Player #337

Appearances:

20

Starts:

20

Goals:

2

Seasons:

7

Bob Brocklebank
Bob Brocklebank

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Bob Brocklebank
Bob Brocklebank

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Bob Brocklebank

Position

Forward

From

1929-30

To

1935-36

IMAGE CREDIT

Bob Brocklebank

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

21
22
23
24
25
26
27

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1

Appearances

20
1
0
0
0
3
12
4

Starts

20
1
0
0
0
3
12
4

Substitute

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

2
0
0
0
0
0
2
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

Robert Edward Brocklebank

Birth Date

Saturday, 23 May 1908

Birth Place

Finchley, London

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Finchley AFC

From

For

Free

On

May 1929

Previous Clubs

Finchley Boys |
Finchley AFC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Burnley

For

Free

On

March 1936

Subsequent Clubs

1936-39 Burnley |

Bob Brocklebank
Bob Brocklebank

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Bob Brocklebank
Bob Brocklebank

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1930-36 Aston Villa, Free, 20 | 2 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Billy Smith led Management Committee |
Jimmy McMullan |

First Squad Appearance

Wednesday, 5 February 1930

Debut Appearance

Wednesday, 5 February 1930

Burnley (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 17 November 1934

Final Appearance

Saturday, 28 December 1935

Sheffield Wednesday (a), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 28 December 1935

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

6 September 1981, Aged 73

Bob Brocklebank

Player #337 for Aston Villa, Robert Edward Brocklebank, known as Bob Brocklebank, and nicknamed The Toff and Brock, played as a forward for the club.

Bob played for Villa between 1929-30 and 1935–36 making 20 appearances and scoring twice.

Bob was born in Finchley on 23 May 1908 and made his debut appearance for Villa on the 5 February 1930 aged 21, his only appearance for Villa in his debut season. Indeed that would be his only appearance until the 1933-34 season.

Villa had signed Bob from Finchley AFC in May 1929 and it would take until the 1933-34 season before Bob made his second appearance, going on to make 3 appearances that season.

In the following season, 1934-35, Bob would make his most appearances - 11 - and scored two goals, his only goals for the club.

Bob played his final game for Villa on 28 December 1935 aged 27 before he moved on to Burnley in the following March.

Bob had played under the Billy Smith led Management Committee and Villa’s first manager proper, Jimmy McMullan.

Bob passed away in Brixham on 6th September 1981 aged 73.