Robin Gibson (footballer)

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Robin Gibson
Personal information
Full name Robin John Gibson
Date of birth (1979-11-15) 15 November 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Crewe, England
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1994–1998 Crewe Alexandra
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Wrexham 77 (3)
2002–2007 Stafford Rangers ? (?)
2007–2008 Droylsden ? (?)
2008 Nantwich Town ? (?)
2008–2009 Leigh RMI ? (?)
2009–2010 Nantwich Town ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Robin John Gibson (born 15 November 1979 in Crewe, England) is an English footballer, currently playing for Droylsden.

Playing career

Crewe Alexandra & Wrexham

Gibson was a trainee for Crewe Alexandra at the age of 15.[citation needed] After that he joined Wrexham in 1998 and made 77 league appearances. He is most remembered for his major goal against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup; knocking them out. On 17 April 2002, Gibson was released with seven other players due to financial cut-backs.[1]

Stafford Rangers

He later joined Stafford Rangers and went on to make over 100 appearances and has won the Staffs Senior Cup medal twice. He also scored a penalty for Stafford in the play-off semi-final against Harrogate Town in a game which led to their promotion to the conference at the expense of his current club Droylseden in the final.[2]

Droylsden and non-league

He left Stafford in the summer of 2007 and signed for newly promoted Droylsden who won the Conference North in the 2006-07 season.[3] Gibson then had a short spell at Nantwich Town where he failed to impress and was later signed by Leigh RMI. After spending a few months at Leigh RMI he was released. Later Robin "Gibbo" Gibson signed for Nantwich Town.


  1. ^ "Smith starts Wrexham clear-out". BBC Sport. 17 April 2002. Retrieved 17 April 2002.
  2. ^ "Gibson goal sees Rangers through". BBC Sport. 3 May 2006. Retrieved 3 May 2006.
  3. ^ "Droylsden swoop to sign quartet". BBC Sport. 25 June 2007. Retrieved 25 June 2007.

External links

  • Robin Gibson at Soccerbase

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