Two tricky away fixtures just yields one point but a draw at league leaders Notts County was a fine result - only Derby had come away from Meadow Lane unbeaten, also getting a goalless draw.
Cambridge (a) 1-2
Bobby Shinton got another but United left The Abbey pointless after Roger Gibbins and Stephen Spriggs scored for the U's. Up front was some towering striker by the name of George Reilly.... Crowd 5,684.
"Then after that listened to match on the radio. Then heard score - 1-0 then 1-1, 2-1 to Cambridge."
Journal Merit Marks: Carr 8, Mitchell 6, Johnson 6, Clarke 6, Boam 6, Carney 5, Shoulder 5, Martin 6, Hibbitt 7, Wharton 6, Shinton 7.
County (a) 0-0
A point at the league leaders. 8,093. Brian Kilcline.
"Score: Notts.Co. 0 Newcastle 0".
Journal Merit Marks: Carr 9, Mitchell 7, Johnson 7, Clarke 6, Boam 6, Carney 6, Shoulder 7, Martin 6, Hibbitt 7, Wharton 7, Shinton 8.
Not much change apart from the rise of Bobby Shinton who has leapt up to a staggering fourth with another above average score, this time a stunning 8. Kevin Carr once again gets highest marks for being busy:
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