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6 February 2020

Geoff Bent was born on the 27 September 1932 in Irlams o’ th’ Height in Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, the only child of miner Clifford … Read more

6 February 2020

William Augustine Whelan, Liam or Billy for short, was born on the 1 April 1935 in Dublin, Ireland and came from a large family. His father dies in 1943 when he was just… Read more

6 February 2020

David Pegg was just 22 when he died in the Munich Air Disaster on the 6 February 1958. He was born on the 20 September 1935 in Highfields, Doncaster in the West Riding o… Read more

6 February 2020

Roger Byrne was the oldest Manchester United player to have been killed in the Munich Air Disaster, aged 28. Born on the 8 February 1929 in Gorton, Manchester, would hav… Read more

6 February 2020

The Gentle Giant, Mark Jones was born on the 15 June 1933 in Wombwell in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the third of seven children – the son of miner, Amos Jones. … Read more

6 February 2020

Tommy Taylor was born on the 29 January 1932 in Smithies, East Riding of Yorkshire and was one of six children. He lived in the Barnsley area and was schooled at the Ral… Read more

6 February 2020

On the 21 February 1958, Manchester United midfielder, Duncan Edwards passed away at the tender age of 21. Edwards finally succumbed to the injuries sustained 15 days ea… Read more

6 February 2020

On Wednesday 5 February 1958, Manchester United faced Red Star Belgrade in the quarter-final second leg of the European Cup in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia). At Old … Read more

19 January 2020

Ashley Young left Manchester United for Inter Milan on Friday after speculation about him signing for the club rumbled on over the past week. The 34-year-old could have … Read more

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