Robinson, Jamie

Birth Date

26th February 1972

Birthplace

Liverpool, England

Occupation

Defender

Biographical Text

A former trainee with Liverpool, Robinson became a full professional in June 1990, but never made the first team.

He was transferred to Barnsley in July 1992, where he finally got his Football League chance.

After nine league matches, Robinson signed for Carlisle United in January 1994, where he featured in 57 league matches, scoring four goals.

His next move was to Torquay United in July 1997, and he enjoyed his best spell of his career at Plainmoor playing in 75 league matches and scoring one goal.

Robinson made the short move to Exeter City in September 1999 making his debut at Lincoln City the following month.

His only goal for the club was in a 1-1 draw at Gillingham in October 1999, and although he enjoyed a run of games in the team, he left St James’ Park to sign for Chester City in January 2000.

Remaining with Chester until the end of that season, and playing in nine league games, and as a result of injury he was released on a free transfer. This ended is playing career.

Thirteen years on, having taken a sports science degree, worked for the Professional Footballers’ Association and Shrewsbury Town as head of youth development, Robinson the FA’s head of youth elite coaching, is now also responsible for 18 youth coach educators who liaise regularly with all 92 league clubs.

Appearances

14

Appearances as Substitute

2

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