Duncan Edwards Rank
About Duncan Edwards
Despite his short-lived career, Duncan Edwards’ tenure as a professional footballer was so impactful that he is fondly remembered even today.
He was only 16 when he debuted in the Football League First Division with Manchester United’s first team in 1953, having previously played for the youth division of the team. He also played in 18 matches for England between 1955 and 1957.
He was the eldest and only child of Sarah Anne and Gladstone Edwards to grow into adulthood. Carol Anne, his younger sister had died at 14 weeks old. Prior to his death, he was engaged to Molly Leech.
He is an inductee of the English Football Hall of Fame and Football League 100 Legends. He won two Football League First Division and two FA Charity Shield championships with Manchester United.
He died on February 21, 1958 two weeks after the aeroplane he was travelling on along with his teammates from Belgrade crashed in Munich, Germany.
Duncan Edwards Rank
F.A.Q. about Duncan Edwards
When is his birthday?
Duncan Edwards' birthday is on October 1, 1936.
In how many days is his birthday?
Duncan's birthday is in 349 days
How old was Duncan when he died?
He was 21 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 21, 1958.
How old would he be today?
Duncan Edwards would be 85 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Duncan from?
He was born in Dudley, England, UK.
What was Duncan Edwards' height?
He was 5′ 11″ (1.80m) tall.
Duncan Edwards' Popularity
Duncan Edwards was a famous English footballer, who was born on October 1, 1936. As a person born on this date, Duncan Edwards is listed in our database as the 51st most popular celebrity for the day (October 1) and the 48th most popular for the year (1936).
People born on October 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Duncan Edwards is the 1399th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Duncan Edwards' birthday, Duncan Edwards is the 1449th most famous English and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Dudley, England, UK.
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