They Were Our Heroes: A Poem by Tom Clare

They were our heroes, they never grew old; That’s why their story, will forever be told; Young boys and young men, who just lived for the game; Their banner was football, and Manchester United’s proud name. They grew up together, were Matt’s only...

Twas the Night Before Christmas: A Poem by Ian Gibson

Twas the night before Christmas, Old Trafford was bare. The staff all gone home, there was nobody there.. The lights cast a shadow, a soft glimmer which lit up the soft green grass on the pitch. Just as the clock gave out its twelfth chime An old man appeared, as if...

From Munich to the Present Day: A Poem by Lew Fink

Sixty years have come and gone and still we feel the pain The loss of 8 brave men in our hearts they will remain That fateful day in Munich We never will forget The Pride of English Football The Flowers of Manchester Like a Phoenix from the ashes, United rose once...

Ode to the Babes: A Poem by Lew Fink

It happened 60 years ago On a Munich runway in the driving snow England’s finest football team,flying high But their plane would never reach the sky A tragedy that should never have been How the cruellest of fates would intervene ROGER BYRNE:A local lad,who...

Each February we meet up at Old Trafford to remember those who died Learn more