Bob Charles (footballer)

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Bob Charles
Personal information
Date of birth (1941-12-26)26 December 1941
Place of birth Bursledon, England
Date of death 7 March 2014(2014-03-07) (aged 72)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1960 Southampton 26 (0)
Hastings United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Bob Charles (26 December 1941 – 7 March 2014) was an English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.


Born in Bursledon, Charles played for Southampton, Weymouth and Hastings United.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 11 March 2014. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Southampton mourn the passing of former goalkeepers Bob Charles and John Christie". Daily Echo. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014.