May 25, 1991:
West Indian fast bowler Curtly Ambrose shows his prowess with the bat during the second Texaco Trophy One Day international against England at Old Trafford.
Ambrose took two wickets for 36 runs in England’s innings of 270 for four. Top scorer was Allan Lamb with 62.
The West Indies scored 261 for eight in their 55 overs, losing the match by nine runs.
The Old Trafford result clinched the three-match series for England as the West Indies had been defeated by one wicket at Edgbaston two days earlier.
May 28, 1968:
Manchester United defender Shay Brennan decided to branch out towards the end of his footballing career by opening a carpet shop.
The Manchester born full-back, who won 19 caps for the Republic of Ireland, made his debut for United against Sheffield Wednesday on February 19th 1958.
It was the Red Devils’ first game after the Munich air disaster.
Brennan scored twice, playing as outside-left – the position previously occupied by David Pegg who died in the crash.
Brennan went on make 355 senior appearances for United, scoring six goals. He helped the team win the European Cup in 1968.
May 25, 1963:
Happier times for Manchester United as they parade the FA Cup at Wembley after a 3-1 victory over Leicester City.
Pictured, from left, are Tony Dunne, Bobby Charlton, Noel Cantwell, Pat Crerand, Albert Quixall wearing the cup on his head, David Herd and Johnny Giles.
Herd scored two of United’s goals with the third coming from Denis Law. City’s scorer was Ken Keyworth.
Leicester were forced to play in white as their blue shirts would have looked the same colour as United’s red on black and white TVs!