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Sir Bobby's charity raises £5m

Sir Bobby Robson Foundation celebrates its 5th anniversary with the announcement of a new fundraising total of £5.2m for cancer research.

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Sir Bobby Robson Foundation raises £5.2m

Sir Bobby Robson founded the charity exactly five years ago Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The cancer charity founded by Sir Bobby Robson exactly five years ago has now raised £5.2m - ten times more than his initial target. The former England and Newcastle United manager, who died in 2009, spent the last eighteen months of his life raising money and hoped the charity would be his legacy.

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