ond Ro­und Sec­ond Leg, Oct­ober 5, 1994. Af­ter beat­ing Port Vale 2-1 away in the fir­st leg, The Reds de­feated The Vali­ants 2-0 at ho­me to pro­gress 4-1 on ag­greg­ate. Bri­an Mc­Clair sco­red the open­ing goal in the fir­st ha­lf be­fore Da­vid May ad­ded a sec­ond af­ter the interval.

Man­chester Uni­ted had beaten Port Vale 2-1 at Vale Park in the fir­st leg thanks to a brace from de­butant Paul Scho­les and the 1993-94 double win­ners had no prob­lems in the re­turn ga­me in Man­chester. The Reds dom­in­ated play from the out­set and went in front thanks to Scot­tish stri­ker Bri­an Mc­Clair who be­at Port Vale goal­keeper Paul Mus­sel­white in the 35th min­ute of the Lea­gue Cup en­counter. Man­chester Uni­ted car­ried on dom­in­at­ing in the sec­ond pe­riod and for­mer Black­burn Rov­ers de­fender Da­vid May net­ted the sec­ond goal of the even­ing af­ter 61 min­utes to seal a com­fort­able 2-0 ho­me vic­tory ag­ainst Port Vale. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Ga­ry Wal­sh, Chris Casper, John O’Kane, Da­vid May, Ga­ry Pal­lister, Da­vid Beck­ham, Nicky Butt, Si­mon Dav­ies, Keith Gil­lespie, Bri­an Mc­Clair, Paul Scho­les. Sub­stitutes: Ga­ry Ne­ville, Graeme Tom­lin­son. Port Vale Te­am: Paul Mus­sel­white, Dean Glo­ver, Al­len Tank­ard Kev­in Kent, Neil Aspin, Brad­ley San­de­man, Ma­rk Bruke, Andy Port­er, Lee Glo­ver, To­ny Naylor, Mar­tin Foyle. Sub­stitutes: Robin van der Laan, Joe Allon.


David May Quickfacts

Dave May was han­ded his com­pet­it­ive de­but for Man­chester Uni­ted in a 2-0 Char­ity Shield win over Pre­mier Lea­gue run­ners-up Black­burn Rov­ers at Wemb­ley Sta­dium on the 14th of Au­gust 1994.


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