George Best: Six great Manchester United moments

As the 50th anniversary of George Best's Manchester United debut approaches, Sports Mole looks back on some of his best moments in a red shirt.

This weekend's Premier League meeting between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford will mark 50 years since the late George Best made his first ever appearance for the Red Devils.

Aged just 17, the boy from Belfast made his debut for United during a 1-0 First Division victory over West Bromwich Albion on September 14, 1963.

He'd go on to make over 350 appearances for the North West outfit and despite a series of well documented off-the-field problems, he is regarded by many to be the best player to have ever pulled on a red shirt.

To mark the upcoming occasion, Sports Mole has picked out six of his best moments from his 11 years with United, including video highlights.

Vs. Sheffield United, 1971

Vs. Benfica, 1968

Vs. Real Madrid, 1968

Vs. Tottenham Hotspur, 1971

Vs. Northampton Town (six goals), 1970

Vs. West Ham United (hat-trick), 1971

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