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Duncan Edwards The statue of Edwards in the centre of his hometown of Dudley Personal information Full name Duncan Edwards Date of birth 1 October 1936(1936-10-01) Place of birth Dudley, England Date of death 21 February 1958 (aged 21) Place of death Munich, West Germany Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Playing position Wing half Youth career 1952–1953 Manchester United Senior career* Years Team Apps† (Gls)† 1953–1958 Manchester United 151 (20) National team 1955–1958 England 18 (5) * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals). Duncan Edwards (1 October 1936 — 21… Continue reading

(PRWEB) September 28, 2006

“The organisation for the World Cup in South Africa is beset by big problems,” Beckenbauer was quoted by news agencies as saying. “But these are not South African problems, these are African problems. People are working against rather than with each other.”

Beckenbauer said Fifa president Sepp Blatter would soon be travelling to South Africa. “According to him, there is money. The plans are there, but what counts is that they are also executed,” Beckenbauer said.

Blatter was reported as saying said he would meet President Thabo Mbeki and “explain the value of the… Continue reading

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