Wolves 2 Manchester Utd 2
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 Manchester United 2, Molineux Stadium, English Football League First Division, February 15, 1969. Manchester United came from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers in a match witnessed by almost 45,000 spectators at Molineux.
Former Burnley winger Willie Morgan was having another excellent game for Manchester United, peppering the Wolverhampton Wanderers penalty area with dangerous crosses all afternoon. Wanderers were the best team in the first period, though, and were 2-0 up at the break thanks to goals from Derek Dougan and Hugh Curran in the 29th and 44th minutes respectively. The Reds, who were without Denis Law and Nobby Stiles, came back much stronger after the interval and reduced the deficit when Bobby Charlton volleyed home a cross from Morgan in the 47th minute of the clash. The Reds continued putting pressure on the Wolverhampton backline and the visitors had their equaliser through a header from Georgie Best six minutes past the hour mark. Wolverhampton Wanderers Team: Phil Parkes, David Woodfield, Derek Parkin, Gerry Taylor, Bobby Thomson, Les Wilson, Mike Bailey, Peter Knowles, Derek Dougan, Hugh Curran, Dave Wagstaffe. Substitutes: None. Manchester United Team: Alex Stepney, John Fitzpatrick, Tony Dunne, David Sadler, Steve James, Paddy Crerand, Georgie Best, Bobby Charlton, Brian Kidd, Carlo Sartori, Willie Morgan. Substitute: Bill Foulkes.
Willie Morgan Quickfacts
Willie Morgan was given his First Division debut for Burnley by legendary Turf Moor boss Harry Potts in a close 1-0 triumph against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on the 23rd of April 1963.