Manchester U 3 Bolton 0

Lou Macari

Man­chester Uni­ted 3 Bol­ton Wan­derers 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Sec­ond Di­vi­sion, Sep­tember 25, 1974. Sec­ond Di­vi­sion lead­ers Man­chester Uni­ted de­feated Bol­ton Wan­derers 3-0 at ho­me cour­tesy of a goal each from Lou Ma­cari and Stew­art Hou­s­ton, plus an own goal by Don Mc­Al­lister.

Sec­ond Di­vi­sion lead­ers Man­chester Uni­ted had com­fort­ably beaten Bris­tol Rov­ers 2-0 at Old Traf­ford in their pre­vi­ous fix­ture, where­as lowly pla­ced Bol­ton Wan­derers had ma­naged a cred­it­able goal­less draw ag­ainst Sun­der­land at Roker Park. The Reds took the up­per hand ag­ainst The Trot­ters thanks to a vol­ley from mid­fielder Lou Ma­cari in the 40th min­ute of the mid­week en­counter and just two min­utes la­ter Stew­art Hou­s­ton sco­red one of his rare goals when the de­fender sent a pile diver of an ef­fort pa­st away goal­keeper Bar­ry Sid­dal and in­to the back of the net. Bol­ton also had their mo­ments, but the mat­ch was ef­fect­ively put bey­ond their reach as Wan­derers stop­per Don Mc­Al­lister sent the ball in­to his own onion bag five min­utes pa­st the hour ma­rk. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Al­ex Step­ney, Al­ex For­syth, Stew­art Hou­s­ton, Bri­an Green­hoff, Ar­nold Side­bot­tom, Mar­tin Bu­chan, Wil­lie Mor­gan, Sam­my Mc­Ilroy, Lou Ma­cari, Jim Mc­Cal­liog, Ger­ry Da­ly. Sub­stitutes: No­ne. Bol­ton Wan­derers Te­am: Bar­ry Sid­dal, John Ritson, An­thony Dun­ne, Pe­ter Nich­olson, Don Mc­Al­lister, John Byrom, Garry Jones, Hugh Cur­ran, Roy Greaves, Ron Phil­lips, Pe­ter Thompson. Sub­stitutes: No­ne.

 

Manchester United Quickfacts

De­fend­ing Fir­st Di­vi­sion Cham­pi­ons Man­chester Uni­ted over­came Bol­ton Wan­derers 2-0 at Old Traf­ford on the 23rd of Dec­ember thro­ugh goals from for­wards Har­old Halse and Sandy Turn­bull.

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1974-75 Sea­son:

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Man­chester Uni­ted 4 Mill­wall 0

Man­chester Uni­ted 2 Ports­mouth 1

Car­diff City 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 1

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West Brom­wich Al­bion 1 Man­chester Uni­ted 1

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