Bob Barr (footballer)

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Bob Barr
Personal information
Full name Robert Barr[1]
Date of birth April 1865[1]
Place of birth Kilmarnock, Scotland[1]
Date of death 1935 (aged 69–70)[1]
Place of death Scotland
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hurlford United
1888–1889 Stoke 3 (0)
1889–1894 Abercorn
1894–1895 Preston North End 29 (9)
1895–1896 Bury 15 (6)
Total 47 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert "Bob" Barr (1865–1935) was a Scottish association football footballer who played in the Football League for Bury, Preston North End and Stoke.[1]

Career[edit]

Barr started his career with Hurlford United before moving south of the border to Stoke in 1888 in time for the first season of the Football League.[1] Barr played three matches for Stoke before returning to Scotland with Abercorn where he would spend the next five years.[1] He re-entered English football again in 1894 with Preston North End and then with Bury a year later.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke[1] 1888–89 3 0 0 0 3 0
Preston North End 1894–95 28 9 2 0 30 9
1895–96 1 0 0 0 1 0
Bury 1895–96 15 6 3 1 18 7
Career Total 47 15 5 1 52 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.