Join us at Sadler’s Brewery on Tuesday 1 May 2018 from 6pm onwards to meet Manchester United legend Tommy Docherty and toast the memory of Duncan Edwards.
Entry is free – the first 50 guests will get a complimentary pint of Duncan Edwards Tribute Ale and a Sadler’s Hot Dog.
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’.Read more
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 himRead more
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 clockRead more
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.Read more
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 commissionedRead more
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 andRead more