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John N Robertson

Date of Birth: January 20, 1953 (age 61)

Appearances: 28

Goals: 8

Yellow Cards: 0

Red Cards: 0

Biography

John Neilson Robertson signed for Nottingham Forest in 1970 and became a key player when the club was at the peak of its success under legendary manager Brian Clough.

 

The fans favourite provided the cross that led to Trevor Francis' winner against Malmo as Forest lifted the European Cup for the first time in 1979.

 

He then scored the only goal of the game as Forest sealed back-to-back European Cup triumphs, defeating Hamburg in the 1980 final.

 

The Uddingston-born winger won 28 caps for Scotland, appearing at two World Cups.

 

He scored eight goals, including a strike in a 5-2 win over New Zealand at the 1982 World Cup in Spain, and the only goal in a 1981 British International Championship win over England at Wembley.

 

British International Championship
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
29 May 1982 SCOTLAND   0 - 1   ENGLAND  
28 Apr 1982 NORTHERN IRELAND   1 - 1   SCOTLAND  
23 May 1981 ENGLAND   0 - 1   SCOTLAND
19 May 1981 SCOTLAND   2 - 0   NORTHERN IRELAND  
17 May 1978 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   WALES  
13 May 1978 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   NORTHERN IRELAND  
F.I.F.A. World Cup
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
22 Jun 1982 USSR   2 - 2   SCOTLAND  
18 Jun 1982 BRAZIL   4 - 1   SCOTLAND  
15 Jun 1982 NEW ZEALAND   2 - 5   SCOTLAND
07 Jun 1978 IRAN   1 - 1   SCOTLAND  
F.I.F.A. World Cup Qualifier
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
14 Oct 1981 NORTHERN IRELAND   0 - 0   SCOTLAND  
09 Sep 1981 SCOTLAND   2 - 0   SWEDEN
28 Apr 1981 SCOTLAND   3 - 1   ISRAEL
25 Mar 1981 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   NORTHERN IRELAND  
25 Feb 1981 ISRAEL   0 - 1   SCOTLAND  
15 Oct 1980 SCOTLAND   0 - 0   PORTUGAL  
10 Sep 1980 SWEDEN   0 - 1   SCOTLAND  
International Challenge Match
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
21 Sep 1983 SCOTLAND   2 - 0   URUGUAY
12 Sep 1979 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   PERU  
U.E.F.A. European Championship Qualifier
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
12 Oct 1983 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   BELGIUM  
17 Nov 1982 SWITZERLAND   2 - 0   SCOTLAND  
13 Oct 1982 SCOTLAND   2 - 0   GERMANY (EAST)  
26 Mar 1980 SCOTLAND   4 - 1   PORTUGAL  
19 Dec 1979 SCOTLAND   1 - 3   BELGIUM
21 Nov 1979 BELGIUM   2 - 0   SCOTLAND  
17 Oct 1979 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   AUSTRIA  
07 Jun 1979 NORWAY   0 - 4   SCOTLAND
29 Nov 1978 PORTUGAL   1 - 0   SCOTLAND  
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