Miles Robinson

Miles Robinson
Miles Robinson
Miles Robinson
Defender
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Real Name: Miles Robinson
HT: 6' 2"
Age: 24 (03/14/1997)
Birthplace: Arlington, MA
Hometown: Arlington, MA

Atlanta United selected Miles Robinson with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, making him the first SuperDraft pick in club history. He made his club debut in the U.S. Open Cup against Charleston Battery in 2017 and made his MLS debut on April 7, 2018 and went on to make 10 appearances and three starts in 2018.

Robinson enjoyed a breakout year in 2019, playing in all 34 MLS games and making 33 starts. His 2,978 minutes set a new club record for most minutes played by an outfield player in a single season. His play earned him MLS Best XI accolades for the first time and a call-up to the USMNT. He made his debut for the senior team on Sept. 6, 2019 as a second-half substitute against Mexico.

Part of the 2017 Generation Adidas class, Robinson was a two-year starter for Syracuse University where he was named the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year. While at Syracuse, Robinson scored eight goals in two years and picked up honors for ACC All-Freshman Team, ACC All-Tournament Team and All-ACC First Team.

2020 (Atlanta United): Robinson started 16 of his 17 MLS appearances and logged 1,393 minutes. Concacaf Champions League: Started Atlanta’s second leg quarterfinal match and helped the team keep a clean sheet in the 1-0 win against Club América.

2019 (Atlanta United): Robinson enjoyed a breakout year in MLS playing in all 34 games and making 33 starts. His 2978 minutes played set a new club record for most minutes played by an outfield player in a single season. Robinson earned MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week honors five times (Weeks 3, 14, 22, 24, 25). He anchored a defense that produced 14 clean sheets, tied for the most in MLS. His play earned him MLS Best XI accolades for the first time and a call-up to the USMNT. He made his debut for the national team 9/6 as a second half substitute against Mexico. MLS Cup Playoffs: Did not participate in 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs due to injury. US Open Cup: Started and played every minute during Atlanta’s Open Cup run to the title. Scored his first goal for the team in 3-2 win at Columbus Crew on 6/18. Concacaf Champions League: Started all four CCL matches for Atlanta United in the club’s inaugural run in the competition. Anchored defense that shutout Monterrey 1-0 at home, the only loss Monterrey suffered in the competition. Campeones Cup: Came on as a sub in 3-2 win against Club América to lift second trophy of season.

2018 (Atlanta United): Made his MLS debut on Apr. 7 in 5-0 win against LAFC. Finished the regular season with 10 appearances, including three starts along the Atlanta United back line. Played 272 total minutes, committing only two fouls. MLS Cup Playoffs: Started the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals and helped Atlanta United win 3-1 vs. NYCFC to advance. US Open Cup: Started and played the full 90 minutes for Atlanta against Charleston Battery (June 6) and Chicago Fire (June 20). USL: Gained valuable playing time and experience in ATL UTD 2’s inaugural season. He started and played 13 matches, logging over 1,000 minutes of playing time. Scored a game-tying goal on Oct. 6 against the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

2017 (Atlanta United): Did not feature for Atlanta in league play but appeared six times and made five starts with USL-affiliate Charleston Battery where he scored one goal. US Open Cup: Started for Atlanta against Charleston Battery on June 14.

2016 (Syracuse): Robinson started and played in 17 matches, scoring four goals and registering one assist. He was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, along with an All-ACC First Team selection. Robinson was fifth on the team in points (9) and tied for third in goals (4). He helped the Orange record 11 shutouts. Robinson recorded two goals in the double overtime victory against St. John’s (Sept. 4) for the first multiple-goal game of his career. Syracuse reached the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament.

2015 (Syracuse): Robinson played in 25 matches during his freshman season, starting all of them, and led Syracuse to the Semifinals of the 2015 NCAA College Cup. He earned ACC All-Freshman Team honors and was named to the ACC All-Tournament Team. Robinson and the Syracuse defense posted nine shutouts. He was tied for third on the team in goals (4). Three of his goals came off headers, including his goal against Seattle in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. Robinson posted his first career goal against Wake Forest (Sept. 19), and he scored again in the next match against Binghamton (Sept. 22).

YOUTH: A native of Arlington, Mass., Robinson played youth soccer with FC Bolts Celtic where he was a four-year starting center back. Robinson was named to the U-15 and U-16 All-Eastern Conference Starting XI and was dubbed team captain his senior year.

INTERNATIONAL: Robinson has represented the U.S. at the U-20, U-23 and senior team level. He has two caps with the USMNT, earning his senior team debut on Sept. 6, 2019 coming on as a substitute in a friendly against Mexico. He made his second appearance on Sept. 11, 2019 in a friendly against Uruguay. Robinson has two appearances with the U-23's and was called into the final preparation camp in January 2021 for head coach Jason Kreis before 2021 Olympic Qualifying. He made 11 appearances at the U-20 level and started all three games in the U-20’s run to win the 2016 NTC Invitational title against Costa Rica (June 29), Panama (July 1) and Japan (July 3) held in Carson, California. Robinson also started in two matches in the 2016 Four Nations Tournament in Manchester, England against Netherlands (Oct. 7) and England (Oct. 10).


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020Atlanta United17160139309120160
2019Atlanta United343302978019623040
2018Atlanta United10302720102000
2017Atlanta United00000000000
Career Totals-6152046430297451100
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