Jack Charlton: England World Cup winner and ex-Republic of Ireland boss dies aged 85

  11 July 2020    Read: 1948
Jack Charlton: England World Cup winner and ex-Republic of Ireland boss dies aged 85

Jack Charlton, a World Cup winner with England and former Republic of Ireland boss, has died aged 85, BBC Sport reported.

The former defender, who played for Leeds United with distinction for 21 years and later managed the Republic of Ireland, passed away following a long-term illness.  

A statement from the Charlton family said: 'Jack died peacefully on Friday 10 July at the age of 85.

'He was at home in Northumberland, with his family by his side.


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