Busby Babes Surfer Flag Tribute

55 years ago today some of Sir Matt Busby’s Babes played their last game for Manchester United football club the day before the tragic Munich Air disaster of 1958. Twenty people died that day with three more dying in hospital afterwards, including eight United players.

That day in 58 is regarded as one of the saddest days in the history of our great football club, but there is no doubt about the fact that it made us what a great club we are today. That fateful day has since provided much inspiration for generation after generation of players and fans alike.

55 years down the line Stretford End Flags have designed this surfer flag below. The flag was suggested by United legend Gary Neville and it will be used at all big games from now onwards as not only an inspiration, but as a memory of all who lost their lives.


The flag will be on show for the first time on Sunday when United take on Everton at Old Trafford, and what a fitting tribute it is.

The guys at Stretford End Flags who made this all possible rely solely on donations from fans, and they’d heavily appreciate any donations towards their £2000 total. You can do this here.

Everybody who lost their lives in that crash will always have a place in our hearts. Gone, but never forgotten.

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