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Memorial Cabinet – The Quadrant Pub

There is a wall-mounted memorial cabinet at the Quadrant Pub in Stretford. The pub is situated about 10 minutes walk from Old Trafford and is popular with fans on a match day. For anyone wanting to visit the pub, the address is 89, Great Stone Rd, Stretford, Manchester, M32 8GR Thanks to Andy McMinn for the...

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50th Anniversary Commemorations in Munich

A group of United supporters went to Munich in February 2008 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the crash.

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Fans Remember

It has become a tradition for fans to visit Old Trafford on Feb 6th each year to pay their respects to those who perished in the crash. People come and go all day, trying to fit in with their other work and personal commitments. Some leave flowers and poems, some just stand silently, alone with their own thoughts. The focal point of the day is The Memorial Plaque at 3:04pm where fans gather to honour the victims. In February 2000, United...

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The Memorials at Munich Airport

There is a field cross-memorial in the village of Kirchtrudering (where the crash occured), It is at the corner of Karotschstraße and Emplstraße. The memorial is decorated with a trough filled with flowers and has the following inscription: "Im Gedenken an die Opfer des Flugzeugkatastrophe am 6.2.1958 unter denen sich auch ein Teil der Fußballmannschaft von Manchester United befand, sowie allen Verkehrstoten der...

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The Original Munich Plaque

‘The classic terrace tribute to the Busby Babes starts: “There is a plaque at Man United, it’s underneath the old Main Stand, It bears the name of Duncan Edwards, he was the finest in the land…”, and in the previous four volumes of Great United Songs, there has been, by way of further information, this: ‘this refers to the original Munich plaque, which is now hidden and part of Old Trafford’s brick...

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The New Munich Plaque

A plaque in memory of those who died was erected at Old Trafford on 25th February 1960. The plaque was paid for by the club and unveiled by Matt Busby. The original Munich plaque was placed above the old Directors Entrance (South Stand tunnel) but was too fragile to move during ground redevelopments made in the mid 1970s. The club decided to keep it in its original place, however it is no longer possible to see it as it has become part...

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