Player #91

Appearances:

4

Starts:

4

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

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Bob Roberts

Position

Goalkeeper

From

1892-93

To

1892-93

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Bob Roberts

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Seasons

Age*

33

Division

D1

Appearances

4
4

Starts

4
4

Substitute

0
0

Unused

0
0

Goals

0
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

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Robert John Roberts

Birth Date

Saturday, 9 April 1859

Birth Place

West Bromwich, Sandwell, West Midlands

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

West Bromwich Albion

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Christ Church School |
George Salter’s Spring Works team |
West Bromwich Strollers |
1885-90 West Bromwich Albion |
1890-91 Sunderland Albion |
1891-92 West Bromwich Albion |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Retired

For

Released

On

1893

Subsequent Clubs

Retired |

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Villa Career

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

1892-93 Free, 4 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 26 November 1892

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 26 November 1892

Preston North End (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 25 March 1893

Accrington (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 25 March 1893

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

England

Died

20 October 1929, Aged 70

Bob Roberts

Player #91 for Aston Villa, Robert John Roberts, known as Bob Roberts played as a goalkeeper for the club.

Bob represented Villa in the 1892-93 season making 4 appearances for the club.

Bob was born in West Bromwich, just 7 miles from Villa’s current ground, on 25th April 1859 and made his debut appearance as a 33 year old on 26th November 1892.

Villa had signed Bob from West Bromwich Albion and he became the fourteenth custodian of the Villa goal in League and Cup football and he went on to concede 8 goals in 4 games at a rate of 2.00 goals per game without keeping a clean sheet.

Bob’s final game came on Saturday, 25 March 1893 in the 6-4 victory over Accrington.

Bob played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Bob passed away in Byker, Newcastle on 20th October 1929 aged 70.