Bobby Roberts (footballer)
|Full name||Robert Roberts|
|Date of birth||2 September 1940|
|Place of birth||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|1963||Scottish League XI||1||(0)|
|1972–1973||Coventry City (Player-Coach)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:17, 8 July 2009 (UTC)|
He joined Motherwell from the Edinburgh Norton junior club, and went on to make almost 100 league appearances for them. He was made player of the year by the supporter's association for 1962. Bobby moved to play in the Football League with Leicester City for the 1963-64 season. He went on to play 230 league matches for the club, and also appeared for Leicester in the 1969 FA Cup Final and the second leg of the 1965 Football League Cup Final. He subsequently transferred to Mansfield Town.
He moved into coaching with a brief stint as player-coach with Coventry City, and then in June 1975 he was appointed as manager of Colchester United. He remained at the club for seven years, and led them to promotion to the Football League Third Division in the 1976-77 season.
|Colchester United||20 June 1975||5 May 1982||375||143||108||124||38.1|
|Wrexham||9 June 1982||31 March 1985||124||30||36||58||24.1|
|Grimsby Town||1 July 1987||9 June 1988||?||?||?||?||?|
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- "Bobby Roberts". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
- "FA Cup Finalists". Coludaybyday.co.uk.
- "League Cup Honours". Coludaybyday.co.uk.