George Robledo

George played in the Totty Cup final, Montagu Cup final, FA Cup final and World Cup finals (with an 's').  In each of these finals, George scored goals.

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George and his brothers moved from Chile to West Melton as toddlers.  George's football talent shone through at Brampton Ellis school, scoring 4 goals in each of the Totty Cup finals he played in (1939 & 1940).

In 1944 he guested for Wath Wanderers in the replayed Montagu Cup final - scoring a winner to end a match that lasted 2 hours and 38 minutes.

George played in both the 1951 and 1952 FA Cup finals victories for Newcastle United, scoring the winner in 1952.  A moment sketched by John Lennon as an 11-year old - this artwork was later used on his 1970 album Walls & Bridges.

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George played for Chile on 31 occasions, including each of their matches at the 1950 World Cup.  George opened the scoring in a 5-2 victory against USA, a team that had beaten England just 3 days earlier.

For more information about George, his brother and team-mate, Ted please visit https://robledobrothers.wordpress.com/