Bobby Saxton

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Bobby Saxton
Personal information
Full name Robert Saxton
Date of birth (1943-09-06) 6 September 1943 (age 71)
Place of birth Doncaster, England
Playing position Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Denaby United ? (?)
1962–1968 Derby County 96 (1)
1968–1975 Plymouth Argyle 231 (7)
1975–1978 Exeter City 92 (3)
Teams managed
1977–1979 Exeter City
1979–1981 Plymouth Argyle
1981–1986 Blackburn Rovers
1987–1988 York City
1991 Newcastle United (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Robert "Bobby" Saxton (born 6 September 1943 in Doncaster, England) is an English former footballer, manager and coach, now working as a scout for Sunderland F.C..

Biography[edit]

He managed Blackburn Rovers for five seasons after a playing career as a utility defender with several lower division clubs. During his managerial career, he also took charge of Exeter City, Plymouth Argyle and York City.

Managerial stats[edit]

Team Nat From To Record
G W L D Win %
Exeter City England 1 January 1977 5 January 1979 95 40 27 28 42.10
Plymouth Argyle England 5 January 1979 31 May 1981 116 43 41 32 37.06
Blackburn Rovers England 31 May 1981 30 December 1986 246 90 85 71 36.58
York City England 9 June 1987 30 September 1988 62 11 36 15 17.74

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