Lance Robson

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Lance Robson
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-12-27)27 December 1939
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Date of death 1987 (aged 47–48)
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1960 Newcastle United 0 (0)
1960–1964 Darlington 144 (47)
1964–1966 Scarborough ? (?)
1966–1968 Stockton ? (?)
1968–1970 Darlington 69 (18)
1970 Hartlepool United 8 (2)
Total 221 (67)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Lance Robson (27 December 1939 – 1987) was an English footballer who played as a centre forward, making over 200 appearances in the Football League.

Career[edit]

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Robson turned professional with hometown team Newcastle United in 1958, but left in 1960 without making the first team. Robson later played for Darlington, Scarborough, Stockton and Hartlepool United, before retiring in 1970.[1]

Personal life[edit]

During his footballing career, Robson also operated a dental practice in Darlington.[2]

Robson was married to Barbara and had five children. He died in 1987, aged only 47.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LANCE ROBSON". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "The whole tooth about Lance". The Northern Echo. 17 October 2008. Retrieved 5 December 2010.