Robbie Brace

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Robbie Brace
Personal information
Full name Robert Leon Brace
Date of birth (1964-12-19)19 December 1964
Place of birth Edmonton, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1984 Tottenham Hotspur 1 (0)
1986–1988 1. FC Saarbrücken[1] 44 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Robert Leon 'Robbie' Brace (19 December 1964 in Edmonton) was a former English professional footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur and German club 1. FC Saarbrucken.[2][3]

Playing career[edit]

Brace joined Tottenham Hotspur as an apprentice in December 1982. The forward made one first team appearance for the Lilywhites on 7 May 1984[4] at Southampton in a match that ended in a 5–0 defeat for Tottenham–their biggest defeat at The Dell.[5] Brace went on to play 44 matches for 1. FC Saarbrucken and scoring nine goals for the German club between 1986-1988.

Post–football career[edit]

Today, Brace works at the Mercedes Benz plant at Koblenz, and, in addition coaches the local football team; TuS Immendorf.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brace, Robert" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 25 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Hugman, B.J., ed. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005. p. 74. ISBN 1-85291-665-6. 
  3. ^ "Tottenham Hotspur F.C. A-Z of players". Tottenham Hotspur. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Brace's debut". mehstg.com. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Spurs v Southampton results". mehstg.com. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 
  6. ^ "Where are they now ?". mehstg.com. Retrieved 18 May 2010.