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October 5th

Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:39 am

Birthdays
1934[tab][/tab]Ronnie Cope was born in Crewe, Cheshire, England.
1940[tab][/tab]David Gaskell was born in Orrell, Lancashire, England.
1963[tab][/tab]John Buttigieg was born in Sliema, Malta.
1991[tab][/tab]Davide Petrucci was born in Rome, Italy.

Deaths
1950[tab][/tab]Robert Beale died aged 66 years and 270 days
1993[tab][/tab]Jim Holton died aged 42 years and 177 days

Transfers
1937[tab][/tab]George Mutch was sold to Preston North End for £5,000
1990[tab][/tab]Mike Pollitt was loaned out to Oldham Athletic
2007[tab][/tab]Lee Martin was loaned out to Plymouth Argyle

Matches
1895[tab][/tab]Drew with Manchester City 1-1 at home in the 2nd Division
1901[tab][/tab]Drew with Stockport County 3-3 at home in the 2nd Division
1907[tab][/tab]Beat Nottingham Forest 4-0 at home in the 1st Division
1912[tab][/tab]Drew with Blackburn Rovers 1-1 at home in the 1st Division
1929[tab][/tab]Lost to Manchester City 1-3 at home in the 1st Division
1935[tab][/tab]Beat Port Vale 3-0 away in the 2nd Division
1946[tab][/tab]Drew with Preston North End 1-1 at home in the 1st Division
1953[tab][/tab]Lost to Millwall 1-2 away in a Friendly
1957[tab][/tab]Beat Aston Villa 4-1 at home in the 1st Division
1963[tab][/tab]Beat Bolton Wanderers 1-0 away in the 1st Division
1968[tab][/tab]Drew with Arsenal 0-0 at home in the 1st Division
1974[tab][/tab]Beat Fulham 2-1 away in the 2nd Division
1977[tab][/tab]Won match (won tie on aggregate) vs Saint Etienne 2-0 at home in the Cup Round 1 Winners Cup
1985[tab][/tab]Drew with Luton Town 1-1 away in the 1st Division
1994[tab][/tab]Won match (won tie on aggregate) vs Port Vale 2-0 at home in the Coca-Cola League Round 2 Cup
1997[tab][/tab]Drew with Manchester City 2-2 away in a Friendly (Paul Lake Testimonial)

Match Events
1977[tab][/tab]Old Trafford closed due to crowd violence at first leg in the match vs Saint Etienne
1977[tab][/tab]Jimmy Nicholl made his 100th competitive appearance in the match against Saint Etienne
1994[tab][/tab]Nicky Butt missed a penalty in the match vs Port Vale
1997[tab][/tab]Michael John Twiss made his first team debut coming on as a sub in the match against Manchester City
1997[tab][/tab]Alex Notman made his first team debut coming on as a sub in the match against Manchester City, scoring a goal



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Re: October 5th

Sat Oct 05, 2013 1:16 am

Been a while since we played on this day.


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Re: October 5th

Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:47 pm

that "home match" against St Etienne was actually played in Plymouth!!

Due to crwod violence in the 1st leg, UEFA imposed a ban on United playing within like 200 miles or something of OT, which took out 90% of England! So we had to trek to the far south west of england for a home game :shock:


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Re: October 5th

Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:19 pm

RedSte wrote:that "home match" against St Etienne was actually played in Plymouth!!

Due to crwod violence in the 1st leg, UEFA imposed a ban on United playing within like 200 miles or something of OT, which took out 90% of England!  So we had to trek to the far south west of england for a home game :shock:

Interesting fact. :clap:


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Re: October 5th

Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:03 pm

Bet you were involved weren't you Ste


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Re: October 5th

Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:07 pm

:lol:


“Bill, how would you like to be manager of the best team in the country?”
And Shankly said: “Why? Is Matt Busby packing it in?”

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