Robinson leaves Millwall ahead of permanent Pompey switch

© Edmund Boyden
© Edmund Boyden

PAUL Robinson has left Millwall after almost 14 years in the professional ranks.

The legendary defender has reached an agreement to cancel his contract with the Lions, enabling him to complete a permanent move to loan club Portsmouth in the coming days.

He has been on the books in SE16 since signing his first proffesional deal in August 2001.

Robinson, who as captain scored the winner in Millwall's League One play-off triumph over Swindon in 2010, has not been considered for selection by Ian Holloway this season.

His last appearance for the Lions, of which he made 362, came on the final day of last season in win over Bournemouth that secured the club's Championship survival.

The fan favourite's long-term future now looks to be with Pompey, where he has been on loan since the early weeks of the current season.

The 32-year-old told the club's official site: "I have loved every single minute of playing for Millwall and I want to thank all the fans for their support over the years.

"They have helped to give me the platform to achieve my dreams by wearing that Lion on my chest.

"Millwall's will be the first result I look out for every weekend and I know that the club can continue to go from strength to strength.

"It is unfortunate that my time at The Den has come to an end but I wish the manager, his coaching team, the board, the players and all the fans the very best of luck for the future."

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58 thoughts on “Robinson leaves Millwall ahead of permanent Pompey switch

  • January 6, 2015 at 15:09
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    Maybe Robbo's getting on a bit, but it's not as if we've an abundance of freat defenders. He's 100% Millwall and knows exactly what the clubs all about - exactly what we've needed of late. I'd like to have seen a place kept at the club for proper Millwall players like this.

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    • January 6, 2015 at 15:10
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      @Micky Lions: great defenders even

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      • January 6, 2015 at 18:00
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        @Micky Lions: let's not forget that even at his worst he is still 10 times a player over Dunne.. I know who I would prefer in the starting line up if I had my choice

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  • January 6, 2015 at 15:13
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    Good luck, Robbo. You gave us some great memories

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