Manchester United v Blackpool, 24 April 1948

Score4-2 to Manchester United
RefereeC Jack Barrick
CompetitionFA Cup Final
VenueWembley Stadium
Attendance99,842

4 Manchester United

Manager: Matt Busby

2 Blackpool

Manager: Joe Smith

Goals:

Jack Rowley 28 G
Jack Rowley 70 G
Stan Pearson 80 G
John Anderson 82 G

Goals:

Eddie Shimwell penalty 12 P
Stan Mortensen 35 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jack Crompton
Full back John Aston
Full back Johnny Carey (captain)
Centre half Allenby Chilton
Wing half John Anderson
Wing half Henry Cockburn
Outside Left Charlie Mitten
Centre forward Jack Rowley
Winger Jimmy Delaney
Inside forward Johnny Morris
Inside Forward Stan Pearson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Joe Robinson
Full back Johnny Crosland
Full back Eddie Shimwell
Centre half Eric Hayward
Centre half Harry Johnston (captain)
Wing half Hugh Kelly
Outside right Alex Munro
Outside right Walter Rickett
Forward Stan Matthews
Forward Stan Mortensen
Inside forward George Dick