• Short Summary

    Former soccer player John Charles has
    undergone emergency heart surgery.


    Former Wales and Juventus?

  • Description


    VARIOUS (FILE MATERIAL)


    1.
    CHARLES PLAYING FOR WALES AGAINST SCOTLAND (NOVEMBER 4, 1953) CHARLES IS 6TH PLAYER ON RIGHT


    2.
    CHARLES (NUMBER 9) SCORES


    3.
    CHARLES SCORES SECOND GOAL


    4.
    CHARLES GOAL FOR WALES AGAINST ENGLAND (NOVEMBER 10, 1954)


    5.
    CHARLES PLAYING FOR JUVENTUS AGAINST LEEDS UNITED AT ELLAND ROAD (SEPTEMBER 13, 1957)


    6.
    CHARLES (NUMBER 9) SCORES FOR JUVENTUS


    7.
    CHARLES IN DRESSING ROOM


    8.
    HEREFORD UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB


    9.
    CHARLES IN MANAGERS OFFICE


    10.
    CHARLES WITH HEREFORD PLAYERS


    11.
    CHARLES FINAL GAME FOR HEREFORD AGAINST WATFORD



    (JANUARY 4, 1968)


    12.
    CHARLES SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS


    13.
    CHARLES IN DRESSING ROOM


    14.
    CHARLES (9) ON FIELD AND SHAKES HANDS WITH REFEREE




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Former soccer player John Charles has
    undergone emergency heart surgery.


    Former Wales and Juventus striker John Charles has
    undergone emergency heart surgery, the Italian news agency
    ANSA reported on Wednesday (January 7).

    Charles was admitted to Milan's San Carlo hospital late
    on Tuesday night and had an emergency two-hour operation on
    his heart.

    The 72-year-old, who won three Italian titles with
    Juventus after making his name with Leeds United, was
    visited by friends and family on Wednesday and his
    condition was described as 'normal', ANSA reported.

    Charles, born in Cwmdu near Swansea in south Wales, was
    due to have appeared as a guest on a popular Italian sports
    television programme on Tuesday night.

    Known as the 'Gentle Giant', Charles, who could play as
    a central defender or striker, is considered to be one of
    Juve's all-time great players. He won 38 Wales caps.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVATNDOS9DEKJV0XUZZLFIUZ9K7
    Media URN:
    VLVATNDOS9DEKJV0XUZZLFIUZ9K7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment