Manchester United and Manchester City clash in the English Premier League this weekend and this Manchester derby will mark the 50th anniversary of the Munich disaster which massively hit Man United. The match is to be marked by a minute’s silence and Man City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson is pleading the City supporters to maintain dignity and pay respect.
Football UK quotes the Swede as telling the club’s website:
I believe in being respectful and I know Manchester City Football Club has been built on respect. It was disappointing that the period of silence at the England game (against Switzerland on Wednesday)was disrupted and I hope everybody on Sunday will show maturity and respect for everyone who died at Munich. For anything else to happen would be a huge disappointment.
Man City fans: listen to your manager.