Ray Wood



Age: 71


Summary: retired Manchester United goalkeeper who had played in the 1956 and 1957 championship-winning teams and became among one of many survivors of the Munich air disaster in 1958 when 23 people were killed on board the plane carrying United's youth team (known as the "Busby Boys") had crashed on the runway at Munich-Riem Airport during takeoff, but who continued his career as a national football manager in several countries including the U.S., Ireland, Zambia, Canada, Greece, Kenya, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates.



Cause of Death: After a heart attack


Born: June 11, 1931


Died: July 7, 2002


Location: Bexhill-on-Sea, England