Stay at Manchester United for £35 per week! Remarkable letter sent to goalkeeper Pat Dunne in 1965
Manchester United’s most highly paid stars such as Paul Pogba and Wayne Rooney may now rack up salaries in the region of £300,000 per week — but there was a time when the cream of Old Trafford received a weekly wage of just £35.
Images emerged yesterday of a United contract from 1965 that belonged to their goalkeeper Pat Dunne, who was signed by legendary manager Sir Matt Busby.
Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Dunne signed for United from Shamrock Rovers for £10,500 in 1964 and he was in line for a contract extension a year later. The two-year deal was worth a mere £35 a week and it was... read more
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