Bobby Jones (footballer, born 1938)

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Bobby Jones
Personal information
Full name Robert Stanley Jones
Date of birth (1938-10-28) 28 October 1938 (age 76)
Place of birth Bristol, England
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1966 Bristol Rovers 250 (64)
1966 Northampton Town 17 (1)
1967 Swindon Town 11 (0)
1967–1973 Bristol Rovers 171 (37)
1973–???? Minehead
Teams managed
Bath City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Robert Stanley Jones, known as Bobby Jones, was born in Bristol on 28 October 1938. He was a professional footballer who played for Bristol Rovers, Northampton Town and Swindon Town in the Football League, and for non-league sides Soundwell and Minehead.

After retiring from playing, Jones was manager of Bath City.[1]


  1. ^ Greg Struthers (2008-02-24). "Caught in time: Bristol Rovers win the Watney Cup, 1972". London: The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2008-11-08. 


  • Byrne, Stephen; Jay, Mike (2003). Bristol Rovers Football Club - The Definitive History 1883-2003. Stroud: Tempus. ISBN 0-7524-2717-2. 
  • "Bobby Jones". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database.