July 11, 2020 / 9:23 AM / a month ago

England World Cup winner Jack Charlton

(Reuters) - Jack Charlton, a soccer World Cup winner with England and former Ireland boss, has died aged 85.

FILE PHOTO: Ireland's British coach Jack Charlton bites his nails during the last minutes of an European Championship Group Six qualifying match against Portugal at Lisbon's Light stadium, in Lisbon, Portugal November 15, 1995. REUTERS/Enrique Shore/File photo

Born: May 8, 1935 in Ashington

Died: July 10, 2020 in Northumberland

Senior playing career: 1952-1973

Teams: Leeds United, England

Position: Centre back

Teams managed: Middlesbrough, Sheffield Wednesday, Newcastle United, Ireland

A tough tackling defender, he spent his entire club career at Leeds after graduating from their academy and made a record 773 appearances for them, scoring 96 goals.

Won his first England cap against Scotland in 1965 and played 35 times for the national team, scoring six goals.


With Leeds United:

Football League First Division (1968-69)

Football League Second Division (1963-64)

FA Cup (1971-72)

League Cup (1967-68)

Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (1967–68, 1970–71)

With England:

World Cup (1966)

British Home Championship (1964–65, 1965–66, 1967–68, 1968–69)


Football Writers’ Association Player of the Year (1967)


With Middlesbrough:

Football League Second Division (1973–74)

Anglo-Scottish Cup (1975–76)

With Sheffield Wednesday:

Football League Third Division third-place promotion (1979–80)

Compiled by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris

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