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Jack Charlton

Leeds United AFC

35 appearances, 6 goals

P 35 W 25 D 8 L 2 F 62: A 21
83% successful

1965-70

disciplined: tbc
captain:
none
minutes played:
3210

Timeline

  John Charlton OBE
Birth Wednesday, 8 May 1935 in Ashington, Northumberland [registered in Morpeth, June 1935]. To Robert and Elizabeth Ellen. His father was a colliery coal cutter. Attended Hirst Park Secondary Modern School
Marriage to Patricia F. Kemp, on 6 January 1958 [registered in Leeds, March 1958]. His Best man was his brother, Bobby Charlton. Three children, John, Deborah, and Peter.
Death Friday, 10 July 2020 at his home in Northumberland, aged 85 years 63 days.
Diagnosed with Lymphoma and was also suffering with Dementia.

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &

Biographies The Autobiography - Jack Charlton with Peter Byrne (1996)
Jack and Bobby: A Story of Brothers in Conflict
- Leo McKinstry (Harper Collins 2007):
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Following the footsteps of his uncle, Jim Charlton, Jack was offered a trial at Leeds United AFC when he was 15 years old, which was eventually successful. He appearaed in the Youth and Reserve teams before Raich Carter signed him on as a professional in May 1952. After his debut in 1953, Charlton served two years National Service, returning to Elland Road full time in September 1955, playing mainly as a centre-back. He was linked iwth moves to Liverpool FC and Manchester United FC in the 1962 summer, with a £30,000 price tag. He announced his retirement because of injury in April 1973.
League History
629 appearances, seventy goals
Leeds United AFC 1953-73, 629 appearances, 70 goals.
debut (second division): 25 April 1953 Leeds United AFC 1 Doncaster Rovers FC 1.
last: 28 April 1973 Southampton FC 3 Leeds United AFC 3.
Club honours Football League Division Two runners-up 1955-56 (34 apps); winners 1963-64 (25);
Division One runners-up 1964-65 (39), 1965-66 (40), 1969-70 (32), 1970-71 (40), 1971-72 (41), Champions 1968-69 (41);
FA Cup
runners-up 1964-65 (8), 1969-70 (9), 1972-73 (1, injured for Final); winners 1971-72 (5);
FA Charity Shield
winners 1969, runners-up 1974;
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup runners-up 1966-67, winners 1968-68, 1970-71;
Football League Cup winners
1967-68;
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Trophy
play-off runners-up 1971;
European Cup-Winners Cup
runners-up 1972-73;
Individual honours FWA Footballer of the Year 1966-67;
Distinctions Appeared on ITV's This Is Your Life 2 May 1973; Awarded OBE, Freeman of Dublin 1994, an honorary Irish citizen 1996, Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland 1997, English Hall of Fame 2005; BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award December 2008;
Height/Weight 6' 1½", 12st. 7½lbs [1967].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Management Career

Club(s) Having successfully undertaken his FA Coaching Badges at Lilleshall in 1960, Charlton was offered the managerial job at Middlesbrough FC 8 May 1973. He took the Teessiders into the First Division, leaving them after the 1976-77 campaign. He applied for the vacant England managerial job after Don Revie left, but his application went unreplied. He returned to club management with Sheffield Wednesday FC in October 1977, remaining at Hillsborough until 27 May 1983. In March 1984, Charlton returned to Middlesbrough FC unpaid, and helped them survice relegation in to the Third Division. He remained in the north-east when he was appointed the new manager of Newcastle United FC in June 1984. He resigned on 13 August 1985. In December 1985, he was approached by the FAI to become the next Republic of Ireland manager. After several successful campaigns, he resigned on 21 January 1996.
League History
468 matches
Middlesbrough FC 1973-1977; W75 D46 L51 Best: Division One, 7th place.
Sheffield Wednesday FC 1977-1983; W102 D102 L73 Best: Division Two, 10th place
Middlesbrough FC March to June 1984; W3 D3 L3 Best: Division Two, 17th place.
Newcastle United FC 1984-1985; W13 D13 L16 Best: Division One, 14th place.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1973-74; Division Three third place 1979-80;
Anglo-Scottish Cup winners 1975-76;
Individual honours Manager of the Year 1973-74;

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 834th players (835) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 387, 10 April 1965, England 2 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 29 years 37 days.
Last match No. 447, 11 June 1970, Czechoslovakia 0 England 1, a World Cup Finals group match at Estadio Jalisco, Independencia, Guadalajara, aged 35 years 34 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1966, 1970;
European Championship Finals 1968;
Team honours World Cup Finals winners 1966;
European Championship Finals third place 1968;
Individual honours x
Distinctions Older brother of Bobby Charlton, second cousin of Jackie Milburn, cousin to the Milburn family including Jack, George, Jim and Stan.

Beyond England

x. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.


The Numbers
parties Apps comp. apps Starts sub unused minutes Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
tbc 35 17 35 0 tbc 3210 6 535 min 2 none tbc
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
35 25 8 2 62 21 +41 4 22 1.771 0.60 82.9 +23

Match Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 22 14 6 2 39 16 +23 3 12 1.773 0.727 77.3 +12
Away 12 10 2 0 22 5 +17 1 9 1.833 0.417 91.7 +10
Neutral 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 31 21 8 2 55 19 +36 4 19 1.774 0.613 80.6 +19
Red 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 0 2 2.00 0.667 100.0 +3
Sky blue 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 7 6 1 0 12 3 +9 1 5 1.714 0.429 92.9 +6
World Cup 7 6 1 0 12 3 +9 1 5 1.714 0.429 92.9 +6

ECP

5 4 0 1 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 80.0 +3
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship 5 4 0 1 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 80.0 +3
British Championship 9 6 2 1 22 11 +11 1 3 2.444 1.222 77.8 +5

Note that the 1966-68 records of the European Championships and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 18 12 5 1 27 7 +20 2 13 1.50 0.389 80.6 +11

Tournament Record

World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1966 6 5 1 0 11 3 +8 1 4 1.833 0.50 91.7 +5
WCF 1970 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WCF All 7 6 1 0 12 3 +9 1 5 1.714 0.429 92.9 +6

European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP/BC 1966-67 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 0 1 3.00 1.333 66.7 +1
ECP/BC 1967-68 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 0 2 2.00 0.00 100.0 +2
ECP All 5 4 0 1 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 80.0 +3

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1964-65 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC 1965-66 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 1 1 2.00 0.667 83.3 +2
BC/ECP 1966-67 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 0 1 3.00 1.333 66.7 +1
BC/ECP 1967-68 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1968-69 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 9 6 2 1 22 11 +11 1 3 2.444 1.222 77.8 +5

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 7 6 1 0 12 3 +9 1 5 1.714 0.429 92.9 +6
EC 5 4 0 1 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 80.0 +3
BC 9 6 2 1 22 11 +11 1 3 2.444 1.222 77.8 +5
Note that the 1966-68 records of the European Championships and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.
17 13 3 1 35 14 +21 2 9 2.059 0.824 85.3 +12

Match History

 Club: Leeds United F.C. - 35 full appearances, six goals (3210 min)

manager: Alf Ramsey - 35 full appearances, six goals (3210 min)x

Age 29
1 387 10 April 1965 - England 2 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HD Start 5
2 388 5 May 1965 - England 1 Hungary 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5

Age 30
3 389 9 May 1965 - Yugoslavia 1 England 1, Stadion Crvena zvezda, Beograd
tour
AD Start 5
4 390 12 May 1965 - West Germany 0 England 1, Städtisches Stadion, Nürnberg AW Start 5
5 391 16 May 1965 - Sweden 1 England 2, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg AW Start 5
6 392 2 October 1965 - Wales 0 England 0, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 5
7 393 20 October 1965 - England 2 Austria 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 5
8 394 10 November 1965 - England 2 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 5
9 395 8 December 1965 - Spain 0 England 2, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid Fr AW Start 5
10 396 5 January 1966 - England 1 Poland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool Fr HD Start 5
11 397 23 February 1966 - England 1 West Germany 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5
12 398 2 April 1966 - Scotland 3 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start 5
13 399 4 May 1966 - England 2 Yugoslavia 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5

Age 31
14 400 26 June 1966 - Finland 0 England 3, Olympiastadion, Helsinki
tour
AW Start 89 5
401 29 June 1966 - Norway 1 England 6, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo AW squad member
15 402 3 July 1966 - Denmark 0 England 2, Idrætsparken, København AW Start 34 5
16 403 5 July 1966 - Poland 0 England 1, Stadion Śląski, Chorzów AW Start 5
17 404 11 July 1966 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley
WCF
HD Start
5
18 405 16 July 1966 - England 2 Mexico 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
19 406 20 July 1966 - England 2 France 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
20 407 23 July 1966 - England 1 Argentina 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
21 408 26 July 1966 - England 2 Portugal 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
22 409 30 July 1966 - England 4 West Germany 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
23 410 22 October 1966 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC/
ECP
AW Start 5
24 411 2 November 1966 - England 0 Czechoslovakia 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 5
25 412 16 November 1966 - England 5 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC/
ECP
HW Start 84 5
26 413 15 April 1967 - England 2 Scotland 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC/
ECP
HL Start 86 5
  

Age 32
27 416 21 October 1967 - Wales 0 England 3, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC/
ECP
AW Start 5
  
28 420 3 April 1968 - England 1 Spain 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 5

Age 33
29 428 15 January 1969 - England 1 Romania 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 27 5
30 429 12 March 1969 - England 5 France 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5
430 3 May 1969 - Northern Ireland 1 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast
BC
AW squad member
31 431 7 May 1969 - England 2 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 5

Age 34
432 10 May 1969 - England 4 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley   HW squad member
32 436 5 November 1969 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AW Start 5
33 437 10 December 1969 - England 1 Portugal 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 27 5
34 438 14 January 1970 - England 0 Netherlands 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 5
  
  443 20 May 1970 - Colombia 0 England 4, Estadio Nemesio Camacho, Olímpico tour AW    
  444 24 May 1970 - Ecuador 0 England 2, Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa, Quito AW    
  445 2 June 1970 - Romania 0 England 1, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara
WCF
NW  
5
  446 7 June 1970 - Brazil 1 England 0, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara NL  
35 447 11 June 1970 - Czechoslovakia 0 England 1, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara NW Start
  448 14 June 1970 - West Germany 3 England 2, Estadio Guanajuato, León NL  

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