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PICTURE: Sir Matt Busby’s Programme Notes vs Real Madrid 1968

On April 24th 1968, the season that marked the 10 year anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster, Manchester United faced Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the European Cup.

In the first leg, United won 1-0 thanks to a goal from George Best, and in the second leg drew 3-3, to book their place in the final at Wembley where they lifted the trophy.

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  1. Indian Devil says:

    We will win 2-1 tonight :cool:

  2. montanared says:

    Scott thank you, perfect warm up!
    Sir Matt’s program notes– top,top class.
    Grew up listening to a 45 of the highlights of the Benfica game, words etched in my head for last 40 years, “Charlton, Best, Kidd and Charlton again.” Absolutely priceless footage of the Semi.
    March on heroes of today. UNITED ! UNITED! UNITED!

  3. belfast red. says:

    Scot, thank you man. You are a legend in youre own right! Get shivers reading anything from Sir Matt Busby. Never seen that before tho. Wow! Thank you.

  4. slim says:

    Scott mate, nice one. Simply great. You’re the man for this
    Got me thinking i gotta get a collage of some sort from our sir matt and sir alex

  5. onlydale says:

    Great video!! Some shoddy defending by Utd in first half though!! ;)


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