OTD 1956: Utd Record Biggest Ever Win

On this day in 1956, Manchester United record their biggest every victory as they destroy Belgian team Anderlecht 10-0 in a second leg of their preliminary round tie in the European Cup to go through 12-0 on aggregate. It was their first season in the competition.

Dennis Viollet helps himself to four goals. A Tommy Taylor hat-trick, a brace from Liam Whelan and a Johnny Berry strike complete the scoring.


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