Bobby Ford

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Bobby Ford
Personal information
Full name Robert Ford
Date of birth (1974-09-22) 22 September 1974 (age 39)
Place of birth Bristol, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992-1997 Oxford United 116 (7)
1997-2002 Sheffield United 154 (6)
2002-2003 Oxford United 37 (1)
2004-2005 Bath City 60 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Robert "Bobby" Ford (born 22 September 1974) is an English former professional footballer who played for Oxford United and Sheffield United.


Born in Bristol, Ford began his career as a trainee at Oxford, signing a professional contract in 1992. In November 1997, Sheffield United bought him for £400,000.[1] In 2002 he returned to Oxford on a free transfer, scoring once in his second spell at the club against Boston United,[2] before retiring from professional football in July 2003. After a break from football, in January 2004 he signed for Bath City, where he spent almost two years, before retiring permanently.[3]


  1. ^ Bobby Ford career stats at Soccerbase
  2. ^ "Oxford 2-1 Boston". BBC. 1 March 2003. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Bobby Ford Bath City F.C.