MANCHESTER UNITED 1968 EUROPEAN CUP WINNING TEAM FULLY. The 1968 European Cup Final was a. On 29 May 1968 to determine the winners of the. 196768 European Cup, the 13th season of the. European Cup, a tournament organised by.UEFA for the champions of European leagues. The final was contested by.
Of England, with Manchester United winning 41 after. The first half passed without incident, but eight minutes into the second half, Bobby Charlton opened the scoring for Manchester United with a rare headed goal. However, the lead only lasted for 22 minutes before Jaime Graça scored for Benfica. Benfica almost had a chance to win the match near the end of normal time, but goalkeeper Alex Stepney made a crucial save during a one-on-one with Eusébio. The score remained at 11 until the end of normal time, forcing the match into extra time.
The temperature was clearly playing a part in the players' fitness, and Benfica's players were clearly flagging when George Best put United in the lead again three minutes into extra time. Picking up the ball 25 yards from goal after the Benfica players failed to deal with Stepney's long kick downfield, Best broke into the penalty area and dribbled round the goalkeeper and rolled the ball into an empty net. Brian Kidd, who was celebrating his 19th birthday, added United's third a minute later, before Charlton rounded off the scoring before 100 minutes had been played.
United were without their high-scoring forward Denis Law, who was sidelined with a knee injury and watched the match on television while in hospital. HARDBACK BOOK SIZE 11 ¼ x 9 ¼, 272 GLOSSY PAGES WITH MANY PHOTOGRAPHS ENTITLED RED DEVILS IN EUROPE, BEING THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF MANCHESTER UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB IN EUROPEAN COMPETITION. BEAUTIFULLY AUTOGRAPHED IN INK TO THE INSIDE FLYLEAF BY THE COMPLETE MANCHESTER UNITED 1968 EUROPEAN CUP WINNING TEAM, 12 SIGNATURES INCLUDING: BOBBY CHARLTON (captain), ALEX STEPNEY, SHAY BRENNAN, TONY DUNNE, PAT CRERAND, BILL FOULKES, NOBBY STILES, GEORGE BEST, BRIAN KIDD, DAVID SADLER, JOHN ASTON AND DENIS LAW. WITH DUSTJACKET PRESENT AND IN VERY GOOD CLEAN CONDITION.PLEASE REFER TO THE DETAILED IMAGES ABOVE. PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT OUR NUMEROUS (1250+) OTHER E-BAY LISTINGS IN ALL SPORTS BY CLICKING ON THE SEE SELLERS OTHERS ITEMS LINK ON THE UPPER RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THIS PAGE, OR SIMPLY TYPE IN gilber512 TO THE SEARCH BAR AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE. To view our About Me page. UK customers ONLY can pay by Sterling Cheques or Cash. The item "MANCHESTER UNITED 1968 EUROPEAN CUP WINNING TEAM FULLY AUTOGRAPHED BOOK" is in sale since Sunday, December 17, 2017. This item is in the category "Sports Memorabilia\Football Memorabilia\Autographs (Original)\Signed Books". The seller is "gilber512" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.