munich ’58

Did you see the news that Man Utd have been given dispensation to wear a one-off,  logo-free replica 50’s kit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Munich air crash for the match versus Man City on February?  It’s supposed to be a commercialism-free occasion which will be a tremendously fitting and emotional tribute to those players, staff and journalists who perished that day. The computer could only have thrown up a match versus City that Saturday nearest the anniversary date couldn’t it? Especially since this was a personal tragedy which affected the whole of Manchester.

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