Official XI: Preston North End vs Manchester United [FA Cup]


Preston North End: Stuckmann, Clarke, Huntington, Wright, Laird, Humphrey, Welsh, Kilkenny, Gallagher, K. Davies, Garner.

Manchester United: De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, Rojo, Shaw, Blind, Herrera, Rooney, Fellaini, Di Maria, Falcao
Subs: Valdes, Evans, McNair, Januzaj, Mata, Young, Wilson

Match Facts

  • This is the seventh time these sides have been drawn together in the FA Cup, with Manchester United progressing four times and Preston twice.
  • This is the first meeting in any competition since Manchester United won 2-0 at Deepdale in the FA Cup fourth round in February 1972.
  • Preston have won this competition twice – in 1889 and 1938 – and have been runners-up on a further five occasions.
  • Manchester United are the joint-most successful side in FA Cup history with 11 victories – but have won the competition only once this century, in 2004.

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