Player #508

Appearances:

9

Starts:

9

Goals:

0

Seasons:

1

Bob Wilson
Bob Wilson

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

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Bob Wilson
Bob Wilson

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Bob Wilson

Position

Goalkeeper

From

1963-64

To

1963-64

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Bob Wilson

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Seasons

Age*

20

Division

D1

Appearances

9
9

Starts

9
9

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 Wilson

Birth Date

Sunday, 23 May 1943

Birth Place

Small Heath, Birmingham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |
Aston Villa Reserves |

From

Transfer in

St. Andrew's Boys' Club

From

For

Free

On

September 1961

Previous Clubs

Bordesley Green Rovers |
St. Andrew’s Boys’ Club |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Cardiff City

For

£2,000

On

August 1964

Subsequent Clubs

1964-69 Cardiff City |
1969 Bristol City (L) |
1970 Exeter City |

Bob Wilson
Bob Wilson

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

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Bob Wilson
Bob Wilson

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 |

1964 Yth, 9 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Joe Mercer |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 7 March 1964

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 7 March 1964

Sheffield Wednesday (h), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 18 April 1964

Leicester City (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 18 April 1964

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Bob Wilson

Player #508 for Aston Villa, Robert John Wilson, known as Bob Wilson, played as a goalkeeper for the club.

Bob played for Villa in 1963-64 making 9 appearances.

Bob was born in Small Heath, just 4 miles from Villa Park on 23 May 1943 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Saturday, 7 March 1964 aged 20,

Villa had signed Bob from St. Andrew’s Boys’ Club and he signed professional forms with the club in September 1961.

Bob was the 61st custodian of the Villa goal in professional football and appeared for Villa in 9 consecutive games up to the end of the 1963-64 season making his final appearance for Villa on Saturday, 18 April 1964 before moving on to Cardiff City for a fee of £2,000 in August 1964.

Across his 9 games with Villa Bob conceded 19 goals at a rate of 2.11 goals per game. Those figures placed Bob behind the levels of regular Villa ‘keepers of the period Nigel Sims (1.50 in 409) and Geoff Sidebottom (1.74 in 88) and contemporary John Gavan (1.92 in 12).

Bob had played under Villa manager Joe Mercer.