Football: The Sweeper
Clive White and Nick Harris, The Independent (London, England)
Robson rages at Father Christmas
PREMIERSHIP CLUBS will be queuing up next summer to engage the services of the most successful Englishman ever to manage abroad when Bobby Robson's one-year contract at PSV Eindhoven expires. But those clubs who see him as the ideal director of football could be in for a surprise. He may have qualified last February to draw the state pension but judging by his response to a Champions League defeat at home to Kaiserslautern this week, he may not be ready just yet to swop his tracksuit for a VIP Lounge suit.
Coming off second-best against the Germans is not a new experience for Robson, but the manner of their 81st-minute winning …
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