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Sir Bobby's final farewell at funeral

PUBLISHED: 08:52 06 August 2009 | UPDATED: 11:20 06 July 2010

FAMILY and friends of Sir Bobby Robson have paid their final respects as he was laid to rest during a private funeral.

The service was held in the North East yesterday and attended by the former Ipswich and England manager's widow, Elsie, and their three sons, Andrew, Paul and Mark.

FAMILY and friends of Sir Bobby Robson have paid their final respects as he was laid to rest during a private funeral.

The service was held in the North East yesterday and attended by the former Ipswich and England manager's widow, Elsie, and their three sons, Andrew, Paul and Mark.

Other relatives and close friends were also in attendance as Sir Bobby was laid to rest following his death at his County Durham home last week.

Lady Robson was said to be overwhelmed by tributes and messages of condolence after her husband's long public battle with cancer came to an end at the age of 76.

A statement released by his family said: “Arrangements for the thanksgiving service in celebration of Sir Bobby's life will be announced in due course


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