Robert Moncur (born 19 January 1945) is a Scottish former professional footballer. Moncur is most famous for his role as captain of Newcastle United in the late 1960s and of the Scottish national side in the early 1970s. Moncur was part of the Newcastle team that won the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 1969, scoring three goals across the two legs of the final.
|Full name||Robert Moncur|
|Date of birth||19 January 1945|
|Place of birth||Perth, Scotland|
|1980–1981||Heart of Midlothian|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Nowadays, Moncur makes semi-frequent appearances on Sky TV as a football pundit. Moncur currently holds the record of being the last Newcastle United captain to lift silverware for the club and is frequently quoted as wanting to lose this honour as quickly as possible.
In September 2007, Moncur was diagnosed with cancer of the colon and nine months later was informed that he was now in remission. Moncur was awarded the freedom of Gateshead in November 2008. He was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in January 2014.
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- Fletcher, Paul (21 April 2004). "Moncur wants the pain to end". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
- "Football legend wins cancer battle". Northern Echo. 27 June 2008. Retrieved 28 June 2008.
- "Town freedom for football legend". BBC News. BBC. 7 November 2008. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
- "Bobby Moncur reveals oesophageal cancer". BBC News. BBC. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2015.