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.
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