fulham v man utd fa cup
Patrice Evra latched on to the loose ball, only for his shot to hit the bar before Rooney's follow-up was cleared off the line by Sascha Riether. Fulham were already sagging and beaten before the last minute when the bomb in Bobby Charlton’s shooting boots exploded for the fifth goal. Two matches were drawn, of which one required a second replay. Stan Crowther was at left half, having signed for the club 30 minutes before kick off. The four quarter-final ties were scheduled to be played on Saturday, 1 March 1958. With manager Matt Busby on a life support system in a Munich hospital, assistant Jimmy Murphy had somehow cobbled together a team for the fifth round against Sheffield Wednesday only 13 days after the tragedy. Macedo got both hands to the shot big Alex hit at him from the edge of the penalty area in the thirty fourth minute, then let it spin out in a lazy arc over the line. In a frantic finale, Fulham were denied an equaliser when United striker Robin van Persie cleared a Philippe Senderos header off the line. Five matches were drawn and went to replays, which were all played in the following midweek match. The sides traded chances as they chased a win. David Meek, a young sportswriter on the Manchester Evening News at the time, watched United’s remarkable run. Four matches were drawn, of which one, the tie between Fulham and Nottingham Forest, required three replays. FA Cup Match Report for Manchester City v Fulham on 26 January 2020, includes all goals and incidents. The players were forced off the field briefly when the floodlights failed before returning to play out the remainder of the first half in less frantic fashion than hitherto. Steed Malbranque fired Fulham ahead in the first half from the penalty spot after Wes Brown's rash challenge on Luis Boa Morte. To Highbury for the replay four days later and United led 3-0. And for four months he h a s h a d a secret nagging nightmare worry: “When am I going to have that bad game, that day when the dives are a fraction late, when the position sense goes haywire, when the hands grab but don’t grip?”. Five were drawn and went to replays, with one of these going to a second replay. We were playing against more than 11 players, we were playing against 60,000 fans as well.”. The BBC football highlights programme Match Of The Day would show up to three games and the various ITV regional network stations would cover up to one game and show highlights from other games covered elsewhere on the ITV network. Have your say on the game in the comments. United were riding on a wave of emotion, having captured the affection of the nation. If scores were level after 90 minutes had been played, a replay would take place at the stadium of the second-named team later the same week. Ruiz also had a header cleared off the line before Rooney's goal. Macedo made a brilliant start, twice in ten minutes snapping like a hungry twisting shark to save shots from Manchester. The striker had earlier hit the post in an open match in which both teams threatened, with Fulham's Bryan Ruiz also denied by the woodwork. The matches were scheduled for Saturday, 4 January 1958, although the York City–Birmingham City match was postponed until the following midweek fixture. “There was a feeling that they were superior anyway and that it was us who had to do something extremely special to knock them out” he said “football is such a mental thing. The 1957–58 FA Cup was the 77th staging of the world's oldest football cup competition, the Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup. The Manchester United blog for all Mancunian around the world. If the replayed match was drawn further replays would be held until a winner was determined. Matches were scheduled to be played on Saturday, 23 November 1974. Fulham were beaten 5-0 in the corresponding fixture last season and 4-1 in the FA Cup by the Red Devils last week but they were a different proposition this time around. There is one man who has managed to remain a constant during those years however. The other teams were caught up in the Munich emotion but they were grittier. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1975_FA_Cup_Final&oldid=956913422, May 1975 sports events in the United Kingdom, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 May 2020, at 00:29. Fifth round BBC Peterborough United v Middlesbrough, Arsenal v Leicester City, Mansfield Town v Carlisle United ITV West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers (LWT), Everton v Fulham (Granada),Ipswich Town v Aston Villa (Anglia), Birmingham City v Walsall (ATV), Derby County v Leeds United (Midweek All regions), Leicester City v Arsenal (Midweek 2nd replay All regions), Sixth round BBC Arsenal v West Ham United, Birmingham City v Middlesbrough ITV Carlisle United v Fulham (Granada, LWT & Tyne-Tees), Ipswich Town v Leeds United (Anglia & Yorkshire), Leeds United v Ipswich Town (Midweek 2nd replay All regions) Semi-Finals BBC Ipswich Town v West Ham United ITV Birmingham City v Fulham (All regions). But that was the last dying desperate throw. I thought it was all over when Charlton schemed the best goal of the game in the sixty fifth minute with a run down the left, a feint to the right, a swerve that beat right back Cohen and a pass that beat centre half Stapleton. They lost to eventual winners Everton in the FA Cup semifinal. Because of the circumstances of the fixture, because of maybe the manager saying the right thing at the right time, you can have the players so heated up that they will beat anybody.”. This was a victory which owed nothing to hysteria on the terraces nor through desperation on the field. Leave a Comment Below or Join our the discussion over at the Manchester United Forum, FLASHBACK – A 1958 Man United v Fulham classic. Is there anyone out there who was present at either of these Cup ties? Read about our approach to external linking. Bolton proved too strong however, as did their desire not to be overwhelmed by public opinion Nat Lofthouse gave Bolton a dream start when he fired home inside three minutes and a heavy end of season fixture backlog clearly took its toll on United. And the Scot's mood was not helped when centre-back Rio Ferdinand was caught in possession and Giorgos Karagounis dragged a 20-yard shot wide. Now, I think they will win it [the Premier League title]. A year earlier, Busby’s Babes had tried in vain to become the first team of the century to achieve the League and FA Cup double and their return trip to Wembley saw the whole of Britain cheering United on. They were another local club and maybe felt under the shadow. The FA allowed him to field “cup-tied” players and he signed Ernie Taylor from Blackpool to add experience to the combination of reserves and juniors. United had been decimated following the Munich Air Disaster, but still managed to come through three rounds of the cup following the incident before meeting Bolton in the final. It saw Fulham out of the Cup and the rebuilt Manchester United back at Wembley. SCORERS – Dawson 3, Charlton, Brennan, FULHAM: Macedo, Cohen, Langley; Bentey, Stapleton, Lawler, Dwight, Hill, Stevens, Haynes, Chamberlain SCORERS – Stevens, Chamberlain, Dwight. Centre forward Arthur Stevens had made it 1-1 in the twenty seventh minute from a sweet pass from Haynes. A crowd of 60,000 saw Shay Brennan, the reserve right full back playing on the left wing, scored twice and Alex Dawson, a Scottish teenager, completed the night with a third goal in the 3-0 victory. The 1974–75 FA Cup was the 94th season of the world's oldest football cup competition, the Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup. When Houghton and his player got to Old Trafford, he suggested that Crowther help out United, but the midfielder said he had no kit. It was Boy’s Own stuff. If scores were level after 90 minutes had been played in a replay, a 30-minute period of extra time would be played. Brothers can be harsher on each other than others.”. Seven matches were drawn, with replays taking place later the same week. That made it 3-2 to United. “The big issue was whether they would resign from the FA Cup or maybe didn’t have the heart to carry on” he said “when it became apparent that the club was not going to go under, it appealed to the nation and people felt they were supporting the underdog. The matches were scheduled for Saturday, 14 December 1974. Final Fulham v West Ham United Shown live on both BBC & ITV, "All the official games for the 1974–1975 season", "Leeds United: Season 1974 – 1975: Division One", "Derby County 2 v 0 Bristol Rovers FA Cup", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1974–75_FA_Cup&oldid=968436230, 1974–75 domestic association football cups, Articles with dead external links from August 2019, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 July 2020, at 11:26.

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