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GUNNERS YEARS: Talbot double sinks Man Utd at Highbury

PUBLISHED: 16:29 27 April 2009 | UPDATED: 16:08 07 September 2010

1983: Brian Talbot brings some welcome cheer, as another disappointing season winds down, with two goals in the final ten minutes as Manchester United are unexpectedly swept aside 3-0 at Highbury, David O Leary netting the other goal in an ill-tempered co

1983:

Brian Talbot brings some welcome cheer, as another disappointing season winds down, with two goals in the final ten minutes as Manchester United are unexpectedly swept aside 3-0 at Highbury, David O'Leary netting the other goal in an ill-tempered contest. But a football league experiment to play on the May Day Bank Holiday fails as the fans stay away. Just 23,602 watch the game at Highbury - still, the third highest gate of the day in all four divisions - while elsewhere Everton record their lowest ever top-flight attendance, just over 12,000.

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