Manchester U 2 Port Vale 0
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.