Les Robinson (footballer)

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Les Robinson
Personal information
Full name Leslie Robinson
Date of birth (1967-03-01) 1 March 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth Shirebrook, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Retired
Number 2
Youth career
1983–1984 Chesterfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1986 Mansfield Town 15 (0)
1986–1988 Stockport County 67 (3)
1988–1990 Doncaster Rovers 82 (12)
1990–2000 Oxford United 384 (3)
2000–2002 Mansfield Town 80 (0)
2007–2009 Banbury United[1]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Leslie "Les" Robinson, (born 1 March 1967), is a former English professional footballer who played for Mansfield Town, Stockport County, Doncaster Rovers and Oxford United. Having started his professional career at Mansfield Town during the 1984/85 season Les returned in the 2000/01 season (after spending over 10 years at Oxford Utd) and captained the side to promotion a year later before retiring from professional football in 2002 after playing a total of 742 1st team games.The only 2 teams he never faced were Liverpool and Man Utd and he played on every football league ground except Anfield and Old Trafford. After leaving Mansfield Town he immediately signed for Hednesford Town and stayed for 2 seasons before joining local side Banbury United (2 Seasons).He played a few games for Ardley Town over a couple of seasons before hanging his boots up in 2009 at the age of 41. He is currently working as PE teacher at Swalcliffe Park School just outside Banbury Oxfordshire and is a regular in charity matches involving Oxford Utd old boys.

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