The Busby Babes' final game in England
Sixty-two years ago today, the Busby Babes played their final fixture on English soil in what proved to be an all-time classic, described by many in the crowd as the greatest match they’d ever seen.
The Babes raced into a three-goal lead by half-time, Tommy Taylor scoring just before the break following earlier goals from Duncan Edwards and Bobby Charlton.
Memories of a remarkable match Gallery
Five poignant images from 1 February 1958.
Derek Tapscott pulled another one back for Arsenal, but the Babes held on for a victory that, tragically, would become a lasting memorial to their greatness.