Another Legend Gone, RIP Big Jack Charlton

This morning we have awoken to hear that yet another Leeds United legend has been taken from us. In a year when we have already lost Norman Hunter and Trevor Cherry we are no saddened to hear of the passing of Jack Charlton last night at the age of 85 following a long illness. Don Revie now has a pretty formidable defensive line-up up in heaven. Big Jack was part of the Elland Road scene for twenty-three years, making a club record 773 appearances. Born 8th May 1935, a native of Ashington, he attended Hurst Park Modern School, represented East Northumberland Schools and played for Ashington YMCA and Ashington Welfare before joining Leeds as an amateur in 1950, turning professional in May 1952....

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