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Rising from the wreckage 1958-68

321 ManUtdWhatever the other flaws of Manchester United: Rising from the wreckage 1958-68, you can't accuse Iain McCartney of not putting in the hard yards. Don't be fooled by the fact that it's 350 pages in length: that figure could easily have been considerably higher, had the typesetter been only slightly more generous with the font size and spacing. Books on the Munich disaster aren't hard to come by. McCartney himself already has one to his credit, a well-reviewed biography of Roger Byrne, the United captain who died in the crash with 22 other people. This one is clearly his final word on the subject. Read more

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