Robson pops off to Sunderland

07 July 2011 03:24
Sunderland have appointed Bryan "Pop" Robson as their new chief scout, the former striker rejoining the club that is "very close to his heart".

The Sunderland-born former striker, who returns to Wearside from his last post as an international scout for Chelsea, played 174 times for the club during three spells, served as reserve-team coach and Academy director and even stood in as caretaker manager.

He said: "Sunderland is obviously a club very close to my heart. I had great times here both as a player and as a coach, so I'm thrilled to be back working with Steve Bruce and his excellent management team."

Source: Team_Talk

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