Tony Dunne: Man Utd 1968 European Cup winner dies, aged 78


Tony Dunne, second from left in the middle row, played for Manchester United from 1960 to 1973

Manchester United’s European Cup-winning full-back Tony Dunne has died, aged 78.

Dunne was part of the United side who beat Benfica 4-1 at Wembley in 1968.

The Irishman, who joined United as an 18-year-old in 1960, played 535 first-team matches for the club, putting him eighth on their all-time appearance list.

He won the FA Cup in 1963 and was part of Matt Busby’s title-winning squads in 1965 and 1967.

Shelbourne, Dunne’s first club, paid tribute on Twitter: