Former soccer played who made 417 appearances for Leeds United and played for England's national team from 1926–1929.
Growing up, he played for his local team, the Newton Rangers, and was spotted by Chesterfield and signed to a professional contract.
After his playing career was over, he went on to managed Leeds United.
He grew up with his family in North East Derbyshire, where he dropped out of school to work in the mines to help support his family.
Parts of Jane Austen's famous novel "Pride and Prejudice" take place in Derbyshire, where Edwards grew up.