SO9490 : Duncan Edwards statue, Dudley

near to Dudley, Great Britain

Duncan Edwards statue, Dudley
Duncan Edwards statue, Dudley
Located in the pedestrianised area of High Street.
Born in Dudley in 1936, Duncan Edwards was arguably the best of the Busby Babes, the name given to the young Manchester United team formed by manager Matt Busby in the mid 1950s. Duncan Edwards died aged 21 as a result of the 1958 Munich air disaster. 23 of the 44 people on the plane died, including 8 Manchester United players.
The statue shows him wearing England colours. He played for his national team 18 times, scoring 5 goals. He played 175 times (151 at senior level) for Manchester United, scoring 21 goals (20 at senior level).
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2012
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 13 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 944 902 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.5797N 2:5.0364W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 944 902
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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