THE MANCHESTER UNITED MATCH RESULTS ARCHIVE

1978-1979


H A N P W D L F A Diff Win %
H 25 12 7 6 36 27 +9 48.00
A 25 8 10 7 37 42 -5 32.00
N 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 33.33
Total 53 21 18 14 78 74 4 39.62
No Date

Opponents

HAN Stadium WDL F A Scorers in minutes Opponent scorers in Minutes
1 19-08-1978 Birmingham City H Old Trafford W 1 0 Joe Jordan 70'
2 23-08-1978 Leeds United A Elland Road W 3 2 Gordon McQueen 12', Sammy McIlroy 37', Lou Macari 82' Paul Hart ??', Frankie Gray 48' (pen)
3 26-08-1978 Ipswich Town A Portman Road L 0 3 Paul Mariner 16', 67', Brian Talbot 69'
4 30-08-1978 Stockport County A Edgeley Park W 3 2 Joe Jordan 10', Sammy McIlroy 88', Jimmy Greenhoff 90' (pen) Alan Thompson (pen) 58', Terry Park 78'
5 02-09-1978 Everton H Old Trafford D 1 1 Martin Buchan 90' Andy King 6'
6 09-09-1978 Queens Park Rangers A Loftus Road D 1 1 Jimmy Greenhoff 87' Ian Gillard 5'
7 16-09-1978 Nottingham Forest H Old Trafford D 1 1 Jimmy Greenhoff 66' Ian Bowyer 6'
8 23-09-1978 Arsenal A Highbury D 1 1 Steve Coppell 29' David Price 34'
9 30-09-1978 Manchester City H Old Trafford W 1 0 Joe Jordan 89'
10 04-10-1978 Watford H Old Trafford L 1 2 Joe Jordan 40' Luther Blissett 46', 71'
11 07-10-1978 Middlesbrough H Old Trafford W 3 2 Lou Macari 3', 30', Joe Jordan 76' David Mills 26', Mickey Burns 66'
12 14-10-1978 Aston Villa A Villa Park D 2 2 Sammy McIlroy 50', Lou Macari 71' John Gregory 33', 45'
13 21-10-1978 Bristol City H Old Trafford L 1 3 Jimmy Greenhoff 70' Kevin Mabbutt 11', 50', 88'
14 28-10-1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Molineux W 4 2 Jimmy Greenhoff 21', 28', Brian Greenhoff 45', Joe Jordan 52' Ken Hibbitt 31', Steve Daley 66'
15 04-11-1978 Southampton H Old Trafford D 1 1 Jimmy Greenhoff 30' Nick Holmes 50'
16 11-11-1978 Birmingham City A St Andrews L 1 5 Joe Jordan 13' Kevin Dillon, Alan Buckley x2, Don Givens, Jimmy Calderwood
17 18-11-1978 Ipswich Town H Old Trafford W 2 0 Steve Coppell 7', Jimmy Greenhoff 85'
18 21-11-1978 Everton A Goodison Park L 0 3 Trevor Ross 4', Andy King 43', Bob Latchford 82'
19 25-11-1978 Chelsea A Stamford Bridge W 1 0 Jimmy Greenhoff 68'
20 09-12-1978 Derby County A Baseball Ground W 3 1 Andy Ritchie 32', 53', Jimmy Greenhoff 45' *Gerry Daly 3'
21 16-12-1978 Tottenham Hotspur H Old Trafford W 2 0 Andy Ritchie, Sammy McIlroy
22 22-12-1978 Bolton Wanderers A Burnden Park L 0 3 Frank Worthington 12', 21', *Alan Gowling 49'
23 26-12-1978 Liverpool H Old Trafford L 0 3 Ray Kennedy 5', Jimmy Case 25', David Fairclough 67'
24 30-12-1978 West Bromwich Albion H Old Trafford L 3 5 Brian Greenhoff 21', Gordon McQueen 30', Sammy McIlroy 32' Tony Brown 27', 45', Len Cantello 28', *Laurie Cunningham, Cyrille Regis 84'
25 15-01-1979 Chelsea H Old Trafford W 3 0 Steve Coppell 27', Ashley Grimes 61', Jimmy Greenhoff 70'
26 31-01-1979 Fulham A Craven Cottage D 1 1 Jimmy Greenhoff 40' John Margerrison 62'
27 03-02-1979 Arsenal H Old Trafford L 0 2 Alan Sunderland 64', 66'
28 10-02-1979 Manchester City A Maine Road W 3 0 Steve Coppell 22', 35', Andy Ritchie 69'
29 12-02-1979 Fulham H Old Trafford W 1 0 Jimmy Greenhoff 65'
30 20-02-1979 Colchester United A Layer Road W 1 0 Jimmy Greenhoff 86'
31 24-02-1979 Aston Villa H Old Trafford D 1 1 Jimmy Greenhoff 75' (pen) Ken Swain 60'
32 28-02-1979 Queens Park Rangers H Old Trafford W 2 0 Jimmy Greenhoff 2', Steve Coppell 47'
33 03-03-1979 Bristol City A Ashton Gate W 2 1 Andy Ritchie 47', Gordon McQueen ??' Gerry Gow 19'
34 10-03-1979 Tottenham Hotspur A White Hart Lane D 1 1 Mickey Thomas 63' Osvaldo Ardiles 27'
35 14-03-1979 Tottenham Hotspur H Old Trafford W 2 0 Sammy McIlroy 10', Joe Jordan 60'
36 20-03-1979 Coventry City A Highfield Road L 3 4 Steve Coppell 36', 89', Sammy McIlroy 64' Barry Powell 2', Garry Thompson 8', Tommy Hutchinson 42', Bobby McDonald 47'
37 24-03-1979 Leeds United H Old Trafford W 4 1 Andy Ritchie 8', 18', 79', Mickey Thomas 20' Ray Hankin 67'
38 27-03-1979 Middlesbrough A Ayresome Park D 2 2 Gordon McQueen 48', Steve Coppell 51' Dave Armstrong 24' (pen), Mark Proctor 43'
39 31-03-1979 Liverpool N Maine Road D 2 2 Joe Jordan 19', Brian Greenhoff 56' Kenny Dalglish 17', Alan Hansen 82'
40 04-04-1979 Liverpool N Goodison Park W 1 0 Jimmy Greenhoff 78'
41 07-04-1979 Norwich City A Carrow Road D 2 2 Gordon McQueen 74', Lou Macari 83' Graham Paddon 62', Keith Robson 71'
42 11-04-1979 Bolton Wanderers H Old Trafford L 1 2 Martin Buchan Frank Worthington x2
43 14-04-1979 Liverpool A Anfield L 0 2 Kenny Dalglish 36', Phil Neal 46'
44 16-04-1979 Coventry City H Old Trafford D 0 0
45 18-04-1979 Nottingham Forest A City Ground, Nottingham D 1 1 Joe Jordan 47' Trevor Francis 86'
46 21-04-1979 Tottenham Hotspur A White Hart Lane D 1 1 Gordon McQueen 14' Chris Jones 71'
47 25-04-1979 Norwich City H Old Trafford W 1 0 Lou Macari 88'
48 28-04-1979 Derby County H Old Trafford D 0 0
49 30-04-1979 Southampton A The Dell D 1 1 Andy Ritchie Phil Boyer
50 05-05-1979 West Bromwich Albion A The Hawthorns L 0 1 Cyrille Regis
51 07-05-1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Old Trafford W 3 2 Andy Ritchie, Steve Coppell x2 Gary Bailey (o.g.), John Richards
52 12-05-1979 Arsenal N Wembley L 2 3 Gordon McQueen 86', Sammy McIlroy 88' Brian Talbot 12', *Frank Stapleton 43', Alan Sunderland 89'
53 16-05-1979 Chelsea H Old Trafford D 1 1 Steve Coppell 7' Gary Johnson 21'
 
 

 

   

 

       
     

 

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