Peterborough United legend Tommy Robson given freedom of the city
Peterborough United legend Tommy Robson has been given the freedom of the city.
The 75-year-old made a club record 559 appearances for Posh after joining them from Newcastle United in 1968.
He was also the first player to be inducted into Peterborough's Hall of Fame.
Mr Robson was recently diagnosed with motor neurone disease after complaining of cramps in his hands and arms.
Speaking to ITV News Anglia last September, he said he was determined to live the rest of his life to the full.
Councillor Peter Hiller, who tabled the motion for Mr Robson to receive the honour, said he was "without doubt, one of, if not THE most loved players ever to grace the pitch at London Road."
Mr Robson was given the award by Peterborough City Council in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday evening.
Despite his battle with the disease, he continues to work for Posh as a matchday host.
He has also raised thousands of pounds for a children's ward at the city's former hospital through the Peterborough Legends football team.