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  • “Portrait Of An Icon” Attracts Support For Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

    “Portrait Of An Icon” Attracts Support For Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

    Footballers are often remembered for more than their on-field abilities and a new book, released in aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, celebrates some of most iconic characters that have helped make the game so special. Portrait of an Icon is a study of 58 of the greatest names from football’s recent history and includes a foreword by Jamie Carragher. The first print run sold out in just 15 hours and has attracted support from legends within the game including Rafa Benitez and Marco […]

     
  • Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Funds Newcastle Child Cancer Research Roles

    Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Funds Newcastle Child Cancer Research Roles

    New specialist research roles, funded through the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, are helping find more effective treatments for children’s cancer in the North East. The new positions – two research fellows and two research nurses – will be based at The Wolfson Childhood Cancer Research Centre in Newcastle, where clinical and research teams are advancing their understanding of how to treat childhood cancers and developing treatments that are more effective and less toxic. The creation of the centre, which opened at Newcastle University in September, […]

     
  • Hike4Hopey Sets Off From Ipswich

    Hike4Hopey Sets Off From Ipswich

    While the result on the pitch will only have pleased one set of supporters, yesterday’s Sir Bobby Robson Day at Portman Road was something fans of Ipswich Town and Newcastle United could all celebrate. As well as remembering a manager who is closely linked with both clubs, the day raised money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. Guests of honour on the pitch included Sir Bobby’s family and both teams warmed up wearing Sir Bobby Robson Foundation t-shirts. And fundraising for the charity continues today […]

     
  • New Signing For Sir Bobby’s Foundation

    New Signing For Sir Bobby’s Foundation

    Professor Chris Day, Newcastle University’s new Vice-Chancellor and President, has agreed to join the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s Board of Trustees. A liver disease expert, Professor Day brings with him a vast wealth of experience and knowledge and is a strong addition to Sir Bobby’s team. Professor Day was brought up in North Tyneside and studied medicine at the University of Cambridge before returning to the North East to practise at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital. He was formerly Head of the School of Clinical Medical Sciences […]

     
  • Rafa Benitez visits Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Centre

    Rafa Benitez visits Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Centre

    Patients and staff at the Sir Bobby Robson Cancer Trials Research Centre in Newcastle welcomed a very special football visitor this week. Rafa Benitez was invited to the centre, at the Freeman Hospital’s Northern Centre for Cancer Care, by Lady Elsie Robson to find out more about the work of another Newcastle United manager – the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. Sir Bobby launched his charity in 2008 and it has gone on to raise over £10 million to find more effective ways to detect and […]

     
  • Ex Manchester United Manager Donates To Sir Bobby’s Online Auction

    Ex Manchester United Manager Donates To Sir Bobby’s Online Auction

    A limited edition signed sketchbook showcasing Sir Alex Ferguson’s greatest achievement as Manchester United manager has been personally donated to the Sir Bobby’s Online Auction. Sir Alex has given his support to the fundraising auction with an incredible prize in memory of his good friend Sir Bobby Robson who he once described as his managerial inspiration. The book, drawn by Harold Riley and chronicling Manchester United’s remarkable Champions League final victory in 1999, is one of only 1,999 copies in circulation and is signed by […]

     
  • Lady Elsie Robson Charity Night In Lanchester

    Lady Elsie Robson Charity Night In Lanchester

    Tickets for a lively evening of music, comedy and nostalgia at All Saints RC Church Hall in Lanchester are being snapped up and only a handful remain available. The event, on 28th August, is being organised by Lady Elsie Robson and Willow Burn Hospice and almost half of the tickets were reserved before they officially went on sale last week. Jointly raising funds for Willow Burn Hospice and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, the night features Fiona Robson singing songs from the 50s, 60s and […]

     
  • There’s Only One Bobby Robson – Widnes Vikings At SJP

    There’s Only One Bobby Robson – Widnes Vikings At SJP

    Yesterday,(Saturday 30 May) Widnes Vikings presented Sir Bobby Robson’s son, Andrew Robson, with a cheque for £20,000 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation on the pitch at St James’ Park. The money donated to the Foundation is the result of a Widnes Vikings initiative that has generated global attention both for the sport of Rugby League and the work undertaken by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. Earlier this year Widnes Vikings launched a special edition black and white striped shirt for the First Utility Super […]

     
  • Consett Charity Run For Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

    Consett Charity Run For Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

    Paul Smith from Sherburn Hill, Durham, has run every single day since 1st January 2007. His ‘run streak’ is now almost 3,000 days long and on Thursday (19th March) he will celebrate reaching this personal milestone with a very special charity run. Raising funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and The Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK, Paul will be attempting to run an incredible 30 miles around the centre circle on Consett AFC’s pitch at Belle Vue Stadium. Starting at 10am, Paul […]