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Derrick H. Robins (1914–2004), Chairman of Coventry City Football Club

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

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The sitter was the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of the Banbury group of companies. He was noted for his enthusiastic support for Football and Cricket, and became a director of Coventry City FC in the 1950s. He became its chairman in October 1960 and Life Vice-President in 1973.

During his chairmanship, the club came top of the Third Division in 1963/1964 and top of the Second Division in 1966/1967, entering the First Division for the first time.

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum





oil on canvas


H 91.5 x W 71.5 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Coventry City Football Club, 1976

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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Jordan Well, Coventry, West Midlands CV1 5QP England

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