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Leeds 11 - John Charles

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Town (now city) of birth.
Central European nation that Charles scored against in a 1958 World Cup group game and beat in the play-off to qualify for the quarter-finals.
Italian team that he played for from 1962-1963.
17-year-old who scored the only goal as Wales were knocked out of the 1958 World Cup.
This player won the 1959 Ballon D`or with Charles coming in third. (7,2,7)
This player was part of one of the greatest attacking trios football has ever seen named ` The Holy Trident` alongside John Charles and Omar Sivori. (9,9)
Name of his brother who was part of the 1958 Wales FIFA World Cup squad. (3,7)
His nickname in Italy was “Il Gigante Buono” which translates to this. (3,6,5)
He managed the Hamilton Steelers in 1987 who are from this North American country.
South American team that Charles could not face in the 1958 World Cup quarter-final due to injury.
Club that Charles began his career with. (7,4)
Incumbent Scotland center forward who claimed that a then 17 year old Charles was “the best center half I`ve ever played against”. (5,9)
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Manager that spent £53,000 to bring Charles back to Leeds for a second spell. (3,5)
Welsh side he played for between 1963 and 1966. (7,4)
Herefordshire side Charles was player-manager of from 1967-71. (8,6)
Charles’ sole Home Championship victory came in 1959/60 when all but this team shared the trophy.
Lancashire team he made his professional debut against. (9,6)
Leeds won promotion to the First Division in 1956 after finishing second to this Yorkshire rival. (9,9)
Club he won three Serie A titles with.
He became the first Welshman inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame, this man was second. (4,5)