Footballing legend Tommy Docherty led the tributes to Duncan Edwards at a packed house hosted by Jim Cadman at The Dudley Archives on Wednesday 21 February – to mark the 60th Anniversary of his death following the Munich Air Disaster in 1958. The Doc recalled playing against Duncan Edwards when he made his debut against Scotland at Wembley when he was only 18 years old in 1955. England beat Scotland 7 – 2 and the Doc said ‘Duncan was outstanding in the game. So much skill and strength – he…
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This will now be a much bigger celebrity filled occasion including former players from Manchester United and the Black Country. More details on players will be announced in the coming weeks. We will also launch our Duncan Edwards book – From Black Country Boy to Red Devil – at the Dinner and each guest will receive a complimentary copy.
Following the success of our Duncan Edwards Tribute Exhibition in the Dudley Archives we will be hosting an event when we will look back on the life and football career of Duncan Edwards in the company of Tommy Docherty, Graham Williams and Alex Stepney .The Mayor of Dudley will also be joining us along with members of Duncan’s family. Drinks and light refreshments will served on arrival – Tickets are £15 each