Bobby Bell (English footballer)

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Bobby Bell
Personal information
Date of birth (1950-10-26) 26 October 1950 (age 64)
Place of birth Cambridge, England
Playing position Defender
Youth career
?–1968 Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1972 Ipswich Town 32 (1)
1971 Blackburn Rovers 2 (0)
1971–1973 Crystal Palace 31 (0)
1972 Norwich City (loan) 3 (0)
1973–1976 Hellenic ? (?)
1976–1977 York City 5 (0)
1977–? Fort Lauderdale Strikers ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Robert Charles 'Bobby' Bell (born 26 October 1950 in Cambridge) is a former professional footballer.

Bell, a central defender, began his career as an apprentice with Tottenham Hotspur before playing for Ipswich Town, Blackburn Rovers, Crystal Palace, Norwich City, Hellenic (South Africa), York City and Fort Lauderdale Strikers.[1]

His loan spell with Norwich came during the 1971-72 season when the team won the second division championship. He made three appearances for the club, and was the club's first ever loan player.


External links[edit]

  • Canary Citizens by Mike Davage, John Eastwood, Kevin Platt, published by Jarrold Publishing, (2001), ISBN 0-7117-2020-7