Former England Goalkeeper Paul Robinson Announces His Retirement From Football

Wednesday July 19th, 2017

​Ex-England goalkeeper Paul Robinson has retired from football after his former club Burnley announced the news on their official Twitter account, as reported by ​The Argus.

The 37-year-old had been struggling with an ongoing back problem, which resurfaced at the end of last season, consequently disrupting the former Leeds, Tottenham and Blackburn Rover's goalkeeper's preparation for the new season. 

Having signed a new one-year deal at Turf Moor last summer, Robinson went on to make three top-flight appearances for the Clarets, helping them to a 16th place finish in the Premier League. He has done well to endear himself to the Burnley fans in such a short space of time, as he was also a part of the squad that earned promotion from the Championship the season before last. 

Robinson, who has been capped 41 times by his country, is yet to announce his next career move, although he can look back and be proud of an illustrious career in which he earned many admirers for his professionalism and of course, his notoriously huge goal-kicks.

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