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Match detail: Chelsea v Manchester United - 16/10/1954

Match detail: Chelsea v Manchester United

Match Date: Saturday, 16th Oct 1954 at 15:00
Competition: League - Football League Division 1
Opponent: Manchester United
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 55,966
Half Time: 2 - 3
Result: Lost 5 - 6
Referee: C W Kingston (Newport, Monmouthshire)

Debut: Seamus O'Connell
First Chelsea Goal(s): Seamus O'Connell

Team:

Ken Armstrong
Roy Bentley (C)
Ron Greenwood
John Harris
Jim Lewis
John McNichol
Seamus O'Connell
Eric Parsons
Bill Robertson (GK)
Derek Saunders
Stan Willemse

Chelsea Goal Scorers:

Seamus O'Connell (20)
Jim Lewis (35)
Ken Armstrong (61)
Seamus O'Connell (67)
Seamus O'Connell (75)

Manchester United Goal Scorers:

Dennis Viollet (12)
Tommy Taylor (38)
Dennis Viollet (41)
Tommy Taylor (47)
Dennis Viollet (57)
Jackie Blanchflower (63)





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