19/02/2010 12:00, Report by Steve Bartram
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OT100: The Top 10 revealed

Old Trafford just after George Best's death. When all the fans held up posters of George’s face, it was just an incredible sight. But then he was an incredible talent, so he deserved it.”

5. United v Blackpool, 7 April 1956
Wilf McGuinness: “Matt Busby and Jimmy Murphy had raised this incredible bunch of title-winning players who played without fear and it looked like we were going to dominate football for years until, of course, the tragedy of Munich.”

4. United v Manchester City, 20 September 2009
Paddy Crerand: “This was an incredible game, full of drama. There was so much hype before the game about how City were ready to challenge United’s dominance – and we’ll see how that pans out – but we answered it in the most dramatic fashion.”

3. United v Barcelona, 21 March 1984
David Meek: “What a game and what an atmosphere. The pitch invasion scenes at the end were unforgettable. Bryan Robson proved himself to be such a great leader with this performance, and it’s one of my favourite nights from 50 years of writing about United.”

2. United v Everton, 22 January 1994
Paddy Crerand: “Manchester United is revered around the world, in places that you never knew existed, and so much of that is down to Matt Busby’s work. He deserved a fitting farewell, and I think the emotional scenes at Old Trafford before, during and after the Everton game provided that.”

1. United v Sheffield Wednesday, 19 February 1958
David Meek:
“For me, the memory of this whole occasion is still very vivid. The poignancy of those blank spaces on the team sheet in the match programme is etched indelibly in my mind. People had been watching those players every week and suddenly, because of Munich, they were gone.”

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