Munich Air Disaster

February 19, 2012 by staff 

Munich Air Disaster, 54 years ago today Manchester United played their first game after the Munich Air Disaster, the FA Cup tie with Sheffield Wednesday.

The picture accompanying the article depicts the infamous “blank sheet” programme, where the team information wasn’t filled out.

The team that United fielded that read : Gregg, Foulkes, Greaves, Goodwin, Cope, Crowther, Webster, Taylor, Dawson, Pearson, Brennan.

Harry Gregg and Bill Foulkes who were both survived the tragedy miraculously took to the field. Shay Brennan scored a double and Dawson scored the other as United won 3-0.

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