Robbie Savage

Welsh footballer

Robbie Savage (born 18 October 1974)[1] is a retired football player. He played for Derby County. He was born in Wrexham and started as a trainee at Manchester United. He later moved to Crewe Alexandra, then to Leicester City where he played for five seasons from 1997—2002. He then played with Birmingham City, and joined Blackburn Rovers in 2005. He started playing with Derby in 2008 after a transfer fee of £1.5 million.[1] He is now a football commentator. He was a contestant in the 2011 series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Robbie Savage
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Personal information
Full name Robert William Savage
Date of birth (1974-10-18) 18 October 1974 (age 45)
Place of birth Wrexham, Wales
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Derby County
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994
1994–1997
1997–2002
2002–2005
2005–2008
2008–2011
2008
Manchester United
Crewe Alexandra
Leicester City
Birmingham City
Blackburn Rovers
Derby County
Brighton & Hove Albion
National team
1995–2004 Wales
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career statisticsEdit

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Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
1993/94 Manchester United Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994/95 Crewe Alexandra Second Division 6 2 0 0 0 0 - 6 2
1995/96 30 7 3 0 3 0 8 1 36 7
1996/97 41 1 2 0 2 0 - 45 1
1997/98 Leicester City Premier League 35 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 39 3
1998/99 34 1 0 0 7 0 - 41 1
1999/00 35 1 5 0 7 0 - 47 1
2000/01 33 4 4 0 0 0 2 0 39 4
2001/02 35 0 1 0 2 0 - 38 0
2002/03 Birmingham City Premier League 33 4 1 0 0 0 - 34 4
2003/04 31 3 4 0 0 0 - 35 3
2004/05 18 4 0 0 1 1 - 19 5
2004/05 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 9 0 4 0 0 0 - 13 0
2005/06 34 1 2 0 6 0 - 42 1
2006/07 21 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 27 2
2007/08 12 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 18 0
2007/08 Derby County Premier League 16 0 1 0 0 0 - 17 0
2008/09 Brighton & Hove Albion League One 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
2008/09 Derby County League Championship 22 1 3 0 3 0 - 28 1
2009/10
Country England 451 31 32 1 33 1 23 3 539 36
Total 451 31 32 1 33 1 23 3 539 36

International career statisticsEdit

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Wales national team
YearAppsGoals
1995 1 0
1996 2 0
1997 4 1
1998 5 0
1999 2 0
2000 5 0
2001 3 1
2002 5 0
2003 6 0
2004 6 0
Total 39 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Derby County | Team | Profiles | Robbie Savage". dcfc.co.uk. Retrieved 28 March 2010.
  2. http://www.dcfc.co.uk/page/ProfilesDetail/0,,10270~5753,00.html
  3. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Robbie Savage". www.national-football-teams.com.