Explore Timeline

Use the interactive timeline to explore key moments in Sir Bob's life, from his business and footballing achievements, to milestones in his personal life.






Beacon wins £1.5m boost from Sport England

January 13th, 2017 READ MORE

Chester-le-Street annual dinner

April 17th, 2014 READ MORE

Sir Bob’s Cup Final Review

March 1st, 2014 READ MORE

Sir Bob’s Cup Final Countdown

February 26th, 2014 READ MORE

Goodbye to the Football Echo

December 1st, 2013 READ MORE

The FA celebrates 150th Anniversary

October 26th, 2013 READ MORE

George and Marco visit SGP

October 5th, 2013 READ MORE

Royal seal of approval for St George’s

July 22nd, 2013 READ MORE

Campaign to honour Charles Alcock

May 1st, 2013 READ MORE

SAFC legend visits St George’s Park

April 23rd, 2013 READ MORE

The opening of St George’s Park

October 9th, 2012 READ MORE

Academy of Light awarded top status

July 17th, 2012 READ MORE

St George’s Park – The story behind the name

January 14th, 2010 READ MORE

Take That launch Circus Tour at Stadium of Light

June 15th, 2009 READ MORE

Sir Bob appointed Project Director for St George’s Park

May 23rd, 2008 READ MORE

Sir Bob steps down

January 8th, 2006 READ MORE

Invitation to join the Football Foundation Board

July 23rd, 2004 READ MORE

Duke of York officially opens Academy

July 15th, 2003 READ MORE

The Academy of Light opens

March 11th, 2003 READ MORE

Bob joins Wembley Board/ Awarded CBE

June 14th, 2002 READ MORE

David Bellamy gives Academy thumbs up

October 19th, 2000 READ MORE

Sunderland revenge away day blues

December 4th, 1999 READ MORE


August 23rd, 1999 READ MORE

Club enjoys promotion party and record crowds

May 27th, 1999 READ MORE

Play off final thriller

June 12th, 1998 READ MORE

Stadium of Light Opens

July 31st, 1997 READ MORE

Stadium name unveiled

July 23rd, 1997 READ MORE

New club crest revealed

July 1st, 1997 READ MORE

Farewell to Roker Park

May 13th, 1997 READ MORE

Sunderland floats on London Stock Exchange

December 13th, 1996 READ MORE

Avoiding points deduction after Matteo

March 23rd, 1995 READ MORE

All seater stadiums introduced

August 29th, 1990 READ MORE

Community programme launched

June 12th, 1987 READ MORE

SAFC appoint Lawrie McMenemy

April 30th, 1985 READ MORE

Bob joins SAFC Board

October 7th, 1984 READ MORE

First Love

February 23rd, 1954 READ MORE
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