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1 Manchester United - 'The Busby Babes' #2
Looking back to the eve of the Munich Disaster, United manager Matt Busby once said, "I felt I was in a position where I could have sat back for ten years while they played. They were that good." The following day, he lost an entire team.
Tough
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tirpitz44
Feb 01 06
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2 Manchester United 1952-1961
This is the sixth in a series of quizzes that will take you on a journey of the history of Manchester United, decade by decade. This quiz: 1952-1961. Good luck.
Tough
10 Q
silverginger
Dec 28 02
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3 Manchester United - 'The Busby Babes' #1
Wood, Foulkes, Byrne, Colman, Jones, Edwards, Berry, Whelan, Taylor, Viollet, Pegg. These players, plus five or six others, were known as 'The Busby Babes' - hailed as the best club side ever seen in Britain.
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tirpitz44
Jan 31 06
150 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* 1952: United won the league title for the 3rd time. How many years had it been since the last championship?
* 1958: Which player survived the Munich air disaster, only to lose his life due to injuries 15 days later?
* 1959: United were runners-up in the championship. How many points behind Wolverhampton Wanderers did they finish?
* 1960: Dennis Viollet was United's top scorer in the league this season, but how many goals did he score?
* Which player, who could rightfully be described as 'The First Busby Babe', started his United career at full back, briefly became a winger, before reverting to full back?


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