Pat Kemp Wiki – Pat Kemp Biography
Pat Kemp is the wife of Jack Charlton, Charlton will forever be a legend in Irish sport due to him overseeing the most successful era in the Irish team’s history. And after fighting with lymphoma and dementia, at the age of 85, following the tragic news of her death on Friday, tributes flooded by showing how much legacy she left in football.
Pat Kemp & Jack Charlton
Jack’s wife Pat spent his life with Charlton during his long game and management career. The couple married in 1958 at a ceremony in which his legendary brother Bobby was the best man. Little is known about their personal life, but they have three children together.
Their son John and Peter also have a daughter in Deborah.
Jack Charlton Career
Throughout his career, he won a total of 35 points for England and scored six goals for his country and was appointed to an OBE in 1974. At the end of the 1972/73 season, Charlton retired by scoring 96 goals to make Leeds the ninth highest scorer name of the club.
He was the manager of Newcastle United in the 1984-85 season. Charlton resigned in 1985 and became the first non-Irish executive of the Republic of Ireland in December of that year.
He was an unexpected national hero as he led the Republic to his first major finals at Euro 88 in West Germany, and two years later he took them to the first World Cup finals at Italia 90. Charlton, already popular to take them there, won one side’s heart, and the rest of the football world made it to the quarterfinals.
He took the Republic to the 1994 World Cup finals in the USA. The tournament brought one of the most famous victories in Irish football history when they beat their pre-tournament favorites Italy 1-0 in New Jersey.
Charlton drew loving headlines around the world during his match with Mexico, because he passionately protested on the contact line to get his water bottles to his players in the heat of June. Ireland eventually lost to the Netherlands in the last 16, and Charlton was given the Freedom of Dublin City. He was awarded the Irish Honorary Citizenship in 1996.
Jack and his brother Bobby are involved in a long family trial and were seen together for the first time in 2018 at the funeral of ex-teammate Ray Wilson.
The two fell 22 years ago because Jack’s younger brother Bobby’s wife Norma argued with him after accusing him of visiting Cissie before his death.
In a book published in 2007, Bobby said that Jack’s comments about Norma were “absolutely embarrassing” and “wrong”.
Jack Charlton Death & Cause
Charlton’s family announced that the legendary manager died on 11 July. Charlton passed away aged 85 in his family home in Northumberland after battling a long illness