David Pegg

Date of Birth: 20 September 1935 Age when killed: 22 He signed for United on leaving school in 1950 and made his first team debut in the Football League First Division against Middlesbrough on 6 December 1952, aged 17. He was the club’s first-choice outside left...

Mark Jones

Date of Birth: 15 June 1933 Age when killed: 24 Born in Wombwell, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire in 1933, he was the club’s first-choice centre half for much of the 1950s and collected two League Championship winner’s medals. He signed for Manchester...

Duncan Edwards

Date pf Birth: 1 October 1936 Age when killed: 21 Much has been written about “Big Dunc” over the years. He was probably the most well known player with the biggest potential (I know that’s a matter of opinion) to be killed. I’ve built a site...

Eddie Colman

Date of Birth: 1 November 1936 Age when killed: 21 Colman was born in Salford, Lancashire and joined Manchester United’s youth team on leaving school in the summer of 1952. He became a first-team member during the 1955–56 season. Over the next two-and-a-half...

Roger Byrne

Date of Birth: 8 February 1929 Age when killed: 28 Roger Byrne made 33 appearances for the England team, and was captain of Manchester United from the 1953–54 season onwards, the legendary Busby Babes era, playing as a full-back of the traditional style, similar to a...

Geoff Bent

Date of Birth: 27 September 1932 Age when killed: 25 Bent was born in Salford, Lancashire, and joined United on leaving school in the summer of 1948. After several seasons playing in the reserve and youth sides, he became a professional in 1951 and over the decade...

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