Dave Robinson (footballer, born 1948)

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Dave Robinson
Personal information
Full name David Robinson[1]
Date of birth (1948-07-14)14 July 1948[1]
Place of birth Birmingham,[1] England
Date of death April 2016 (2016-05) (aged 67)
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
1964–1966 Birmingham City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1973 Birmingham City 112 (2)
1973–1977 Walsall 165 (3)
1977–1979 Tamworth
Teams managed
1977–1979 Tamworth (player-manager)
1980–1982 Oldbury United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David Robinson (14 July 1948 – April 2016) was an English professional footballer who played as a central defender. He played nearly 300 games in the Football League for Birmingham City and Walsall,[2] before joining Southern League club Tamworth as player-manager.[3] He later managed Oldbury United.[1]

Robinson died in April 2016 at the age of 67.[4]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 121. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ "Dave Robinson". Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Transfer Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Manager Info – 1977/78 – Dave Robinson". Tamworth FC Heritage. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
    "Manager Info – 1979/80 – Dave Robinson". Tamworth FC Heritage. Retrieved 1 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Dick, Brian (29 April 2016). "Birmingham City star Phil Summerill pays tribute to former Blues team-mate Dave Robinson". Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 1 May 2016.