Illustrated Book

A Fully Illustrated Book


The Duncan Edwards Tribute will mark the 60th anniversary of his death in February 1958 following the injuries he received in Munich Air Disaster that also cost the lives of many of his Manchester United team mates – The Busby Babes. As part of the Duncan Edwards Tribute we will be publishing a lavishly illustrated book detailing Duncan’s life and heritage which continues to be celebrated in the Black Country – and throughout the world – 60 years after his death. Duncan Edwards came from a working class background in the heart of the industrial Black Country to play for Manchester United and represent England as an international player at every level of professional football. Detailed contents will include the following

  1. The Black Country Boy
  2. Schoolboy Representative Football
  3. Signing for Manchester United
  4. The Busby Babes
  5. Match Reports and Programmes
  6. Army Life – and Football
  7. England International Football
  8. The Story of Munich
  9. Tributes to a Legend – Footballing Contemporaries
  10. The Duncan Edwards Heritage

The Book will contain over 200 photographs, press cuttings, stories and original graphic images that shaped the life of Duncan Edwards and fuelled his iconic legacy along a path that took him from a Black Country Boy to a Red Devil.