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Sunday, March 7, 1999 Published at 14:25 GMT

World: Europe

Busby Babe dies

One of the Manchester United footballers who survived the Munich air disaster forty-one years ago, Dennis Viollet, has died in the United States at the age of sixty-five.

He had been suffering from a brain tumour.

Viollet recovered sufficiently from the crash to resume his playing career, setting a club record for the most league goals in a season.

When his playing days ended, he went on to become a coach with a series of clubs.

Players in today's cup tie between Manchester United and Chelsea marked Dennis Viollet's death by wearing black armbands.

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