With thoughts turning towards another Champions League semi-final – should the Reds beat Bayern Munich at Old Trafford tonight – this wonderful British Pathé footage from the ‘Busy Babes’ 1957 tie against Real Madrid should put you in the mood.
United drew this semi-final 2-2 at Old Trafford, with Sir Matt Busby’s side knocked out of the European Cup 5-3 on aggregate by the Spanish giants. The match came just under a year before eight members of the team died at Munich.
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Manchester United v Real Madrid, Old Trafford, 25 April 1957
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