Robbo: Tough times made me better
The Rovers number one lost his place with England and
Rovers booked their place in the semi-finals of the Carling Cup on Wednesday night thanks to victory over
The goalkeeper’s error in the last minute of extra time allowed the Blues to level at 3-3, but he redeemed himself immediately with a superb spot-kick stop from Michael Ballack and then the match-winning save from Gael Kakuta.
“I’m definitely a more rounded person these days. I’m able to deal with situations a lot better and I’m a lot more mature,” Robinson said.
“I can bounce back from whatever. My form this season has been steady – quite good at times.
“I was very disappointed with
“Possibly I couldn’t have done it earlier in my career. The lessons in life are there to be learned from. And if you don’t learn from them, there’s no point in having them.
“I’m definitely in a better place than I was a few years ago.”
Robinson will be an interested spectator for Friday evening’s World Cup draw from South Africa and hopes Capello’s men get a favourable line-up.
He added: “I’ll be watching the World Cup draw with great interest. We’ve been seeded so, hopefully, we’ll have a winnable group.”