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Former Ireland striker ‘Michael Robinson’ dies aged 61

Former Ireland striker and Liverpool footballer ‘Michael Robinson’ has died aged 61.

Robinson died in Madrid following a long battle with cancer.

Between the years 1980 and 1986, Robinson won 24 Ireland caps, scoring four goals.

He played for Liverpool from 1983 to 1984 and then finished with the Spanish football team CA Osasuna from 1987 to 1989.

He had been diagnosed with a malignant melanoma and revealed his diagnosis in 2018.

Tributes are pouring in from FAI as well as Spanish football clubs, including FB Barcelona.

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