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Cristiano Ronaldo no match for Exeter City

15 years ago today Exeter held Manchester United to a 0-0 draw

Exeter City, who were playing in the Conference at the time, held Manchester United to a goalless draw at Old Trafford 15 years ago today. 

United manager Sir Alex Ferguson named Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo in his side - but the duo were unable to breach City's defence in front of more than 67,000 spectators.

A few weeks later, however, United avoided a major upset by beating the Grecians in the replay at St James Park. Wayne Rooney and Ronaldo scored the goals. 

Despite the defeat, the grecians benefited from a healthy £1 million following television rights and sponsorship. 

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