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Faces In The Crowd: Manchester United Fans 1948-1980

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DO you, like us, love those photographs of fans in the crowd? This gallery features Manchester United fans between 1947 and 1980.

You or a loved one could be in the crowd. Were you there?

Manchester United fans

A selection of the great crowd at the Empire Stadium, Wembley for the FA Cup Final between bolton Wanderers and Manchester United.
Ref #: PA.1999713
Date: 03/05/1958

Manchester United fans

Supporters of Manchester United gather around the Old Trafford offices to hear news of the plane crash in Munich which killed 21. Seven members of the Manchester United football team were among those dead when the plane crashed after takeoff here. The team were flying home from the match against Belgrave Red Star
Ref #: PA.581229
Date: 07/02/1958

Manchester United fans

Soccer – Football League Division One – Arsenal v Manchester United – Highbury
Fans outside Arsenal tube station after the match
Ref #: PA.2333330
Date: 23/04/1955

 

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Manchester United v Aston Villa – Wembley Stadium
Manchester United fans in London before the Cup Final. L-R; Brian Dawson, Peter Eckersley and Peter Faulkner all travelled from Manchester with their huge rosettes, scarves and rattles.
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Ref #: PA.4959319
Date: 04/05/1957

Manchester United fans

A section of the crowd at the FA Cup final match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Wembley. Approximately 100,000 people attended. *Low res scan – Hi res scan on request
Ref #: PA.15085821
Date: 04/05/1957

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United – Wembley Stadium
A selection of the great crowd at the Empire Stadium, Wembley for the FA Cup Final between bolton Wanderers and Manchester United.
Ref #: PA.1999713
Date: 03/05/1958

Soccer - FA Cup Final - Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United - Wembley Stadium Bolton Wanderers fans cheer in Trafalgar Square, London before going to Wembley Stadium to see their team play against Manchester United in the FA Cup Final. Ref #: PA.1194330 Date: 03/05/1958

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United – Wembley Stadium
Bolton Wanderers fans cheer in Trafalgar Square, London before going to Wembley Stadium to see their team play against Manchester United in the FA Cup Final.
Ref #: PA.1194330
Date: 03/05/1958

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United – Wembley Stadium
Manchester United fans in Trafalgar Square before the match
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Ref #: PA.411152
Date: 03/05/1958

Manchester United fans

Manchester United fans queueing for tickets for tickets for the games against Wolves in the First Division, and the following weeks FA Cup tie with Sheffield Wednesday. News that Manchester United’s plane had crashed at Munich had been announced but it was not known how many players had been killed.
Ref #: PA.1998057
Date: 06/02/1958

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup – Sixth Round Replay – Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion – Old Trafford
Manchester United fans cheer delightedly after Colin Webster scored in the last minute of injury time to beat West Bromwich Albion 1-0
Ref #: PA.11558390
Date: 05/03/1958

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Blackpool v Manchester United – Wembley Stadium
Some of the 99,000 football fans at Wembley Stadium to watch the FA Cup Final between Manchester United and Blackpool.
1948.
Ref #: PA.1381015
Date: 24/04/1948

Derby County fans

Soccer – FA Cup Semi-Final – Manchester United v Derby County – Hillsborough – 1948
Spectators watching the FA Cup semi final between Manchester United and Derby.
Ref #: PA.5482202
Date: 13/03/1948

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Blackpool v Manchester United – Wembley Stadium
Manchester United fans in Trafalgar Square on the morning of the match.
Ref #: PA.2813440
Date: 24/04/1948

Manchester United fans

Manchester United fans

Clarion Call For United
The much decorated Bill Marsten is up for the cup Final and he’s got a bias in favour of Manchester United and wants everybody to know about it as he blows his trumpet in Trafalgar Square, London.
Ref #: PA.1165518
Date: 04/05/1957

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Aston Villa v Manchester United
J Irons, Manchester United’s number one supporter, in London for the Cup Final
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Ref #: PA.4633899
Date: 01/05/1957

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Manchester United v Aston Villa – Wembley Stadium
A section of the 100,000 crowd at Wembley for the Cup Final.
Ref #: PA.4959788
Date: 04/05/1957

Manchester United fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United – Wembley Stadium
16 Year old Barbara Moseley of Salford, a Manchester United supporter, cheers in Trafalgar Square before the game.
Ref #: PA.4959799
Date: 03/05/1958

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Blackpool v Manchester United
Blackpool supporters outside Buckingham Palace before the FA Cup final against Manchester United.
Ref #: PA.11059606
Date: 24/04/1948

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – FA Cup – Final – Manchester United v Leicester City – Wembley Stadium
Manchester United supporter Ronnie Williams gives vent to the FA Cup final spirit in Trafalgar Square.
Ref #: PA.9278592
Date: 25/05/1963

Manchester United fan Eddie Dorward An enthusiastic Manchester United fan Eddie Dorward in a Trafalgar Square fountain toasts his team before their FA Cup final meeting with Arsenal at Wembley in London. Little did he know then that Arsenal were to go on to clinch an 89th minute winner, a goal by Alan Sunderland and win the final with a 3-2 victory. Ref #: PA.1242116 Date: 12/05/1979

Manchester United fan Eddie Dorward
An enthusiastic Manchester United fan Eddie Dorward in a Trafalgar Square fountain toasts his team before their FA Cup final meeting with Arsenal at Wembley in London. Little did he know then that Arsenal were to go on to clinch an 89th minute winner, a goal by Alan Sunderland and win the final with a 3-2 victory.
Ref #: PA.1242116
Date: 12/05/1979

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – Football League Division One – Manchester United
Manchester United fans
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Ref #: PA.352528
Date: 01/03/1977

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – FA Cup Final – Liverpool v Manchester United – Wembley Stadium
Manchester United fans at Wembley
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Ref #: PA.582319
Date: 21/05/1977

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – FA Cup – Semi Final – Manchester United v Derby County
Manchester United fans
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Ref #: PA.405123
Date: 03/04/1976

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – Football League Division Two – Cardiff City v Manchester United – Ninian Park
Police officers make a corridor for Manchester United fans to walk through as they make their way to the ground from the station before the match
Ref #: PA.4344134
Date: 31/08/1974

Soccer - Football League Division Two - Blackpool v Manchester United Manchester United's Red Army cheer on their side Ref #: PA.392951 Date: 19/10/1974

Soccer – Football League Division Two – Blackpool v Manchester United
Manchester United’s Red Army cheer on their side
Ref #: PA.392951
Date: 19/10/1974

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – League Division One – Manchester United v Arsenal – Anfield, Liverpool
A policeman applies a headlock as he struggles with a youth in the crowd at Anfield, after hundreds of youngsters had run wild on the pitch just before the start of the First Division match between Manchester United and Arsenal. Manchester United were banned from playing at home for the first two games of the season following hooliganism at Old Trafford the previous season.
Ref #: PA.1997122
Date: 20/08/1971

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – Football League Division One – Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United
Manchester United’s Bobby Charlton is the centre of attention as he waits to take a corner
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Ref #: PA.392094
Date: 28/08/1971

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – FA Cup – Semi Final – Leeds United v Manchester United
A fan climbs the scoreboard
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Ref #: PA.387666
Date: 14/03/1970

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – FA Cup – Semi Final – Leeds United v Manchester United
Fans
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Ref #: PA.388399
Date: 14/03/1970

Soccer - European Cup - Final - Manchester United v Benfica - Wembley Stadium Manchester United fans Ref #: PA.2276587 Date: 29/05/1968

Soccer – European Cup – Final – Manchester United v Benfica – Wembley Stadium
Manchester United fans
Ref #: PA.2276587
Date: 29/05/1968

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – European Cup – Final – Manchester United v Benfica
Thousands of Manchester United fans pack the city’s Albert Square to welcome home their team, the new European champions
Ref #: PA.715629
Date: 30/05/1968

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – European Cup – Final – Manchester United v Benfica
Manchester United players show off the European Cup to the thousands of fans who had packed the streets of Manchester to see the United team take an open-topped tour of Manchester with the trophy
Ref #: PA.730240
Date: 30/05/1968

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – European Cup – Final – Manchester United v Benfica
Manchester United fans, anticipating Matt Busby’s knighthood, demand a more taxing role for their great manager
Ref #: PA.715633
Date: 29/05/1968

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – European Cup – Final – Manchester United v Benfica
Manchester United fans, anticipating Matt Busby’s knighthood, demand a more taxing role for their great manager
Ref #: PA.715633
Date: 29/05/1968

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – Football League Division One – Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United
Manchester United fans watch the game
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Ref #: PA.396414
Date: 10/09/1966

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – Football League Division One – Manchester United v Arsenal
Ecstatic Manchester United fans surge towards the dressing rooms after invading the pitch in celebration of United’s League Championship triumph
Ref #: PA.717483
Date: 26/04/1965

Manchester United Fans

A policeman hands to a sergeant the broken glass and other debris which the constable had collected after fights in the crowd had been broken up during the First Division match between West Ham United and Manchester United at Upton Park. It was officially reported that 15 spectators had been taken to hospital with cuts from broken bottles.
Ref #: PA.1979369
Date: 06/05/1967

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – Football League Division One – Manchester United v Stoke City
Jubilant Manchester United fans celebrate their team winning the League Championship
Ref #: PA.718730
Date: 13/05/1967

Manchester United Fans

Soccer – Football League Division One – West Ham United v Manchester United
Young Manchester United fans are helped to safety as the rest celebrate the team winning the league title
Ref #: PA.414368
Date: 06/05/1967

 

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