Birmingham City v Manchester United, 28 December 2005

Score2-2
RefereeHoward Webb
CompetitionPremier League
VenueSt Andrew's
Attendance28,459

Goals:

Jamie Clapham 18 G
Walter Pandiani 78 G

Goals:

Ruud Van Nistelrooy 5 G
Wayne Rooney 54 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Maik Taylor
Defender Kenny Cunningham
Defender/Centre back Martin Taylor
Defender/Centre back Matthew Upson
Defender/Midfielder Jamie Clapham
Midfielder Nicky Butt
Midfielder Stephen Clemence
Midfielder Jiri Jarosik
Midfielder Damien Johnson
Midfielder Jermaine Pennant
Forward Emile Heskey

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender John O'Shea
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Midfielder Kieran Richardson
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Midfielder/Forward Alan Smith
Forward Wayne Rooney

Substitutions:

Neil Kilkenny for Stephen Clemence 69
Walter Pandiani for Jermaine Pennant 75
Marcos Painter for Jamie Clapham 84

Substitutions:

PARK Ji-Sung for Alan Smith 83
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for Cristiano Ronaldo 83
Ryan Giggs for Kieran Richardson 86

On the bench:

Defender Marcos Painter
Midfielder Neil Kilkenny
Forward Walter Pandiani

On the bench:

Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder PARK Ji-Sung

Comments:

League position: 19th Unused substitutes: Nico Vaesen and Olivier Tebily

Comments:

League position: 2nd Unused substitutes: Tim Howard and Gerard Pique The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Manchester United's first goal against Birmingham City on 28th December has been confirmed as a Ruud Van Nistelrooy goal. [re: Circular 3 - 06/04/2006]