Communicator – Robinson Productions
Michael John Robinson (born 12 July 1958) is a retired footballer who played as a striker.
He appeared in more than 300 official matches in England for five clubs, including Liverpool, and played the last three seasons of his career in Spain with Osasuna. He represented the Republic of Ireland at international level.
Robinson settled in Spain after retiring in 1989, was awarded its citizenship and went on to work as a television pundit in the following decades.
After retiring, Robinson began his broadcasting career in Spain as a commentator for Radio Televisión Española, covering the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy.
He later worked as a commentator and presenter on Cadena SER, El Larguero and then on the subscription channel Canal+, where he hosted the cult television show El día después for 14 years (1991–2005).
Following the show’s demise he continued working with the network, as co-commentator on their live coverage of the Sunday night match as well as on the studio show El día del fútbol, and later by presenting a monthly sports magazine series called Informe Robinson. Premio ondas 2009
In addition, Robinson also worked as a pundit for Setanta Sports, covering Republic of Ireland away internationals and also being the president of the Iberian Superleague, a rugby union league covering the Iberian Peninsula.
As a broadcaster he also covered for Canal+ rugby events, including the World Cup and the Six Nations Championship.
Robinson also did voice-over work on television adverts, as well as feature films – voicing the ugly sister in the dubbed Spanish versions of the Shrek films by DreamWorks Animation.
From 2013 he is the director of a radio show in La SER, ACENTO ROBINSON, The human side of sport.