The 1958 FA Cup Final was contested by Bolton Wanderers and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium, London, in front of a crowd of almost 100,000. United, who had lost the previous final to Aston Villa, had been decimated three months earlier in the Munich air disaster, and fielded only four crash survivors, along with several newcomers. Just two players featured in the United side from the previous year’s final; six of them were among the dead (along with two others who had not played), two were injured to such an extent that they never played again, while another had not yet fully recovered from his injuries. With Sir Matt Busby fighting for his life in hospital, his trusty No.2 Jimmy Murphy pulled a team together to face Sheffield Wednesday in the fifth round of the FA Cup – just 13 days after the accident.
Here is a 30×12 storyboard photo commemorating United’s historic Cup run in the aftermath of the Munich disaster. It was signed by Sir Bobby Charlton at a signing session carried out and attended by Allstarsignings in Manchester, 1st March 2016.
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Certificate of Authenticity
CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY
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