Blackpool - 'Pool Legend Charnley Passes Away
UK time is: 13:54:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

'Pool Legend Charnley Passes Away

One of The Seasiders' greatest goalscorers of all time Ray Charnley has died.

The striker, who netted 193 league goals for Blackpool in just over 350 games, passed away at the age of 74.

Whilst the leading scorer at Bloomfield road for nine seasons, Charnley was integral under Joe Smith and Ron Stuart.

In 1962 he received his one and only call up to England duty when they played France. The general feeling was this came years too late.

After leaving Blackpool later in his career under Stan Mortensen, Ray went onto play for Preston, Wrexham and Bradford Park Avenue.

A minute silence will be observed at the live Sky game against Preston on November 30 and all players will wear black armbands in memory of Charnley.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 16 2009

Time: 12:20PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackpool Articles

Striker Joins From Luton (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Accrington Closes Pre Season (Thursday June 25 2015)

McDonald's Plans Continue Apace (Friday June 19 2015)

Blackpool's Fixtures For 2015-16 (Wednesday June 17 2015)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Barnsley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Burton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bury 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

DRFC Released midfielder joins Blackburn on trial
Doncaster : 05/07/2015 08:00:00
Strikers Join In Pre-Season Training
Port Vale : 04/07/2015 18:51:01
Kidderminster Friendly Arranged
Shrewsbury : 04/07/2015 16:04:00
McNulty Pleased With Tenerife Timing
Rochdale : 04/07/2015 15:59:00
Pragmatic Mowbray Seeks Spurs Link
Coventry : 04/07/2015 14:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackpool win 22%
Huddersfield win 64%
Draw 14%