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Ipswich's tributes to Sir Bobby Robson

PUBLISHED: 13:32 31 July 2009 | UPDATED: 11:14 06 July 2010

IPSWICH Town FC have opened a book of remembrance for Sir Bobby Robson ahead of tonight's friendly with Real Valladolid.

Sir Bobby, who was honorary president of the Suffolk club, led the Blues to glory at home and abroad after taking over at Portman Road in 1969.

IPSWICH Town FC have opened a book of remembrance for Sir Bobby Robson ahead of tonight's friendly with Real Valladolid.

Sir Bobby, who was honorary president of the Suffolk club, led the Blues to glory at home and abroad after taking over at Portman Road in 1969.

A club statement said: “Flags are flying at half mast at Portman Road in memory of Sir Bobby Robson and there will be a book of remembrance opened at the centre spot from 3pm this afternoon.

“Supporters are invited to lay floral tributes at Sir Bobby's statue at the ground and there will be two minutes' silence before tonight's friendly against Real Valladolid.

“The game kicks off at 7.30pm and the players will wear black armbands.”

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