Robert Earnshaw - Biography & Images

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Robert Earnshaw – born 6 April 1981 – is a Welsh former international footballer who played as a forward.

He is the only player to have scored a hat-trick in the Premier League, all three divisions of the English Football League, the League Cup, the FA Cup, and for his country in an international match.

Born in Zambia and raised in South Wales, Earnshaw joined Cardiff City as a Youth Training Scheme (YTS) trainee in 1997, and turned professional a year later.

After making his debut at the age of sixteen, he spent a brief spell on loan with Greenock Morton before establishing himself in the first team.

His prolific goalscoring saw him break several club records as he helped the club win promotion to the First Division in 2003.

Scoring over 30 times in the First Division following promotion, he joined Premier League club West Bromwich Albion for £3.5 million in August 2004.

He played for several English clubs before later in his career playing in Israel, Canada, and the United States.

After leaving Cardiff City in 2004, Earnshaw’s transfer fees totalled £12,650,000. He made his international debut for Wales in 2002 and scored 16 goals in 59 games for the national side, making him its seventh-highest all-time goalscorer.

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