Burnley Legend dead at 82. Jimmy Robson Obituary, Stats and Cause of Death.

Who is Jimmy Robson? Age, Career, Wikipedia and Biography.

James “Jimmy” Robson was born on 23 January 1939 (age 82 years), Pelton, United Kingdom. He is a former professional footballer best known for his time at Burnley FC.

Jimmy played as an Inside forward for over more than 450(242 for Burnley Football Club) Football League Matches.

Robson first won the First Division with Burnley in 1960. They beat Manchester City in the final game of the season to win the title.

Jimmy is also the player who scored the 100th goal ever scored in an FA Cup Final. Robson’s goal against Tottenham to make it 1-1 was the cap off. Burnley however lost 3–1.

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Robson did score another goal, but unfortunately, it was ruled off-side.

Jimmy also became the first Blackpool substitute to score a goal. This came in a 2-1 defeat at Manchester United on 27 April 1966.

Jimmy Robson Obituary and Cause of Death.

Burnley FC sent their condolences to the Jimmy family through a tweet. They wrote: “We’re saddened to hear of the passing of Jimmy Robson this morning.

The Clarets legend won the First Division with Burnley in 1960 and made 242 appearances. The thoughts of everyone at Turf Moor are with Jimmy’s family and friends.”

Jimmy Robson will certainly be remembered as a Burnley Legend for generations to come.

However, in light of all this, the cause of Jimmy Robson’s death is yet to be confirmed. Major speculations put it as a result of old age.



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