Rob Denton

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Rob Denton
Personal information
Date of birth November 20, 1907
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of death August 12, 1997(1997-08-12) (aged 89)[1]
Place of death United States
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935– Philadelphia German-Americans
–1939 Philadelphia Passon
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rob Denton (November 20, 1907 – August 12, 1997) was an American soccer goalkeeper who was a member of the United States soccer team at the 1936 Summer Olympics. He also played six seasons in the American Soccer League and later served as a referee.

Denton signed with the Philadelphia German-Americans in 1935, later moving to Philadelphia Passon. He left the ASL in 1939. In 1935, Denton and his team mates won the league title. A year later, they won the 1936 National Challenge Cup.[2] He was selected for the 1936 U.S. Olympic soccer team, but did not play in the lone U.S. game of the tournament.[3] He later served as a referee in the Philadelphia leagues.

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