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Duncan Edwards

Association footballer

Duncan Edwards (1 October 1936 - 21 February 1958) was an English footballer. He played for Manchester United and the England national team. Edwards was one of the eight Busby Babes who died in the Munich Air Disaster.

Duncan Edwards
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Personal information
Full name Duncan Edwards
Date of birth (1936-10-01)1 October 1936
Place of birth Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Date of death 21 February 1958(1958-02-21) (aged 21)
Place of death Munich, Bavaria, West Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder (deceased)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952-1957 Manchester United
National team
1955-1958 England
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career statisticsEdit

Club performance League CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA Cup EuropeTotal
1952/53 Manchester United First Division 1 0 0 0 - 1 0
1953/54 24 0 1 0 - 25 0
1954/55 33 6 3 0 - 36 6
1955/56 33 3 0 0 - 33 3
1956/57 34 5 6 1 7 0 47 6
1957/58 26 6 2 0 5 0 33 6
Country England 151 20 12 1 12 0 175 21
Total 151 20 12 1 12 0 175 21

International career statisticsEdit

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England national team
YearAppsGoals
1955 4 0
1956 6 3
1957 7 2
Total 17 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Duncan Edwards". www.national-football-teams.com.