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Robert Jeffrey Squad Index
Information:
1947-48 Squad Number:
10
Position:
Inside Right
Date of Birth:
24th May 1920
Birthplace:
Aberdeen
Nationality:
Scottish
Signed:
06/08/1945
Career History:
Parkvale
Aberdeen 6th August 1945
Exeter City October 1947 (On Trial); November 1947 (Permanent)
Weymouth June 1948
Llanelli September 1950
 
Profile:
Bob joined the army at 14 and served five years in the 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders then transferred to the RAF from March 1939 to March 1946 as an aircraft engine fitter, but managed to make a guest appearance for Aberdeen in season 1941-42. He became a professional with Aberdeen, playing for the reserves, where his nickname was Cannonball. Emigrated to Canada in 1951, where he played as an amateur and coach in Winnipeg. died in Ottawa in January 2014.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
17/01/1942
Aberdeen 3-5 Raith Rovers
North Eastern League 2,000 21 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1941-42
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Totals:
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
Total Appearances/Goals: 0 0