Bob Pailor

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Bob Pailor
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Personal information
Full name Robert Pailor
Date of birth (1887-07-07)7 July 1887
Place of birth Stockton-on-Tees, England
Date of death 24 January 1976(1976-01-24) (aged 88)
Place of death Hartlepool, England
Playing position Centre-forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1908–1914 West Bromwich Albion
1914–1915 Newcastle United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert Pailor (7 July 1887 – 24 January 1976), better known as Bob Pailor, was an English footballer who played as a centre-forward.


Pailor was born in Stockton-on-Tees. He turned professional with West Bromwich Albion in October 1908, making his debut in January 1909 in a Division Two match against Bradford Park Avenue. In May 1914 he joined Newcastle United for a £1,550 fee, but retired from football just twelve months later due to a kidney complaint. He died in Hartlepool in 1976.


  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. p. 170. ISBN 1-85983-474-4.