Burnley 2 v 0 Manchester United, Test Match, Test Match - Game 1, 19th April 1897, Season 1896-1897, Venue: Turf Moor
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Monday 19th April 1897

Test Match - Game 1
Turf Moor
Match 5 of 137 vs Burnley


Albut, Alf Bradshaw, Harry
Red Card
Portrait Player Name RED CARD
Portrait Player Name Kept Clean Sheets
HAN P W D L F A Diff Win%
H 68 40 14 14 148 80 +68 0.59
A 69 27 11 31 87 111 -24 0.39
Totals 137 67 25 45 235 191 +44 0.49
Burnley 2
Billy Bowes 5', William Ferguson 20'
Manchester United 0
Test Match to decide who would be promoted to League Division One.

Barrett, Frank

Cartwright, Walter

Erentz, Fredrick

Draycott, Levi

Jenkyns, Ceaser

McNaught, James

Bryant, Willie

Doughty, Roger

Donaldson, Robert

Gillespie, Matthew

Cassidy, Joe
Newspaper Match Report

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