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Robert 'Plumber' Brown (born c. 1860 in Motherwell) was a Scottish footballer
Brown was one of two contemporary players of the same name (both Robert) who played for Dumbarton and Scotland. To distinguish them, they were given nicknames 'Plumber' and 'Sparrow'.
- Scottish Cup: Winners 1882–83 - Runners Up 1886–87
- Dumbartonshire Cup: Winners 1884–85
- Glasgow Charity Cup: Runners Up 1884–85
- 1 cap for Scotland in the 1884-85 season
- 4 representative caps for Dumbartonshire
- 1 representative cap for Scotch Counties.