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Former England manager Sir Bobby Robson has died aged 76 after a long battle with cancer, putting an end to a legendary career.


Born: February 18 1933

Birthplace: Langley Park, County Durham

1950 – Joins Fulham. Makes 152 appearances, scoring 68 goals. Moves to West Brom, scoring 56 goals in 239 games.

1958 – Plays for England in World Cup in Sweden. Wins 20 caps for his country and one under-23 cap.

1968 – Takes over as Fulham manager in January. Sacked in November.

1969 – Appointed manager of Ipswich.

1978 – Ipswich win FA Cup with 1-0 victory over Arsenal.

1981 – Ipswich win UEFA Cup with a 5-4 aggregate victory over AZ Alkmaar.

1982 – Appointed England manager.

1986 – England reach World Cup quarter-finals, losing to Argentina 2-1, thanks to Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ opening goal.

1990 – Robson announces he will be taking over at PSV Eindhoven after tournament. England beaten on penalties in World Cup semi-final by West Germany.

1992 – Wins Dutch league before taking over as manager of Sporting Lisbon.

1994 – Appointed manager of FC Porto, with whom he wins Portuguese Cup.

1996 – Steers Porto to second successive league title before resigning to take over at Barcelona.

1997 – Presides over Barcelona’s Cup Winners’ Cup-winning campaign but eventually surrenders coaching reins to Louis van Gaal.

1998 – Rejoins PSV as coach over the summer.

1999 – Appointed manager of Newcastle.

2002 – Leads Newcastle to fourth place in the Premiership to put them into the qualifying stages of the Champions League.

2002 – Knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours.

2004 – Newcastle reveal Robson has been “relieved of his duties” as manager.

2006 – January – Named as international football consultant to new Republic of Ireland manager Steve Staunton.

2007 – Vows to “battle as I’ve always done” following the start of chemotherapy treatment after being diagnosed with cancer for the fifth time.

2008 – Admits he will lose his long battle against cancer “sooner rather than later”.

2009 – Attends St James’ Park for England v Germany clash in a wheelchair and is given a guard of honour. Also presented with the Emerald UEFA Order of Merit award.

2009 – Robson dies at home at the age of 76.

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