Callum Jack Robinson (born 2 February 1995) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Preston North End. Robinson is a product of the Aston Villa academy and has played internationally for England at all youth levels up to the Under-20 side. Robinson played for Preston twice on loan from Aston Villa, joining on a permanent deal in 2016.
Robinson is a product of the Aston Villa youth team. He made his Villa debut on 24 September 2013 in the League Cup third round in a 0–4 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur, replacing Aleksandar Tonev for the final eight minutes. His Premier League debut came on 19 April 2014, replacing Andreas Weimann for the last five minutes of a goalless draw with Southampton at Villa Park, and he made three further substitute appearances for the remainder of the season.
Robinson was loaned to Preston North End of League One, initially on a one-month deal on 16 September 2014 and made his debut that night as a substitute against a Chesterfield side featuring fellow Villa loanee Daniel Johnson. His first professional goal came on 28 October, opening a 2–0 win at Leyton Orient by converting Chris Humphrey's cross. On 10 November, Robinson scored a hat trick against Havant & Waterlooville in a 3–0 away win in the first round of the FA Cup. Following a successful spell with Preston, scoring 5 goals in 11 league and cup appearances, Robinson was recalled by Aston Villa on 25 November, despite his loan having been previously extended until January 2015.
Robinson returned to Preston on loan for the rest of the 2014–15 season on transfer deadline day, 2 February 2015.
On 7 August 2015, Robinson joined Bristol City on loan for the 2015–16 season. He scored his first goal for the club in a 3–1 defeat to Luton Town in the League Cup four days later. His loan with City was cut short on 2 January 2016 after falling out of the first team, having made no appearances since October.
On 5 January 2016, Robinson re-signed for Preston until the end of the season, taking the number 37 shirt.
On 4 July 2016, Robinson joined Preston North End on a three-year deal after two successful loan spells.
Robinson has played for the England U16 and England U17 sides. Robinson made his England U19 debut on 14 November 2013 as a substitute. He scored his first U19 goal in the 88th minute of the same game. He is eligible for Republic of Ireland national team.As of match played 4 April 2017
Note that Soccerbase does not show the correct appearance stats for the Preston loan spell from 16 September 2014 to 23 November 2014 in it's summary table, but the actual appearance can be verified here