Robbo - It wasn't a goal
Paul Robinson has defended his howler against Reading, stating the goal should not have been given.
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 07/01/08 10:14am
Tottenham keeper Paul Robinson has defended his howler against Reading, stating the goal should not have been given.
The England international has come in for fierce criticism of late for a string of blunders for club and country.
It appeared the Spurs keeper let in yet another after carrying over Stephen Hunt's lofted free-kick in their FA Cup tie at the weekend.
The goal was given, but Robinson, after reviewing the video evidence numerous times, cannot believe the effort was allowed.
"You can look at that free-kick as many times as you like and it's not a goal," said Robinson. "I just cannot see how you could possibly give it.
"I have seen the incident eight or nine times on TV and there is no angle where you could clearly say 'Yes, it's over'.
"I'm used to criticism now but, at times, it's been too personal.
"But this one is particularly harsh because I have seen it so many times and still don't believe it was a goal."