Bob Kelly (footballer)
|Full name||Robert Kelly|
|Date of birth||16 November 1893|
|Place of birth||Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England|
|Date of death||22 September 1969(aged 75)|
|Place of death||Fylde, England|
|Playing position||Inside forward|
|Ashton White Star|
|–||St Helens Town|
|1932–1934||Preston North End||78||(17)|
|1946–1947||Sporting Clube de Portugal|
|1949-1951||FC St. Gallen|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Robert "Bob" Kelly (16 November 1893 – 22 September 1969) was an English professional football player. He broke the British football transfer record when he moved from Burnley to Sunderland for £6,550 in 1925. He spent two years at the Roker Park club before joining Huddersfield Town. He later played for Preston North End.
He made 14 appearances for England between 1920 and 1928, scoring 8 goals.
- "Historische Kranten - actualiteiten uit het verleden". Kranten.kb.nl. 17 May 1955. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
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