Bob Spottiswood

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Bob Spottiswood
Personal information
Full name Robert Spottiswood
Date of birth 1887
Place of birth Carlisle, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Half back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Carlisle United
1908–1909 Croydon Common 11 (0)
1909–1915 Crystal Palace 177 (2)
1919–1920 Clapton Orient 1 (0)
Aberdare Athletic
1921 Treherbert
1922 Elsecar Main
Total 189 (2)
Teams managed
1922–1924 Inter Milan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Robert "Bob" Spottiswood (born 1887) was an English football player and manager.


Born in Carlisle, Spottiswood played as a half back for Carlisle United, Croydon Common, Crystal Palace, Clapton Orient, Aberdare Athletic, Treherbert, Sittingbourne and Elsecar Main.[1]

He later became a football manager, and was in charge of Inter Milan between 1922 and 1924.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

His brother Joe was also a player.[1]