Duncan Edwards

1936 - 1958

Duncan Edwards

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, playing 177 matches for the club. He was noted for his physical strength, toughness, and level of authority on the pitch, and has been ranked amongst the toughest players of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duncan Edwards has received more than 888,543 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 107th most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Duncan Edwards ranks 107 out of 13,233Before him are Eric Cantona, José Leandro Andrade, Hristo Stoichkov, Kunishige Kamamoto, Andriy Shevchenko, and Gunnar Gren. After him are Oleg Blokhin, Jürgen Klinsmann, Paulo Roberto Falcão, Edwin van der Sar, René Higuita, and Carlos Valderrama.

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Among people born in 1936, Duncan Edwards ranks 50Before him are Ferid Murad, Günter Blobel, B. J. Habibie, Choummaly Sayasone, Steve Reich, and Valerie Solanas. After him are Alan J. Heeger, Kris Kristofferson, Raymond Poulidor, Dražan Jerković, Henry Lee Lucas, and Jean M. Auel. Among people deceased in 1958, Duncan Edwards ranks 22Before him are Tyrone Power, Georges Rouault, G. E. Moore, Maurice Gamelin, Rudolf von Laban, and Giacomo Balla. After him are André Bazin, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Edna Purviance, Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Ernst Heinkel.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Duncan Edwards ranks 644 out of 5,347Before him are Joan Collins (1933), Peter Finch (1916), Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), Edgar Adrian (1889), Christopher Nolan (1970), and Niels Kaj Jerne (1911). After him are Richard Arkwright (1732), John Henry Newman (1801), William Holman Hunt (1827), John Cale (1942), William Webb Ellis (1806), and Amélie of Orléans (1865).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Duncan Edwards ranks 9Before him are Gordon Banks (1937), Bobby Moore (1941), Stanley Matthews (1915), David Beckham (1975), Bobby Robson (1933), and Denis Law (1940). After him are Brian Clough (1935), Kevin Keegan (1951), Bob Paisley (1919), Kenny Dalglish (1951), Peter Shilton (1949), and Gary Lineker (1960).

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