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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.


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.


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

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