The trio, as well as former United teammates Phil Neville and Ryan Giggs, all have stakes in the non-league side—as has been documented on a recent BBC programme chronicling their experiences as part-owners of the club.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) November 6, 2015
However, surely none of the five—who all won the Champions League with Manchester United in 1999—could have expected their local team to have overturned their League Two opponents.
Buoyed by home advantage, Salford took the lead through former Sheffield United frontman Danny Webber, who scored just after the break, before Richie Allen made it 2-0 later in the second period.
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Coincidentally, the Notts Co goalkeeper was Roy Carroll, who played alongside the Class of 92 at Old Trafford.
The trio of United greats in attendance couldn’t hide their delight as the Ammies secured the victory, the first giant-killing of the FA Cu proper!
The non-league team now advance to the second round.