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Tribute exhibition hits the headlines

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
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Dudley archive exhibition set to open

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’.
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Sir Bobby Charlton hails Duncan Edwards

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
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Fifties footballers and today’s stars

You don’t have to sound like an embittered grandad with a vengeance against the modern world to be more than miffed about vast trappings earned by today’s highly paid footballers in comparison to the stars of yesteryear. Many Premier League players cart home £100,000 a week – often for doing little more than warming the bench, running down the clock
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Duncan Edwards – Man Utd’s greatest ever player?

Here’s one for a good pub conversation – who is Man Utd’s great ever player? Charlton, Best, Law, Beckham, Cantona, Rooney, Ronaldo, Robson, Giggs, Scholes… from Billy Meredith to Paul McGrath everyone has a favourite and the list of candidates is seemingly endless. Most we saw in their prime and with the benefit of hindsight having viewed a full career.
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Tribute launched at Priory Primary School

The Duncan Edwards Tribute was launched this week at Priory Primary School in Dudley where Duncan was a pupil between 1941 and 1947. The children at the school put on a display of work they had created personally in honour of the Duncan Edwards Tribute before Jim Cadman gave a talk based on the special print that has been commissioned
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McCartney signs for the Duncan Edwards Tribute

We are delighted to announce that we have secured the services of Manchester United historian and writer Iain McCartney to collaborate with Jim Cadman to produce the book that will be an integral part of the Duncan Edwards 60th Anniversary Tribute. In our view Iain McCartney is the best writer on the subject of Manchester United in the country and
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