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|Full name||Robert Saxton|
|Date of birth||6 September 1943|
|Place of birth||Doncaster, England|
|Playing position||Central defender|
|1991||Newcastle United (caretaker)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.† Appearances (Goals).
He managed Blackburn Rovers for five seasons after a playing career as a utility defender with several lower division clubs. During his managerial career, he also took charge of Exeter City, Plymouth Argyle and York City.
|Exeter City||1 January 1977||5 January 1979||95||40||27||28||42.10|
|Plymouth Argyle||5 January 1979||31 May 1981||116||43||41||32||37.06|
|Blackburn Rovers||31 May 1981||30 December 1986||246||90||85||71||36.58|
|York City||9 June 1987||30 September 1988||62||11||36||15||17.74|