Duncan Edwards

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Birthday
1, 1936
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 21, 1958 (21)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1936
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 21, 1958 (21)

About

Legend of Manchester United and one of the Busby Babes who perished in the Munich air disaster in 1958.

Before Fame

He was the youngest player to be in the Football League First Division and the youngest post-WW II player to compete for England.

Trivia

He and his Manchester United teammates were on the February 1958 British Airways flight that crashed on its attempt to take off from a slick Munich-Riem runway, killing half the people on board.

Family Life

He grew up in Dudley, Worcestershire.

Associated With

Manchester teammate Harry Gregg was also on the tragic flight but he was able to survive.

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