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Colin Young: Jack Charlton, the Authorised Biography
22nd October 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm£5
Durham-based football writer Colin Young worked for several national newspapers and covered the fortunes of the Republic of Ireland national team for over 15 years. In 2016, he wrote the authorised biography of England World Cup winner Jack Charlton. Recalling the many hours of interviews and writing, Colin presents the story of how he completed his book about Ashington-born ‘Big Jack’ in just four months.
“After the ‘66 final, my dad went into his office, and Jack’s medal was on the table. Jack had left a note. ‘That’s for you boss.’