Harry Gregg

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Birthday
27, 1932
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
DEATH DATE
Feb 16, 2020 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1932
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
DEATH DATE
Feb 16, 2020 (87)

About

Former goalkeeper for Manchester United and the Doncaster Rovers. He was a member of the Northern Ireland national team from 1954 to 1964 and became manager of teams such as Swansea City and Shrewsbury Town after retirement. 

Before Fame

He began his professional career at age 20.

Trivia

He survived the Munich air disaster, earning the nickname "The Hero of Munich" for saving some of his teammates.

Family Life

He had six children over two marriages, first with Mavis Markham and then with Carolyn Maunders.

Associated With

He rescued Bobby Charlton from a burning plane during the 1958 Munich air disaster.