Flowers laid on 63rd anniversary of Duncan Edwards' death

Flowers have been laid to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the death of Duncan Edwards.

The legendary Manchester United and England footballer was born in Dudley in 1936.

But he was one of the Busby Babes who died after the plane crash in Munich on February 6.

Edwards died two weeks after the crash which saw seven of his teammates and 14 other passengers die at the scene.

In February, 2018, a service was held at his former church, St Francis Church in Laurel Road, on the 60th anniversary of the fatal air crash.

The Duncan Edwards Museum was opened in August last year.

Flowers left in tribute to at the statue of Duncan Edwards

Rose Cook Monk is the founder of the Duncan Edwards Foundation and curator of the museum.

She said: "My Twitter and Facebook has been inundated with messages from all over the world remembering Duncan in their own way.

"There's a song writer in Manchester who did a live stream singing a song written about Duncan.

"We all did something to remember him in very different circumstances this year.

"Hopefully we can open the museum again soon and people can come up and see what we've done for him."

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