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Player Details : Alan Foggon
Demographic Information
Name Alan Foggon
Date of Birth23/02/1950
Place of BirthWest Pelton, England
Newcastle Statistics
Years 1965 - 1971
Debut:10/02/1968 - Arsenal [A] --- (D 0-0)
Appearances:81   [Starts: 70,  Subs: 11]
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One of the few players to have played for the North East's "Big Three", Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

Alan joined Newcastle as an apprentice and signed professional papers in November 1967. With his big, powerful frame, Alan was very hard to knock off the ball and he possessed a thunderous shot, with a header to match! He was a member of the Fairs Cup winning team, scoring in the final in Budapest.

Towards the end of his time at Newcastle, Alan's form was quite erratic which led to his departure for Cardiff. He soon returned to the North East however with Middlesbrough where he enjoyed more sustained success. He then had a brief spell at Manchester United (two month to be precise) before moving on to Sunderland, thus completing his "Big Three" hat-trick.


Notable Transfers
Date From To Fee
August 1971 Newcastle United Cardiff City £25,000
26/10/1972 Cardiff City Middlesbrough £10,000
26/10/1972 Cardiff City Middlesbrough £10,000

Scott, K.H, 2015, Newcastle United Day by Day, KayLynM Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, ISBN: 978-0-9934201-0-8,

Williams, T., Peskett, R., eds, 1971, Newcastle United 1970-71 League Record, Rothmans Football Yearbook 1971-72 [pp294-295], Queen Anne Press, London, England,

Wright, G., Dunk, P., eds, 1973, Rothmans Football Yearbook 1973-74, Queen Anne Press, England,