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Match detail: Chelsea v Manchester United

Match Date: Wednesday, 5th Sep 1956 at 18:00
Competition: League - Football League Division 1
Opponent: Manchester United
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 29,082
Half Time: 1 - 1
Result: Lost 1 - 2
Referee: J G Williams (Woodthorpe)

Team:

Ken Armstrong (C)
Frank Blunstone
Peter Brabrook
Jim Lewis
Ian Macfarlane
Tony Nicholas
Bill Robertson (GK)
Derek Saunders
Ron Tindall
Dick Whittaker
Stan Wicks

Chelsea Goal Scorers:

Frank Blunstone (35)

Manchester United Goal Scorers:

Tommy Taylor (39)
Billy Whelan (86)





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