1901 Jack Robinson Legendary diving goalie England Saints Derby brown back Cup-Tie Smiths card



Known as the greatest goalkeeper of the time*, this 1901 card shows Jack Robinson, for England, He was legendary in his day for being a diving goalie, something that was generally unseen. He would perform exhibitions where he could block up to 6 balls kicked at his goal, at once! The diving goalie was England's number one, and played for Saints, Derby County and other teams: Lincoln City, Exeter City, Plymouth and Millwall. The very rare brown-back Cup-Tie Smiths series, faults as seen SOLD AS SEEN