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St James' Park to screen Sir Bobby Robson film

Sir Bobby Robson at the launch of The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA Archive/PA Images

St. James’ Park will be the first of only three stadiums in the UK to hold a special screening of a new film about the life of Sir Bobby Robson.

Bobby Robson: More Than A Manager is the definitive story of his life career, from growing up in County Durham to managing England and elite clubs across Europe, including his beloved Newcastle United.

Ahead of the film’s release via digital download on 1st June and DVD/Blu-Ray on 4th June, the film will receive screenings at St James’ Park on 22nd May, Wembley Stadium on 24th May and Portman Road, Ipswich on 25th May.

It will also be released in selected theatres.

How to book

Information on tickets for the three special stadium screenings are available here

About the film

Covering a career that saw some of the greatest moments in footballing history, including the hand of God, Gazza’s tears, England’s greatest World Cup abroad to titles in Europe’s top leagues and a Barcelona treble, this heartfelt and personal film is led by the intimate recollections of Sir Bobby Robson himself.

Bobby Robson: More Than A Manager features an A-list cast, with Alan Shearer, Paul Gascoigne, Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Ronaldo, Gary Lineker and Sir Alex Ferguson all speaking about their personal memories.

An intimate portrait of one of sport’s most inspirational and influential figures, the film will also feature never-before-seen archive footage and emotional testimony from Lady Elsie Robson.

During an extraordinary career, in which Robson overcame the most extreme challenges, including battles with cancer, his journey came full circle when he returned to ‘save’ the Magpies.