Bob McKinlay

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Bob McKinlay
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Personal information
Full name Robert McKinlay
Date of birth (1932-10-10)10 October 1932
Place of birth Lochgelly, Fife, Scotland
Date of death 27 August 2002(2002-08-27) (aged 69)
Playing position Centre half
Youth career
Bowhill Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1969 Nottingham Forest 614 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert McKinlay (10 October 1932 – 27 August 2002), known as Bob McKinlay or Bobby McKinlay, was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a centre half. He made 614 league appearances for Nottingham Forest before joining the club's coaching staff.[1] He is the club's record appearance holder and won the 1959 FA Cup Final with the club.[2] He later worked as a prison guard.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nottingham Forest[4] 1951–52 Second Division 1 0 1 0 2 0
1952–53 Second Division 3 0 0 0 3 0
1953–54 Second Division 1 0 0 0 1 0
1954–55 Second Division 37 0 6 0 43 0
1955–56 Second Division 39 1 1 0 40 1
1956–57 Second Division 39 1 5 0 44 1
1957–58 First Division 40 1 3 0 43 1
1958–59 First Division 39 0 9 0 48 0
1959–60 First Division 42 0 2 0 1 0 45 0
1960–61 First Division 42 0 1 0 3 0 46 0
1961–62 First Division 42 1 2 0 3 0 2 0 49 1
1962–63 First Division 42 0 7 1 0 0 49 1
1963–64 First Division 42 2 2 0 0 0 44 2
1964–65 First Division 42 1 3 0 0 0 45 1
1965–66 First Division 41 0 1 0 0 0 42 0
1966–67 First Division 42 2 7 0 2 0 51 2
1967–68 First Division 42 0 2 0 2 0 4 0 50 0
1968–69 First Division 32 0 1 0 1 0 34 0
1969–70 First Division 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Career total 614 9 53 1 11 0 6 0 684 10
A. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances in the FA Charity Shield and Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.

Honours[edit]

Nottingham Forest

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "FA Cup Final 1959". Nottingham Forest F.C. Archived from the original on 8 December 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Nottingham Forest at 150: Flashback: Bob McKinlay was a majestic centre-back". Nottingham Post. 20 November 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Bob McKinlay profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)