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Old 02-01-2008, 02:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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6th February 1958

United team line up prior to kick off V. Red Star Belgrade on the eve of the crash

A 50th Anniversary Tribute

Just after 3 o’clock on a chill afternoon in Munich 50 years ago on Wednesday, the plane carrying a victorious Manchester United team back from Belgrade crashed on a snow-covered runway while making a third attempt to take off after a refuelling stop. It claimed the lives of 23 people, including eight players.


Geoff Bent
Roger Byrne
Eddie Colman
Duncan Edwards
Mark Jones
David Pegg
Tommy Taylor
Liam Whelan
Walter Crickmer
Bert Whalley
Tom Curry
Alf Clarke
Don Davies
George Follows
Tom Jackson
Archie Ledbrooke
Henry Rose
Eric Thompson
Frank Swift
Kenneth Rayment
Bela Miklos
Willie Satinoff
Tom Cable
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