Orient 0 Manchester United 2, Brisbane Road, English Football League Second Division, August 17, 1974. Manchester United´s bid to bounce straight back to the First Division started with a fine 2-0 win over Orient in front of a crowd of almost 20,000 people at Brisbane Road in North East London on the opening day of the 1974-75 season, with goals coming from Willie Morgan and Stewart Houston.
Manchester United 3 Leyton Orient 1, Old Trafford, English Football League First Division, May 18, 1963. The Reds, who were two places above the drop zone, gained two vital points against The O´s. After being 1-0 down at the break, the hosts turned the game around to win 3-1 through goals from Denis Law and Bobby Charlton and an own goal by Stan Charlton.
West Bromwich Albion 1 Manchester United 1, The Hawthorns, English Football League Second Division, September 14, 1974. After drawing 2-2 at home to Nottingham Forest, Second Division leaders Manchester United dropped another point as they drew 1-1 with West Bromwich Albion away.
Manchester United 4 Blackpool 0, Old Trafford, English Football League Second Division, April 26, 1975. Already crowned Second Division Champions Manchester United finished the 1974-75 season in excellent style as Tommy Docherty´s troops outclassed Blackpool to the tune of a 4-0 margin.
Saint-Etienne 1 Manchester United 1, Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, UEFA European Cup Winners´ Cup First Round First Leg, September 14, 1977. Saint-Etienne and Manchester United drew 1-1 in a game marred by severe crowd violence. Gordon Hill handed United the lead on 78 minutes, only for Christian Synaeghel to equalise for Saints a mere two minutes later.
Raymond Colin Wilkins, born London, England, September 14, 1956. Ray “Butch” Wilkins started his career as an apprentice at Chelsea under Dave Sexton and was handed his First Division debut in a convincing 3–0 win against Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on the 26th of October 1973. He rapidly established himself as a regular first teamer and went on to become the club´s youngest ever captain when he replaced Ron Harris at the age of eighteen.
Southampton 1 Manchester United 2, St Mary´s Stadium, English FA Cup Fourth Round, January 29, 2011. Manchester United came from a goal down to defeat Football League One team Southampton 2-1 in the FA Cup Fourth Round fixture at St Mary’s through goals from Michael Owen and Javier Hernandez in the 65th and 75th minutes of the tie respectively.
Gary Andrew Pallister, born Ramsgate, England, June 30, 1965. Gary Pallister was probably the greatest player to come out of Ramsgate since George Wright, who appeared for, among others, London clubs West Ham United and Leyton Orient. A central defender, Pallister enjoyed a fine career at Billingham Town, Middlesbrough, Manchester United, and Darlington, and also managed to gain 22 full caps for the country of his birth between 1988 and 1996.
Cardiff City 0 Manchester United 1, Ninian Park, English Football League Second Division, August 31, 1974. Promotion hunting Manchester United defeated lowly placed Cardiff City in front of a 22,000 crowd at Ninian Park to gain their fourth successive Second Division win of the 1974-75 season. United eventually won the clash with City through a penalty by midfielder Gerry Daly early in the first period.
Manchester United 1 Plymouth Argyle 0, Old Trafford, English FA Cup Third Round, January 5, 1974. Manchester United, who had to make do without George Best, narrowly edged out Third Division club Plymouth Argyle by 1-0 at home through a goal from Lou Macari four minutes past the hour mark.