About Robbie

Dubbed Mr Marmite, Robbie Savage is one of British football’s most recognisable figures, following a high-profile 18-season career. After his retirement in 2011, Robbie has carved a successful media career across radio, TV and newspapers, gaining further respect for his forthright opinions on the issues that matter in today’s footballing world.

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Playing Career

Before hanging up his boots at the end of the 2010/11 season, Robbie played 631 career games including 350 in the top flight. He played for six clubs – Crewe Alexandra, Leicester City, Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers, Derby County and Brighton and Hove Albion – and proudly represented Wales, winning 39 international caps.

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Media Career

Robbie co-presents football phone-in 606 on BBC Radio 5 live on Saturday evenings and makes regular appearances on Match of the Day. Since 2010, Robbie has written a popular weekly column for the Daily Mirror and in 2011, he donned sequins and spandex to take part in Strictly Come Dancing, partnering Ola Jordan.

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Charity Work

Robbie has strong associations with three charities: Alzheimer’s Society, William Hill Project Africa and Alex’s Wish. In 2014, Robbie went head to head with Alan Shearer to be the first to sit on 45,000 seats at Wembley Stadium in the Sport Relief – Battle of the Backsides.

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Commercial Interests

Robbie is involved in a number of commercial ventures and is keen to explore new associations. In 2010, he was appointed as Kitbag’s first UK brand ambassador and he currently works with Blacks Solicitors, one of the UK’s leading niche sports law practices.

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Latest News

Take a look at what Robbie has been getting involved in. This is where you’ll find photos, videos and details of his latest football predictions alongside updates on his charity projects and media appearances.

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