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Michael Robinson (footballer)
Robinson in 2016
|Full name||Michael John Robinson|
|Date of birth||12 July 1958|
|Place of birth||Leicester, England|
|Date of death||27 April 2020(aged 61)|
|Place of death||Marbella, Spain|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.82 m)|
|1975–1979||Preston North End||48||(15)|
|1980–1983||Brighton & Hove Albion||113||(37)|
|1984–1986||Queens Park Rangers||48||(5)|
|1980–1986||Republic of Ireland||24||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Robinson was born in Leicester. He played in more than 300 official matches in England for five clubs, including Liverpool. He also played the last three seasons of his career in Spain with Osasuna. He represented the Republic of Ireland at international level.
Robinson retired in 1989. He became a Spanish citizen. He was also a television presenter. In December 2018, Robinson announced he had melanoma. He died in Marbella on 27 April 2020 at the age of 61.
- Jesús, Ruiz Mantilla (April 28, 2020). "Legendary British soccer commentator Michael Robinson dies of cancer aged 61". El País. https://english.elpais.com/sports/2020-04-28/legendary-soccer-commentator-michael-robinson-dies-aged-61.html. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
- Michael Robinson (footballer) career stats at Soccerbase
- Michael Robinson (footballer) at National-Football-Teams.com