Sir Bobby Robson Statue

Sir Bobby Robson Statue Photo

Booby Robson became Ipswich Town Manager in 1969. Led the Club to an FA Cup triumph 1978 and a UEFA Cup win in 1981. The Club also were also Division One Championship runners up in consecutive seasons; 1980/81 & 1981/82. Robson went on to become England Manager in 1982 and led the team to the World Cup semi finals in 1990, where they lost to Germany on penalties. After leaving England enjoyed further managerial success at PSV Eindhoven, FC Porto and Barcelona, as well as a spell as manager of Newcastle United. He was knighted in 2002. The statue was unveiled in July 2002. Sir Bobby Robson passed away in August, 2009.

Thanks to Owen Pavey for providing the photo above.

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