MANCHESTER (Dagbladet): Ole Gunnar Solskjær (45) was today at the space outside Old Trafford to honour the deceased after the Munich accident 6. February 1958. the
the Norwegian let including down a large flower wreath along with soccer great Bryan Robson, who played 13 seasons in the club from 1981. United-the coaches, Michael Carrick, Kieran McKenna and goalkeeping Emilio Alvarez was also in place to take part in the selection. the
thank you for coming, we know how busy you are, said the reverend John Boyers to Solskjær and co. from the scene. the
It was a emsjonell ceremony, which lasted just under half an hour. You could hear the snufsing among the spectators in the square, and Solskjær looked often down in the ground along the way.
There were speeches, poems and prayer for those who lost their lives in the tragedy. The commemoration was concluded with a two-minute silence exactly 15.04 local time, the time when the accident in the German Munich happened 61 years ago.
Manchester United were on their way back to England from Belgrade, in what was then called Yugoslavia, after a match against Red Star in the Europa cup. the
the Aircraft with 44 passengers on board crashed during take off in Munich. They had landed in Germany to refuel, before the aircraft was scheduled to proceed to Manchester.
twice did the aircraft was ready to take off from the runway, but both times were attempts in the blizzard interrupted. The third time it went terribly wrong.
It had gathered to the melting snow on the runway in a matter of hours, and this meant that the aircraft didn't come up in the speed required to take off. Instead crashed the plane into a fence at the end of the runway, before it hit a house with one wing.
20 people were killed on the spot, while three people later died of the injuries they incurred. Eight players from the famous team "the Busby Babes", after the manager Sir Matt Busby, lost their lives. The same did eight journalists, three members of the club's support, and two other passengers.
the Legendary Sir Bobby Charlton was among the nine players who survived the crash.LET-DOWN CROWN: Manchester United came with a separate greeting. Photo: Christian Monge Hugsted View more GREETING: Manchester United came with a separate greeting. Photo: Christian Monge Hugsted Show more - Fine
It has become a tradition to hold an annual minnesmarkering outside Manchester United's stadium, where more than 1000 people gathered today. Even though it was under the auspices of a supportergruppe, showed the Manchester United and Ole Gunnar Solskjær together with support services its support.
" It is wonderful that they come here. There is no one who forces them to come here. I'm sure they come here of their own free will. It is fantastic that representater for the club, the coaches, are here, for it is a part of the club and they are a part of it, says Mike Thomas, who is the founder of Münich58.co.the uk, which was founded 20 years ago.
- It is for the fans by the fans, but it is very nice that the club is involved. It is very nice to see, " says Thomas further.
In the last year was Munich-the accident marked in an additional way since it was 60 years since the incident. Then there was held a special ceremony inside of Old Trafford, where manager José ^ the academic degree awarded, Sir Alex Ferguson and the players were in place.
It is not normal that the managers are present in the selection when it's not a special occasion, but the former United manager Louis van Gaal has also been in place previously.OLD TRAFFORD: These hangs to the memory of the Busby Babes on the wall at Old Trafford in the vicinity of the main entrance. Photo: Christian Monge Hugsted View more Will never forget
today song, including Pete Martin, the famous song Flowers of Manchester, and the names of all the deceased were read. People of all ages had turned up to mark the anniversary of the tragedy, including Ray Tropics and Mike O'Boyle, who was in tiårsalderen when the accident happened.
- We will never forget it. It is the essence of this club. The boys were about to achieve something great and no one will know how far they would be reached, but the club has moved on and it is a part of our history, " says the Tropics.
It is integrated into us. This date, 6. February 1958. It made and what could have been. It is a terrible tragedy, "says O'Boyle.
There that strikes you when you stand at the minnesmarkeringen, is that there are people of all ages around you. Generations of people who were not born or have parents who were not born when Munich-the accident took place.
- It has gone on from generation to generation. It defines us as United supporters. This is a family, it is a familieklubb, "says O'Boyle.SUPPORTERS: Ray Tropics (t.v.) and Mike O'Boyle has followed Manchester United for over 60 years. Photo: Christian Monge Hugsted Show more
Even though the timing does not fit with the working day for many, there was a large number who showed up.
- It is ekste support to Manchester United. Many can not get here today because they have to work, and that we understand. In the last year, there was a large selection, and it was the same as it was 50 years since the accident. But it is those years in between that shows the club's true spirit, " says the Tropics.
Just before the ceremony started, appeared the so Ole Gunnar Solskjær up to take part in the selection. Those who were with him that he came, gave the Norwegian applause. He also got decent applause from the turnout when the club finally was thanked for the turnout.
" We expected it, but it's nice to see Ole. The DNA in this club going through the years of his, "says O'Boyle about Solskjær.Carragher with a startling statement about Solskjærs United