The Flowers of Manchester

Today is the 54th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, one of the darkest days of not only Manchester United’s history but the world of sport.

It was a cold dark evening on February 6, 1958, in Munich. Manchester and the of the world said goodbye to 23 Manchester United players, fans and staff. A day that would change Manchester United football club forever. Eight heroes, legends, Manchester United players lost their lives on this faithful day and they are in the thoughts and prayers of every Manchester United fans around the globe at this tragic time.

We shall remember those that tragically lost their lives in 1958: Geoff Bent, Roger Byrne, Eddie Coleman, Duncan Edwards, Mark Jones, David Pegg, Tommy Taylor, Liam Whelan; Walter Crickmer, Tom Curry, Ben Whalley; Tommy Cable, Alf Clarke, Don Davies, George Follows, Tom Jackson, Archie Ledbrooke, Bela Milklos, Kenneth Rayment, Henry Rose, Willie Satinoff, Frank Swift and Eric Thompson.