Paul Robinson happy to get back on the bike for Burnley after first Premier League start in 1,664 days  

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Burnley goalkeeper Paul Robinson slipped seamlessly back into Premier League life after a four-year absence on Saturday, insisting it was ‘like riding a bike’.

Robinson had not played a competitive game since September 2014 and last experienced Premier League football a whopping 1,664 days before being summoned to replace the injured Tom Heaton against the might of Manchester City.

City may have taken the points, two poached finishes from Sergio Aguero outweighing Dean Marney’s wonderful volley, but 37-year-old Robinson acquitted himself well and kept the score down to 2-1 with a series of saves.

Paul Robinson and his Burnley side fell to a 2-1 defeat by Manchester City on Saturday

Robinson gathers during his first appearance for the Clarets since his arrival in January 

The former England man almost gave up after falling out of favour at…

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