Albert Scanlon

Date of birth10 October 1935
Place of birthManchester
NationalityEnglish
PositionMidfielder

One of the Busby Babes and survivor of the Munich Air Disaster, Albert was brought to Tyneside by his uncle, Charlie Mitten. The significant event of his spell at St James' Park was the Magpies relegation to Division Two.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Dec 1952 01 Nov 1960
Newcastle United 01 Nov 1960 01 Feb 1962
Lincoln City 01 Feb 1962 01 Apr 1963

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1954-55 Manchester United League Division One 14
4
1955-56 Manchester United League Division One 6
1
1956-57 Manchester United League Division One 5
2
1957-58 Manchester United European Cup 3
1957-58 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1957-58 Manchester United League Division One 9
3
1958-59 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1958-59 Manchester United League Division One 42
16
1959-60 Manchester United FA Cup 3
1
1959-60 Manchester United League Division One 31
7
1960-61 Manchester United League Cup 3
1960-61 Manchester United League Division One 8
1
1960-61 Newcastle United FA Cup 4
1
1960-61 Newcastle United League Division One 21
5
1961-62 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1961-62 Newcastle United League Division Two 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
20 Nov 1954 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1954 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1955 Manchester United v Burnley W 1-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1955 Manchester United v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
26 Mar 1955 Preston North End v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1955 Manchester United v Sheffield United W 5-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1955 Sunderland v Manchester United L 4-3 League Division One
09 Apr 1955 Leicester City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1955 Manchester United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Division One
16 Apr 1955 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1955 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1955 Arsenal v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
26 Apr 1955 Charlton Athletic v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
30 Apr 1955 Manchester United v Chelsea W 2-1 League Division One
20 Aug 1955 Birmingham City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1955 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1955 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1955 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1955 Manchester City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
07 Sep 1955 Manchester United v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
06 Apr 1957 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
13 Apr 1957 Luton Town v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1957 Manchester United v Burnley W 2-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1957 Cardiff City v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
29 Apr 1957 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
23 Nov 1957 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
30 Nov 1957 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-4 League Division One
04 Dec 1957 Dukla Praha v Manchester United L 1-0
Agg: 1-3
European Cup 1st round 2nd leg
21 Dec 1957 Manchester United v Leicester City W 4-0 League Division One
25 Dec 1957 Manchester United v Luton Town W 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1957 Luton Town v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
28 Dec 1957 Manchester City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
04 Jan 1958 Workington v Manchester United W 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1958 Leeds United v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
14 Jan 1958 Manchester United v Crvena Zvezda W 2-1 European Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
18 Jan 1958 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 7-2 League Division One
25 Jan 1958 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1958 Arsenal v Manchester United W 4-5 League Division One
05 Feb 1958 Crvena Zvezda v Manchester United D 3-3
Agg: 4-5
European Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
23 Aug 1958 Manchester United v Chelsea W 5-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1958 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United W 0-3 League Division One
30 Aug 1958 Blackpool v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
03 Sep 1958 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1958 Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers W 6-1 League Division One
08 Sep 1958 West Ham United v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
13 Sep 1958 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1958 Manchester United v West Ham United W 4-1 League Division One
20 Sep 1958 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
27 Sep 1958 Manchester City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1958 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1958 Manchester United v Preston North End L 0-2 League Division One
11 Oct 1958 Manchester United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
18 Oct 1958 Everton v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
25 Oct 1958 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion L 1-2 League Division One
01 Nov 1958 Leeds United v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
08 Nov 1958 Manchester United v Burnley L 1-3 League Division One
15 Nov 1958 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 6-3 League Division One
22 Nov 1958 Manchester United v Luton Town W 2-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1958 Birmingham City v Manchester United W 0-4 League Division One
06 Dec 1958 Manchester United v Leicester City W 4-1 League Division One
13 Dec 1958 Preston North End v Manchester United W 3-4 League Division One
20 Dec 1958 Chelsea v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1958 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1958 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
03 Jan 1959 Manchester United v Blackpool W 3-1 League Division One
10 Jan 1959 Norwich City v Manchester United L 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
31 Jan 1959 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 4-4 League Division One
07 Feb 1959 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
14 Feb 1959 Manchester United v Manchester City W 4-1 League Division One
21 Feb 1959 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1959 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
02 Mar 1959 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
07 Mar 1959 Manchester United v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
14 Mar 1959 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
21 Mar 1959 Manchester United v Leeds United W 4-0 League Division One
27 Mar 1959 Manchester United v Portsmouth W 6-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1959 Burnley v Manchester United L 4-2 League Division One
30 Mar 1959 Portsmouth v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
04 Apr 1959 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1959 Luton Town v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1959 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1959 Leicester City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1959 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
29 Aug 1959 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 3-2 League Division One
02 Sep 1959 Chelsea v Manchester United W 3-6 League Division One
05 Sep 1959 Birmingham City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1959 Manchester United v Leeds United W 6-0 League Division One
12 Sep 1959 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-5 League Division One
16 Sep 1959 Leeds United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
19 Sep 1959 Manchester City v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1959 Preston North End v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
03 Oct 1959 Manchester United v Leicester City W 4-1 League Division One
10 Oct 1959 Manchester United v Arsenal W 4-2 League Division One
17 Oct 1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
24 Oct 1959 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Division One
31 Oct 1959 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
07 Nov 1959 Manchester United v Fulham D 3-3 League Division One
21 Nov 1959 Manchester United v Luton Town W 4-1 League Division One
28 Nov 1959 Everton v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
05 Dec 1959 Manchester United v Blackpool W 3-1 League Division One
12 Dec 1959 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United W 1-5 League Division One
19 Dec 1959 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion L 2-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1959 Manchester United v Burnley L 1-2 League Division One
28 Dec 1959 Burnley v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
02 Jan 1960 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 7-3 League Division One
09 Jan 1960 Derby County v Manchester United W 2-4 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1960 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
23 Jan 1960 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
30 Jan 1960 Liverpool v Manchester United W 1-3 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1960 Manchester United v Manchester City D 0-0 League Division One
13 Feb 1960 Manchester United v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division One
20 Feb 1960 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
24 Feb 1960 Leicester City v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
27 Feb 1960 Blackpool v Manchester United W 0-6 League Division One
05 Mar 1960 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division One
09 Apr 1960 Luton Town v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
20 Aug 1960 Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers L 1-3 League Division One
24 Aug 1960 Everton v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1960 Manchester United v West Ham United W 6-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1960 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1960 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
01 Oct 1960 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
19 Oct 1960 Exeter City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Cup 1st round
22 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 3-2 League Division One
24 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Exeter City W 4-1 League Cup 1st round replay
02 Nov 1960 Bradford City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.