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Sir Bobby Robson's confidante reveals NUFC's extraordinary offer to boss in 1997

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Newcastle United wanted Sir Bobby Robson to build a legacy that would have lasted for years after Kevin Keegan's dramatic walk out in 1997.

Interesting details of Sir Bobby's life in football will be documented in a new book by deCoubertin this month as his biographer Bob Harris, Robson’s friend, confidante and collaborator, opens up on some of the key moments of his career.



Keegan's departure rocked the football world but Newcastle chiefs had lined up a spectacular deal to replace him within hours of his exit and in typical style Sir John Hall and his directors jetted out to Barcelona to get their man.



"Robson remained Barcelona manager and instead Newcastle had ill-fated dalliances with Kenny Dalglish and Ruud Gullit.

*Bobby Robson: The Ultimate Patriot by Bob Harris is published by deCoubertin Books on 24 September, priced £20.

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