The greatest Manchester United shirt worn at Wembley

This Manchester United shirt is Admiral at its best.  Huge v-neck collar with red & white trim on the sleeves and a massive sewn-on crest.  It was Manchester United’s shirt from 1975-79 and they wore it when they won the FA cup in 1977.

1977 Manchester United FA cup win

Who wore it:  

The trio of future managers; Steve Coppell, Lou Macari and Sammy McIlroy all donned it.

What game made it famous:  

Manchester United wore it in the 1977 FA cup final against Liverpool.  United won 2-1 and there were 3 goals scored in 4 minutes.  Stuart Pearson opened the scoring for United (on 51 mins) before Jimmy Case equalised (53 mins).  By the time Liverpool fans stopped celebrating Jimmy Greenhoff scoring the winner (55 mins).

 

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