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Personal information
Full name Robert John Roberts
Date of birth April 1859(1859-04-00)
Place of birth    West Bromwich, England England
Date of death    20 October 1929(1929-10-20) (aged 70)
Place of death    Byker, England
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth clubs
1879–1885 West Bromwich Strollers
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland Albion
West Bromwich Albion
Aston Villa
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National team
1887–1890 England 0000(0)

Robert John Roberts (April 9, 1859 – 20 October 1929), better known as Bob Roberts, was an English football goalkeeper. He spent the majority of his career at West Bromwich Albion, with whom he won an FA Cup winner's medal, and also played for Sunderland Albion and Aston Villa. He won three caps for England and is the first West Bromwich Albion player to have appeared at international level. He was nicknamed Long Bob and The Prince of Goalkeepers.

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