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19 Jul 2013

FA announce “Sir Bobby Robson national football day”

A National Football Day in Sir Bobby Robson’s honour created for 150th anniversary of The FA The Football Association has today unveiled full plans for The Sir Bobby Robson National Football Day on Saturday 10 August 2013
19 Jun 2013

From World Cup to tea cups – “Big Jack” shows he’s a winner

Jack Charlton may soon be as well known for tea cups as World Cups by promoting a new tea, which is helping raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. The north east football legend is now
4 Jun 2013

Football fundraising helps fight cancer

A festival of five-a-side football is on offer next month (July) thanks to the return of the popular Robson 5s competition. In aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, the Robson 5s features men’s, women’s and junior
4 Jun 2013

Another (K)night to remember DVD out now!

Sir Bobby Robson – A Celebration, supported by Virgin Money, was a very special evening of music, memories and laughter.  Family, friends, musicians, comedians, football greats and admirers gathered on the banks of the Tyne on 18th February
27 May 2013

Backing a winner for Sir Bobby at Newcastle races

Always a highlight in the region’s social calendar, the Collingwood Insurance Beeswing Ladies Day at Newcastle Racecourse combines action and glamour like no other event. More than 20,000 visitors will pack out High Gosforth Park for what
30 Apr 2013

Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Auction is back!

Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Online Auction is back… and this time the target is £1 million! The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and Breakthrough Breast Cancer call for businesses to support online auction held in memory of the legendary
24 Apr 2013

Celebrity golf day in aid of the Foundation

North East football came together today (Wednesday 24 April) to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. Current and former players and staff from Middlesbrough FC, Sunderland AFC and Newcastle United were among the golfers swinging
21 Apr 2013

24 hour challenge coolly completed

Tony ‘the Fridge’ Phoenix-Morrison, from Hebburn, has completed his toughest challenge to date for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. The granddad, who will turn 49 this week, successfully completed The Appliances Online 24 Hour Challenge by running
16 Apr 2013

A very cool challenge – 24 hours and 100 miles carrying a fridge…

One of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s most dedicated and unusual fund-raisers is taking on an incredible new challenge this week. Tony ‘the Fridge’ Phoenix-Morrison, from Hebburn, raised over £13,000 for the charity last year by running
5 Apr 2013

NUFC mascot honour for young fundraiser

One of the Newcastle United mascots for Sunday’s (7th April) crucial league match against Fulham will be 10-year-old Zack Allen-Curry from Biddick Hall, South Shields. Zack is attending the game with parents Andrew and Caroline and brother