Featured 23 Apr 1973 Image
Bobby Charlton, Manchester United, announces his retirement as a player
Bobby Charlton, Manchester United, announces his retirement as a player. Bobby signed for Manchester United in 1956 and retired in 1973. He scored 199 goals in 606 appearances for the club.
Picture shows the 1972/3 Manchester United manager, Tommy Docherty (far left with his arms folded) and Matt Busby, ex Manchester United manager on the far right.
Bobby is 2nd from the right in the stripy tie.
His last game would be Chelsea v Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on 28th April 1973. (one nil to Chelsea)
Picture taken 23rd April 1973