The Munich Air Disaster
To make it easier to navigate and find, I have made a page to catalogue the 13 separate parts of my extended piece on the Munich Air Disaster. Please take some time out to have a read because not only does it make for a poignant read but it is important to learn about the history of the club we all love and realise just why United are United.
Part I Introduction to the team
Part II The context of the disaster
Part III Profiles of six of those players lost in the tragedy
Part IV How did Manchester United cope with the immediate aftermath?
Part V How did others react to the disaster?
Part VI The story of Sir Bobby Charlton and how it changed him
Part VII The story of Duncan Edwards – ‘the gentle giant’
Part VIII What has been written about the disaster and what relevance does it have?
Part IX The impact the disaster had on the communities of Manchester
Part X The impact the disaster had on the communties of Manchester (continued)
Part XI The funerals and how did the disaster change the fan relationship?
Part XII How did the disaster affect how football was seen in society even today?
Part XIII Conclusion – The Munich Disaster
A tribute to Sir Bobby Charlton – The fantastic BBC documentary looking at the life and love of Sir Bobby Charlton