The Manchester Munich Memorial Foundation (MMMF), in association with Manchester United Football Club (MUFC), wishes to announce the opening of the process for the nomination and selection of the two fans representatives to play a lead role with us at the annual memorial ceremony in Manchesterplatz, Trudering-Riem, Munich, Germany.

The nomination process for taking part in the February 2023 ceremony in Munich is NOW OPEN – please note this CLOSES 28th October 2022. See below for details of result announcement.

This is a very special opportunity to play a key part in the Munich memorial service.

To qualify you must never have been to the memorial site(s) at Trudering, Munich before AND you must bring a child or grandchild (under 18) with you. If YOU are under 18, you must bring a parent or grandparent with you.

You will be required to read out the names of the 23 souls who lost their lives as a result of the Munich Air Disaster (names will be provided) and lay the fans wreath (provided) on behalf of all United fans.

The following expenses for this pilgrimage will be covered: Return flights to Munich (5th – 7th February); and two nights hotel accommodation in Munich (5th – 6th February).

This event has been generously sponsored by Headley Media Ltd

Trustees and members of the MMMF Charity will be present to accompany you throughout the duration of your pilgrimage.

To apply, simply email the following information (in full please) to the

1. Your name and age.
2. Your address.
3. Your child/grandchild’s name AND their age.
4. If you are the applicant and you are under 18, please provide the name of the parent/grandparent accompanying you.
5. Confirmation that you have never been to the memorial service before.

Email Subject should be: FAO Pat Burns: Munich Fans Representation 2023

The draw will take place on Friday 11th November 2022 at the annual MMMF Fundraising dinner, being held at the Manchester Suite, Old Trafford, Manchester United Football Club.

The result of the draw will be filmed/published on this website and on MMMF Facebook and Twitter. MUFC will also announce the result throughout its various media outlets shortly afterwards.

I would like to wish the very best of luck to everyone who enters

Patrick Burns, Chairman, Manchester Munich Memorial Foundation – MMMF

To get an idea of what is involved, please see these links