1884/85 - Newton Heath | Manchester United News
1884/85 – Newton Heath

The second competitive season for Newton Heath LYR saw the club once again compete in the Lancashire Cup and also make its first entry into the Manchester and District Senior Cup.

The 4-0 September win over Haydock Temperence was the first recorded win for the club and although they were defeated in the next round, they were to face much more success in their second competition of the season, getting all the way to the final.

Lancashire Cup

Date Round Opponents H / A ResultF – A Scorers Attendance
20 September 1884 Round 1 Haydock Temperence H 4 – 0 Unknown
25 October 1884 Round 2 Baxenden A 1 – 4 Unknown

Manchester and District Senior Cup

Date Round Opponents H / A ResultF – A Scorers Attendance
31 January 1885 Round 1 Eccles H 3 – 2 Unknown 400
14 February 1885 Round 1Replay Eccles N 3 – 0 T. Davies, Blears,Gotheridge
7 March 1885 Round 2 Manchester A 3 – 0 T. Davies, Jordan, Blears
18 April 1885 Semi-finals Dalton Hall Owens Col. Hurst 4 – 3 (a.e.t.) Howles, T. Davies (2), Earp 3,000
25 April 1885 Final Hurst Whalley Range 0 – 3 3,500