New banners dedicated to Manchester United legends Sir Bobby Charlton and Denis Law have gone up at Old Trafford.
Both men are already acknowledged across the stadium and Charlton of course has a stand named after him as well.
They also make-up the famous Holy Trinity statue outside Old Trafford but have now been honoured in a new way.
Fans’ group Stretford End Flags are responsible for the designs either side of the scoreboard at the Stretford End.
Law’s banner reads ‘Denis Law: The King of the Stretford End’, while Sir Bobby’s says: ‘Born in Ashington, made in Manchester’.
This year, it has been revealed that both Charlton and Law have dementia.
Law and daughter Diana have asked that supporters contribute to the Alzheimer’s Society instead of the usual donations towards the production costs of in-stadium banners.
donate to the Alzheimer’s Society charity, as chosen by Denis Law’s daughter Di and Denis himself.— Stretford End Flags (@SEF_MUFC) December 17, 2021
Donations can be made via https://t.co/QukyZnz8jZ
In time, the banners will be auctioned off to raise money which will be split between the Alzheimer’s Society, the Sir Bobby Charlton Foundation and the Denis Law Legacy Trust.
Ordinarily, United fans would have been able to see the designs up close this afternoon, had the game against Brighton gone ahead as planned.
But United’s game has been postponed for the second consecutive match and the next home game on the horizon is against Burnley on December 30.
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