The 1983 Milk Cup Final was a football match held on 26 March 1983 between League Cup holders Liverpool and Manchester United, who would go on to win the FA Cup later that year. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Events 1026 - Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II as Holy Roman Emperor. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition Liverpool Football Club are an English professional Association football club based in Liverpool England. The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after Liverpool won the match 2-1; Norman Whiteside scored the opener for Manchester United, before Alan Kennedy equalised with 15 minutes to go. Norman Whiteside (born May 7 1965) in Rathcoole, Northern Ireland) is a former Northern Irish football player who represented Alan Phillip Kennedy (born 31 August 1954 is a former footballer who played for Liverpool during their halcyon days in the late 1970s and early 1980s who had a knack of scoring The winner was scored in the 8th minute of extra-time by Ronnie Whelan. Ronald 'Ronnie' Andrew Whelan (born 25 September 1961 is a former Irish football Midfielder who was an integral part of the dominant Liverpool
Had Manchester United won the League Cup as well as the FA Cup that year, they would have become the first team ever to have won the two competitions in the same season. Instead, Liverpool won their third successive League Cup, and the second of three successive League and League Cup Doubles.
The match was played at Wembley Stadium in front of approximately 100,000 spectators. original Wembley Stadium was a football Stadium in Wembley, a suburb of north-west London, standing on the site now occupied by the
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