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Bob Kelly
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Full name Robert Kelly
Date of birth 16 November 1893(1893-11-16)
Place of birth    Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England
Date of death    22 September 1969 (aged 75)
Place of death    Fylde, England
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Ashton White Star
Ashton Central
Earlestown Rovers
St Helens Town
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1913–1925
1925–1927
1927–1932
1932–1934
1934–1936
Burnley
Sunderland
Huddersfield Town
Preston North End
Carlisle United
Total
277 0(88)
050 0(11)
186 0(39)
078 0(17)
012 00(1)
603 (156)   
National team
1920–1928 England 014 00(8)
Teams managed
1935–1936
1936–1938
1946–1947
1949-1951
1954-1955
1960–????
Carlisle United
Stockport County
Sporting Clube de Portugal
FC St. Gallen
SC Heerenveen
Barry Town

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Robert "Bob" Kelly (16 November 1893 – 22 September 1969) was an English professional football player. He broke the British football transfer record when he moved from Burnley to Sunderland for £6,550 in 1925. He is also regarded as a "fans' favourite" at Huddersfield Town, which he joined in 1927. He later played for Preston North End.

He made 14 appearances for England between 1920 and 1928, scoring 8 goals.

He also had spells as manager at Carlisle United and Stockport County.

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