Bob Brocklebank

Bob Brocklebank

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bob Brocklebank was an English footballer and manager. He played for Aston Villa and Burnley, where he was top goalscorer in 1937-38 before becoming a manager, at Chesterfield, Birmingham City, Hull City and Bradford City. Brocklebank was born in Finchley, England as one of eight brothers. He started his football career as an amateur with his hometown team Finchley, in the London League. In May 1929 he signed for Aston Villa. His chances were limited at Villa Park, and he signed for Burnley during the 1935-36 season where he developed into an inside right earning the nickname The Toff because of his gentlemanly approach to life and football. Brocklebank made 121 appearances for Burnley, scoring 33 more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135699067
  • 9786135699067