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Sir Bobby Robson's life in photos

Bobby Robson's playing career sees him appear for West Brom

Bobby Robson's playing career sees him make his debut for Fulham in 1950 before he moves to West Brom in the spring of 1956

Robson playing for England in 1962

Robson graduates to the full England squad in 1956 and goes on to make 20 appearances for the national side up until 1962

Bobby Robson pictured in July 1968

After his playing days end, Bobby makes his debut as a manager in January 1968 at his former club Fulham

Robson pictured as Fulham boss in 1971

After being sacked by Fulham following relegation to the Second Division, Robson moves to Ipswich Town in 1969

Sir Bobby Robson joins Ipswich Town

Robson manages the Tractor Boys for 13 years, reaching fourth place in the first division in 1972-73 and winning the Texaco Cup

Robson and his Ipswich team celebrate their FA Cup win of 1978 at Wembley Stadium

Robson guides the club to the FA Cup final of 1978 where Ipswich claim a 1-0 win over Arsenal courtesy of Roger Osborne's goal

Gary Lineker celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot against Cameroon in the 1990 World Cup

Two penalties from Gary Lineker against Cameroon help Robson's England progress to the semi-final of the 1990 World Cup in Italy

Robson celebrates Barcelona's European Cup Winners' Cup success

After a successful spell at Porto he and assistant Jose Mourinho guide Barcelona to European Cup Winners' Cup success in May 1997

Robson moves to St James' Park to take the reins at Newcastle United in September 1999

Robson moves to St James' Park to take the reins at Newcastle United in September 1999 following the resignation of Ruud Gullit

Sir Bobby Robson as he receives a knighthood at Buckingham Palace accompanied by his wife Elsie

In June 2002 he becomes Sir Bobby Robson as he receives a knighthood at Buckingham Palace accompanied by his wife Elsie

Ireland manager Steve Staunton and Sir Bobby Robson

In 2006 Steve Staunton is named as the manager of the Republic of Ireland, Robson is named in a consultancy role

Robson watches a Republic encounter

After being troubled by ill-health Robson steps down from his role with the Republic in November 2007

Sir Bobby Robson accepts the freedom of his home city of Durham in 2008

Sir Bobby takes a break from his cancer treatment to accept the freedom of his home city of Durham in the winter of 2008

Sir Bobby pictured at the Bobby Robson Trophy match at St James' Park in Newcastle

Sir Bobby visits St James' Park for a charity match on 26 July and loses his fight with cancer five days later with his family at his side



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see also
Legend Sir Bobby Robson, 76, dies
31 Jul 09 |  Football
Robson was gentleman of game
31 Jul 09 |  Football
Football honours Sir Bobby Robson
01 Aug 09 |  Football
Robson in his own words
31 Jul 09 |  Football
Your tributes to Sir Bobby Robson
31 Jul 09 |  Football
The disease that stalked Sir Bobby
31 Jul 09 |  Health


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