Manchester United v Chelsea, 19 August 1953

Score1-1
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance30,759
Peter Sillett made his debut after moving from Southampton in May.

Goals:

Stan Pearson G

Goals:

Johnny McNichol G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jack Crompton
Defender Roger Byrne
Full back John Aston
Centre half Allenby Chilton
Wing half Henry Cockburn
Wing half Don Gibson
Outside Left David Pegg
Outside right Johnny Berry
Centre forward Jack Rowley
Forward Tommy Taylor
Inside Forward Stan Pearson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bill Robertson
Defender/Full back Peter Sillett
Left back Stan Willemse
Centre half Ron Greenwood
Wing half Ken Armstrong
Wing half Phil McKnight
Outside Left Frank Blunstone
Centre forward Roy Bentley
Centre forward Jim Lewis
Forward Bobby Smith
Inside forward Johnny McNichol