|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)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:33, 8 March 2008 (UTC).
He began his career at Stockport County, 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 re-joining Stockport.
During the 2006-07 season, Clare was part of the Stockport County side that set a record for winning nine games in a row without conceding. He was notable for playing every minute of that nine-game run.
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.
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