Robbie Savage Profile

Robbie Savage

Ro­bert Wil­li­am Sav­age, born Wrex­ham, Wales, Oct­ober 18, 1974. Rob­bie Sal­vage sig­ned his fir­st pro­fes­sion­al con­tract wi­th Man­chester Uni­ted in 1993, but he nev­er broke in­to the fir­st te­am. Af­ter leav­ing the club in 1994, he played for Crewe Al­ex­an­dra, Lei­cester City, Birm­ing­ham City, Black­burn Rov­ers, and Der­by Coun­ty, and also had a loan spell wi­th Brighton.

Fol­low­ing his re­jec­tion by Man­chester Uni­ted, Rob­bie Sav­age sig­ned up wi­th Foot­ball Lea­gue Sec­ond Di­vi­sion club Crewe Al­ex­an­dra for whom he made 77 Foot­ball Lea­gue ap­pear­ances be­tween 1994 and 1997. Wi­th his fa­me spread­ing, he was lured to Lei­cester City by Fil­bert Street head coach Mar­tin O’Neill for a trans­fer fee of £400,000 at the be­gin­ning of the 1997-98 cam­paign and was a mem­ber of the si­de that won the Lea­gue Cup by de­feat­ing Tran­mere Rov­ers at Wemb­ley on the 27th of Feb­ruary 2000. The all-ac­tion mid­field play­er would la­ter ap­pear for Birm­ing­ham City, Black­burn Rov­ers, Der­by Coun­ty, and Brighton & Hove Al­bion be­fore he ended his act­ive days in 2008. On the in­ter­na­tion­al sta­ge, Sav­age ac­cu­mu­lated 39 full caps for Wales af­ter ma­king his seni­or de­but for his coun­try in a 1-1 UEFA Euro­pean Cham­pi­on­ship Quali­fier draw ag­ainst Al­bania at the Qemal Stafa Sta­dium in Tir­ana on the 15th of Nov­ember 1995. Rob­bie Sav­age Play­ing Ca­reer: Man­chester Uni­ted, Crewe Al­ex­an­dra, Lei­cester City, Birm­ing­ham City, Black­burn Rov­ers, Der­by Coun­ty, Brighton & Hove Al­bion. Play­ing Hon­ours: Eng­lish FA Youth Cup, 1992, Eng­lish Foot­ball Lea­gue Cup 2000.


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Rob­bie Sav­age was part of the FA Youth Cup win­ning Man­chester Uni­ted te­am of 1992.


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