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
We’re thrilled to report that the Duncan Edwards Tribute exhibition has received extensive broadcast, print and online coverage. The exhibition, which runs until March 30, has been featured by ITV Central News, ITV Granada, BBC Radio WM, Black Country Radio, Express and Star, Dudley Chronicle, Dudley News, Stourbridge News and the Manchester United FC matchday programme. This video is from the ITV Central website – www.itv.com/news/central/ For the full ITV Central News sorty please visit – www.itv.com/news/central/2018-01-12/memorabilia-display-honours-dudleys-greatest-footballer/
The tribute exhibition will open at the Dudley Archives and Local History Centre on Wednesday 10 January at 12noon – when the first 60 visitors will receive a free A4 colour print of the story board created by sports artist Bob Bond entitled – ‘Duncan Edwards Wembley Dreams’.
Duncan’s closest friend and fellow United and England colleague Sir Bobby survived the crash but has never forgotten those who perished at Munich Airport in February 1958. And in an emotional tribute to his pal, Sir Bobby said: “Almost 60 years have passed since I last saw Duncan when I left hospital in Munich and I still think of him almost every day. “I am very pleased to be part of this tribute in Dudley that will pay homage to the memory of my friend, team mate and the greatest…