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VIDEO: RIP Big Dunc, it's been 53 years ago today


Wikipedia pays tribute to Duncan Edwards who lost his brave battle for life 53 years ago today.

Duncan Edwards (1 October 1936 – 21 February 1958) was an English footballer who played for Manchester United and the England national team. He was one of the Busby Babes, the young United team formed under manager Matt Busby in the mid 1950s and one of eight players who died as a result of the Munich air disaster. Born in Dudley, Edwards signed for Manchester United as a teenager and went on to become the youngest player to play in the Football League First Division and the then youngest England player since the Second World War. In a professional career of less than five years he helped United to win two Football League championships and reach the semi-finals of the European Cup. Although he survived the crash of the team’s plane at Munich on February 6, 1958 he died as a result of his injuries 15 days later.

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VIDEO: RIP Big Dunc, it’s been 53 years ago today


Wikipedia pays tribute to Duncan Edwards who lost his brave battle for life 53 years ago today.

Duncan Edwards (1 October 1936 – 21 February 1958) was an English footballer who played for Manchester United and the England national team. He was one of the Busby Babes, the young United team formed under manager Matt Busby in the mid 1950s and one of eight players who died as a result of the Munich air disaster. Born in Dudley, Edwards signed for Manchester United as a teenager and went on to become the youngest player to play in the Football League First Division and the then youngest England player since the Second World War. In a professional career of less than five years he helped United to win two Football League championships and reach the semi-finals of the European Cup. Although he survived the crash of the team’s plane at Munich on February 6, 1958 he died as a result of his injuries 15 days later.

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He's Not The Messiah, He's A Very Naughty Boy


In news that will bring a superior smirk to the faces of many a United fan, news has emerged that, after six months in the job, Rafael Benitez has been sacked by Inter Milan, the same Inter Milan who, after winning an incredible treble last season under the guidance of Jose Mourinho, are currently sat in 7th position in Serie A, 13 points behind the leaders, AC Milan, albeit with two games in hand. The reason for the dismissal is simple. Read the full story

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