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Bobby Robson is the manager of the England football team, who are about to go to Mexico for the World Cup. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he recalls his childhood in a Durham pit village, how he came to join Fulham FC after working down the mines, playing for England and his eventual move to become a manager.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Try A Little Tenderness by Frank Sinatra
Book: Thesaurus by Roget
Luxury: Set of golf clubs and an endless supply of balls