Robinson has no England plans

22 March 2012 07:55:21 EST

Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Paul Robinson has made it clear that he has no intention of reversing his decision to quit international football.

The 32-year-old former Leeds United and Tottenham shot-stopper has been in fine form for Blackburn this season and kept a second successive clean sheet in Tuesday's 2-0 victory against Sunderland.

That result has left Blackburn at 1/1000 to be relegated this season while QPR are 9/4 to go down, Wigan Athletic 25/1 and Wolves 1/1000.

There is nothing else to worry about. That is the main reason I retired from international football.

Paul Robinson

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Robinson retired from England duty two years ago after Fabio Capello deemed him only as his third-choice keeper at best and he is in no rush to do a U-turn.

Robinson, who was England's first-choice goalkeeper at the 2006 World Cup, said: "It has definitely helped me as a person and as a player [being away from the England scene].

"I've been out of that for a while now and it has helped me enjoy my football. I love playing my football here. I love being part of the team and the club's set-up and there is nothing to change at the moment.

"There is nothing else to worry about. That is the main reason I retired from international football. I can recharge the batteries more. I'm 32 and feel I can benefit more from staying with my own team, working on my own game and maybe having a rest when needed rather than training every day and having to sit and watch a game that I'm not involved in."

Robinson won the last of his 41 caps in 2007 against Russia and fell out of favour following the failure to qualify for Euro 2008 under Steve McClaren.

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