Karl Robinson

Karl Robinson was appointed to his first role, as manager of the MK Dons, on May 10, 2010.

This was Robinson's first spell in football management and in doing so, he became the youngest manager in English football.

Karl, a holder of the UEFA Pro License, replaced Paul Ince at Stadium: MK, having previously served as his assistant.

Prior to joining the Dons, Robinson had coached at the Liverpool youth academy and also worked with Blackburn Rovers.

In his new role as manager, he went onto enjoy a very successful first season in charge, as Robinson guided MK Dons to the play-offs after finishing 5th in npower League One.

He continued to make impressive strides in 2011/12, by guiding his side to another 5th place position to once again reach the play-offs. The Club then finished 8th and 10th in the following two seasons.

At the time of his departure from MK Dons, Robinson was the 3rd longest serving manager in English football.

After leaving Milton Keynes, Karl managed at Charlton Athletic and is currently in charge at Oxford United.

Sessions by Karl Robinson


in Defending

Pressing is important in all areas of the pitch. In this session we look at pressing technique, the relationships between players, and the value of winning the ball in different areas, with an emphasis on turning over possession and creating onward goalscoring chances. MORE

Counter-attacking plays

in Attacking

Use this session to improve your players’ ability to sustain position, deal with pressure, and produce confident counter-attacking play MORE

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