LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) Manchester United has announced the details of the memorial service for Sir Bobby Charlton.
The service will be held at Manchester Cathedral on 13 November to honor the legendary Red Devils icon who passed away at the age of 86 on 21 October.
To celebrate Charlton’s remarkable life, a formal memorial will take place at 2 pm on Monday.
The club has also confirmed that a procession will pass by Old Trafford, providing fans with an opportunity to reflect and bid their final farewell to the beloved figure.
The family will hold a private committal, and they have requested privacy regarding the arrangements.
Additional information about the service and procession will be provided closer to the date.
Sir Bobby Charlton is widely regarded as one of Manchester United’s greatest players, having made over 750 appearances for the club during his illustrious 17-year career.
He achieved numerous accolades with the club, including the European Cup, English top-flight titles, and FA Cup victories.
Beyond his club success, Charlton played a pivotal role in England’s World Cup victory in 1966, leaving an enduring legacy in the world of football.