Robert Clark (footballer, born 1903)

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Robert Clark
Personal information
Date of birth (1903-02-06)6 February 1903
Place of birth Newburn, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1920 Spencer's Welfare
1920–1921 Hawthorn Leslie
1921–1922 Newburn Grange
1922–1923 Prudhoe Castle
1923–1928 Newcastle United 77 (16)
1928–1931 Liverpool 39 (11)
1931–1932 Nottingham Forest 5 (2)
1932 North Shields
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert Clark (6 February 1903 – after 1931) was an English footballer who played as a forward for Newcastle United, Liverpool and Nottingham Forest in the Football League.

Clark played for Newcastle United before he signed for Liverpool, where he played 77 matches and scored 16 goals in five seasons. He moved to Liverpool during the 1927–28 season for a transfer fee of £3,000.[2] He only made two appearances that season, but he made 32 the following season, scoring nine goals. He only featured five more times during the next two seasons, and he moved to Nottingham Forest on 3 July 1931.[1] He made five league appearances for Forest and scored two goals.[3] In 1932, Clark joined North Shields.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Robert Clark moves on". Nottingham Evening Post. 3 July 1931. Retrieved 31 July 2013 – via PlayUpLiverpool.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Robert Clark". LFC History. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Soar, Philip (1998). The Official History of Nottingham Forest. Polar Publishing. p. 208. ISBN 1-899538-08-9.