19 Sep 2014

ALAN SHEARER BACKING ASHINGTON ‘TOON TO TOWN’ CHARITY CYCLE

In 2010, after losing a family friend to cancer, Giles Evans from Bedlington cycled from Newcastle to Llanelli, from ‘toon’ to ‘town’ to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. It was the start of a
8 Sep 2014

FANTASTIC GREAT NORTH RUNNERS

Thank you to all our fantastic Great North Runners – and to everyone who supported and sponsored you. We’re very proud of your efforts yesterday in what were very hot and challenging conditions. Once again, Sir Bobby’s
16 Aug 2014

AN FA CUP RUN FROM SAM SMITH’S PARK TO WEMBLEY – GUARANTEED

The FA Cup is 143 years old and for many football fans, it remains the most exciting football competition in the world. This weekend saw the high-profile start of this season’s Premier League, but for teams in
8 Aug 2014

CHARITY FOOTBALLING DAY AT THE RACES

With the new season fast approaching, local football fans have their sights set firmly on their own clubs and what may be in store for them. On the eve of the start of the Premier League season,
2 Aug 2014

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF SIR BOBBY’S DEATH

Thursday 31 July marked the fifth anniversary of Sir Bobby Robson’s death. The football legend is greatly missed by those who knew him – and those who knew of him. The former County Durham pitman enjoyed an
31 Jul 2014

THE BOBBY ROBSON I KNEW AND LOVED

On 31 July 2009, the day Sir Bobby died, his friend George Caulkin wrote this tribute to him. George is Northern Sports Correspondent of The Times and a Patron of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. To the
28 Jul 2014

SPLIT FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES CHARITABLE DONATION

Sunderland’s Split Festival has announced that, from today, they will donate £5 from all advance tickets purchased to the fund set up in memory of Liam Sweeney and John Alder, the two Newcastle fans who tragically lost
28 Jul 2014

PRESIDENT’S CUP ENDS WITH PENALTIES

On Friday night (25 July), Tow Law Town’s Ironworks Road ground was bathed in sunshine for a special charity match to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. ‘The President’s Cup’ was contested by former and
21 Jul 2014

JOHN ALDER AND LIAM SWEENEY

Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder were tragically killed on flight MH17, en route to watch their team play in a pre-season tour of New Zealand. On hearing about the disaster and loss of the
21 Jul 2014

DONATIONS IN MEMORY OF LIAM SWEENEY AND JOHN ALDER

Our grateful thanks to everyone who has contributed to the fund in tribute to Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder. Liam and John were tragically killed on flight MH17 en route to watch their team