Jack Charlton

1935 - 2020

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John Charlton (8 May 1935 – 10 July 2020) was an English footballer and manager who played as a defender. He was part of the England national team that won the 1966 World Cup and managed the Republic of Ireland national team from 1986 to 1996 achieving two World Cup and one European Championship appearances. He spent his entire club career with Leeds United from 1950 to 1973, helping the club to the Second Division title (1963–64), First Division title (1968–69), FA Cup (1972), League Cup (1968), Charity Shield (1969), Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (1968 and 1971), as well as one other promotion from the Second Division (1955–56) and five second-place finishes in the First Division, two FA Cup final defeats and one Inter-Cities Fairs Cup final defeat. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Charlton has received more than 2,984,952 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Jack Charlton is the 811th most popular soccer player (down from 485th in 2019), the 1,949th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,373rd in 2019) and the 41st most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Jack Charlton ranks 811 out of 16,880Before him are Mario Götze, Motoo Tatsuhara, Pirri, Ricardo Carvalho, Gabriel Hanot, and Carlos Peucelle. After him are José Águas, Jesús María Pereda, Dimitar Berbatov, Lúcio, Tadao Horie, and Juan José Nogués.

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Among people born in 1935, Jack Charlton ranks 153Before him are Oleg Tabakov, Yvon Douis, Hans Tilkowski, Vasily Livanov, Milkha Singh, and Charles Duke. After him are Shūji Terayama, Tamara Smirnova, Lola Novaković, Ken Kercheval, Dudley Moore, and Herb Alpert. Among people deceased in 2020, Jack Charlton ranks 183Before him are Pierre Buyoya, Ken Shimura, Shere Hite, Vittorio Gregotti, Stanisław Kania, and Flavio Cotti. After him are John Hume, McCoy Tyner, David Stern, Rhonda Fleming, Princess María Teresa of Bourbon-Parma, and Fou Ts'ong.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jack Charlton ranks 1,949 out of 7,765Before him are Bob Peck (1945), Captain Tom (1920), Benedict Wong (1971), Michelle Fairley (1964), Kay Parker (1944), and John Christopher (1922). After him are John Hume (1937), Roderick Murchison (1792), William Ernest Henley (1849), Nehemiah Grew (1641), Michael Byrne (1943), and Andrew Irvine (1902).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jack Charlton ranks 41Before him are Geoff Hurst (1941), Dixie Dean (1907), Paul Gascoigne (1967), Bill Foulkes (1932), Alf Ramsey (1920), and Ian Callaghan (1942). After him are Erling Braut Håland (2000), Billy Wright (1924), Gordon Milne (1937), Jimmy Savile (1926), Peter Crouch (1981), and Tommy Taylor (1932).