Newcastle 1 Man United 6
Newcastle United 1 Manchester United 6, St James´ Park, English Football League First Division, October 12, 1907. Former Barnsley defender George Stacey made his Manchester United debut as Ernest Mangnall´s side outclassed Newcastle United by a 6-1 score at St James´ Park courtesy of a brace from George Wall and a goal each by Billy Meredith, Sandy Turnbull, Jimmy Turnbull, and Charlie Roberts.
First Division title challengers Manchester United had won six of their seven opening fixtures of the 1907-08 season and The Reds were strong favourites to overcome mid-table Newcastle United. Up at St James’ Park on Tyneside, Billy Meredith scored the first goal of the clash in the fourth minute of action before the marksman was joined on the Manchester United scoresheet by George Wall, who found the target twice, and Sandy Turnbull, Jimmy Turnbull, and Charlie Roberts, while Scotland player Peter McWilliam netted a consolation for the home team. The away victory against Newcastle United saw Manchester United remain top of the Division One table with fourteen points gained from eight matches, one point in front of The Wednesday in second position. Newcastle United Team: Jimmy Lawrence, Andy McCombie, Jack Carr, Alex Gardner, Peter McWilliam, Dave Willis, Colin Veitch, Alex Hall, George Hedley, Finlay Speedie, Ronald Orr. Substitutes: None. Manchester United Team: Harry Moger, Richard Holden, George Stacey, Charlie Roberts, Alex Bell, Dick Duckworth, George Wall, Billy Meredith, Jimmy Turnbull, Sandy Turnbull, James Bannister. Substitutes: None.