Munich Air Disaster

United Visit Munich Air Crash Memorial Site (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United players and staff visited the memorial dedicated to the victims of the 1958 Munich Air Disaster on Tuesday. Wayne Rooney Trains W...

United Mark 56th Anniversary Of Munich Air Disaster

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester United today marked the 56th anniversary of the Munich air disaster which has come to define them as a football club. Eight players and ...

Munich Air Disaster Survivor And United Legend Bill Foulkes Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Sport

Bill Foulkes, the former Manchester United defender and survivor of the 1958 Munich air disaster, has died, aged 81. Foulkes made his United debut ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Liverpool Apologise For Tweet Mocking United Munich Tragedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Sport

Liverpool's official Twitter account appeared to mock the 1958 Munich air disaster which claimed the lives of eight Manchester United players. On T...

Superga - Football's Forgotten Air Disaster

Rob Atkinson | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

Torino AC, the club so devastated by the Superga Disaster all those years ago, did not place the same emphasis on the continual commemoration and reminiscing employed by Manchester United and its fans worldwide. Perhaps this is why they struggled for so long to regain any sort of pre-eminence.

1958 Munich Air Disaster: How It Cemented a Manchester United Fan's Lifelong Commitment

Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Sport
Samuel Luckhurst

Aged nine, I discovered the legacy of the 1958 Munich air disaster. I was vaguely aware of the tragedy but despite being a walking United almanac I was not well versed in it. That swiftly changed and suddenly I was able to reel off the names Byrne, Whelan, Pegg, Colman, Bent, Jones, Taylor and Edwards.

Neville Makes Donation To Busby Babes Flag

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Sport

Gary Neville has made a donation to a flag commemorating the 55th anniversary of the Munich air disaster. The flag will appear prior to United en...

Liverpool Fan's Sick Munich Air Disaster Tattoo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Sport

A Liverpool fan posted a picture of his tattooed backside celebrating the Munich air disaster, in which eight Manchester United players were killed. ...

Munich Air Disaster Survivor Kenny Morgans Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Sport

Kenny Morgans, the former Manchester United winger who survived the Munich air disaster, has died aged 73. He was taken ill on Saturday night and late...

Samuel Luckhurst

Sky Sports Denies That Its Reporters Will Record Fans' Chants

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Sport

Sky Sports has strongly denied that it will be placing reporters with listening devices among Liverpool and Manchester United fans during today's Prem...

Liverpool And United To Hold Talks Ahead Of Super Sunday Match?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Sport

Liverpool and Manchester United are expected to converse this week ahead of the clubs' Premier League meeting on Sunday in a bid to diffuse tensions a...

WATCH: Decimated United Lose To Bolton Months After Munich

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Sport

Less than two months after the Munich air disaster saw eight players perish amongst the 23, Manchester United played against Bolton Wanderers in the 1...

Munich Pilot Made A Scapegoat - Gregg

PA | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester United goalkeeping legend Harry Gregg has contributed to a fresh re-examination of the Munich air crash, insisting the pilot blamed was mad...