Manchester United fans in Munich mark air disaster’s 60th anniversary

• ‘This is a pilgrimage. A trip every United fan should make once’
• Bayern Munich’s Karl-Heinz Rummenigge among the speakers

The strains of “We’ll keep the red flag flying high” sang out across Manchester Platz, or Manchester Square, Munich on a bitterly cold February day. The sun shone out of the pale blue sky that Munich does so well, helping warm the Manchester United fans gathered for the memorial service marking the 60th anniversary of the crash that killed eight of their finest players.

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