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Commentator Michael Robinson announces he has skin cancer

Commentator Michael Robinson announces he has skin cancer
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  • "Unfortunately I'm in this fight but it's clear I'm going to win it," the former Liverpool and Osasuna forward said

Former footballer Michael Robinson, 59, has announced that he has a malignant melanoma which has metastasized.

He shared news of the diagnosis on his own programme on the Movistar sports channel, where he is a highly-regarded analyst and commentator. "Unfortunately I'm in this fight but it's clear I'm going to win it," he said.

Robinson, who won the league, League Cup and European Cup with Liverpool in 1983-84, finished his career with Osasuna and has remained in Spain since.