Robin Gibson (footballer)

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Robin Gibson
Personal information
Full name Robin John Gibson
Date of birth (1979-11-15) 15 November 1979 (age 34)
Place of birth Crewe, England
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1994–1998 Crewe Alexandra
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Wrexham 77 (3)
2002–2007 Stafford Rangers ? (?)
2007–2008 Droylsden ? (?)
2008 Nantwich Town ? (?)
2008–2009 Leigh RMI ? (?)
2009–2010 Nantwich Town ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Robin John Gibson (born November 15, 1979 in Crewe, England) is an English footballer, currently playing for Droylsden.

Playing career[edit]

Crewe Alexandra & Wrexham[edit]

Gibson was a trainee for Crewe Alexandra at the age of 15.[citation needed] After that he joined Wrexham in 1998 and made 77 league appearances. He is most remembered for his major goal against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup; knocking them out. On 17 April 2002, Gibson was released with seven other players due to financial cut-backs.[1]

Stafford Rangers[edit]

He later joined Stafford Rangers and went on to made over 100 Appearances and has won the Staffs Senior Cup medal twice. He also scored a penalty for Stafford in the play-off semi-final against Harrogate Town in a game which led to their promotion to the conference at the expense of his current club Droylseden in the final.[2]

Droylsden and non-league[edit]

He left Stafford in the summer of 2007 and signed for newly promoted Droylsden who won the Conference North in the 2006-07 season.[3] Gibson then had a short spell at Nantwich Town where he failed to impress and was later signed by Leigh RMI. After spending a few months at Leigh RMI he was released. Later Robin "Gibbo" Gibson signed for Nantwich Town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Smith starts Wrexham clear-out". BBC Sport. 17 April 2002. Retrieved 17 April 2002. 
  2. ^ "Gibson goal sees Rangers through". BBC Sport. 3 May 2006. Retrieved 3 May 2006. 
  3. ^ "Droylsden swoop to sign quartet". BBC Sport. 25 June 2007. Retrieved 25 June 2007. 

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