Classic Moments: Man Utd 3-5 West Brom, 1978

Ollie Irish

25th, April 2007


‘The booing of the black players… paid off there…’ Don’t think that’s quite what the commentator meant, but I take his point. And I miss the days when they used to put a big R in the top corner to denote a replay.
Anyway, this is one of the greatest moments in West Brom history, back in the days when they had one of the best attacking teams in the land. Who scores five goals at Old Trafford anyway? The Baggies’ second goal is a thing of beauty; their overall play is a joy to watch. And what a fine player Laurie Cunningham looks. Watch the clip until the end to see West Brom boss Ron Atkinson’s cringeworthy man-of-the-match verdict…

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  1. nawyecky says:

    plus a bottle of champagne for “one of the two coloured front people”

  2. slim tony slim says:

    putting it away with real economy