Don Gibson

Date of birth12 May 1929
Place of birthManchester
PositionWing half

A hard-working constructive wing-half in the early 1950's who won a League championship medal in his second season. Don married Matt Busby's daughter, Sheena.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Aug 1947 01 Jun 1955
Sheffield Wednesday 01 Jun 1955 01 Jun 1960

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1950-51 Manchester United FA Cup 3
1950-51 Manchester United League Division One 32
1951-52 Manchester United League Division One 17
1952-53 Manchester United FA Charity Shield 1
1952-53 Manchester United League Division One 20
1953-54 Manchester United League Division One 7
1954-55 Manchester United FA Cup 3
1954-55 Manchester United League Division One 32


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
26 Aug 1950 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1950 Manchester United v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1950 Manchester United v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1950 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
09 Sep 1950 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
13 Sep 1950 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1950 Manchester United v Charlton Athletic W 3-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1950 Middlesbrough v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
30 Sep 1950 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
07 Oct 1950 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-1 League Division One
14 Oct 1950 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
21 Oct 1950 Manchester United v Portsmouth D 0-0 League Division One
28 Oct 1950 Everton v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
04 Nov 1950 Manchester United v Burnley D 1-1 League Division One
11 Nov 1950 Chelsea v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1950 Manchester United v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1950 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
02 Dec 1950 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 1-2 League Division One
09 Dec 1950 Huddersfield Town v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
16 Dec 1950 Fulham v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
23 Dec 1950 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
25 Dec 1950 Sunderland v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1950 Manchester United v Sunderland L 3-5 League Division One
13 Jan 1951 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
20 Jan 1951 Charlton Athletic v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
27 Jan 1951 Manchester United v Leeds United W 4-0 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1951 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
10 Feb 1951 Manchester United v Arsenal W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1951 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
24 Feb 1951 Birmingham City v Manchester United L 1-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
26 Feb 1951 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United W 0-4 League Division One
17 Mar 1951 Manchester United v Everton W 3-0 League Division One
23 Mar 1951 Manchester United v Derby County W 2-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1951 Burnley v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1951 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
22 Aug 1951 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 4-2 League Division One
25 Aug 1951 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 2-1 League Division One
29 Aug 1951 Middlesbrough v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
01 Sep 1951 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1951 Manchester United v Charlton Athletic W 3-2 League Division One
08 Sep 1951 Manchester United v Stoke City W 4-0 League Division One
12 Sep 1951 Charlton Athletic v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1951 Manchester City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
22 Sep 1951 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
29 Sep 1951 Manchester United v Preston North End L 1-2 League Division One
06 Oct 1951 Manchester United v Derby County W 2-1 League Division One
13 Oct 1951 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 2-5 League Division One
20 Oct 1951 Manchester United v Sunderland L 0-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1951 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
03 Nov 1951 Manchester United v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1951 Chelsea v Manchester United L 4-2 League Division One
17 Nov 1951 Manchester United v Portsmouth L 1-3 League Division One
23 Aug 1952 Manchester United v Chelsea W 2-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1952 Manchester United v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1952 Portsmouth v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1952 Derby County v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
13 Sep 1952 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1952 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
24 Sep 1952 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 4-2 FA Charity Shield
27 Sep 1952 Manchester United v Sunderland L 0-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1952 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 6-2 League Division One
11 Oct 1952 Manchester United v Stoke City L 0-2 League Division One
18 Oct 1952 Preston North End v Manchester United W 0-5 League Division One
25 Oct 1952 Manchester United v Burnley L 1-3 League Division One
01 Nov 1952 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
08 Nov 1952 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1952 Cardiff City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
22 Nov 1952 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
29 Nov 1952 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
18 Feb 1953 Sunderland v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
28 Feb 1953 Stoke City v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1953 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-2 League Division One
04 Apr 1953 Manchester United v Cardiff City L 1-4 League Division One
19 Aug 1953 Manchester United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1953 Liverpool v Manchester United D 4-4 League Division One
26 Aug 1953 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion L 1-3 League Division One
27 Mar 1954 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1954 Manchester United v Charlton Athletic W 2-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1954 Manchester United v Portsmouth W 2-0 League Division One
19 Apr 1954 Charlton Athletic v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1954 Manchester City v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
02 Oct 1954 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 4-2 League Division One
09 Oct 1954 Manchester United v Cardiff City W 5-2 League Division One
16 Oct 1954 Chelsea v Manchester United W 5-6 League Division One
23 Oct 1954 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
30 Oct 1954 Everton v Manchester United L 4-2 League Division One
06 Nov 1954 Manchester United v Preston North End W 2-1 League Division One
13 Nov 1954 Sheffield United v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
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
04 Dec 1954 Manchester United v Leicester City W 3-1 League Division One
11 Dec 1954 Burnley v Manchester United W 2-4 League Division One
18 Dec 1954 Portsmouth v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1954 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 0-1 League Division One
28 Dec 1954 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1955 Manchester United v Blackpool W 4-1 League Division One
08 Jan 1955 Reading v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1955 Manchester United v Reading W 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
22 Jan 1955 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
29 Jan 1955 Manchester City v Manchester United L 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
05 Feb 1955 Huddersfield Town v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
12 Feb 1955 Manchester United v Manchester City L 0-5 League Division One
23 Feb 1955 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-4 League Division One
26 Feb 1955 Cardiff City v Manchester United L 3-0 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
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


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