Scout Robson leaves Sunderland

Sunderland have confirmed the departure of chief scout Bryan "Pop" Robson from the club.

Last Updated: 03/05/13 at 10:44 Post Comment

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New manager Paolo Di Canio declined to comment on reports that the scouting system would be overhauled at his press conference on Thursday, but the Black Cats issued a statement on Friday announcing Robson is leaving with immediate effect.

In it, chief executive Margaret Byrne said: "We would like to place on record our thanks to Pop for his contribution to the club and we wish him well for the future."

The much-travelled and highly-experienced Robson joined the club in 2011 under then manager Steve Bruce.


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