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Bob Stokoe

Sunderland AFC Manager
Unveiled Outside ‘The Stadium Of Light’, Sunderland,
Tyne & Wear on 18th July 2006.

One of the most enduring and iconic moments in the history of the F.A Cup, This pose depicts the famous moment bob Stokoe ran across the Wembley turf to hug his heroic goalkeeper Jim Montgomery at the climax of Sunderland historic 1973 F.A Cup win over the mighty Leeds United.Jim Montgomery saves which kept second division Sunderland 1-0 margin intact has since been voted one of the top three greatest saves of the twentieth century.