Robert Brown (footballer, born 1860)

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Robert Brown
Personal information
Full name Robert Brown
Date of birth c. 1860
Place of birth Motherwell
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1882–1887 Dumbarton[1][2]
National team
1885 Scotland[3] 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Robert 'Plumber' Brown (born c. 1860 in Motherwell) was a Scottish footballer

Career[edit]

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'.

Honours[edit]

Dumbarton[4]

- 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McAllister, Jim (2002). The Sons of the Rock - The Official History of Dumbarton Football Club. Dumbarton: J&J Robertson Printers. 
  2. ^ "Robert Brown - Player Statistics (The Sons Archive - Dumbarton Football Club History)". www.sonsarchive.com. Retrieved 2017-07-13. 
  3. ^ Smith, Paul (2013). Scotland Who's Who. Pitch Publishing. ISBN 9781909178847. 
  4. ^ Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications. 

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