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Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)
Bob Stokoe (1930–2004)

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An oversized bronze figure representing Bob Stokoe's famous run across the Wembley pitch to congratulate his players after winning the FA Cup in 1973.

Date

2006

Medium

bronze

Accession number

SR5_GL_S077

Acquisition method

commissioned by Sunderland Football Club

Work type

Statue

Owner

Sunderland Football Club

Custodian

Sunderland Football Club

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

18th July 2006

Access

at all times

Inscription description

inscribed on plinth, front: Bob Stokoe 1930-2004. Sunderland AFC Manager. The Man The 'Messiah' The Moment… 1973 FA Cup Final Winners Sunderland AFC v Leeds United 5th May 1973.; inscribed on plinth, back: "I didn't bring the magic. It's always been here... I just came back to find it." Bob Stokoe 4th May 1973.


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Located at

Stadium of Light, Sunderland

SR51SN

Set in a pedestrian area to the south west corner of the Stadium of Light.