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Harry Gregg obituary

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Magnificent Manchester United goalkeeper hailed as a hero of the Munich air crash of 1958 The footballer Harry Gregg, who has died aged 87, was one of the finest and bravest goalkeepers of his era, and equally courageous away from the goalmouth. In particular he was a hero of the appalling Munich air crash of February 1958, when a plane carrying the Manchester United team back from Belgrade failed to clear the snowy runway after refuelling in Munich, killing 23 people and leaving many others with dreadful injuries. Related: Harry Gregg, Manchester United and Northern Ireland great, dies...
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Manchester United greats Charlton and Ferguson lead tributes to Northern Ireland legend Harry Gregg

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Manchester United greats Bobby Charlton and Alex Ferguson led tributes to club legend and hero Harry Gregg following his death aged 87.
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Harry Gregg will always be remembered as a heroic figure - Sir Bobby Charlton

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Sir Bobby Charlton and Sir Alex Ferguson have led the tributes to former Manchester United and Northern Ireland goalkeeper Harry Gregg, who has died at the age of 87.
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Harry Gregg opened up on the impact of Man United's 1958 air disaster in Sportsmail interview

Harry Gregg opened up on the impact of Man United's 1958 air disaster in Sportsmail interview

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Former Manchester United and Northern Ireland goalkeeper Harry Gregg died on February 16, 2020 at the age of 87. He gave his final interview to Sportsmail's Ian Ladyman back in 2017.
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Manchester United and Northern Ireland legend Harry Gregg quite simply the bravest, most principled man I have ever met

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The legend of Harry Gregg, his Manchester United and Northern Ireland career, and, of course, Munich, have been well documented in the multitude of tributes following his overnight passing, after a period of illness, aged 87.
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Harry Gregg: Manchester United legend and reluctant hero of the Munich air disaster

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Harry Gregg was happy to be remembered as many things - footballer, goalkeeper, Manchester United player, Northern Ireland international and grassroots champion among them - but was always ill at ease with the title 'hero'.
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Harry Gregg, Manchester United and Northern Ireland great, dies aged 87

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Goalkeeper was a hero of the Munich air disaster Gregg returned to burning fuselage to rescue others The former Manchester United and Northern Ireland goalkeeper Harry Gregg, a hero of the Munich air disaster, has died at the age of 87. His death was announced by the Harry Gregg Foundation on Monday morning. Gregg was a survivor of the air disaster on 6 February 1958 , in which 23 people died, and twice returned to the burning fuselage to drag teammates and strangers to safety. He rescued United colleagues Bobby Charlton and Dennis Viollet from BEA Flight 609, as well as a 20-month old...
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Manchester United and Northern Ireland hero Harry Gregg dies at the age of 87

1 month ago   |   By CaughtOffside

Manchester United legend Harry Gregg breathed his last at the age of 87 in Coleraine, Northern Ireland.
As quoted by BBC , a statement released by Harry Gregg Foundation read: “Harry passed away peacefully in hospital surrounded by his loving family. The Gregg family would like to thank the medical staff at Causeway Hospital for their wonderful dedication to Harry over his last few weeks. To everyone who has called, visited or sent well wishes we thank you for the love and respect shown to Harry and the family. Details of his funeral arrangement will be issued in the next few days. We...
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