|Full name||Robert David Clare|
|Date of birth||28 February 1983|
|Place of birth||Belper, England|
|Height||6 ft 1 1⁄2 in (186.7 cm)|
|Current club||Stockport County|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:33, 8 March 2008 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Robert Clare (born 28 February 1983 in Belper, Derbyshire) is an English former professional football player. He is currently Commercial Manager at Stockport County, having taken up the position in July 2010.
He began his career at Edgeley Park, where he had progressed through the Centre of Excellence youth system, making his debut as a substitute in a 4-1 defeat at Fulham. He spent one season at Blackpool, before leaving the seaside to re-join Stockport.
In August 2004, Clare received a call-up to the England Under-21 squad for their friendly against the Ukraine. He was an unused substitute. He has played for and captained the England under 19 team.
In June 2008, Clare was released from his contract with Stockport County after an injury-plagued year. Injury forced Clare to retire prematurely at the age of 25. He is now pursuing referee and coaching qualifications. From July 2010, he became County's Commercial Manager.
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