THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

11 January ~ Manchester United visited Southampton twice in 1996 and lost 9-4 on aggregate. In April they had famously switched kits at half time, with Alex Ferguson complaining his players couldn’t see each other because of their grey shirts, but still went down 3-1. Later that year, in October, they wore their blue away kit from the start but an Egil Ostenstad hat-trick, two from Eyal Berkovic and a superb chip from Matt Le Tissier gave Saints the win.

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