Preston North End v Manchester United, 05 February 1972

Score2-0 to Manchester United
CompetitionFA Cup 4th round
VenueDeepdale
Attendance37,052
Input amendment [07.02.2015]: - Attendance changed from 27,025. - 37,052 was quoted in the 1972-73 edition of Rothmans Football Yearbook and contemporary articles in the Preston & Leyland Citizen and Lancashire Evening Post. The capacity of Deepdale at the time of this game was 40,100 and United's visit created a new ground receipts record of £20,022.

0 Preston North End

Manager: Alan Ball snr

2 Manchester United

Manager: Frank O'Farrell

Goals:

Goals:

Alan Gowling 85 G
Alan Gowling 88 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alan Kelly
Defender John Bird
Defender Dave Connor
Defender John McMahon
Defender Alex Spark
Midfielder Ricky Heppolette
Midfielder George Lyall
Midfielder Jim McNab
Midfielder Alan Spavin
Forward Gerry Ingram
Forward Hugh McIlmoyle

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alex Stepney
Defender Steve James
Defender/Forward David Sadler
Defender/Midfielder Francis Burns
Defender/Midfielder Tommy O'Neil
Midfielder Willie Morgan
Midfielder/Forward George Best
Midfielder/Forward Bobby Charlton
Midfielder/Forward Alan Gowling
Forward Brian Kidd
Forward Denis Law