Bristol Rovers and Manchester United have met on only seven occasions; twice in the league, twice in the League Cup and three times in the FA Cup. The most famous meeting between the teams among Bristol Rovers fans was the second one, which Rovers won 4-0 at Eastville in the FA Cup in 1956. The most recent meeting was in Lee Martin's testimonial game, which was a pre-season match in 1999 featuring David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Ole Gunnar Solskaer.
- Last meeting: 28 March 1975 - Bristol Rovers 1-1 Manchester United
- Biggest win: 7 January 1956 - Bristol Rovers 4-0 Manchester United
- Biggest defeat: 25 January 1964 - Manchester United 4-1 Bristol Rovers
- Highest aggregate score: 25 January 1964 - Manchester United 4-1 Bristol Rovers
Players to represent both clubsEdit
- Ronnie Briggs
- Nick Culkin
- Luke Daniels was a youth team player at Manchester United
- Lee Martin
- Andy Rammell was on the books of Manchester United, but never played for them.
In addition, former Manchester United youth team captain Danny Rose spent the summer of 2007 on trial with Bristol Rovers, but failed to earn a contract with the club.
|12 January 1935||FA Cup||Bristol Rovers||1-3||Manchester United|
|7 January 1956||FA Cup||Bristol Rovers||4-0||Manchester United|
|25 January 1964||FA Cup||Manchester United||4-1||Bristol Rovers|
|3 October 1972||League Cup||Bristol Rovers||1-1||Manchester United|
|11 October 1972||League Cup||Manchester United||1-2||Bristol Rovers|
|21 September 1974||Division Two||Manchester United||2-0||Bristol Rovers|
|28 March 1975||Division Two||Bristol Rovers||1-1||Manchester United|
I think the earliest occasion is 03.11.1900
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