Ed Woodward

Why the Glazers missed the Man United Munich ceremony

Man United Munich ceremony

February 6 was the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster.

The Munich Air Disaster of 1958 is one of the greatest tragedies to ever occur in football, wiping out the majority of the Busby Babes with 23 of the 44 people on board that doomed plane passing away.

Why the Glazers stayed away

On Tuesday at Man United’s Old Trafford stadium, the Red Devils put on a ceremony to record the darkest day in the club’s history.

A string of Man United icons were at the event.

That included Jose Mourinho and Michael Carrick, while Sir Alex Ferguson and Ed Woodward were also there.

A poignant day at Old Trafford.

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However there were some significant absentees as none of the Glazer family turned up at the event.

Why did the Americans stay away?

That issue has been touched up on in the Times on Wednesday. Readers are told:

Alas, the Glazer family, the United owners, were not (in attendance). Just as they did ten years ago for the 50th anniversary of the biggest tragedy in the long and colourful history of this giant of English football, they stayed away.

Neither Avram Glazer nor Joel Glazer, the executive co-chairmen, was there. They like to leave these matters to Woodward, the executive vice- chairman, apparently. It was their loss.


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Will Marcus Rashford be available vs Newcastle?

It’s still a few days away, but on Sunday Newcastle United will host Manchester United in the Premier League.

There are already fears the Marcus Rashford will miss the Newcastle game.

Rashford, who has appeared in every Premier League for United this season, was a second half sub last weekend against Huddersfield.

But that cameo appearance could prove to be pricey as the England international picked up a knock. ESPN have reported:

Marcus Rashford will be assessed this week after the Manchester United forward suffered a muscle injury during the win over Huddersfield on Saturday.

(He) felt a strain at the top of his left leg during his 20-minute appearance.

Also see: Did Romelu Lukaku reveal a new contract against Huddersfield?

Congratulations to Man United’s Anthony Martial & Melanie Da Cruz.

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