FOREST 3 - 2 MANCHESTER UNITED - Sat Feb 25, 1961 (League Tier 1)

Date:
Sat Feb 25, 1961 (3:00 PM)

Opponent:
Manchester United

Home/Away:
Home

Ground:
City Ground

Game Type:
League Tier 1

Score:
3-2  WON 

Half-time: 1-1


Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)
WorldFootball.net (Link)
Mufcinfo.com (Link)
Ken Smales - The First 125 Years

Season:
1960-61

Referee:
A Moore

Attendance:
26,850

Pos Before/After:
13 12

Opp Before/After:
10 10

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
Watford (Friendly)

League:
Blackpool

Manchester United:
Dec 26, 1961


GAME COUNT:

League:
2270 (of 5045)
League Tier 1:
894 (of 2297)
Competitive:
2499 (of 5762)
Total:
3677 (of 7547)
Played:
63 years, 4 months, 17 days ago


Logo
FOREST
Manager: Andy Beattie
Prior form: LDWWWL (Old to recent)

Goals
John Rowland (24') - John Rowland first goal
Colin Booth (84')
Colin Addison (85')
Logo
MANCHESTER UNITED
Manager: Matt Busby
Prior form: WWLDLW (Old to recent)

Goals
Bobby Charlton (10')
Albert Quixall (48')

Lineup
 
Num Pos Age Player Notes
1GK18 Peter Grummitt
2F33 Billy Gray
3D32 Joe McDonald
4M20 Calvin Palmer
5D28 Bob McKinlay
6M35 Jack Burkitt
7M19 John Rowland goal (24')
8F26 Colin Booth goal (84')
9F20 Colin Addison goal (85')
10F25 Johnny Quigley
11F18 Flip Le Flem


Lineup

Num Pos Player
1GKHarry Gregg
2DShay Brennan
3DNoel Cantwell
4DMaurice Setters
5DWilliam Foulkes
6MJames Nicholson
7MKenny Morgans
8MAlbert Quixall goal
9MAlex Dawson
10FMark Pearson
11FBobby Charlton goal


All the games in Division 1 on this day (Sat Feb 25, 1961)
Home Score Away
Arsenal1-3Leicester City
Birmingham City4-2West Ham United
Burnley1-1Blackburn Rovers
Cardiff City3-2Wolverhampton Wanderers
Fulham4-3Blackpool
Manchester City0-1Tottenham Hotspur
Newcastle United2-1Aston Villa
Nottingham Forest3-2Manchester United
Preston North End1-0Everton
Sheffield Wednesday1-0Chelsea
West Bromwich Albion3-2Bolton Wanderers

TABLES BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME



Table before:
FIRST DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGAPts Current Form Status
1Tottenham Hotspur302433903711315121130239162.4324351 WLWLWD Safe
2Wolverhampton Wanderers30195678551321492563529301.4181843 WWWLWD
3Sheffield Wednesday29178460341311351147325231.7647142 WDWWWW
4Burnley28171107752806402991437231.4807735 WWLLLW
5Everton29145106255833321762730381.1272733 LLLLLD
6Leicester City29135116253833362152826321.1698131 WWDWWW
7Aston Villa281351058551023362233722331.0545531 LLDDDL
8Arsenal301351262621014372534825371.0000031 WWLDLW
9Cardiff City3011811465393326162582037.8679230 DWLDWW
10Manchester United2912512575510323914221018411.0363629 WWLDLW
11West Ham United2812412635911224723121016361.0678028 LLDWLW
12Blackburn Rovers2911612565982433233482336.9491528 WLDDWD
13Nottingham Forest3011514455763624265282131.7894727 LDWWWL
14Chelsea29105146672644423541102437.9166725 LDLWDD
15Manchester City279612576573329192392846.8769224 LLLDDW
16Bolton Wanderers299614425463627253381529.7777824 WDWWDL
17Birmingham City28104144155724221832101937.7454524 DWLWWL
18Fulham30103175174735293030122244.6891923 LLLLLL
19West Bromwich Albion3194184763528302842101735.7460322 WWLLLL
20Newcastle United3077166886564433521122551.7907021 LDDDLL
21Blackpool287516485761732261491631.8421119 LDLWDL
22Preston North End2975172953536191822111035.5471719 DLLLWW


Table after:
FIRST DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGAPts Current Form StatusResult(s)
1Tottenham Hotspur312533913711315121140240162.4594653 LWLWDW Safe 1-0
12Sheffield Wednesday30188461341411361147325231.7941244 DWWWWW 1-0
13Wolverhampton Wanderers31195780581321492563631331.3793143 WWLWDL 2-3
4Burnley29172107853816413091437231.4717036 WLLLWD 1-1
15Leicester City30145116554833362162829331.2037033 WDWWWW 3-1
16Everton30145116256833321762830391.1071433 LLLLDL 0-1
27Cardiff City31128114955103329182582037.8909132 WLDWWW 3-2
18Aston Villa291351159571023362233823351.0350931 LDDDLL 1-2
19Arsenal31135136365101538283482537.9692331 WLDLWL 1-3
10Manchester United3012513595810323914221120441.0172429 WLDLWL 2-3
111Blackburn Rovers3011712576082433233582437.9500029 LDDWDD 1-1
112Nottingham Forest3112514485973627285282131.8135629 DWWWLW 3-2
213West Ham United2912413656311224723121118401.0317528 LDWLWL 2-4
314Birmingham City29114144557824262032101937.7894726 WLWWLW 4-2
115Chelsea30105156673644423541112438.9041125 DLWDDL 0-1
216Fulham31113175577835333330122244.7142925 LLLLLW 4-3
217Manchester City289613576673429202392846.8636424 LLDDWL 0-1
218Bolton Wanderers309615445763627253391732.7719324 DWWDLL 2-3
19West Bromwich Albion32104185065628333042101735.7692324 WLLLLW 3-2
20Newcastle United3187167087664453621122551.8046023 DDDLLW 2-1
121Preston North End3085173053636201822111035.5660421 LLLWWW 1-0
122Blackpool2975175161617322614101935.8360719 DLWDLL 3-4