6-1 Old Trafford Derby

On this day (23rd January) in 1926 Manchester United were defeated 6-1 at Old Trafford by managerless Manchester City. This remains the record score in a Manchester derby match (equalled of course during Mancini’s time as manager of Manchester City).

More on the game for subscribers here:

https://gjfootballarchive.com/2020/12/30/decisive-derbies-23-january-1926-mufc-v-mcfc/

Sadly, highlights of that game are not known to have survived, but here’s the first All-Manchester FA Cup semi-final played between the two teams that same season:

https://www.britishpathe.com/video/an-all-lancashire-cup-final/

More on that semi-final for subscribers here:

https://gjfootballarchive.com/2020/12/30/decisive-derbies-the-first-all-manchester-semi-final-1926/

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