Former Swans favourite retires


Former Swansea City winger Andy Robinson has today announced his retirement from the professional game.

Currently playing for Shrewsbury Town in League Two, the former Swans favourite has only played in three matches this season after sustaining a serious knee injury. Rumours circulated that he had been loaned at Crawley Town but the club denied this.

Andy Robinson of Swansea City on the attack during the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Southern Final, Second Leg match between MK Dons and Swansea City at the Stadium: MK on February 25, 2008, in Milton Keynes.

Robinson had the best period of his career while playing in South Wales. He made 195 appearances scoring 44 goals. He only ever scored another 20 professional goals in the six years after he left the Swans.

Earlier today Robinson tweeted:

Former Swansea teammate Akinfenwa responded:

Good luck Andy. We thoroughly enjoyed watching you play at Swansea. Maybe you should have stayed (a little longer).