The 1966 World Cup winner has died after a long-term illness.
- Legendary Leeds United defender Jack Charlton passed away last night at the age of 85 after a long-term illness, the club website confirms.
- A one-club player, Charlton made record 773 appearances for the Whites in a 23-year spell.
- He was a key part of the Leeds United team that won the first league trophy back in the 1968-69 season, as well as the only FA Cup in their history (1972-73).
- Jack Charlton was the older brother of Man United legend Bobby Charlton; the two brothers were in England's World Cup-winning team in 1966.
- Tributes to Jack Charlton pour from all over England, as well as the Republic of Ireland where he managed the national team for ten years. He also had spells in charge of Middlesbrough, Sheffield Wednesday, Newcastle United.
Source: Leeds United FC