THE MANCHESTER UNITED MATCH RESULTS ARCHIVE

1971-1972


H A N P W D L F A Diff Win %
H 26 14 6 6 46 30 +16 53.85
A 29 10 10 9 42 41 +1 34.48
Total 55 24 16 15 88 71 17 43.64
No Date

Opponents

HAN Stadium WDL F A Scorers in minutes Opponent scorers in Minutes
1 14-08-1971 Derby County A Baseball Ground D 2 2 Denis Law 15', Alan Gowling 25' Kevin Hector 50', Frank Wignall 60'
2 18-08-1971 Chelsea A Stamford Bridge W 3 2 Brian Kidd 66', Willie Morgan 69' (pen), Bobby Charlton 75' *Tommy Baldwin 39', Peter Osgood 87'
3 20-08-1971 Arsenal H Anfield W 3 1 Brian Kidd 35', Bobby Charlton 78', Alan Gowling 89' Frank McLintock 4'
4 23-08-1971 West Bromwich Albion H Victoria Ground W 3 1 George Best 10', 57', Alan Gowling 37' Tony Brown ??'
5 28-08-1971 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Molineux D 1 1 George Best 16' Bernard Shaw 78'
6 31-08-1971 Everton A Goodison Park L 0 1 David Johnson 37'
7 04-09-1971 Ipswich Town H Old Trafford W 1 0 George Best 43'
8 07-09-1971 Ipswich Town A Portman Road W 3 1 Willie Morgan 29' (pen), George Best 37', 43' Jimmy Robertson 8'
9 11-09-1971 Crystal Palace A Selhurst Park W 3 1 Brian Kidd 31', Denis Law ??', 90' Mel Blyth 34'
10 18-09-1971 West Ham United H Old Trafford W 4 2 George Best ??, 43', ??, Bobby Charlton Clyde Best ??', Trevor Brooking ??'
11 25-09-1971 Liverpool A Anfield D 2 2 Denis Law 53', Bobby Charlton 72' Bobby Graham 7', Brian Hall 24'
12 02-10-1971 Sheffield United H Old Trafford W 2 0 George Best 83', Alan Gowling 86'
13 06-10-1971 Burnley H Old Trafford D 1 1 Bobby Charlton 35' Leighton James 60'
14 09-10-1971 Huddersfield Town A Leeds Road W 3 0 George Best 65', Denis Law 73', Bobby Charlton 82'
15 16-10-1971 Derby County H Old Trafford W 1 0 George Best 52'
16 18-10-1971 Burnley A Turf Moor W 1 0 Bobby Charlton 80'
17 23-10-1971 Newcastle United A St James Park, Newcastle W 1 0 George Best 46'
18 27-10-1971 Stoke City H Old Trafford D 1 1 Alan Gowling 85' John Ritchie 72'
19 30-10-1971 Leeds United H Old Trafford L 0 1 Peter Lorimer 4'
20 06-11-1971 Manchester City A Maine Road D 3 3 Sammy McIlroy 39', Brian Kidd 46', Alan Gowling 64' Francis Lee 57' (pen), Colin Bell 64', Mike Summerbee 88'
21 08-11-1971 Stoke City A Victoria Ground D 0 0
22 13-11-1971 Tottenham Hotspur H Old Trafford W 3 1 Sammy McIlroy 40', Denis Law 54', 82' Martin Chivers 84'
23 15-11-1971 Stoke City A Victoria Ground L 1 2 George Best 37' Peter Dobing 72', John Ritchie 88'
24 20-11-1971 Leicester City H Old Trafford W 3 2 Brian Kidd 2', Denis Law 32', 46' Alan Birchenall ??', Len Glover ??'
25 27-11-1971 Southampton A The Dell W 5 2 George Best 7', 47', 58' , Sammy McIlroy 43', Brian Kidd 84' Jimmy Gabriel ??', *Ron "Tudor" Davies 59'
26 04-12-1971 Nottingham Forest H Old Trafford W 3 2 Denis Law 17', Brian Kidd 37', 46' Peter Cormack 41', Martin O'Neill 69'
27 11-12-1971 Stoke City A Victoria Ground D 1 1 Denis Law 28' John Mahoney 27'
28 18-12-1971 Ipswich Town A Portman Road D 0 0
29 27-12-1971 Coventry City H Old Trafford D 2 2 Denis Law 70', Steve James 78' Quintin Young 35', Willie Carr 66'
30 01-01-1972 West Ham United A Boleyn Ground L 0 3 Bryan "Pop" Robson 40', Clyde Best 55', Geoff Hurst ??' (pen)
31 08-01-1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Old Trafford L 1 3 Sammy McIlroy 86' Derek Dougan 21', John Richards 30' , *Jim McCalliog 75' (pen)
32 15-01-1972 Southampton A The Dell D 1 1 Bobby Charlton 36' Jimmy Gabriel 55'
33 19-01-1972 Southampton H Old Trafford W 4 1 George Best 68', 115', David Sadler 94', John Aston Jnr 118' Mick Channon 22'
34 22-01-1972 Chelsea H Old Trafford L 0 1 Peter Osgood 48'
35 29-01-1972 West Bromwich Albion A The Hawthorns L 1 2 Brian Kidd 24' Bobby Gould 60', Jeff Astle ??'
36 05-02-1972 Preston North End A Deepdale W 2 0 Alan Gowling 85', 88'
37 12-02-1972 Newcastle United H Old Trafford L 0 2 John Tudor 37', Stewart Barrowclough ??'
38 19-02-1972 Leeds United A Elland Road L 1 5 Francis Burns 57' Mick Jones 47', 58', 62', Allan Clarke 54', Peter Lorimer 74'
39 26-02-1972 Middlesbrough H Old Trafford D 0 0
40 29-02-1972 Middlesbrough A Ayresome Park W 3 0 Willie Morgan 12' (pen), George Best 50', Bobby Charlton 68'
41 04-03-1972 Tottenham Hotspur A White Hart Lane L 0 2 Steve Perryman 69', Martin Chivers 70'
42 08-03-1972 Everton H Old Trafford D 0 0
43 11-03-1972 Huddersfield Town H Old Trafford W 2 0 George Best 35', Ian Storey-Moore 62'
44 18-03-1972 Stoke City H Old Trafford D 1 1 George Best 85' *Jimmy Greenhoff 61'
45 22-03-1972 Stoke City A Victoria Ground L 1 2 George Best 70' Terence Smith 72', Terry Conroy 102'
46 25-03-1972 Crystal Palace H Old Trafford W 4 0 Alan Gowling 5', Bobby Charlton 24', Ian Storey-Moore 62', Denis Law 81'
47 01-04-1972 Coventry City A Highfield Road W 3 2 George Best 13', Ian Storey-Moore 20', Bobby Charlton 45' Roy Barry 45', Bobby Graham 48'
48 03-04-1972 Liverpool H Old Trafford L 0 3 Chris Lawler 60', John Toshack 62', Emlyn Hughes 84'
49 04-04-1972 Sheffield United A Bramall Lane D 1 1 David Sadler 72' Geoff Salmons 40'
50 08-04-1972 Leicester City A Filbert Street L 0 2 Keith Weller 12', Alan Birchenall 89'
51 12-04-1972 Manchester City H Old Trafford L 1 3 Martin Buchan 59' Francis Lee 61', 85', Rodney Marsh 65'
52 15-04-1972 Southampton H Old Trafford W 3 2 George Best 26' (pen), Ian Storey-Moore ??', Brian Kidd 43' *Ron "Tudor" Davies ??', ??'
53 22-04-1972 Nottingham Forest A City Ground, Nottingham D 0 0
54 25-04-1972 Arsenal A Highbury L 0 3 Ray Kennedy 28', Peter Simpson 38', John Radford 70'
55 29-04-1972 Stoke City H Old Trafford W 3 0 Bobby Charlton 1', Ian Storey-Moore 16', George Best 44' (pen)
 
 

 

   

 

       
     

 

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