Who was the first Redheugh professional player?

Player:  Thomas Henry Robson.

D-O-B:  31-July-1944

Career

Tommy was at Redheugh Boys Club 1960-1961.  At 17 years old Tommy was an England Youth International.  He then moved to Northampton Town August 1961 till 1966 playing 74 games and scoring 20 goals.  December 1966 saw him move to Chelsea where he played 7 Games.  In 1966 he moved to Newcastle United, playing 48 Games and scoring 11 Goals.  He played at Newcastle United until 1969 when he moved to Peterborough United until 1981.  In total he played 482 games scoring 111 Goals.

When Tommy played at Newcastle United he played alongside players such as Wyn Davies, Albert Bennett, Jim Scott, Pop Robson and Bob Moncur playing a big part in United qualifying for the European Fairs Cup which of course they went on to win in 1969.

Tommy Now lives in Peterborough with his wife.  We are very sad to say that he is battling Motor Neurone disease.  The club would like to wish Tommy all the best for the future in his battle with this disease.

How to help

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