Competition: First Division.
United had been watched by huge crowds wherever they played and it came as no surprise when they broke the Loftus Road ground record for their final game of their championship season as they finished five points clear of runners-up Liverpool.
The game, with no pressure on
Predictably Allan Clarke got the winner to take his tally for the season to thirteen League goals and with a further three in Europe his sixteen goals was second best to his striking partner Mick Jones who notched fourteen in the league and seventeen in total.
United players salute their fans: Roy Ellam, Terry Cooper, Mick Bates, Gordon McQueen, Paul Madeley, Joe Jordan,
Norman Hunter, Frank Gray, Peter Lorimer, Trevor Cherry, David Stewart, Allan Clarke, Terry Yorath, Johnny Giles,
Billy Bremner, Eddie Gray, David Harvey, Paul Reaney.
Dressing Room celebrations: Trevor Cherry, Paul Madeley, Billy Bremner, Frank Gray, Peter Lorimer, Gordon McQueen,
Joe Jordan, Paul Reaney, David Harvey.
Billy Bremner with the Championship Don Revie with Championship Trophy
Trophy on Gordon McQueen’s shoulders
watched by David Harvey and Joe Jordan.
Phil Parkes Dave Clements Martyn Busby Ian Gillard
Terry Venables Terry Mancini Tony Hazell
Dave Thomas Gerry Francis Mick Leach
Stan Bowles Don Givens Allan Clarke scored the winning goal