Friday, July 31, 2009

Bobby Robson RIP

The death has taken place of the former England and Ireland assistant manager Bobby Robson at the age of 76.

A statement issued on behalf of his family said: 'It is with great sadness that it has been announced today that Sir Bobby Robson has lost his long and courageous battle with cancer.

'He died very peacefully this morning at his home in County Durham with his wife and family beside him. Sir Bobby's funeral will be private and for family members only.

'A thanksgiving service in celebration of Sir Bobby's life will be held at a later date for his many friends and colleagues.'

A true footballing great - Rest In Peace

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