Ben Appleby during his spell at Bristol Rovers
|Full name||Arthur Benjamin Appleby|
|Date of birth||13 June 1876|
|Place of birth||Burton upon Trent, England|
|Date of death||22 October 1961(aged 85)|
|Place of death||Bristol, England|
|Playing position||Centre half|
|1899–1903||West Bromwich Albion||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Arthur Benjamin 'Ben' Appleby (born 13 June 1876) was a professional footballer who spent the vast majority of his career at Bristol Rovers. He was signed by Rovers manager Alfred Homer in 1903 having played just a single game of League football, for West Bromwich Albion against Glossop North End in the Football League Second Division, but he immediately established himself as a regular in the Rovers' first team. He was part of the team that won the Southern League championship in 1905.
- Byrne, Stephen; Jay, Mike (2003). Bristol Rovers Football Club - The Definitive History 1883-2003. Stroud: Tempus. pp. 68, 85 & 489. ISBN 0-7524-2717-2.
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