Bobby Charlton

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Bobby Charlton
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Personal information
Full name Sir Robert Charlton, CBE
Date of birth 11 October 1937 (1937-10-11) (age 77)
Place of birth Ashington, Northumberland, England
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Striker (retired)
Youth career
1953-1954 Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954-1973
1973-1974
1974-1975
Manchester United
Preston North End
Waterford United
National team
1958-1970 England
Teams managed
1973-1974
1976
Preston North End (player-manager)
Wigan Athletic (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bobby Charlton (born 11 October 1937) is a retired English footballer who played for the England national team. He played over 600 times for Manchester United. He also played for England over 100 times and scored more goals than any other player. He played for England when they beat Germany in the World Cup final in 1966.

His elder brother is Jack Charlton.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
1956/57 Manchester United First Division 14 10 2 1 0 0 1 1 17 12
1957/58 21 8 7 5 0 0 2 3 34 16
1958/59 38 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 39 29
1959/60 37 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 40 16
1960/61 39 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 42 21
1961/62 37 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 43 10
1962/63 28 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 34 9
1963/64 40 9 7 2 0 0 6 4 53 15
1964/65 41 10 7 0 0 0 11 8 59 25
1965/66 38 16 7 0 0 0 8 2 53 18
1966/67 42 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 44 12
1967/68 41 15 2 1 0 0 9 2 52 18
1968/69 32 5 6 0 0 0 8 2 46 7
1969/70 40 12 9 1 8 1 0 0 57 14
1970/71 42 5 2 0 6 3 0 0 50 8
1971/72 40 8 7 2 6 2 0 0 53 12
1972/73 34 6 1 0 4 1 0 0 39 7
1973/74 Preston North End Second Division 38 8 4 1 3 1 - 45 10
Republic of Ireland League FAI Cup Football League of Ireland Cup Europe Total
1974/75 Waterford United Premier Division 31 18 31 18
Country England 642 202 82 20 27 8 45 22 796 252
Republic of Ireland 31 18 31 18
Total 673 220 82 20 27 8 45 22 827 270

International career statistics[change | change source]

England national team
Year Apps Goals
1958 6 6
1959 8 6
1960 8 6
1961 9 6
1962 8 1
1963 9 6
1964 9 2
1965 5 2
1966 15 6
1967 4 2
1968 8 3
1969 8 1
1970 9 2
Total 106 49

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