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Bob Newton (footballer)

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Full nameRobert Newton
Date of birth23 November 1956(age 59)
Place of birthChesterfield, England
Playing positionForward

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Robert (Bob) Newton (born 23 November 1956 in Chesterfield) is an English footballer. Newton played as a striker for several clubs in the lower divisions of the Football League during the 1970s and '80s. He is most notable for his first five year spell at Hartlepool United between 1977 and 1982, where he wrote himself into club history with his 48 goals in 150 league games. Popular with Hartlepool supporters, he was later voted as the club's 'Player of the 1980s'.

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