Davie Robb

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Davie Robb
Personal information
Full name David Thomson Robb[1]
Date of birth (1947-12-15) 15 December 1947 (age 70)
Place of birth Broughty Ferry, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1977 Aberdeen 251 (77)
1977–1978 Tampa Bay Rowdies 42 (21)
1978–1979 Norwich City 5 (1)
1979 Philadelphia Fury 30 (16)
1980 Tulsa Roughnecks 12 (4)
1980 Vancouver Whitecaps 15 (0)
1980–1981 Dunfermline Athletic 3 (0)
National team
1969–1971 Scotland U23[2] 3 (1)
1971 Scotland 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Davie Robb (born 15 December 1947) is a Scottish former football player best known for playing for Aberdeen.

Career[edit]

Davie Robb was born in Broughty Ferry, Dundee in 1947. Affectionately known to Aberdeen supporters as "The Brush",[3] Robb scored 99 goals in 345 appearances with Aberdeen.[3] He scored the winning goal for Aberdeen in the 1976 Scottish League Cup Final. Upon leaving Aberdeen, he played in the USA and Canada, and had a short spell at English club Norwich City, before returning to Scotland to play three games for Dunfermline Athletic. He retired from football in 1981.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davie Robb". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  2. ^ http://www.fitbastats.com/scotlandu23/player.php?playerid=152
  3. ^ a b "Davie Robb". Retrieved 11 May 2010. 

External links[edit]

  • Davie Robb at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database