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Robert Firth
Personal information
Full name Robert Edwin Firth
Date of birth February 20, 1887(1887-02-20)
Place of birth    Sheldon, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Date of death    unknown
Playing position Right-winger
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*

Birmingham Corporation Transport
Golders Green
Wellington Town
Nottingham Forest
Port Vale
Southend United

39 (5)
Teams managed
Racing de Santander
Real Madrid

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

Robert Edwin Firth (20 February 1887 - unknown) was an English footballer.


Playing career

Firth played for Birmingham Corporation Transport, Golders Green, Birmingham, Wellington Town and Nottingham Forest before joining Port Vale in June 1921. He was a first team regular and was a member of the side which shared the North Staffordshire Infirmary Cup in 1922. However he was released at the end of the 1921-22 season and moved on to Southend United.[1]

Coaching career

He coached Racing de Santander[2] and Real Madrid for 2 years (1932-1934)[3] and he won 1 La Liga title for the Spanish team.


with Port Vale
  • North Staffordshire Infirmary Cup winner: 1922 (shared)


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