Manchester United Unveil New ‘Sir Bobby Charlton Stand’ At Old Trafford On 60th Anniversary (Photo & Video)

Chris Wright

3rd, April 2016

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Shortly before this afternoon’s game against Everton, Manchester United took the time to honour one of their living legends with the unveiling of the newly re-christened Sir Bobby Charlton Stand at Old Trafford, to go with his statue outside.

The tribute coincides with the 60th anniversary of Sir Bobby’s debut for United, way back in 1956.

Sir Bobby, who went on to make 758 appearances for United, stood out on the pitch with wife Norma as he watched the new stand sign being revealed from on high – directly adjacent to Sir Alex Ferguson’s…

The United fans also produced a huge stadium-wide tifo-like doohickey before the game, holding aloft thousands of cards to create an enormous ‘Sir Bobby’ mosaic…

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Photo: @hirstclass/Twitter

Smashing. To be honest, the only surprise is that its taken this long to get around to it.

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