Bob Pryde

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Bob Pryde
Personal information
Full name Robert Ireland Pryde
Date of birth (1913-04-25)25 April 1913
Place of birth Methil, Scotland
Date of death 1998 (aged 84–85)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929–1930 East Fife
1930–1932 St. Johnstone 28 (0)
1933–1949 Blackburn Rovers 320 (11)
1949–1950 Wigan Athletic 22 (2)
Teams managed
1949–1952 Wigan Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bob Pryde (born 25 April 1913 in Methil, Fife; died 1998) was a Scottish football midfielder who played for East Fife, St. Johnstone and Blackburn Rovers. He also appeared as a guest player for West Ham United later in World War II.[1]

In the summer of 1949, he joined Wigan Athletic as a player-manager. During the 1949–50 season, he played 22 games and scored two goals in the Lancashire Combination as the club finished as the league's runners-up. He decided to end his playing career before the start of the following season, and went on to win the league title as manager. He left the club in January 1952.[2]

Honours[edit]

As manager

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hogg, Tony (1995). West Ham Who's Who. London: Independent UK Sports publications. p. 223. ISBN 1-899429-01-8. 
  2. ^ Hayes, Dean (1996). The Latics: The Official History of Wigan Athletic F.C. Harefield: Yore Publications. p. 76. ISBN 1-874427-91-7. 

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