When Sir Bobby Managed the Toon

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When Sir Bobby Managed the Toon
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Monday would have been Sir Bobby Robson's 80th birthday, and earlier on I found myself staring off into space thinking back to his time as manager of Newcastle United. Wonderful memories. Sir Bobby, who died four years ago, was linked to the job a number of times but turned down the offers as he was very happy living and working in Barcelona -- a club he scouted for after his spell as manager there.

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