Born on 1 October 1936 in Dudley, Duncan attended the Priory Primary school and Wolverhampton Street Secondary school, honing his footballing talent on their playgrounds and playing fields, often with much older lads before progressing to the more organised level of schoolboy football.
National Service (Years)
First Division Championships
Duncan Edwards would have become the greatest player this country has ever seen. Such a tragic loss and it still saddens me today. Rest peacefully.
I played for Scotland when Duncan Edwards made his debut for England as an eighteen year old at Wembley Stadium in 1955. England won 7-2 and Dennis Wilshaw of the Wolves scored 4 goals – but it was Duncan Edwards who was the star of the show. Duncan was the complete footballer and there is…
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