Bobby Parker (footballer, born 1891)
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|Full name||Robert Norris Parker|
|Date of birth||27 March 1891|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Date of death||1950 (aged 58/59)|
|Place of death||Liverpool, England|
|Height||5 ft 08 in (1.73 m)|
|Playing position||Centre Forward|
|1916–1917||→ Rangers (wartime guest)|
|1917||→ Morton (wartime guest)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He played professionally in Scotland with Rangers, and in England with Everton and Nottingham Forest during a career interrupted by World War I, in which he was seriously injured. He later served as manager of Fraserburgh and Bohemians in Ireland.
Born in Glasgow, Parker started off his career at Rangers before moving to play for Everton in 1913 for a fee of £1,500. He finished top goalscorer for Everton in the 1913/14 and 1914/15 seasons, the latter of which he was top scorer overall in the First Division. The First World War robbed him from cementing a place amongst Everton's greats as he returned home with a bullet lodged in his back. The injury made him a shadow of his former self and he was later sold to Nottingham Forest.
- Everton FC profile