Bell in 1935
|Full name||Robert C. Bell|
|Date of birth||10 April 1911|
|Place of birth||Birkenhead, England|
|Date of death||25 December 1988|
|Place of death||Todmorden, England|
|Playing position||Centre forward|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
On Boxing Day 1935, he scored nine times in Tranmere's 13–4 defeat of Oldham Athletic, at that time an English record. He might have made it 10, but missed a penalty. He scored 57 goals for Tranmere during the 1933–34 season, and ended his Tranmere career with 104 goals in 114 games. Bell then signed for Everton, but the outbreak of World War II effectively ended his career.
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