Bob Ledger

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Bob Ledger
Personal information
Full name Robert Hardy Ledger
Date of birth (1937-10-05)5 October 1937
Place of birth Chester-le-Street, England
Date of death 14 September 2015(2015-09-14) (aged 77)
Place of death Doncaster, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1962 Huddersfield Town 58 (7)
1962–1968 Oldham Athletic 222 (37)
1968–1969 Mansfield Town 57 (14)
1969–1970 Barrow 22 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert Hardy "Bob" Ledger (5 October 1937 – 14 September 2015) was an English professional footballer born in Chester-le-Street, County Durham. He played as a midfielder during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He was defense, midfield and forward for Oldham Athletic and went in goals when goalkeeper Dave Best was injured.[1]

Ledger died on 14 September 2015 at his home in Doncaster, following a short illness. He was 77.[2]


  1. ^ "Bob Ledger". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 19 May 2009. 
  2. ^ Stags' hero of '69 dies