Harry Gregg’s funeral hears how he wanted to be remembered as a footballer

Manchester United great Harry Gregg wanted to be remembered as a footballer, not the hero of the Munich air crash, his funeral has heard.

Sir Bobby Charlton, one of the players Gregg pulled from the wreckage of the burning plane, was among mourners who gathered to say farewell to a goalkeeper whose courage in the aftermath of the 1958 disaster is part of club folklore.

Fellow United legends Sir Alex Ferguson and Denis Law also attended the service in Gregg’s hometown of...
source: Windsor Observer

2020-02-21 19:56
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