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Busby Babes (act. 1953–1958)

Michael Crick

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/70631

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Busby Babes (act. 1953–1958), footballers, were a group of talented young players assembled by Sir Matt Busby at Manchester United during the 1950s. They formed one of the best club teams in the history of English football, and twice won the Football League...

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Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation

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