Manchester United v Middlesbrough, 20 December 1947

Score2-1 to Manchester United
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueMaine Road
Attendance47,879
John Anderson made his debut after joining from Brindle Heath Boys Club in March 1938.

Goals:

Stan Pearson G
Stan Pearson G

Goals:

Michael Fenton G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jack Crompton
Full back John Aston
Full back Joe Walton
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 Derwick Goodfellow
Full back George Hardwick
Full back Dick Robinson
Centre half Billy Whitaker
Wing half Harry Bell
Wing half Jimmy Gordon
Outside Left Geoff Walker
Centre forward Cec McCormack
Centre forward Johnny Spuhler
Forward Michael Fenton
Inside forward Wilf Mannion