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On This Day: 1st October

RedMancunian looks back through the red history books for events and memorable matches that happened on this day in Manchester United’s history.

1st October 2006

Manchester United beat Newcastle United 2-0 at Old Trafford with two goals from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer which moved United to the top of the table on goal difference

Man Utd: Van der Sar, Neville, Ferdinand, Vidic, Heinze (Evra 31), Fletcher, Carrick, Scholes, Ronaldo, Rooney, Solskjaer.
Subs Not Used: Kuszczak, Brown, Saha, O’Shea.

Booked: Scholes.

Goals: Solskjaer 41, 49.

Newcastle: Harper, Carr, Ramage, Moore, Taylor, Milner (N’Zogbia 45), Butt (Martins 62), Emre (Pattison 69), Parker, Duff, Ameobi.
Subs Not Used: Krul, Luque.

Booked: Parker, Carr, Taylor.

Att: 75,664

Ref: M Dean (Wirral)

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