Premier: Goalkeeper Harry Gregg, Mnich's hero of the catastrophe dies | Premier League 2019



Image of the Manchester United plane crash in 1958.

Harry gregg, exporter of Manchester United and one of the heroes of the cattrofe area of ​​Mnich In 1958, he died this morning at the Causeway Hospital in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, at 87 years of age due to a long-term illness.

“With great sadness we report the death of the legend of Manchester United and Northern Ireland Harry Gregg.” In this way the foundation that bears his name has made official the death of what was considered a legend of Manchester United, not only for the successes that he reaped within the playing fields, but also for being a participant in the multi-person rescue, between them a baby and several teammates like Bobby Charlton and Jackie Blanchflower, during the areo disaster that the red devils lived in Mnich in 1958.

Harry Gregg was part of the United ranks for nine years, from 1957 to 1966. The Norirlands disputed a total of 247 games and raised a FA Cup trophy, only thirteen days after the renowned areo disaster where they lost their lives 23 people. Harry also had a presence in the national team of his country, Northern Ireland, where he reaped twenty-five wins and also participated in the 1958 World Cup, played in Sweden and in which he was awarded as the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

The Gregg family also wanted to “thank the great work of the medical staff at Causeway Hospital, who gave Harry a huge dedication in recent weeks,” in a statement they made public this morning. For its part, Manchester United has also wanted to pay tribute in all its social network profiles to which they consider “a legend of the institution” with a video tribute where images of what was his career as a footballer.

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