A survivor of the Munich Disaster in 1958 that killed several Manchester United players in a plane crash, Sir Bobby Charlton helped revive the team in the wake of the tragedy.
Wayne Rooney made a winning debut for Derby on Thursday as he had a hand in both goals in a 2-1 victory over Barnsley in England's second-tier League Championship.
Laureus 2018-19: Footballer Joe Thompson talks about beating cancer twice, realising long-standing Wembley dream and more
After beating cancer for the second time, Thompson made an emotional return to play for Rochdale in their FA Cup replay against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, realising a dream of playing at the stadium.
Premier League: Liverpool defender Joe Gomez signs new contract with club, set to stay at Anfield until 2024
Joe Gomez, currently out for up to six weeks with a fractured leg, has been impressive this season both alongside Virgil van Dijk in the centre of defence and also at right-back
Charlton Athletic lifted some more of their gloom as the relegation-threatened second-tier side won 2-1 at fellow Championship outfit Sheffield Wednesday.