Joe Robinson (footballer)
|Full name||Joseph Robinson|
|Date of birth||4 March 1919|
|Place of birth||Morpeth, England|
|Date of death||12 July 1991(aged 72)|
|1953–1956||Wisbech Town (player-manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Robinson joined First Division side Blackpool in 1947. After He made his Football League debut for them on 17 January 1948, in a 1–1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux Stadium, replacing Jock Wallace for the second half of the 1947–48 season.
He kept four successive clean sheets in the club's FA Cup run that season, which took them to the final at Wembley, where they lost 2–4 to Manchester United. Robinson's appearance in the final came after only seventeen games for Blackpool.
Robinson played in the first eight League games of the 1948–49 campaign before being sold to Hull City. He had made a total of 25 League appearances for Blackpool, and was succeeded in the Seasiders' goal by George Farm.
In five years with the Tigers, he made seventy League appearances.
Robinson died on 12 July 1991, at the age of 72.
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