Robbie Mustoe, a former Barclay’s Premier League player, is a soccer analyst for ESPN, working primarily on ESPN International’s presentation of the top soccer leagues such as Spain’s La Liga, German Bundesliga, and more. Mustoe is also a regular pundit on ESPN Soccernet Press Pass, the popular soccer analysis, opinion and debate program aired on ESPN networks in more than 100 countries.In 2010, Mustoe served as a match analyst for ESPN’s award-winning and critically acclaimed presentation of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
Mustoe began his soccer career as a junior with Oxford United. He made his Football League debut in the 1986–87 season, and played nearly 100 league matcehs for the club. He joined Middlesbrough FC in 1990, and became a consistent player for the team for 12 years. After his last year in 2002, Mustoe had played in over 450 matches for Middlesbrough. He played a season at Charlton Athletic before ending his professional career in League One with Sheffield Wednesday.
After retiring as a player, Mustoe moved to the United States where he began to coach college soccer, first at Bentley College, now at Boston College.
Mustoe began his ESPN television career in January 2008, and has provided analysis for ESPN International’s coverage of UEFA Champions League matches. He also served as studio analyst for ESPN2’s coverage of the Barclays Premier League during the 2009-2010 season.
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