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'I just cried' - 12 of the most memorable Jack Charlton-related quotes

The Englishman who led Ireland to unprecedented heights also had a unique way with words.

1. Jack Charlton on his limited resources

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2. Charlton to Eamon Dunphy at his first press conference

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3. Eamon Dunphy criticises Charlton towards the end of his era as manager

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4. And Charlton hits back at Dunphy

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5. On his Irish links

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6. On the nerve-racking penalty shootout against Romania

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7. Charlton grows impatient at a press conference following a 3-0 loss to Portugal

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8. On his retort to Ray Houghton, who had been angry at being taken off during the vital 1994 World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland

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9. On more recent Irish teams

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10. Eamon Dunphy, on what he’d do if he met Charlton today

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11. Alan McLoughlin remembers Jack Charlton’s famous tendency to confuse people’s names

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12. Charlton on finishing up as Ireland manager 

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