Today is….

Sir Bobby Robson Day, promoting non-corporate, greed-free grassroots football. The day captured the spirit of this passage from Sir Bobby’s book.

“What is a club? Not the buildings or the directors or the people who are paid to represent it. It’s not the television contracts, get-out clauses, marketing departments or executive boxes. It’s the noise, the passion, the feeling of belonging, the pride in your city. It’s a small boy clambering up stadium steps for the very first time, gripping his father’s hand, gawping at that hallowed stretch of turf beneath him and, without being able to do a thing about it, falling in love.”

bobby robson signed photo

Y’know – forget this & we’ve already lost.

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