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Our Jackie RIP

World Cup legend Jack Charlton has passed away

The League would like to pay a massive tribute to World cup legend Jack Charlton who has sadly passed away. Jack was the League’s guest at their centenary dinner in 2000 held at the university, and those of us who attended will never forget the event.

League Secretary the late Eric Manning and Youth Secretary Chris Davey organised and arranged Jacks visit and it gave the League a real boost to what was a major occasion. Jack held a captive and hugely appreciative audience in his hand with his speech and I know many among you will recall the occasion.

Apart from that Jack was every male footballers idol. Down to earth, loved a joke, loved a pint, and best of all he was a great Leeds United and English footballer.
No player ever surpassed Jacks passion for the game, and he has passed on with our greatest respects.

Saturday 11th July 2020