Jack Charlton

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Jack Charlton
OBE DL
A black-and-white photo of Charlton in a long coat
Charlton in 1969
Personal information
Full name John Charlton[1]
Date of birth (1935-05-08)8 May 1935[1]
Place of birth Ashington, Northumberland, England
Date of death 10 July 2020(2020-07-10) (aged 85)
Place of death Ashington, Northumberland, England[2]
Height 6 ft 1+12 in (1.87 m)[3]
Position(s) Centre back
Youth career
1950–1952 Leeds United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1973 Leeds United 629 (70)
National team
1965–1970 England 35 (6)
Teams managed
1973–1977 Middlesbrough
1977–1983 Sheffield Wednesday
1984 Middlesbrough (caretaker)
1984–1985 Newcastle United
1986–1996 Republic of Ireland
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jack Charlton (8 May 1935 – 10 July 2020) was an English former footballer and manager. He played for England national team.

His younger brother was Bobby Charlton.

He died on 10 July 2020 in Northumberland at the age of 85.[4] He had dementia and lymphoma.[5]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[6]
Club Season League National Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Leeds United 1952–53 Second Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1953–54 Second Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1954–55 Second Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1955–56 Second Division 34 0 0 0 0 0 34 0
1956–57 First Division 21 0 1 0 0 0 22 0
1957–58 First Division 40 0 1 0 0 0 41 0
1958–59 First Division 39 1 1 0 0 0 40 1
1959–60 First Division 41 3 1 0 0 0 42 3
1960–61 Second Division 41 7 4 1 0 0 45 8
1961–62 Second Division 34 9 5 3 0 0 39 12
1962–63 Second Division 38 2 4 2 0 0 42 4
1963–64 Second Division 25 3 2 0 0 0 27 3
1964–65 First Division 39 9 10 1 0 0 49 10
1965–66 First Division 40 6 3 0 11 2 54 8
1966–67 First Division 28 5 10 2 7 0 45 7
1967–68 First Division 34 5 9 2 11 1 54 8
1968–69 First Division 41 3 4 0 7 4 52 7
1969–70 First Division 32 3 11 2 10 3 53 8
1970–71 First Division 41 6 5 0 0 0 46 6
1971–72 First Division 41 5 9 1 0 0 50 6
1972–73 First Division 18 3 5 1 2 0 25 4
Career total 629 70 85 15 48 10 762 95

International[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by national team and year[7]
National team Year Apps Goals
England 1965 9 0
1966 16 3
1967 2 1
1968 1 0
1969 5 2
1970 2 0
Total 35 6
Scores and results list England's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Charlton goal.
List of international goals scored by Jack Charlton[8]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 26 June 1966 Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland  Finland 3–0 3–0 Friendly
2 3 July 1966 Københavns Idrætspark, Copenhagen, Denmark  Denmark 1–0 2–0 Friendly
3 16 November 1966 Wembley Stadium, London, England  Wales 5–1 5–1 1966–67 British Home Championship
4 15 April 1967 Wembley Stadium, London, England  Scotland 1–2 2–3 1966–67 British Home Championship
5 15 January 1969 Wembley Stadium, London, England  Romania 1–0 1–1 Friendly
6 10 December 1969 Wembley Stadium, London, England  Portugal 1–0 1–0 Friendly

As a manager[change | change source]

Jack Charlton managing statistics
Team From To Record
Games Wins Draws Losses Win percentage
Middlesbrough 7 May 1973 21 April 1977 193 88 49 56 045.60
Sheffield Wednesday 8 October 1977 27 May 1983 303 122 94 87 040.26
Middlesbrough (caretaker) 28 March 1984 2 June 1984 9 3 3 3 033.33
Newcastle United 14 June 1984 13 August 1985 48 15 15 18 031.25
Republic of Ireland 7 February 1986 21 January 1996 93 46 30 17 049.46
Total[9][10] 646 274 191 181 042.41

Honours[change | change source]

Player[change | change source]

Leeds United

England

Individual

Manager[change | change source]

Middlesbrough

Sheffield Wednesday

Republic of Ireland

Individual

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Jack Charlton". Barry Hugman's Footballers.
  2. Mee, Emily (11 July 2020). "England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton dies at 85". Sky News. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  3. "England Players – Jack Charlton". www.englandfootballonline.com. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  4. "England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton dies at 85". Sky News. 11 July 2020. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  5. "Football great Jack Charlton dies aged 85". BBC Sport.
  6. Charlton 1996, p. 315
  7. Charlton 1996, p. 316
  8. "England - International Results 1960-1969". RSSSF. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  9. Jack Charlton management career statistics at Soccerbase
  10. Charlton 1996, p. 318
  11. "British Home Championship Overview". RSSSF. Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  12. "England Boys of '66 dominate your Team of the Century: 1907-1976". GiveMeFootball.com. Give Me Football. 28 August 2007. Archived from the original on 22 October 2008. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  13. "Micheál Donoghue crowned Philips Manager of the Year". The Irish Times. 13 December 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2020.