Robbie Elliott and Phil Gray will cycle from Lisbon to Newcastle to raise money for charity.

NUFC players cycle for Sir Bobby charity

Newcastle United players Robbie Elliott and Phil Gray will cycle from Lisbon to Newcastle in support of Sir Bobby Robson's charity work.

Statue of Sir Bobby Robson

Statue unveiled to Sir Bobby Robson

Family, friends and fans gathered outside Newcastle United's ground for the unveiling of a statue to the former manager.

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Tributes to Sir Bobby

Wreaths were laid to Sir Bobby Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Wreaths were laid in honour of the former Newcastle United manager Sir Bobby Robson, before the Magpies pre-season friendly against SC Braga.

Saturday 11th August was named Sir Bobby Robson National Football Day, to mark the 150th anniversary of the FA.

The match, which was Newcastle's last before the new season, ended 1 all. The Newcastle goal came from captain Fabricio Coloccini.

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Sir Bobby's Day

Football community remembers Sir Bobby Robson Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images

One of the North East's greatest sporting heroes is being remembered across the country today.

The FA's Sir Bobby Robson National Football Day represents a call for people to come together in celebration of the nation’s favourite game and one of English football’s most iconic figures.

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Region celebrates 150 years of Football Asocation

County Football Associations in our region are celebrating 150 years of the FA today with events across our region on Sir Bobby Robson National Football Day.

Events will be held in Wakefield, Leeds and Bradford to celebrate the anniversary.

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Paul Gascoigne, Gary Lineker and Alan Shearer have shared memories of Bobby Robson.

The day is a call from the FA for people to come together in celebration of the nation’s favourite game and one of English football’s most iconic figures.

Tribute to Sir Bobby

The Football Association has paid another remarkable tribute to Sir Bobby Robson.

He is to have a National Football Day named after him as part of the FA's 150th anniversary celebrations.

It takes place next month and it'll include events right across our region. Simon O'Rourke reports.

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Gazza says times with Sir Bobby were "unforgettable"

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne says the time he spent with Sir Bobby Robson was "unforgettable".

The 46-year-old starred for the Three Lions during their World Cup campaign in 1990, when Sir Bobby was England manager.

Speaking on a DVD released by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, Gascoigne said: "The times I had were unforgettable. It was fantastic.

"I really miss him, even today."

DVD released to mark Sir Bobby celebration

Sir Bobby Robson died in 2009 after suffering from terminal lung cancer Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A DVD has been released to mark a celebration of what would have been Sir Bobby Robson's 80th birthday.

Sir Bobby Robson - A Celebration saw his friends, family and a host of famous faces gather on the banks of the River Tyne on 18th February. Tickets to the event sold out within hours of being released, but now the highlights of that occasion have been put onto DVD.

Another (K)Night to Remember also includes interviews from Paul Gascoigne, Bob Moncur and Lady Elsie Robson. All funds raised from DVD sales will be donated to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.

Full Report: New cancer drug on trial

What is hoped to be a revolutionary new cancer drug is having its first trial in Newcastle.

The trial, which is taking place at the Sir Bobby Robson centre at the Freeman Hospital, is exciting because it is the first time cancer cells have been targeted in this way.

As Julia Barthram reports - the eyes of the world are on Newcastle to see if this is the longed-for breakthrough in the fight against cancer.

You can watch her full report below.

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