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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Manchester United President Dies at 84

MANCHESTER, England -- Former Manchester United manager Sir Matt Busby died in his sleep in a Manchester hospital on Thursday, his family announced in a statement.


Sir Matt, who guided reigning English league champions United to European Cup glory in 1968, was 84.


Busby, who survived the 1958 Munich air crash which killed eight players, was president of Manchester United, who he joined as manager in 1945.