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Manchester United Remembered: Busby Babe Albert Scanlon’s Funeral

SOME THINGS transcend football club loyalty. Not many. Football fans are a dedicated lot. All of English football does not win when a club side takes the European Cup. All English football fans – besides the lucky few who back the winners – are upset. Goes the mantra: Anyone but them. But some things unite. The deaths of Manchester United footballers in the Munich air crash is one of those things. Busby Babe Albert Scanlon has been buried. A sad day. A day to remember:

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Sir Bobby Charlton (left) and Bill Foulkes look on as the funeral cortege of Busby Babe Albert Scanlon passes Old Trafford in Manchester

Posted: 13th, January 2010 | In: Sports | Comment