Manchester United stars pay tribute to the victims of the Munich air disaster
23 people died in the plane crash 58 years ago today18:16 Saturday 6 February 2016, 18:16 6 Feb 2016
On 6th February 1958, a plane that included the Manchester United squad returning from a game in Belgrade crashed after a refuelling stop at Munich Airport.
Eight Manchester United players and three members of staff died as a result of the crash. Irish defender Liam Whelan was among the eight players who died. He died, aged 22.
Manchester United players, past and present have been paying tribute today to the players that did that fave fondly become known as "The Flowers of Manchester".
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