Manchester United v Newcastle United, 25 August 1951

Score2-1 to Manchester United
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueOld Trafford
Attendance53,673
John Fairbrother made his final appearance before moving to Peterborough United in June 1952.

Goals:

Jack Rowley G
Johnny Downie G

Goals:

George Robledo G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Reg Allen
Full back Johnny Carey
Full back Billy Redman
Centre half Allenby Chilton
Wing half Henry Cockburn
Wing half Don Gibson
Outside Left Ernie Bond
Centre forward Jack Rowley
Winger Harry McShane
Inside forward Johnny Downie
Inside Forward Stan Pearson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jack Fairbrother
Full back Bobby Corbett
Full back Bobby Cowell
Centre half Frank Brennan
Wing half Charlie Crowe
Wing half Joe Harvey
Outside Left Bobby Mitchell
Outside right Tommy Walker
Forward George Robledo
Inside forward George Hannah
Inside forward Ernie Taylor