Norma Ball: Who is Sir Bobby Charlton’s wife?

Norma Ball

Who is Norma Ball?

Norma Ball is the wife of Sir  Bobby Charlton. Norma’s husband Sir Bobby is a former professional English footballer who played either a midfielder or a forward. He is Considered one of the greatest players of all time, he was a part of the England national soccer team that won the 1966 FIFA World Cup.

Norma Ball: Bio Summary

Full name Norma Ball
Date of birthJune 14, 1940
Age 83 years old
Place of birthUnknown
ParentMr Ball and Edith Ball
SiblingsJoan(Sister) and Brian(brother)
SpouseSir  Bobby Charlton(m. 1961–2023)
Children Suzanne Charlton, Andrea Charlton
Grandchildren Robert Harry

Who is Sir  Bobby’s wife, Norma Ball?

Norma Ball was born on June 14, 1940, in Manchester, England, and passed away in 2023 at the age of 83. Norma Ball is the daughter of Mr. Ball and Edith Ball. She is not the only child of her parent, she has two siblings: Joan(sister)and Brian(brother). She becomes famous for being the wife of Bobby Charlton, an English professional footballer legend.

How old was Norma Ball?

She was born on June 14, 1940, and passed away in 2023 at the age of 83.


Norma attended the Stretford Grammar School. She excelled in academics and sports, particularly hockey and netball. She also liked ice skating, and that’s how she met her charming future husband in 1959.

What does Norma do for a living?

She was working as an insurance secretary before she met the young footballer, Sir. Bobby. There is not much information available concerning her occupation as of now.

How did Norma Ball and Bobby Charlton meet?

Norma married Sir Bobby when she was 21 years old in 1961. Norma Ball and her husband Bobby Charlton first met each other at an ice rink in Manchester in 1959.

The couple had been in a relationship for about two years before finally getting married on Jully 28, 1961, in Middleton Junction near Manchester. They had a simple but elegant wedding ceremony, attended by families and friends.

They were blessed with two daughters, named, Suzanne Charlton(born in 1962) and Andrea Charlton(born in 1964). The couple also has a grandchild, whom Suzanne named, Robert Harry in honor of the legendary English footballer. Sir Bobby Charlton’s wife, Norma, chose to keep her personal life secret.

How does Norma Ball support her husband?

Norma Ball is a supportive wife, She strongly supports her husband during his football career. And also support him during football games in the stadium.

Norma was present at Wembley Stadium on July 30, 1966, when Bobby and his teammates won the World Cup.

Norma enjoyed the highlights of Bobby Charlton’s career, such as winning the World Cup in 1966.

Who is Sir Bobby Charlton?

Sir Robert Charlton is a former professional English footballer who either played as a forward or a midfielder. He is regarded as one of the all-time great players, and in 1966, the same year he won the Ballon d’Or, he was a member of the England squad that won the FIFA World Cup. In 1967 and 1968, he placed second in the Ballon d’Or.

He played practically his entire professional career at Manchester United, where he became known for his attacking instincts, midfield passing talents, devastating long-range shot, and fitness. He was cautioned only twice in his career, once against Argentina in the 1966 World Cup and once against Chelsea in a league match.

Charlton, who was born in Ashington, Northumberland, on October 11, 1937, made his first-team debut for Manchester United in 1956 when he was 18 years old. He quickly earned a regular spot in the team and won the Football League First Division title in 1957. Charlton then survived the Munich air disaster in February 1958 after being saved by teammate Harry Gregg; he is the club’s final survivor.

Charlton was named to England’s World Cup squads four times (1958, 1962, 1966, and 1970), however, he did not play in the first. He was the nation’s most capped player when he retired from the England squad in 1970, having appeared 106 times at the highest level; Bobby Moore surpassed this in 1973. Charlton was both Manchester United’s and England’s all-time leading goalscorer and appearance maker.

What happened to Sir Bobby Charlton?

Sir. Bobby died on 21 October 2023 at the age of 86 at Macclesfield District General Hospital in Macclesfield, Cheshire. Due to complications from a fall at his nursing home where he resided. The coroner recorded his cause of death as “trauma in the lungs, a fall, and dementia. Sir Geoff Hurst is the only remaining English player from the 1966 World Cup after Sir. Bobby death.

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Sir Bobby and Norma Ball children: Meet Andrea Charlton and Suzanne Charlton

Sir Bobby Charlton and his wife Norma Ball are blessed with two daughters together, named, Suzanne Charlton(born in 1962) and Andrea Charlton(born in 1964).

Suzanne Charlton is the eldest daughter of Norma Ball and Sir Bobby Charlton. She was born in 1962 in Urmston, Manchester, England. She follows in her father’s footsteps as a footballer. She played for England’s women’s team in the 1980s. Suzanne also works as a weather forecaster for the BBC during the 1960s, such as Breakfast News, Newsnight, and Countryfile. Suzanne also appeared on radio shows such as Radio 4’s Today program and Radio 5 Live. She is a married woman and has two children.

Andrea pursued a career as a fashion designer. She married Robert Needham, with whom she has two children: Robert and Oliver. She is a dedicated wife and mother. She is always by her father Sir Boby’s side, supporting him through both his triumphs and losses.

Andrea watched his father’s success when he won the World Cup with England in 1966 and the European Cup with Manchester United in 1968.

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