Score United 1 City 3, Attendance 63,004 Old Trafford
Rather than settling a relegation issue, this match was perceived more as a title decider. Prior to the match United were 2 points clear of the Blues at the top of the table, and were favourites for the League title, but the City of Mercer & Allison wanted to challenge United’s stranglehold on local football. If the Blues were to make a name for themselves they had to beat the Reds. It was as simple as that. Here for subscribers is the story of that game…
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