On this day 1983 - Robson checks out the draw

England manager Bobby Robson was wary of Northern Ireland and Romania. Credit: PA

Upon receiving the draw for their World Cup qualifying group, the then England manager Bobby Robson seemed concerned by the prospect of trips to Belfast and Bucharest. He needn't have worried as the Three Lions progressed to World Cup 1986 without losing a game in the group.

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