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Newcastle United knocked out of Europa League

A 1-1 draw at St James' Park with Portuguese side Benfica means that Newcastle United have been knocked out of the Europa League.

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President of Benfica lays a wreath for Sir Bobby

The President of Benfica football club has paid tribute to the North East's own Sir Bobby Robson ahead of tonight's game.

Luís Filipe Vieira laid a wreath of flowers at the feet of the Sir Bobby Robson statue.

Sir Bobby is said to have had a significant impact on Portuguese football during the 1990s when he managed two of Benfica's rivals - Porto and Sporting Lisbon.

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