A statue has been unveiled to Sir Bobby Robson, outside Newcastle United's ground.
The former England and Newcastle manager died from cancer in 2009. Sir Bobby's family, former players and fans were among those who gathered for the ceremony.
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Fans give their reaction a new statue of Sir Bobby Robson.
The memorial to the former manager was unveiled outside the ground before the Magpies competed against Manchester City.
A statue has been unveiled in memory of Sir Bobby Robson, outside Newcastle United's ground. Sir Bobby's family joined former players, staff and fans for the ceremony before the club's vital clash against Manchester City. Sir Bobby died of cancer in the summer of 2009.
Tomorrow promises to be an emotional day for Newcastle United fans. The club is unveiling a statue of Sir Bobby Robson, the former Magpies Manager, who died from cancer in 2009. That's before Newcastle's mouth-watering home match against Manchester City.
They're going for the title, while the Magpies are chasing a place in the Champions League.Speaking at the Sports Direct Arena, Newcastle Manager Alan Pardew said tomorrow is likely to be a special day.