Walter Crickmer was an English football club secretary and manager. He became Manchester United club secretary in 1926.
He twice assumed managerial responsibility at United: from 1 April 1931 to 1 June 1932, and then again from 1 August 1937 to 1 February 1945.
Together with club owner James W. Gibson, he was responsible for instituting the youth development system at Manchester United.
After 32 years of service as club secretary, Crickmer was killed in the Munich air disaster on 6 February 1958.
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