Bob Ferrier (English footballer)

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Bob Ferrier
Personal information
Full name Robert Ferrier
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1917–1937 Motherwell 626 (255)
National team
1922–1930 Scottish League XI 7 (5)
Teams managed
1943–1945 Airdrieonians
1945–1948 Ayr United

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Robert 'Bob' Ferrier was an English football player who played for Motherwell. He holds the record for most appearances in the Scottish Football League,[1] and is one of the top ten goalscorers.[2] Ferrier represented the Scottish League XI in seven inter-league matches, scoring five goals.[3] He was also captain of the side that won Motherwell's only league championship to date, in 1931–32.[4] After retiring as a player in 1937, Ferrier later managed Airdrie and Ayr United.[4]