1982

Manchester Evening News - - TODAY’S TV -

DE­CEM­BER 11: Manch­ester United for­ward Frank Stapleton takes a shot dur­ing the Divi­sion One clash with Notts County at Old Traf­ford.

The Red Devils won 4-1 thanks to goals from Nor­man White­side, Bryan Rob­son, Michael Duxbury and Stapleton him­self.

United, un­der man­ager Ron Atkin­son, went on to fin­ish third in the league with 71 points, but won the FA Cup with an em­phatic 4-0 vic­tory over Brighton in a re­play af­ter draw­ing 2-2.

Stapleton scored 60 goals for United in 223 league ap­pear­ances from 1981 to 1987.

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