Terry Robinson (footballer)

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Terry Robinson
Personal information
Full name Terence Robinson[1]
Date of birth (1929-11-08) 8 November 1929 (age 88)
Place of birth Woodhams, England[2]
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Blackpool 0 (0)
Loughborough College
1954–1957 Brentford 35 (1)
1957–1958 Northampton Town 13 (0)
1958–1959 Hendon 4 (0)
National team
1956–1957 England Amateurs 10 (0)
1956 Great Britain 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Terence Robinson (born 8 November 1929) is an English retired amateur football centre back who played in the Football League for Brentford, Blackpool and Northampton Town.[1] At international level, he represented England Amateurs and was a member of the Great Britain squad at the 1956 Summer Olympics.

Club career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Robinson began his career at Division One club Blackpool and later played for Loughborough College, leaving in 1954.[1]

Brentford[edit]

Robinson joined Division Three South side Brentford in 1954 and made his debut in a 1–0 defeat to Norwich City on 23 October 1954.[1][3] He failed to establish himself in the first team, with his best tally being 17 appearances during the 1955–56 season.[3] Robinson departed the Bees in 1957, having made 38 appearances and scored one goal in three years at Griffin Park.[1]

Late career[edit]

Robinson saw out his short career with Division Three South side Northampton Town and Athenian League club Hendon.[1][4]

International career[edit]

Robinson won 10 caps for the England amateur football team.[5] He was a member of the Great Britain squad at the 1956 Summer Olympics, but did not make an appearance in the tournament, instead playing in pre and post-tournament friendly matches.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Robinson worked as a schoolmaster and held a position at Greenford Grammar School while playing for Brentford.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brentford 1954–55[3] Third Division South 8 0 1 0 9 0
1955–56[3] 15 1 2 0 17 1
1956–57[3] 12 0 0 0 12 0
Total 35 1 3 0 38 1
Hendon 1958–59[4] Athenian League 4 0 3[a] 0 7 0
Career total 39 1 3 0 3 0 45 1
  1. ^ 2 appearances in FA Amateur Cup, 1 in London Senior Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Haynes, Graham; Coumbe, Frank (2006). Timeless Bees: Brentford F.C. Who's Who 1920–2006. Harefield: Yore Publications. p. 136. ISBN 978-0955294914.
  2. ^ "Terry Robinson". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. pp. 383–384. ISBN 0951526200.
  4. ^ a b "Greensnet – Official Hendon FC: Former Staff – Terry Robinson". www.hendonfc.net. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  5. ^ a b "England Matches – The Amateurs 1947–1962". www.englandfootballonline.com. Retrieved 22 November 2016.