|Full name||John William Robinson|
|Date of birth||April 22, 1870|
|Place of birth ||Derby, England|
|Date of death ||October 28, 1931 (aged 61)|
|Place of death ||Derby, England|
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John William Robinson, also referred to as Jack Robinson was a professional footballer who played for, among others Derby County, Southampton and England. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Derby County Football Club is a professional football club based at Pride Park Stadium in Derby England. Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. The English national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football
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. Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich Hungary (Magyarország 'mɔɟɔrorsaːg) officially in English the Republic of Hungary ( Magyar Köztársaság, literally Magyar (Hungarian Republic 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. Gyula Grosics ˈɡroʃiʧ}} (born 4 February 1926 in Dorog) is a Hungarian former football Goalkeeper who played The Hungary national football team represents Hungary in international football and is controlled by the Hungarian Football Federation. Corinthian Football Club were a Football team based in London playing at various venues including Crystal Palace and Queen's Club. " Hugo Meisl, the noted coach of the Austrian "Wunderteam" of the 1930s, went further, recalling:
- "In that year (1899) the first English professionals came over, Southampton F. Hugo Meisl ( November 16, 1881 ( Maleschau, Bohemia) - February 17, 1937) brother of the journalist Willy Meisl The Austria national football team is the association football team that represents the Country of Austria in international competition and is controlled C. They beat the Viennese city eleven 6-0 and their goalkeeper, Robinson, showed for the first time how to tackle low shots by flying through the air with the greatest of ease. Until this day (1930) that type of save is called a 'Robinsonade' in Austria and Central Europe. After the match, Robinson gave an exhibition. His goal was bombarded simultaneously with six balls and he blocked most of the shots. "
Robinson also played baseball, alongside Steve Bloomer, for Derby County Baseball Club and helped them become British champions twice in the 1890s. Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each Steve Bloomer (born January 20 1874, Cradley Worcestershire; died April 16 1938, Derby) was an English The Derby County Baseball Club was a Baseball club in Great Britain that played baseball until 1898 when football become the dominant sport in that region Although Baseball is now considered to have originated from England in the United Kingdom around 1755 it was many years before it became a widely known sport
Derby County Baseball Club
- Gary Chalk & Duncan Holley (1987). The Football League First Division was the highest division of The Football League between 1993 and 2004 and the highest division of English football overall between The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after The 1900 FA Cup Final was contested by Bury and Southampton at Crystal Palace. The 1902 FA Cup Final was contested by Sheffield United and Southampton at Crystal Palace. History Professional football (and Professional sport in general developed more slowly in Southern England than in the north. The British Home Championship (also known as the Home International Championship) was an annual football competition contested between the United Kingdom Although Baseball is now considered to have originated from England in the United Kingdom around 1755 it was many years before it became a widely known sport Saints - A complete record. Breedon Books. ISBN 0-907969-22-4.
- Duncan Holley & Gary Chalk (1992). The Alphabet of the Saints. ACL & Polar Publishing. ISBN 0-9514862-3-3.
- Francis Hodgson (1998). Only the Goalkeeper To Beat. Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-68693-4.
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