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Match detail: Chelsea v Manchester United

Match Date: Saturday, 3rd Mar 1956 at 15:00
Competition: League - Football League Division 1
Opponent: Manchester United
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 32,050
Half Time: 2 - 1
Result: Lost 2 - 4
Referee: J F Gardner (Kidderminster)

Team:

Roy Bentley (C)
Frank Blunstone
Peter Brabrook
Brian Nicholas
Eric Parsons
Bill Robertson (GK)
Derek Saunders
Peter Sillett
Ron Tindall
Stan Wicks
Stan Willemse

Chelsea Goal Scorers:

Eric Parsons (21)
Roy Bentley (22)

Manchester United Goal Scorers:

David Pegg (26)
Dennis Viollet (60)
Dennis Viollet (69)
Tommy Taylor (89)





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