England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton dies at 85


England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton dies at 85


England 1966 World Cup hero and former Leeds United legend Jack Charlton has died at the age of 85 on Friday night (local time) following a long-term illness.

He won his first England cap against Scotland on April 10, 1965 and was part of Sir Alf Ramsay’s England World Cup squad in 1966.

A year later in 1967, Charlton was named as the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year.
Charlton retired from playing at the end of the 1972-73 season, with his final game coming against Southampton on April 28, 1973.


Sources – ANI

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