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Tributes pour in after Jack Charlton, former Republic of Ireland manager passes away

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Earlier today, the sad news broke of the passing of Jack Charlton. The 85 year old was the former Republic of Ireland manager and was also fondly known as ‘Big Jack.’

Jack, was from Newcastle and had previously been an England and Leeds defender before taking over as Ireland’s manager back in 1986. He became something of a legend here in football as he brought unprecedented success to the Irish team as they qualified for the World Cup in 1990 and in 1994.

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Sadly, last year the football legend was diagnosed with lymphoma and had also been suffering with dementia.

When news broke of his passing, many were quick to offer their sympathies as well as to remember him in his prime.


 

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