01/04/2018 08:30, Report by Adam Marshall
We reflect on 10 Manchester United memories from Easter periods over the past 30 years…
1988: Liverpool 3 United 3
Anfield on Easter Monday and the stuff of legend. Bryan Robson converted Peter Davenport’s cross to hand United an early boost against leaders Liverpool, but the joy was shortlived. Peter Beardsley and Gary Gillespie turned things around by half-time and Steve McMahon punted a spectacular third. Colin Gibson was sent off for a second yellow card but, somehow, United battled back. Robson’s deflected drive gave Alex Ferguson’s men hope and Gordon Strachan’s coollest of finishes, and iconic celebration, rescued a point for the 10 men.
1993: United 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1 | Coventry 0 United 1
A double-header for the Reds of huge significance. Everybody will recall Steve Bruce’s two late headers against Sheffield Wednesday to turn things around en route to the first Premier League title but the 1-0 victory at Coventry City on Easter Monday, courtesy of a belter by Denis Irwin, was the perfect follow-up to that pivotal and emotional triumph over the Owls.
1995: Leicester 0 United 4
A biggest win of the Easter period in recent times was a 4-0 demolition of Leicester City at Filbert Street. United played some marvellous football, with Lee Sharpe getting the ball rolling before setting up the second for Andy Cole. When Bruce had an attempt…