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The Munich Air Disaster

by Sam Peoples


To make it easier to navigate and find, we have catalogued the 13 separate parts of our 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 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