Paul Robinson

Born Oct 15, 1979

Paul William Robinson is an English footballer who plays for and captains Blackburn Rovers as a goalkeeper. He had also been an England international and he earned 41 caps between 2003 and 2007 before his retirement from international football in August 2010.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Paul Robinson.


1979 Birth Born on October 15, 1979.


1998 18 Years Old Born in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, Robinson played local Sunday league football in the Hull Boys Sunday Football League. Robinson played in the York City youth system before coming through the youth ranks at Leeds United after joining following a trial, making his debut against Chelsea in 1998, keeping a clean sheet. … Read More


2002 22 Years Old He was Leeds' number 2 goalkeeper behind Nigel Martyn for several years, until Martyn asked Terry Venables for some time off during pre-season after going to the 2002 World Cup for England. … Read More
2003 23 Years Old In the 2003–04 season he scored his first professional goal via a header from a cross against Swindon Town in the closing moments of a League Cup game, forcing extra time. … Read More
2004 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Robinson transferred to Tottenham Hotspur in May 2004, for a fee of £1,500,000. … Read More
In the subsequent qualifying campaign for the 2006 FIFA World Cup he replaced James as England's first choice goalkeeper.
2007 27 Years Old On 22 August 2007, Robinson made a mistake to gift Germany their first goal in England's first loss at the new Wembley Stadium, with a final scoreline of 2–1. … Read More
2008 28 Years Old 1 More Event
After a 2–1 loss to Russia in Euro 2008 qualifying, in which Robinson palmed a shot into the path of Russian forward Roman Pavlyuchenko's path to allow the winner, manager Steve McClaren dropped Robinson for the final qualifying match against Croatia in November, replacing him with Scott Carson. … Read More


2010 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Robinson failed to make the England squad for South Africa 2010 behind Joe Hart, David James and Robert Green.
…  On 15 January 2011, Robinson made his 100th appearance for Blackburn in all competitions, playing against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in a 2-0 defeat. … Read More
2012 32 Years Old On 6 October 2012 Robinson made his 150th League appearance for Blackburn Rovers in a 1-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Ewood Park in the Football League Championship.
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