|Full name||Charlie Cooke|
|Date of birth||October 14, 1942|
|Place of birth||St Monans, Scotland|
Los Angeles Aztecs
Dallas Sidekicks (indoor)
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Charles 'Charlie' Cooke (born 14 October 1942 in St Monans, Scotland) is a former Scottish footballer. Events 1066 - Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings - In England on Senlac Hill seven miles from Hastings, the forces Year 1942 ( MCMXLII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. St Monans is a village in the East Neuk of Fife and is named after the legendary Saint Monan Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered He was a talented and skilful winger who played for Aberdeen, Dundee, Chelsea and Crystal Palace before ending his career in the United States. For the Australian Rules position see Midfielder (Australian Rules. Aberdeen Football Club (also known as The Dons, The Reds and The Dandies) is a Scottish professional football club based in Aberdeen Dundee Football Club, founded in 1893 are a football team based in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Crystal Palace FC is an English football club based in South Norwood, London. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the
Cooke began his professional career with Aberdeen in 1960 and moved to Dundee in December 1964, where he was voted player of the year. He signed for Chelsea in April 1966 for a then club record of £72,000 as part of manager Tommy Docherty's restructuring of the Chelsea side, which saw him take the place of Terry Venables in the side. Thomas Henderson Docherty (born Gorbals, Glasgow on 24 April, 1928) usually known as ' Tommy Docherty' or ' The Doc', is Terence Frederick 'Terry' Venables (born 6 January 1943 in Dagenham, London often referred to as ' El Tel', is an English football manager He made his debut in May 1966 during a 2-0 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup win over FC Barcelona. Fútbol Club Barcelona ( Catalan fudˈbɔɫ ˌklup bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish ˈfutβol ˌkluβ baɾθeˈlona known familiarly as Barça (Spanish ˈbaɾsa Catalan On his league debut the following season against West Ham United, Cooke waltzed past England's World Cup-winning captain Bobby Moore en route to scoring the winner for Chelsea. } West Ham United Football Club is an English football club based in Upton Park, London Borough of Newham, East London, who have played The English national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football The 1966 FIFA World Cup, the eighth staging of the World Cup was held in England from 11 July to 30 July Robert Frederick Chelsea "Bobby" Moore, OBE (12 April 1941 - 24 February 1993 was an English footballer. His debut season saw Chelsea reach the FA Cup final against Tottenham Hotspur (Cooke's cross had created Tony Hateley's winner for Chelsea in the semi-final against Leeds United). The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after Tottenham Hotspur, ˈtɒʔnəm is an English professional football club which currently plays in the Premier League. Tony Hateley (born 13 June 1941 in Derby) is a former footballer who played for numerous English clubs as a striker Leeds United Association Football Club, commonly referred to as simply Leeds United or informally Leeds, are an English professional football Cooke had a fierce shot tipped over the bar by Pat Jennings early on, but Chelsea generally underperformed and lost 2-1. Patrick Anthony Jennings OBE (born June 12 1945 in Newry, County Down) is a Northern Irish former football player
In the early 1970s, Cooke was one of the star players in a flamboyant, glamourous and often self-destructive Chelsea side, alongside the likes of Peter Bonetti, Peter Osgood, Alan Hudson and Ian Hutchinson. Peter Phillip Bonetti (born 27 September 1941 in Putney, London of Swiss parents from Canton Ticino) was a football Peter Leslie Osgood ( February 20, 1947 - March 1, 2006) was an English footballer who was active during the 1960s and 1970s Alan Anthony Hudson (born 21 June, 1951 in Chelsea London) is a former English footballer. Ian Hutchinson ( 4 August 1948 &ndash 19 September 2002) was an English footballer who spent most of his injury-plagued They reached another FA Cup final in 1970. The first 1970 FA Cup Final took place on 11 April 1970 at Wembley Stadium and ended 2&ndash2 The first game ended 2-2 and, with Chelsea trailing 1-0 in the replay at Old Trafford with the clock running down, Cooke's run and chipped pass set up Osgood's equaliser with a diving header; Chelsea eventually won 2-1 after extra time. Aggregated Extra Time (AET, commonly known as extra time is an additional period played in some sports codes if the score is tied at the end of normal time The Cup Winners' Cup was added in 1971 with a replayed win over Real Madrid in Athens. Athens (ˈæθənz Αθήνα Athina,) the Capital and largest city of Greece, dominates the Attica periphery as one of the world's Chelsea reached a third consecutive cup final in 1972, this time the League Cup, and though Cooke again created the equaliser for Osgood, Chelsea lost to Stoke City. The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition Stoke City Football Club is a football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, England.
He was sold to Crystal Palace shortly afterwards for £85,000 and made 44 appearances for the South London side, but returned to Chelsea a year later. South London is the southern part of London, England. The area it covers is defined differently for a range of purposes By that stage, the club were in decline and were relegated in 1974-75, though Cooke's experience proved invaluable in helping manager and ex-team mate Eddie McCreadie's young side earn promotion again in 1976-77. Edward Graham "Eddie" McCreadie (born 15 April 1940 in Glasgow) is a former Scottish footballer who played at left-back In his two spells at Chelsea, Cooke made 373 appearances, scoring 30 goals.
He was a Scotland international, winning 16 caps. The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association. He made his debut in a 4-1 win over Wales in 1965 and played his final match in 1975 against Portugal. The Wales national football team represents Wales in international men's football. The Portugal national football team is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF finishing 4th at the last World Cup. Cooke left Chelsea for the second and final time in July 1978 to play for numerous American teams, including the Memphis Rogues, Los Angeles Aztecs and California Surf in the now-defunct NASL. Year 1978 ( MCMLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar) The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Memphis Rogues were a professional Soccer team in the former North American Soccer League. The Los Angeles Aztecs was a soccer team that competed in the North American Soccer League from 1974-81 The California Surf were an American association football (soccer club based in Anaheim California who played in the NASL from 1978 North American Soccer League (NASL was a professional soccer League with teams in the United States of America (U
In 1980, he replaced his old Chelsea team mate, Eddie McCreadie, as the head coach of the Memphis Rogues. The Memphis Rogues were a professional Soccer team in the former North American Soccer League. After new ownership moved the team to Calgary, Cooke himself moved to the California Surf where he played one last outdoor season. The California Surf were an American association football (soccer club based in Anaheim California who played in the NASL from 1978 After this however, he continued to play in the indoor leagues, making his last appearance in the 1985-86 season for the Dallas Sidekicks. Honors Championships 1986-87 MISL 1993 CISL 1998 PSA 2001 WISL Division Titles
He now runs a soccer school in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ohio ( is a Midwestern state of the United States. As part of the Great Lakes region, Ohio has long been a cultural and geographical crossroads In 2006, his autobiography The Bonnie Prince, written with Martin Knight, was published. An autobiography, from the Greek αὐτός autos "self" βίος bios "life" and γράφειν graphein "to write" Martin Knight is a British author born in Epsom in Surrey in 1957 mainly associated with working class culture and football literature