Sir Bobby Robson

Discussion in 'Football' started by Jamezinho, 7 August 2008.

  1. Jamezinho

    Jamezinho Golden Boot Winner

    10 June 2003
    Ipswich, England
    Ipswich Town F.C.
    Sorry if this has been posted before.

    Sir Bobby Robson has admitted that he is losing his battle with lung cancer and has only months left to live:

    As a fan of Ipswich Town FC, Sir Bobby is a living legend to me and this is very sad news. He achieved so much at my club and really put us on the map in the footballing world, guiding us to our only FA cup in 1978 and the UEFA Cup in 1981. The man has had such a great career, taking in England, Newcastle and great clubs in Europe (Barca, PSV etc) He will be sorely missed.

    Let's hope Sir Bobby has many happy months left ahead of him.

  2. BobbyBox

    BobbyBox WING NUT!

    10 October 2003
    That is sad :(( - I always really liked Bobby.

    all the best to him and his family.
  3. DagsJT

    DagsJT Retired Footballer

    29 November 2005
    Damn, I reckon Bobby is one of the greatest characters to have graced football. His autobiography is excellent, sad news :((
  4. Placebo

    Placebo Ԁlɐɔǝqo

    3 May 2003
    La Manga Del Mar Menor, Spain.
    Sheffield Wednesday
    One of the finest men that English football ever produced in any capacity IMO. I obviously hope that he can go into remission or something but as it seems unlikely I just hope his last weeks are as pain free as possible.
  5. Jamezinho

    Jamezinho Golden Boot Winner

    10 June 2003
    Ipswich, England
    Ipswich Town F.C.
    He's fought the disease four times before and won, but at 75 I think you can only go on fighting it for so long. I think sir Bobby will go out of his way to carry on as normal right until the end.
  6. PetrovLFC

    PetrovLFC Raul!

    13 March 2005
    NW London
    Will be sad to see him go, I wouldn't rule out him fighting it off yet again.

    One of the most passionate men in football you can find. Just a real love for the sport as a whole. Couldn't give a monkeys about the commercialism of it.
  7. Bingham67

    Bingham67 Champions League

    17 July 2005
    Terrible news indeed great man :((
  8. Revan

    Revan out the window

    8 August 2003
    Madeira, Portugal.
    FC Porto
    :( He left his mark at Porto. Great footie and a great man, and never learned to speak portuguese. :))

    Good luck Sir Bobby.
  9. northstandhero

    northstandhero Betta Getta Vespa

    25 April 2002
    Lancashire, UK
    Such sad news, never heard anyone with a bad word to say about Sir Bobby.
  10. Nick Cave

    Nick Cave Wrexham fan for my sins...

    10 July 2004
    Non football league waste land...
    Wrexham AFC
    Sad news a very nice chap, he held a door for me at a hotel in London once, I said cheers mate and then did a double take, by then he was getting into a limo...
  11. fd1972uk

    fd1972uk ---------------------

    9 January 2002
    Sad news, nice guy indeed.

  12. T Butcher fan

    T Butcher fan Champions League

    3 December 2001
    Well said - he's not gone yet.

    A truly great guy, and would be a massive loss to football, but let's hope he's around to watch the Geordies win the Premiership.

    (Assuming he lives to be 174 - I wouldn't bet against it!)
  13. matherto

    matherto 20 times 20 times Man United

    13 October 2004
    St. Helens, Merseyside.
    Manchester United
    Seriously cannot believe its finally gonna get him.

    The guys a legend, hopefully he can beat it at least one last time.

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