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2019 Munich Anniversary Commemorations

Watch the videos from the Supporters Anniversary Remembrance Events that took place at Old Trafford and in Munich in January and February 2019

Blue Plaque for Tom Curry: Photos

On Sunday 4 February 2018, a Blue Plaque was unveiled to honour Manchester United’s well-loved trainer, Tom Curry.

Blue Plaque for Tom Curry: Video

On Sunday 4 February 2018, a Blue Plaque was unveiled to honour Manchester United’s well-loved trainer, Tom Curry.

Interview with salfordonline

Pete Martin and I were interviewed by salfordonline.com outside Old Trafford on 6th February 2014. Here’s the video

Schoolday Memories – 5/2/58

In 1958 when Manchester United were playing Red Star Belgrade in the Cup, Mr Best then just a teacher at the Clock School decided we could get a TV from Townsends and watch the match in the hall

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.

Memorial Video

Chris Nightingale, a student at Central Lancashire University, created this short video documentary about the Munich Air Crash as part of his course

Busby Babes Players Honoured in Blue Plaque Scheme

May 27th 2011 In July last year I was contacted by Chris Hirst, a teacher at Stretford High School. His students were undertaking a project (which he was leading) and he wanted to know where some of the Busby Babes lived. I put him in touch with my friend...

Dennis Viollet has Died

7 March 1999 Dennis Viollet, one of the survivors of the Munich air crash has died at the age of 65.  Dennis, who lived in Florida, had been ill with a brain tumour. His family were at his bedside when he died. Always a favourite of the fans, he still hold the...

Eagle or Phoenix?

There has been a heated debate recently regarding the badge worn by the United team in the 1958 FA Cup Final. Tradition has it that the bird is a phoenix, representing the club rising from the ashes following the air crash. However, another theory has been put forward...

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