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    Charlton made a club record 773 appearances for Leeds during his career as a defender between 1952 and 1973. After retiring, he took on the role of Irish national team manager. His team qualified for Euro 1988 and the 1990 and 1994 World Cups.

    "Jack died peacefully on Friday 10 July at the age of 85. He was at home in Northumberland, with his family by his side. As well as a friend to many, he was a much-adored husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather", a statement from his family said.

    The Leeds star was diagnosed with lymphoma last year and also battled dementia.

    English clubs, celebrities, and fans have expressed their condolences to Charlton's family on Twitter, paying homage to his merits.

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