Stuart Pearson

Date of birth21 June 1949
Place of birthHull
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

A super Docherty signing, Pearson's all-action style coupled with high skills made him a crowd favourite (1974-78). Good strike rate.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Hull City 01 Jul 1968 01 May 1974
Manchester United 01 May 1974 01 Aug 1979

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1974-75 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1974-75 Manchester United League Cup 4
1
1974-75 Manchester United League Division Two 30
1
17
1975-76 Manchester United FA Cup 7
1
1975-76 Manchester United League Cup 3
1975-76 Manchester United League Division One 39
13
1976-77 Manchester United FA Cup 7
1
1976-77 Manchester United League Cup 4
3
1976-77 Manchester United League Division One 39
15
1976-77 Manchester United UEFA Cup 3
1977-78 Manchester United FA Charity Shield 1
1977-78 Manchester United FA Cup 4
3
1977-78 Manchester United League Cup 1
1
1977-78 Manchester United League Division One 30
10
1977-78 Manchester United UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 3
1
1978-79 Manchester United FA Cup 2
1979-80 West Ham United FA Cup 8
2
1979-80 West Ham United League Cup 3
1
1979-80 West Ham United League Division Two 24
1
5
1980-81 West Ham United League Cup
2
1980-81 West Ham United League Division Two 2
3
1980-81 West Ham United UEFA European Cup Winners Cup
1
1
1981-82 West Ham United FA Cup
2
1981-82 West Ham United League Division One 2
2
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
17 Aug 1974 Orient v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division Two
24 Aug 1974 Manchester United v Millwall W 4-0 League Division Two
28 Aug 1974 Manchester United v Portsmouth W 2-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1974 Cardiff City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
14 Sep 1974 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division Two
05 Oct 1974 Fulham v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division Two
09 Oct 1974 Manchester United v Manchester City W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
26 Oct 1974 Manchester United v Southampton W 1-0 League Division Two
02 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Oxford United W 4-0 League Division Two
09 Nov 1974 Bristol City v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division Two
13 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Burnley W 3-2 League Cup 4th round
16 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division Two
30 Nov 1974 Manchester United v Sunderland W 3-2 League Division Two
04 Dec 1974 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 0-0 League Cup Quarter-final
07 Dec 1974 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United D 4-4 League Division Two
14 Dec 1974 Manchester United v Orient D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Dec 1974 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-0 League Cup Quarter-final replay
21 Dec 1974 York City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1974 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division Two
28 Dec 1974 Oldham Athletic v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division Two
04 Jan 1975 Manchester United v Walsall D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 1975 Walsall v Manchester United L 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
11 Jan 1975 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division Two
08 Feb 1975 Oxford United v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division Two
15 Feb 1975 Manchester United v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
22 Feb 1975 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division Two
01 Mar 1975 Manchester United v Cardiff City W 4-0 League Division Two
08 Mar 1975 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
15 Mar 1975 Manchester United v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division Two
22 Mar 1975 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
28 Mar 1975 Bristol Rovers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division Two
29 Mar 1975 Manchester United v York City W 2-1 League Division Two
31 Mar 1975 Manchester United v Oldham Athletic W 3-2 League Division Two
05 Apr 1975 Southampton v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1975 Manchester United v Fulham W 1-0 League Division Two
19 Apr 1975 Notts County v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division Two
26 Apr 1975 Manchester United v Blackpool W 4-0 League Division Two
16 Aug 1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
23 Aug 1975 Manchester United v Sheffield United W 5-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1975 Manchester United v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1975 Stoke City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
06 Sep 1975 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-2 League Division One
10 Sep 1975 Manchester United v Brentford W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
13 Sep 1975 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1975 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1975 Derby County v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1975 Manchester City v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
04 Oct 1975 Manchester United v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1975 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
11 Oct 1975 Leeds United v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
18 Oct 1975 Manchester United v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1975 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
01 Nov 1975 Manchester United v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1975 Liverpool v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
12 Nov 1975 Manchester City v Manchester United L 4-0 League Cup 4th round
15 Nov 1975 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1975 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1975 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
06 Dec 1975 Middlesbrough v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
13 Dec 1975 Sheffield United v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
20 Dec 1975 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
23 Dec 1975 Everton v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1975 Manchester United v Burnley W 2-1 League Division One
03 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Oxford United W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
17 Jan 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
24 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Peterborough United W 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1976 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Division One
07 Feb 1976 Coventry City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
14 Feb 1976 Leicester City v Manchester United W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
18 Feb 1976 Manchester United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1976 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1976 Manchester United v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1976 Manchester United v West Ham United W 4-0 League Division One
06 Mar 1976 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
09 Mar 1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 2-3 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
13 Mar 1976 Manchester United v Leeds United W 3-2 League Division One
17 Mar 1976 Norwich City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
20 Mar 1976 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 3-4 League Division One
27 Mar 1976 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1976 Derby County v Manchester United W 0-2 FA Cup Semi-final
10 Apr 1976 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1976 Manchester United v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1976 Burnley v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
01 May 1976 Manchester United v Southampton L 0-1 FA Cup Final
04 May 1976 Manchester United v Manchester City W 2-0 League Division One
21 Aug 1976 Manchester United v Birmingham City D 2-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1976 Coventry City v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
28 Aug 1976 Derby County v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
01 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Tranmere Rovers W 5-0 League Cup 2nd round
04 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
11 Sep 1976 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1976 Ajax v Manchester United L 1-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 2-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Cup 3rd round
25 Sep 1976 Manchester City v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
02 Oct 1976 Leeds United v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
16 Oct 1976 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Juventus W 1-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Norwich City D 2-2 League Division One
27 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 7-2 League Cup 4th round
30 Oct 1976 Manchester United v Ipswich Town L 0-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1976 Juventus v Manchester United L 3-0
Agg: 3-1
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Nov 1976 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
10 Nov 1976 Manchester United v Sunderland D 3-3 League Division One
20 Nov 1976 Leicester City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1976 Manchester United v West Ham United L 0-2 League Division One
01 Dec 1976 Manchester United v Everton L 0-3 League Cup Quarter-final
18 Dec 1976 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1976 Manchester United v Everton W 4-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1977 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
08 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Walsall W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Coventry City W 2-0 League Division One
19 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Bristol City W 2-1 League Division One
22 Jan 1977 Birmingham City v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
29 Jan 1977 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
05 Feb 1977 Manchester United v Derby County W 3-1 League Division One
12 Feb 1977 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
16 Feb 1977 Manchester United v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1977 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
26 Feb 1977 Southampton v Manchester United D 2-2 FA Cup 5th round
05 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Manchester City W 3-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Southampton W 2-1 FA Cup 5th round replay
12 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Leeds United W 1-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
23 Mar 1977 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
05 Apr 1977 Everton v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
09 Apr 1977 Manchester United v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1977 Sunderland v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1977 Manchester United v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1977 Leeds United v Manchester United W 1-2 FA Cup Semi-final
26 Apr 1977 Middlesbrough v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1977 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Division One
03 May 1977 Liverpool v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
14 May 1977 Manchester United v Arsenal W 3-2 League Division One
16 May 1977 West Ham United v Manchester United L 4-2 League Division One
21 May 1977 Liverpool v Manchester United W 1-2 FA Cup Final
13 Aug 1977 Liverpool v Manchester United D 0-0 FA Charity Shield
20 Aug 1977 Birmingham City v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
24 Aug 1977 Manchester United v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1977 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-2 League Cup 2nd round
03 Sep 1977 Derby County v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1977 Manchester City v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1977 Saint Etienne v Manchester United D 1-1 ECW Cup 1st round 1st leg
17 Sep 1977 Manchester United v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1977 Leeds United v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1977 Saint Etienne v Manchester United W 0-2
Agg: 1-3
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 2nd leg
22 Oct 1977 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
29 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1977 Manchester United v FC Porto W 5-2
Agg: 5-6
ECW Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
05 Nov 1977 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-2 League Division One
12 Nov 1977 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1977 Manchester United v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
03 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1977 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest L 0-4 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Carlisle United v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1978 Manchester United v Carlisle United W 4-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
14 Jan 1978 Ipswich Town v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
21 Jan 1978 Manchester United v Derby County W 4-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1978 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1978 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 3-2 FA Cup 4th round replay
08 Feb 1978 Manchester United v Bristol City D 1-1 League Division One
11 Feb 1978 Chelsea v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
25 Feb 1978 Liverpool v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1978 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1978 Leicester City v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
27 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
29 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1978 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1978 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1978 Norwich City v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
22 Apr 1978 Manchester United v West Ham United W 3-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1978 Bristol City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1979 Manchester United v Chelsea W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
31 Jan 1979 Fulham v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1975-76 England Bi-Centenary 2
1975-76 England British Home Championship 3
1
1975-76 England FIFA World Cup 1
1
1975-76 England UEFA Under-23 1
1976-77 England British Home Championship 2
1976-77 England International Friendly 4
1
2
1977-78 England British Home Championship 1
1977-78 England FIFA World Cup
1
1977-78 England International Friendly 1
1


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

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
23 Mar 1976 England v Hungary W 3-1 UEFA U23 Quarter-final
08 May 1976 Wales v England W 0-1 British Home Championship
11 May 1976 England v Northern Ireland W 4-0 British Home Championship
15 May 1976 Scotland v England L 2-1 British Home Championship
23 May 1976 Brazil v England L 1-0 Bi-Centenary
31 May 1976 TEAM AMERICA v England W 1-3 BI-CENT UNOFFICIAL
13 Jun 1976 Finland v England W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Group 2
08 Sep 1976 England v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Feb 1977 England v Netherlands L 0-2 International Friendly
31 May 1977 England v Wales L 0-1 British Home Championship
04 Jun 1977 England v Scotland L 1-2 British Home Championship
08 Jun 1977 Brazil v England D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 1977 Argentina v England D 1-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 1977 Uruguay v England D 0-0 International Friendly
16 Nov 1977 England v Italy W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
22 Feb 1978 West Germany v England L 2-1 International Friendly
16 May 1978 England v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Home Championship


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