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Bobby Robson

Legendary commentator John Motson may be a national institution – but it can be claimed that he was made in Suffolk, and the county has played a huge part in his professional life.

Former Ipswich Town star Titus Bramble has sensationally signed for Thurlow Nunn Premier Division side, Stowmarket Town.

We are four days into the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and have been completely glued to our screens watching the likes of Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah. We take a look at the talented athlete’s that have came from Suffolk, from javelin to running - here are 15 of the best Suffolk and north Essex athletes of all time.

Ex-Ipswich Town boss George Burley believes Mick McCarthy faces a simple decision regarding homegrown talent this season – either give them a fair chance to develop or send them out on loan.

In our latest look back at Ipswich Town’s greatest games, we transport you back to France in March 1981, and perhaps the club’s best-ever performance...

The Great East Run has announced a new partnership with Ipswich Town Football Club - which will see the finish line moved to the grounds of the famous Portman Road stadium

Match of the Day pundit Mark Lawrenson says Ipswich Town fans are going to love striker Joe Garner.

Ipswich Town legend Kevin Beattie scoffs at the idea his beloved Blues could get relegated next season and disagrees with those who feel manager Mick McCarthy should be sacked.

Seventeen years ago George Burley led the Blues to the Premier League via an enthralling 4-2 Play-Off Final victory against Barnsley at the old Wembley. The Scot insists Ipswich Town’s standards should not slip ahead of a 16th successive season in the Championship.

The Eastgate Boxing Club in Bury St Edmunds held their third annual show to raise money for charity recently.

Did you grow up in Ipswich in the 1980s? If the answer is yes, then the chances are you did at least a few of these things - but tell us what else we’ve missed in the comments below.

May the sixth – it’s a special day in the history of Ipswich Town.

A 333 mile journey home for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation finished on Saturday when the Hike4Hopey charity walkers arrived at St James’ Park, Newcastle.

In the last week. I have been the innocent victim of the vicious phenomenon called Murphy’s Law. That’s the polite name for it - there is another, which is not suitable for a family newspaper.

As far as supporting Ipswich this season is concerned, thank heavens it is now over for yours truly, writes Karl Fuller.

In his latest weekly column, DON TOPLEY takes a nostalgic look at club cricket in Norfolk and Suffolk, as the new EAPL season gets started this weekend.

Walkers taking part in a 333-mile feat from the Sir Bobby Robson statue in Ipswich to his statue in Newcastle set off from Portman Road this afternoon.

It was a day which united and was celebrated by fans of two clubs hundreds of miles apart – but does Sir Bobby Robson Day have to be a one off?

“The fans were singing together for 20 minutes – that’s what happened at St James’ Park. There is that same respect, it’s rare to sing with other fans.”

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy hopes today’s scintillating 3-1 home win over promotion-chasing Newcastle United has put smiles on the faces of those who ‘sneered’ at him.

Ask Ipswich Town fans what Sir Bobby Robson means to them and you will get an instant response.

Few people are able to unite the usually divisive world of football as one. Sir Bobby Robson was one of those men, writes Stuart Jamieson, sports managing editor for Newcastle’s Evening Chronicle, Journal and Sunday Sun.

Steven Taylor will never forget the effect Sir Bobby Robson had on his footballing career.

Ipswich Town hosts Newcastle United at Portman Road this afternoon, in a match that has seen the day coined Sir Bobby Robson Day - and we want to see your pictures!

Everyone has an opinion on Sir Bobby Robson, the man who provides an unlikely link between East Anglia and the North East.

On Sir Bobby Robson Day, as Ipswich Town prepare to take on Newcastle United, we look back to the former manager’s time with the Blues and the achievements he led the club to.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says Sir Bobby Robson would have had no problems cutting it as a manager in the modern era.

Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he doesn’t worry about receiving a “few saucy comments” from fans when he considers how legendary manager Sir Bobby Robson was, at times, vilified, during his time in the dugout.

Ipswich Town host Newcastle United in a Championship match tomorrow afternoon (3pm). Here’s what could be in store.

With Ipswich Town and Newcastle United set to celebrate Sir Bobby Robson Day tomorrow, we take a look back at the life and times of the great man in our specially-created timeline.

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