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National Football Day named after Robson

January 16, 2013
By ESPN staff
Former England manager Sir Bobby Robson is to have a National Football Day named in his honour, the Football Association has announced.

As part of the FA's 150th anniversary celebrations, August 10 will be used to commemorate the man who led England to the semi-finals of the World Cup in 1990 and was a popular figure in English and world football throughout his career.

Robson died at the age of 76 in 2009 following a long battle with cancer. His wife Elsie continues to work ...

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