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Bobby Colvin

Bobby Colvin

Birthdate: 5 December 1876
Birthplace: Kirkconnel, Scotland
Date of death: 1 October 1940
Other clubs: Maxwelltown Thistle, Oldham County (1897-98), Glossop North End (1898-99), New Brighton Tower (1899-1901), Luton Town (1901-02), Queens Park Rangers (1902-03), Swindon Town (1903-04), Maxwelltown Volunteers (1905), Carlisle United (1905-), African Royal
Bought from: Oldham County
Signed for LFC: 05.11.1897
Liverpool debut: 08.01.1898
Last appearance: 31.03.1898
Contract expiry: July 1898
Win ratio: 33.33% W:1 D:1 L:1
LFC league games/goals: 3 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 3 / 0

Player profile

Colvin's three League appearances for the club go right back to the 1897/98 first division season when the Reds finished in ninth position. The small outside-right's debut came when he was selected for the away 2-1 defeat at Blackburn on 8 January 1898. Two months later he played twice more for the first team in consecutive games against Bury. The Cricket and Football Field wondered at the end of the 1897/98 season "will Robert Colvin, of Liverpool, ever rise to First league football form? He is young, can sprint and centre, but little men in the attacking line are severely handicapped, and he lacks in physique." Colvin finished his career back in Liverpool where he played for African Royal in the I Zingari league. 

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 3 0 0 0 0 3
1897-1898 3 0 0 0 0 3

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
2 Bury
1 Blackburn Rovers
Total Competition
3 League

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 08.01.1898 Blackburn Rovers Ewood Park League

Other Clubs

Club Season Club rank League apps League goals Total apps Total goals
Maxwelltown Thistle 0 0 0 0
Oldham County 1897-1898 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Glossop North End 1898-1899 England Second Division 15 2 15 2
New Brighton Tower 1899-1900 England Second Division 21 3 23 3
New Brighton Tower 1900-1901 England Second Division 13 2 14 2
Luton Town 1901-1902 Southern League 0 0 0 0
QPR 1902-1903 Southern League 53 7 53 7
Swindon Town 1903-1904 Southern League 4 0 4 0
Maxwelltown Volunteers 1905 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Carlisle United 1905- Lancashire Combination N/A N/A N/A N/A
African Royal 1905- I Zingari League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total 106 14 109 14
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