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# Jack Charlton

Last year
'Charlton’s team sure set a mighty bandwagon in motion'
Paul Doyle recalls the circumstances surrounding Ireland’s famous 1994 World Cup clash with Italy.
# gone but not forgotten
'I still dream of him' - John Aldridge's abiding love for Jack Charlton
The former Liverpool star has called for a statue of the Englishman to be erected at the Aviva Stadium.
# Legends
Two iconic, World Cup-winning brothers and their complicated, bittersweet relationship
Jonathan Wilson chats about his new book exploring the lives of Bobby and Jack Charlton.
# walls of fame
'It's so much more than just a picture on a wall' - When sport becomes art
A walking tour of sports-related street art in Dublin.
# Study
Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia
Several members of the 1966 England World Cup-winning squad, including Jack Charlton and Nobby Stiles, were suffering from dementia at the time of their deaths.
All time
# Analysis
Ireland legends should not interpret Stephen Kenny's philosophy as a slight on them
There is a sharp contrast between how many journalists and ex-players perceive the current regime.
# mixed emotions
'Jack knew I was knackered' - For one Ireland international, Euro '88 was the beginning of the end
John Anderson reflects on some of Irish football’s best days and his bittersweet memory of that period.
# Tribute
Alan McLoughlin: A proud Irishman who instantaneously etched his name into the history books
The former Ireland international’s death at the age of 54 was announced today.
# give it a lash
Brilliant Jack Charlton documentary premieres on Irish television this weekend
Virgin Media One will show the emotional documentary on Sunday night, and the broadcaster has been running ‘Donate For Dementia’ ahead of its screening.
# Tribute
Leeds re-name East Stand in honour of Jack Charlton
‘His legacy will now be engrained at Elland Road forever’, say the club.
# Big Jack
'I definitely saw a bravery from him' - Poignant new film charts the battle of Jack Charlton's final days
Pete Thomas, producer of Finding Jack Charlton, explores how Jack and his family met the tragic challenge of dementia.
# trailer
'He's not the same Jack' - New film explores Charlton's life and final years with dementia
Directed by Gabriel Clarke and Pete Thomas, ‘Finding Jack Charlton’ is set for release next month.
# Autumn Schedule
Drama by Derry Girls' creator and doc filmed during Jack Charlton's final year all in Virgin Media's new schedule
Virgin Media Television announced it’s autumn schedule today.
# Jack Charlton
'Big Jack being 6’6, with the peak cap and waving the flag. He felt he was part of Ballina'
Ex-Mayo player David Brady on his hometown Ballina’s connection with Jack Charlton.
# Big Jack
Jack Charlton hailed as a ‘proud honorary Irishman’ as thousands pay tribute to football legend
Charlton’s grandchildren said they have been “overwhelmed” with kind messages from Ireland.
# Legend
Famous Walkinstown Roundabout scenes recreated as Ireland remembers Big Jack
There were a number of events held around the country to mark the former Ireland manager’s funeral today.
# big send off
'Large numbers' expected for Jack Charlton's funeral in England but people asked to 'follow the rules'
The former Republic of Ireland football manager died on 10 July.
# send-off
Mick McCarthy to wear green again and radio stations to play iconic song in memory of Jack Charlton
The former Ireland manager and England World Cup winner died earlier this month at the age of 85. His funeral takes place tomorrow.
# Across the water
All mail across Ireland and England will be stamped with Jack Charlton's name for the next three weeks
It is the first time An Post and Royal Mail have come together on a collaboration.
# Well read
Remembering Jack and more of the week's best sportswriting
Stick on the kettle and give these pieces a read.
# Legend
Leeds owner pays tribute to Jack Charlton following promotion
Former Ireland manager and Leeds legend Norman Hunter both died shortly before the club secured a long-awaited Premier League return.
# Looking Back
‘I put the phone down three times’: Crazy Gang at Wimbledon, Big Jack and Phelan's Ireland break
The ex-Premier League defender remembers the Charlton era and pays tribute to an Irish icon.
Making us dream while telling Pavarotti to 'Shut the f**k up' - Celebrating Jack Charlton's remarkable life
George Hamilton and Phillip Quinn joined us for a special edition of Behind the Lines.
# RIP Jack
'We didn't really perceive him as this famous person, he was just big Jack to us'
Former Galway player Alan Kerins on his family’s close links to Jack Charlton.
# Analysis
How Ireland learned to stop worrying and love Jack Charlton
A look back at the troubled early days and the scepticism that greeted the Irish manager’s appointment.
# Great expectations
The Irish teen sensation who joined Liverpool in their '80s pomp
Brian Mooney chats to The42 about his early days at Anfield, becoming a cult hero with Preston and why a big move to Sunderland didn’t work out.
# Reaction
‘Absolute disgrace’ that Jack Charlton wasn’t knighted – Ray Houghton
The former Liverpool and Republic of Ireland midfielder was among those to pay tribute to the manager.
# Glory Days
The last summer of innocence and the legacy Jack Charlton left behind
He ruled with an iron fist – but the players loved his mischievous wit and winning mentality..
# Jack Charlton
Ireland's five greatest days under Jack Charlton
From Genoa to Giants Stadium, we look back on five days when Jackie’s Army shook up the world.
# jackie's army
'A legacy of outstanding leadership': Tributes paid to Ireland legend Jack Charlton
The Englishman who guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of Italia 90 died yesterday aged 85.
# RIP Jack
'Jack's passing will be felt in Ireland more than anywhere else'
Mick McCarthy and Niall Quinn have paid tribute to Jack Charlton who passed away this morning.
# RIP Jack
Jack Charlton in 1994: 'Irish people are realistic, as am I. We like one another'
The legacy Jack Charlton left to Ireland.
# Big Jack
A proper football man who brought the game into Irish hearts: Jack Charlton (1935-2020)
Charlton led the Irish football team for a decade.
# memory lane
Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's play-offs of the past?
The Boys in Green were scheduled to meet Slovakia in Bratislava tomorrow evening.
5 highlights from the concluding part of RTÉ's The Boys in Green
What were your favourite memories of this much-needed reflection on the glory years?
# Deja Vu
Ireland get another reminder that football from the Charlton era no longer works in the modern game
The Boys in Green were well beaten by Switzerland in Geneva last night.
# Give it a lash jack
New feature-length film about Jack Charlton to mark 30 years since Italia '90
Former Ireland captain Andy Townsend is an executive producer on the film, which will be released in 2020.
# Bittersweet
'I'm trying to come to terms with being unemployed' - The last days of Jack Charlton's Ireland
The iconic coach stepped down in 1995, but the end of the World Cup was the start of his troubles.
# Reaction
Roy Keane, Jack Charlton and Eamon Dunphy feature in our World Cup '94 newspaper review
A look back at how Ireland were covered before, during and after the competition.
# regrets I've had a few
'Boredom leads to a lot of things and we ended up going to the pub and wasting ourselves'
Remembered best for scoring two goals in the Old Firm derby, ex-Celtic midfielder Paul Byrne has more than his fair share of regrets.