17 of the best quotes on Sir Bobby Robson: ‘He is immortal’

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Sir Bobby Robson was a unique character in football: a man universally loved thanks to his spells in charge of the likes of Ipswich Town, Newcastle United, Barcelona and England.

Perhaps most fondly remembered for guiding England to the semi-finals of Italia 90, Robson was thought of equally as fondly on the continent, where he managed PSV, Sporting Lisbon, Porto and Barcelona.

In the cynical, cut-throat industry of football, Robson was known for always conducted himself with dignity and treating others with respect.

Robson became famed for his wit, humour and warmth, with many of his quotes remembered fondly. Here, we’ve compiled some of the greatest quotes about the great man, with a few of his thrown in too.

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