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Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:40 pm

In the week of Munich memorials, Manchester United fans have not forgotten the former national icon, Duncan Edwards, who was among the 23 who lost their lives in the plane crash 50 years ago.

The statue commemorating Edwards life, created by sculptor James Butler, was unveiled in the town centre of his hometown of Dudley in October 1999 by his mother and Sir Bobby Charlton.

And yesterday it bore a current United shirt with the message 'Legend - not forgotten'.

Source: Daily Mail



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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 12:04 am

That's a fantastic thing to have been done

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 3:44 am

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Nice isnt it?? looking at that really move me.. :cry:

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 6:07 am

how touching.....very nice. :) :(

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:29 am

babysenorita wrote:Image


Nice isnt it?? looking at that really move me.. :cry:
Thanks for posting the picture, nice touch from the United fans. (Y)

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:36 am

Thanks for posting the picture siti...........brilliant stuff by united fans that

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:28 am

kingcantona wrote:Thanks for posting the picture siti...........brilliant stuff by united fans that
yeah i'd like to echo the above sentiments, thanks Siti (Y)

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 12:19 pm

Yes this picture was on the front of my evening newspaper last night,i'm from wolverhampton which is near to dudley where duncan edwards is from,so the papers here are showing all information about Duncan,that was nice of the united fans to put a united shirt on him (Y)

Wish i was old enough to seen him play,heard many great things

RIP

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 1:05 pm

beautiful

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 2:59 pm

Nice idea. Made me smile a bit.

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:34 pm

Christian wrote:Nice idea. Made me smile a bit.
Yeah i thought that also, it was a really genuinely nice thing to do, to put a United shirt on the statue. (Y)

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:36 pm

that is really nice
would have loved to seen him play but big dunc you will never be forgotten and we will forever cherish you in our hearts
LEGEND !!!

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:19 pm

It's great.

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Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:07 pm

Busby Boy wrote:
Christian wrote:Nice idea. Made me smile a bit.
Yeah i thought that also, it was a really genuinely nice thing to do, to put a United shirt on the statue. (Y)
Me too Geoff :)

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Fri Feb 08, 2008 6:05 am

RedAngel wrote:
Busby Boy wrote:
Christian wrote:Nice idea. Made me smile a bit.
Yeah i thought that also, it was a really genuinely nice thing to do, to put a United shirt on the statue. (Y)
Me too Geoff :)
it was a really good thing to do, but if the AIG logo was not there it would have been better.

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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:21 am

sarun_nambiar wrote:
it was a really good thing to do, but if the AIG logo was not there it would have been better.
It would have been but it's hard to find a United shirt without the AIG logo these days, nothing they could do about it.


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Re: Fans adorn Edwards statue with United shirt

Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:30 am

That was a really nice gesture

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