Bobby Robson Biography
Birthday: February 18, 1933 (Aquarius)
Born In: Durham, England
Sir Robert William Robson, popularly known as Bobby Robson, was an English footballer and football manager. He was one of England’s most well-known and respected players and managers. Throughout his professional career, he played 20 matches with the national football team, including matches in 1958 and 1962 World Cup. He was also the manager of the national team between 1982 and 1990, and helped them reach quarter-final in 1986 and semi-final 1990. For the majority of his career, he played with Fulham, and scored 77 goals in 344 games. He also played for West Bromwich Albion in 239 games, and scored 56 goals in total. In 1992, he was diagnosed with cancer, with which he had to struggle for the next 17 years. He founded the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation for cancer research during this time. In 2008, his cancer was found to be terminal. He. He eventually passed away a year later. Throughout his life, he had also written several books such as ‘Time on the Grass’, ‘My Autobiography: An Englishman Abroad’, and ‘Farewell but Not Goodbye’. Bobby Robson was also knighted in 2002. The next year, he was also inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.