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Goalkeeper's FA Cup medal stolen

15 Jan 2010 11:28:26

Goalkeeper's FA Cup medal stolen

An FA Cup runners-up medal has been stolen from the family of the goalkeeper who received it in 1948.The medal was presented to the Blackpool goalkeeper Joe Robinson by King George VI after Blackpool were beaten 4-2 by Manchester United. It was stolen along with jewellery and watches in a burglary at the home of his son in Lower Withington, near Macclesfield, Cheshire, on 11 January. The gold medal is inscribed "J. Robinson. Blackpool FC 1947-48". It has two footballers and a football on o.... read more


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