FILE -- In this Friday Jan. 10, 1997, file photo, Bobby Robson, then coach
of F.C. Barcelona takes a break from training.
In background is Brazilian and Barcelona striker Ronaldo.
Former England and Barcelona manager Bobby Robson has died aged 76.
A family statement said Friday, July 31, 2009, that Robson 'lost his long
and courageous battle with cancer.
He died very peacefully this morning at his home in County Durham with his
wife and family beside him.'
He led England to the semifinals of the 1990 World Cup and won club titles
in the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.
While an attacking midfielder with Fulham and West Bromwich Albion, Robson
played 20 times for England, including at the 1958 World Cup.
He went on to manage Fulham, Ipswich, PSV Eindhoven, Sporting Lisbon, Porto,
Barcelona and the club he supported as a boy, Newcastle.