Manchester United v Chelsea, 23 August 1952

Score2-0 to Manchester United
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance43,629
John McNichol made his debut after moving from Brighton & Hove Albion this month.

Goals:

Johnny Berry G
Johnny Downie G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ray Wood
Defender Roger Byrne
Full back John Aston
Full back Johnny Carey
Full back Tommy McNulty
Centre half Allenby Chilton
Wing half Don Gibson
Outside right Johnny Berry
Centre forward Jack Rowley
Inside forward Johnny Downie
Inside Forward Stan Pearson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bill Robertson
Defender John Harris
Full back Syd Tickridge
Left back Stan Willemse
Wing half Ken Armstrong
Wing half Bill Dickson
Outside right Eric Parsons
Centre forward Roy Bentley
Winger Billy Gray
Inside forward Seamus D D'Arcy
Inside forward Johnny McNichol