On This Day – Record Premier League Win

4-3-1995 Manchester United hammer Ipswich Town 9-0 on this day to record the biggest win in the history of the Premier League. Andy Cole scored five goals for United, a Premier League record he holds together with Alan Shearer (Newcastle vs Sheffied Wednesday, 1999), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham vs Wigan, 2009) and Dimitar Berbatov (Manchester United vs Blackburn, 2010). The other United goals where scored by Mark Hughes (2), Paul Ince and Roy Keane.

United line-up: Schmeichel, Keane, Irwin, Bruce, Kanchelskis, Pallister, Cole, Ince, McClair, Hughes and Giggs.


Ipswich keeper, Canadian Craig Forrest, returned to Old Trafford this time in goal for West Ham, in April 2000. West Ham where defeated 7-1. This time it was Paul Scholes who scored a hat-trick.

Photo: Giampaolo Squarcina


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