|Full name||Robert Parkinson|
|Date of birth||27 April 1873|
|Place of birth||Preston, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Robert "Bob" Parkinson (27 April 1873 – unknown) was an English footballer. His regular position was as a forward. He was born in Preston, Lancashire. He played for Preston Ramblers, Preston Athletic, Fleetwood Rangers, Rotherham Town, Luton Town, Blackpool, Warmley, Nottingham Forest, Newton Heath, Watford and Swindon Town.
Parkinson was a member of the Blackpool line-up for their first-ever match in the Football League, on 5 September 1896. He played up front alongside his namesake, Jack Parkinson. He went on to make a further seven league appearances in the 1896–97 season, scoring one goal – in a 4–2 defeat at Woolwich Arsenal on 19 December.
- MUFCInfo.com profile
- Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888-1939. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.
- Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887–1992, Breedon Books Sport, p. 170
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