Sir Bobby deal with Newcastle for five years from 1999 to 2004. He died at the age of 76 years in July 2009 because of cancer. Dedication ceremony was attended by several legends of the club players in the era, his wife Lady Elsie Robson, and three sons,Andrew, Paul plus Mark.
Before the game last week to the 37th Premier League on Sunday(05/06/2012), inaugurated the statue in front of the Newcastle Stadium St. James Park. Statue of Sir Bobby Robson. The work of artist Tom Maley made of bronze with a height of 3 meters. Statue Bobby Robson's solid standing on the southwest corner of the stadium pride "The Magpies".
Alan Pardew, the current coach of Newcastle, who also trained Robson is also present in his capacity as representative of the foundation that was established late in 2008. "Newcastle were the last team that Bobby built and where he set up his foundation. Institution was set up to fight cancer and raise fundsup to now has 4 million pounds. Although the center wallowing in darkness, only light can suddenly appear," Lady Robson said.
Another thing to say Newcastle managing director, Derek Llambias.He stated Robson is icon "Geordie" who helped change the history of Newcastle. The point is that Robson had to drive "The Toon Army" two times in the Champions League and also led the team wade UEFA Cup semifinals in 2004. He received an honorary citizen status Newcastle in March 2005. In addition, Robson also refine Ipswich Town over 13 years between 1969 to 1982, winning the FA Cup in 1978, and 1981 UEFA Cup.Plus, flew to England 1990 World Cup semi-final.