George Best 1946-2005

A mural to Manchester United and Northern Ireland soccer star George Best replaces a Billy Wright mural (J0320; see also this BBC article for tensions centered on the mural) in Brownstown Road, Portadown. With the URL www.georgebest.com

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Copyright © 2008 Peter Moloney

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George Best 1946-2005

George Best was signed to English club Manchester United at age 15. He was footballer of the year in 1968 after helping United win the European Cup. He scored 9 goals in 37 appearances for Northern Ireland. He died in 2005 at age 59. For a full recap, see the42.ie.

Blythe Street, Belfast.

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Copyright © 2006 Peter Moloney