Former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson passes away aged 61

Former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson passes away aged 61

Former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson passes away aged 61

Robinson went further, planting himself, through the television screen, in every home of his adopted country.

"It leaves us with a vast emptiness, but also countless memories, full of the same love that you have shown him".

Robinson's season with Liverpool in 1983-84 was a memorable one, as the club won the First Division title, the English League Cup and the European Cup, defeating Roma on penalties in the final in Rome.

The 19-time Grand Slam victor also wrote: "We woke up with the sad news of the death of one of our own". We will miss you. "You'll Never Walk Alone, Michael". We are grateful to you.

The Republic of Ireland global also featured in the 1983 FA Cup final for Brighton.

Liverpool have expressed their sadness at hearing the news of Robinson's death, while a number of La Liga stars of past and present have passed on their condolences on social media.

Former club Liverpool wrote on Twitter: "We're deeply saddened by the passing of former player Michael Robinson, aged 61". RIP Michael Robinson. A hug and all possible encouragement to your family.

Following the announcement of Robinson's passing on Tuesday morning, Sir Kenny sent his thoughts to Michael's family and a tribute to his old teammate. "Everyone at Manchester City sends their love and thoughts to Michael's family and friends at this extremely hard time". "Rest in peace, Michael".

Robinson, meanwhile, in his own words may have been "just a fella from Blackpool who's done alright" but he was also a European Cup victor who had transformed himself into a major TV personality in Spain.

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