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"We thought of the Busby Babes as we flew around Europe" - Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Paul Scholes

Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Paul Scholes speak to ITV Granada's Mike Hall about their memories of Sir Matt Busby, their affection for Sir Bobby Charlton and the importance of educating young supporters on the club's history as it marks the 60th anniversary of the Munich air disaster.


Harry Gregg's ode to the fallen Babes

In the immediate aftermath of the Munich Air Disaster, Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg saved the lives of Denis Viollet and Bobby Charlton, amongst others.

He's written a poem as a tribute to the teammates who didn't come back to Manchester.

Chris Hall has been hearing from him and from the family of Dennis Viollet.

Duncan Edwards: A Tribute

Sir Matt Busby described Duncan Edwards as the most 'complete footballer in Britain - possibly the world'.

He died in hospital in Munich two weeks after the crash at the age of 21.

Chris Hall has been looking back at his life.

'My good God, there weren't many who come home...': The Munich Air Disaster

Commemorations are taking place to mark the 60th anniversary of the Munich disaster.

23 people died after a plane carrying the Manchester United football team crashed during take off at Munich - killing players, club staff, journalists and crew.

One of the two remaining survivors, Harry Gregg, was called 'The Hero of Munich' because he pulled some of his team mates from the burning plane.

Here, we relive the tragedy:

Minute's silence to mark anniversary of Munich Disaster

A minute's silence will be held at Old Trafford to mark the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster.

Twenty three people died as a result of the tragedy when a plane carrying Manchester United's 'Busby Babes' team crashed at Munich airport.

The silence will be observed at United's ground at four minutes past three, the time of the accident.

It'll form part of a service of remembrance.

Former player Harry Gregg, who survived the crash, says he's proud to have been part of the team.


Manchester United complete transfer of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez has completed his move from Arsenal to Manchester United. Credit: PA

Alexis Sanchez has completed his move from Arsenal to Manchester United, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction, the clubs have announced.

The Chile forward arrives at Old Trafford after three-and-a-half years at the Emirates.

"I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world," Sanchez said on the United website.

The club shared the news with fans over twitter this evening.

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Ryan Giggs set to be announced as Wales Manager

It would be the former Manchester United star's first permanent job in management. Credit: PA

Ryan Giggs is set to be named as Chris Coleman's successor as Wales manager later this afternoon.

The Football Association of Wales said it would announce the identity of the new manager on Twitter ahead of a 2pm press conference at Hensol Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Giggs, 44, has been the clear favourite for the role since he declared his interest in the job last month, saying: "I've played for Wales and I've said that I want to go back into coaching.Obviously that is one of the top jobs."

The former Wales and Manchester United winger will begin what he has described as "one of the top jobs" in coaching.

This will be Giggs' first permanent job in management.

Romelu Lukaku photoshops controversial H&M picture

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has joined the criticism of H&M’s controversial new advertising campaign after the retailer sparked a racism row this week.

The fashion retailer has apologised for advertising an image that was branded racist that showed a black boy wearing a jumper with the words ‘Coolest Monkey in the Jungle’ across it.

The fashion giant was quickly accused of a “disgusting and shameful” decision, with the advertisement since pulled from their website, but Lukaku decided to post his own, witty version of the image onto his Instagram page. Yesterday Canadian singer The Weeknd, who currently has a clothing line with H&M severed ties with them saying he was both "deeply offended" and "shocked and embarrassed" by the advert.

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