YEP reader view: 10 things you said about new BBC documentary 'Finding Jack Charlton'

This is 10 things our readers said about the Jack Charlton documentary.

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 4:45 pm
'Finding Jack Charlton' aired on BBC on Monday night.

'Finding Jack Charlton' looks at the football legend's special relationship with Ireland, his complicated relationship with his brother and his final battle with dementia.

The documentary was aired for the first time on the BBC on Monday night (March 29) and Leeds United fans were keen to react.

Here's 10 things our readers said:

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Sandra Rowatt: "I watched it last night, it was a brilliant documentary."

David Fred Thorp: "It takes a special Englishman to be worshipped in Ireland & Big Jack will forever be a legend."

Gary Brown: "It was excellent and very moving. However I would have liked a bit more on his career at Leeds."

John Bainbridge: "Always remember Jack Charlton chasing a Valencia player scratching end to west stand what a player

R I P Jack great memories."

Nick Gibson: "Watched the documentary last night with tears in my eyes as my father had alzheimers for last few years of his life."

Martin Goodall: "Not many players deserve “The Legend” status but this man did. Was a joy watching him play. RIP Big Jack."

Dave Hardy: "Fantastic piece of work had a tear in my eye - one of my schoolboy heroes."

David Hayward: "Great watch. So sad in parts, joyous in others. Good man."

Julie Rickerby: "He was a great man and footballer and manager he should have been knighted."

Joseph Ringl: "I thought it was brilliant."

What did you think of the documentary? Will you be watching it with a beer and some nibbles this weekend?