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John Robinson (18 April 1936 – June 2019)[1] was an English professional footballer who played as a winger.

Johnny Robinson
Personal information
Full name John Robinson
Date of birth (1936-02-18)18 February 1936
Place of birth Chorley, England
Date of death June 2019(2019-06-00) (aged 83)
Playing position Winger
Youth career
0000–1954 Leyland Motors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1961 Bury 120 (21)
1961–19?? Oldham Athletic 3 (0)
Total 123 (21)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in Chorley,[2] Robinson originally played for Leyland Motors before signing for Bury in 1954. Deployed as an outside right,[3] he scored 21 goals in a total of 127 appearances for the club before joining Oldham Athletic in 1961.[1]

Robinson died in early June 2019, at the age of 83.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "R.I.P Johnny Robinson". Bury F.C. 6 June 2019. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Johnny Robinson". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  3. ^ "All Bury football club players: 1960". 11v11. Retrieved 6 June 2019.