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 CNN.com - Sir Bobby Robson taken to hospital - Aug 5, 2006
Robson became honorary president of Ipswich this summer.
Robson is one of the legendary survivors of international soccer.
Robson managed at Newcastle from 1999-2004, where he guided his native Magpies from a relegation battle to near the pinnacle of English soccer: an FA Cup semifinal, a third-place place in the Premiership, the second phase of the Champions League and the last four of the UEFA Cup.
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 Sir Bobby Robson
Sir Bobby Robson is one of the most respected people in football at the present.
Sir Bobby returned to his native North-East in September 1999 for Newcastle with he said would be his last job.
Sir Bobby continued to re-structure Newcastle, and sure enough they improved on the placing in 2001-02 to finish third in the table, after challenging Manchester United and Arsenal for the title all the way through the season.
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 Sir Bobby Robson Newcastle United Player Profile from 4thegame.com
Bobby's team won two trophies during that period - the FA Cup in 1978, with a famous victory over Arsenal, and the UEFA Cup in 1981, probably Ipswich's greatest achievement in their history.
Bobby was not to get another chance to win the League with Ipswich as the FA selected him to manage the national team.
Bobby did not finish the season empty-handed however, as he was rewarded for his efforts with a Barclaycard Merit award at the LMA's annual awards dinner in May 2002.
www.4thegame.com /club/nufc/manager-profile/853/sir_bobby_robson.html   (1079 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson
Sir Bobby Robson is regarded as the grandfather of English managers - albeit a sprightly one.
Bobby made his debut as a manager in the dug-out of his old club Fulham in January 1968, but did not last long there, leaving the London club in November.
Robson's achievements with the previously unheralded side merited him the call of his country, and in 1982 he succeeded the late Ron Greenwood as coach of the English national football team after the World Cup in Spain.
www.nmplive.co.uk /cse/sirbobbyrobson.html   (561 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson leaps back into Irish role after cancer surgery | News | Guardian Unlimited Football
When Sir Bobby Robson leapt up to celebrate a Republic of Ireland goal last month and was reminded by his wife he was supposed to be paralysed, he realised just how much he wanted to come back to his job helping the manager, Steve Staunton.
Robson was cleared by doctors to continue as international football consultant after two operations to remove cancerous tumours.
Robson was said to be looking frail and has a limp and swollen left hand but his enthusiasm remains undimmed.
football.guardian.co.uk /News_Story/0,,1946698,00.html   (418 words)

 Farewell But Not Goodbye - Sir Bobby Robson - Review - The League Of Gentleman
Author: Sir Bobby Robson / Genre: Sports Books Bobby Robson is a legend in British football, and his autobiography, Farewell but not Goodbye, is a lively and dramatic picture of a life lived in and for the Beautiful Game.
Robson’s book isn’t really full of incredibly funny stories as his coaching career didn’t plumb the depths of the lower divisions or take in the champagne lifestyles of the seventies.
Robson also tells it like it is when talking about the hand of god incident in 86, exclaiming that Maradona couldn’t be considered a great as he blatantly cheated.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /printed-books/farewell-but-not-goodbye-sir-bobby-robson/1038352   (993 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | My Club | Newcastle United | Newcastle force Robson out
Robson, who was due to leave at the end of the season after the club opted not to renew his contract, has overseen two defeats and two draws this season.
Robson, who had hoped to stay on and lead his home town club to silverware this season, was devastated by his dismissal.
Robson's position was not helped by persistent rumours of player unrest at the club with midfielder Kieron Dyer forced into making a public apology after refusing to play out of position.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/teams/n/newcastle_united/3610042.stm   (546 words)

 Saga Magazine - Sir Bobby Robson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The prospect of retirement, whether voluntary or compulsory, visibly alarms Sir Bobby Robson, whose team is languishing at the foot of the Premiership.
Robson indicates a trousered leg: "I've got terrific knees, ankles and hips - no arthritis." With his cancer behind him - he has just had his annual check - he is as fit as a fiddle.
Robson is a modest man. Around St James', he is 'boss', and none of the local reporters bothers with the 'Sir'.
www.saga.co.uk /magazine/article/7B2AB462-03B9-11D8-B8CA-00508BAEC55C.asp   (2195 words)

 Tractorboys | Ipswich Town | Sir Bobby Robson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Of the 95 games Sir Bobby was in charge for, he won 47, drew 30 and lost just 18.
After the England job, Sir Bobby took his talents to Europe and managed PSV Eindhoven, Porto and Barcelona.
Sir Bobby turned 70 in February 2003 but still has the enthusiasm of a teenager for the game we all love.
www.tractorboys.net /archives/bobby_robson.htm   (320 words)

 BBC - Tyne Sport - Reaction on Sir Bobby's departure.
Sir Bobby restored Newcastle to its rightful place as one of the top 5 teams in the country- and one of the most popular- thanks to his personality alone.
Complete Joke..If we new Bobby was going at the end of the year anyway why wasnt someone employed to be his assistant and learn from his 50 odd years in the game at all levels...before he retired..would that have made sense to that fat useless waste of space of a Chairman..common sense Fred..
Sir B has made some strange decisions, which are open to debate but he didn't deserve to be treated in such a manner.
www.bbc.co.uk /tyne/sport/bobby_robson_reaction.shtml   (3960 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson - Speakers Biography - Celebrity Speakers Limited
Sir Bobby Robson is one of the best loved and well respected coaches in the game, and his record in England and across Europe is outstanding.
Sir Bobby Robson has served the world of football for well over 50 years, from his early playing days with Fulham in the 1950's through his long and successful management career.
A strong speaker, Bobby's presentations are filled with inspirational examples from his career and leave audiences impressed, entertained and inspired.
www.speakers.co.uk /csaWeb/speaker,1874   (262 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Robson recovers after operation
A spokesman for the former Newcastle manager said: 'Sir Bobby Robson underwent an operation in Newcastle to remove a small tumour on his brain.
Sir Bobby is recovering in hospital where he will be attended by his consultants over the next couple of days.
Robson has already battled against cancer three times, and earlier this year had a tumour the size of a golf ball removed from a lung.
www.rte.ie /sport/2006/0824/robsonb.html?rss   (284 words)

 Nobok | Sir Bobby Robson on Riquelme's genius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated his 20th anniversary as Manchester United manager on Monday - and Sir Bobby Robson says he is full of admiration for Fergie.
Sir Bobby Robson talks about England's 2-2 draw with Sweden, in particular the crazy last 10 minutes in which they scored a good goal then conceded a bad one.
Sir Bobby Robson runs the rule over Luis Aragones' side and their Group H opponents.
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 Newcastle United sack Sir Bobby - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
Robson, now 71, took over the reigns at Newcastle in a time of crisis after the sacking of Ruud Gullit in February, 1999, and turned them round using a blend of youth and experience and got them as high as third place in the Premiership season of 2002/3.
Although Robson turned the club from relegation struggler to one regularly in the top five and playing in European competition, he failed to win a trophy during his time at St. James' Park and the club has made a poor start.
Sir Bobby Robson is best remembered as the man that nearly won the World Cup with England in 1990, when England were beaten on penalties by Germany, and the man that brought Brazilian star Ronaldo to Barcelona in 1996 when he became the huge star that he is today.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /sports/html/20040830T210000-0500_65465_OBS_NEWCASTLE_UNITED_SACK_SIR_BOBBY.asp   (449 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Farewell But Not Goodbye: Books: Sir Bobby Robson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Bobby Robson is a legend in British football, and his autobiography, Farewell but not Goodbye, is a lively and dramatic picture of a life lived in and for the Beautiful Game.
Sir Bobby's story is a rich and diverse one and this autobiography will celebrate his remarkable life.
Bobby (just) seems to have always been around in football but his story, comments and wise counsel are fresh and appropriate to today's world of modern international football.
www.amazon.co.uk /Farewell-But-Goodbye-Bobby-Robson/dp/0340823461   (1199 words)

 Telegraph | News | Sir Bobby Robson faces his fourth cancer operation
The former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson is to undergo brain surgery this week to remove a tumour.
Sir Bobby, 73, now an international football consultant for the Republic of Ireland, was taken ill two weeks ago while watching his former club Ipswich.
Sir Bobby said the tumour could be easily removed and was the size of a grape, "which indicated they have caught it early".
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/08/21/nrobson21.xml   (360 words)

 ESPNsoccernet - England - Sir Bobby Robson suffers suspected stroke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Former England manager Sir Bobby Robson was doing well in hospital today after being taken ill at a match.
Robson had been paraded in front of the crowd at Portman Road before the match after being named honorary club president.
Robson's cancer specialist, Dr Hugh Davies, was his guest at the match and accompanied him to the hospital.
soccernet.espn.go.com /news/story?id=375167&cc=5739&campaign=rss&source=soccernet   (326 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson vs Sir Alex Ferguson - Footie Threads
Sir Bobby maybe a better manager in terms of tactis and has managed aboard and as England boss where there was the low of Euro 88 and the high of Italy 90.
Bobby Robson is also a great manager but his CWC was with barca, an established and famous club, and could not equal with his smaller clubs what Sir Alex did with Aberdeen.
Bobby Robson is 10 times the manager Houllier is, if Houllier had taken over at Newcastle when Robson did, i wouldnt have bet against them being relegated.
footiethreads.com /forum/showthread.php?t=2339   (1481 words)

 Nobok | Sir Bobby Robson looks ahead to the Champions League final   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sir Bobby Robson took England to within a penalty kick of the 1990 World Cup final - click below to hear his views on the tournament and the worldwide emergence of Gazza.
Sir Bobby Robson, the man who took England to the World Cup semi-finals in 1990, believes Australia will be one team to look out for this summer.
Sir Bobby Robson is convinced that the Teeside club are still in the tie.
www.nobok.co.uk /page/Video/0,,10301~828975,00.html   (591 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson faces brain surgery | 24dash.com - Communities
It has been revealed that Sir Bobby Robson is to undergo surgery to remove a brain tumour.
Sir Bobby said: "I had a scan to assess why I felt unwell and had to leave the game at Ipswich early, and the doctors discovered a small, operable tumour that caused an affliction on the left side of my face.
Sir Bobby, currently an international consultant for the Republic of Ireland, took England to the semi-finals of the 1990 World Cup.
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 Interview with Sir Bobby Robson | News | Guardian Unlimited Football
For a man as garrulous as Robson the crumpled silence, while he stoops over a sink, is a daily reminder of how close he came to death in 1995.
Shepherd and Douglas Hall, a fellow director and son of the former chairman Sir John, have lurched from one crisis to another.
Robson might have survived cancer and Newcastle but life without football is still unimaginable.
football.guardian.co.uk /News_Story/0,1563,1535513,00.html   (1843 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson taken to hospital | the Daily Mail
Sir Bobby Robson was in hospital last night in a 'comfortable' condition after being taken ill during Ipswich Town's Championship match with Crystal Palace.
Initial tests showed it was not likely to be a stroke and Sportsmail columnist Sir Bobby, who beat cancer for the third time last May, was hoping to leave hospital with his wife, Lady Elsie, to stay with friends in Suffolk.
We were sorry to hear Sir Bobby is unwell and we wish him a very speedy recovery.
www.dailymail.co.uk /pages/live/articles/sport/football.html?in_article_id=399251&in_page_id=1766&ito=1490   (459 words)

 TheFA.com - The Gaffer Tapes - Sir Bobby Robson
As plain Bobby Robson, he played for Fulham, West Brom and won 20 England caps, going to the 1958 World Cup.
Robson: Most enjoyable - Working with your players during the week, preparing them for the game, and then winning the game at the end of the week through those endeavours.
Robson: I don't think there is much wrong with the rules of the game, it's in pretty good shape.
www.thefa.com /Features/EnglishDomestic/Postings/2002/11/29503.htm   (430 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson injured in skiing accident   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sir Bobby Robson may be 73, but he's still hitting the slopes.
Robson sustained the injury in February and is expected back at work in the near future.
Robson is said to be "still hopeful" of travelling with manager Steve Staunton's squad to Portugal next month, when they have a training camp.
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 soccer24-7.com Forums - It's Arise Sir Bobby Robson!!
When Robson's footballing talent began to emerge as a youngster, a host of league clubs courted him but, after turning his back on the Magpies, he opted to join Fulham and begin one of the many love affairs of his professional life.
Robson made 245 appearances in two spells at Craven Cottage over 11 years, scoring 77 goals, and spent the interim period at West Bromwich Albion, where hewas on target 56 times in 239 appearances.
In 1982 England's need was Robson's duty, and one he was to fulfil to the letter on an eight-year roller-coaster journey which saw him, like most of those who have gone before or since, occasionally pilloried.
www.soccer24-7.com /forum/printthread.php?t=4739   (1033 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson opens state-of-the-art research centre
Cancer survivor Sir Bobby Robson marked the official opening of a state-of-the-art research centre by meeting the doctors and scientists using its facilities to help patients.
Sir Bobby, 72, said: "People in the region now have one of the most advanced cancer research centres in Europe, here, on their doorstep.
Sir Bobby continued: "The Northern Institute for Cancer Research Paul O'Gorman Building is testament to the generosity of the people of the North East.
www.news-medical.net /?id=7931   (564 words)

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The first illustrated celebration of the life and times of Sir Bobby Robson, one of the most successful managers ever, much loved and respected throughout the world of football.
Bob Harris, a close acquaintance of Sir Bobby's, tells the football manager's own story, which is exclusively interlarded with stories and anecdotes from many of the most famous names in football.
Sir Bobby is a living legend and this is a tribute to his amazing life.
www.orionbooks.co.uk /HB-30425/Sir-Bobby-Robson.htm   (251 words)

 BobbyMcMahon's Blog - FOX Sports Blogs
Bobby – I think if anyone had said that Scotland would be sitting with a 100% record after three games the barman would have cut them off.
Bobby – I was surprised when the FAI hired Staunton given his lack of managerial experience.
Bobby – As I watched the game I was concerned that the ball boys were returning the balls too quickly.
community.foxsports.com /blogs/BobbyMcMahon/Sir_Bobby_Robson/64705   (2433 words)

 Sir Bobby Robson becomes new Town president - Ipswich - Latest Local News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 73-year-old becomes the first president of the club since Lady Blanche Cobbold, who died in 1987, and it is a return for Sir Bobby to a club where he had so much success as a manager.
Although the presidential role is purely ambassadorial, Sir Bobby will continue to live in the north-east, he has already offered his experience to new Ipswich Town manager Jim Magilton should he require.
Sir Bobby won the FA Cup in 1978 and the UEFA Cup in 1981 with the Blues.
www.thebestof.co.uk /ipswich/news/13575   (424 words)

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