|Full name||Robert James Dazo Gier|
|Date of birth||6 January 1981|
|Place of birth||Ascot, England|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2004–2006||Rushden & Diamonds||67||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 January 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
Rob Gier was born to Robert Gier and Rosario and grew up in Ascot, England. Upon coming from work, Rob's father would often bring him to football training. His mother, Rosario is a Waray-waray from Tacloban, Leyte.
Gier began his career at Wimbledon, who had been relegated from the Premiership in 1999–2000 season. He made his debut the following season, starting a 0–0 home draw with Sheffield United on 28 October 2000.
In 2004 he joined Rushden & Diamonds, and was part of the side that was relegated from the Football League in 2005–06. He left the club following their relegation, and had spells in the Conference with Cambridge United, and Woking during the 2006–07 season.
He joined Aldershot Town at the start of the 2007–08 season, and was part of the side that won the Conference with a record points total. He made 38 league appearances for the club, all starts, but despite this was released at the end of the campaign.
On 22 May 2008, Grays Athletic announced they had signed Gier on a one-year contract, however, he was transfer listed by the club in January 2009, with financial pressures and manager Wayne Burnett's plans being cited as the reason.
Gier was called up to the Philippines national team in March 2009, for the 2010 AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers in April, where they were due to face, Turkmenistan, Bhutan and the Maldives. He made his international debut in 2010 AFC Challenge Cup qualification match against Bhutan on 14 April 2009 and also played against Maldives and Turkmenistan.
10 September 2012, Rob Gier scored his first international goal for the Philippines in a 2–1 loss to Laos, however it was not a FIFA-sanctioned match. FIFA did not recognize the match's results after it was found out that the referees who officiated the match were not recognized by the world sporting body.
- Scores and results list the Philippines' goal tally first.
|1.||3 September 2014||Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila||Chinese Taipei||
||2014 Philippine Peace Cup|
|2.||25 November 2014||Mỹ Đình National Stadium, Hanoi||Indonesia||
||2014 AFF Suzuki Cup|
- Aldershot Town
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- Roy Moore (3 September 2014). "Azkals dominate Chinese Taipei in rain-delayed match to open Peace Cup". GMA Network. Retrieved 12 November 2014.
- Robert Gier career statistics at Soccerbase
- Rob Gier at National-Football-Teams.com
- Rob Gier – FIFA competition record