|Event 1976–77 FA Cup|
Date 21 May 1977
Venue Wembley Stadium
|Champion Manchester United F.C.|
Location Wembley Stadium
Referee Bob Matthewson
|Similar 1979 FA Cup Final, 1983 FA Cup Final, 1909 FA Cup Final, 1958 FA Cup Final, 1985 FA Cup Final|
1977 fa cup final full match liverpool vs manchester united part a
The 1977 FA Cup Final was the final match of the 1976–77 FA Cup, the 96th season of England's premier cup football competition. The match was played on 21 May 1977 at Wembley Stadium, London, and it was contested by Manchester United and Liverpool. United won the game 2–1. All three goals came in a five-minute period early in the second half. Stuart Pearson opened the scoring when he latched onto a long ball forward and drove a hard shot past Ray Clemence. Liverpool equalised through Jimmy Case soon after, as he turned and hooked a right foot half-volley into the top corner, giving Stepney no chance. However, just three minutes later, United regained the lead when Lou Macari's shot deflected off team mate Jimmy Greenhoff's chest and looped into the net past Clemence and Phil Neal on the line.
- 1977 fa cup final full match liverpool vs manchester united part a
- Man united v liverpool 1977 fa cup final
Having already won the league title and then going on to win the European Cup four days later, United's victory prevented Liverpool from winning an unprecedented Treble – Manchester United became the first club to achieve this feat 22 years later.