Browsing: Players

Munich
Legends: Geoff Bent
By 0

By Worried Turkey. Geoff Bent – aged 25, full-back. 12 appearances. Unfortunately for Bent, despite his tenacious tackling, cool distribution and youthful pace, he spent his short career as an understudy to established full-backs Roger Byrne and Bill Foulkes, filling…

Munich
Legends: Eddie Colman
By 0

By Worried Turkey. Eddie Colman – aged 21, half-back. 107 appearances, 2 goals The 21-year-old was a mesmerising crowd-pleaser who had already played in 107 games for Manchester United and helped the club to a pair of Football League Championships.…

Munich
Legends: Roger Byrne
By 0

By Worried Turkey. Roger Byrne – aged 28, full-back. 277 appearances, 19 goals. 33 England caps. One of the greatest defenders in Manchester United’s history, Byrne was a father figure to the Busby Babes and tragically died alongside many of…

Munich
Legends: Mark Jones
By 0

By Worried Turkey. Mark Jones – aged 24, half-back, 120 appearances, 1 goal. The big, blond ex-bricklayer, a former captain of the England schoolboy’s team, had joined United from Yorkshire junior football and turned professional in the summer of 1950.…