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Scout Robson leaves Sunderland

Sunderland have confirmed that chief scout Bryan 'Pop' Robson has left the club.

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Chief scout Bryan 'Pop' Robson has left Sunderland with immediate effect

Chief scout Bryan 'Pop' Robson has left Sunderland with immediate effect

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Manager Paolo Di Canio declined to comment on reports that the scouting system would be overhauled, but the Black Cats issued a statement on Friday announcing Robson is leaving with immediate effect.

Sunderland 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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