Jack Carltonhotel: Twitter account “Leeds United”
The champion of the world Cup of 1966 in the England Jack Charlton died at age 85 after a long illness. This was reported on the website of the club “Leeds United”.
Charlton played at the quarterback position and held in “Leeds” entire football career. For 23 years the player scored 773 appearances for the club, which is the best result in team history. Along with Leeds Charlton won the League and Cup.
In the England Charlton won the gold medal at the home world Championships in 1966. Two years later, he also helped the team win the bronze medal at the European championship.
After a career football player Charlton worked as a coach. In 1973, he led Middlesbrough and led the club to victory in the second division of the championship of England. In 1974 he was recognized as the best coach in the country. In addition, the Englishman led the national team of Ireland.
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