Jack Robinson (Footballer)

Jack Robinson (Footballer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John William "Jack" Robinson, was a professional footballer who played for, among others Derby County, Southampton and England. Robinson was noted, during his playing career, for his reliability and was, according to author Francis Hodgson, among the first goalkeepers to dive full length to make saves. Touring eastern Europe with Southampton in 1899, Robinson played a notable role in introducing modern goalkeeping techniques to Austria and Hungary. Gyula Grosics, the Hungarian international of the 1950s, observed that "it was Moon of the Corinthians, Robinson, and many other world-famous England goalkeepers who have been the pioneers of this art, and they showed the way for all Europe's goalkeepers."show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 245g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136679442
  • 9786136679440