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Match detail: Chelsea v Manchester United

Match Date: Wednesday, 2nd Sep 1959 at 19:30
Competition: League - Football League Division 1
Opponent: Manchester United
Venue: Stamford Bridge
Attendance: 66,579
Half Time: 2 - 3
Result: Lost 3 - 6
Referee: R H Mann (Worcester)

Team:

Sylvan Anderton
Frank Blunstone
Peter Brabrook
John Compton
Jimmy Greaves
Charlie Livesey
Reg Matthews (GK)
Tony Nicholas
Mel Scott
Peter Sillett (C)
Dick Whittaker

Chelsea Goal Scorers:

Jimmy Greaves (25)
Peter Sillett (39)
Peter Sillett (85) (Penalty)

Manchester United Goal Scorers:

Albert Quixall (28)
Bobby Charlton (31)
Warren Bradley (34)
Dennis Viollet (47)
Warren Bradley (70)
Dennis Viollet (80)





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