Bobby Hogg (footballer, born 1914)


Robert Brown Hogg (born 10 May 1914 – 15 April 1975) was a Scottish football player and manager. He was mainly associated with Celtic, for which he made 575 appearances in all competitions between 1932 and 1948 (including over 200 across seven unofficial wartime seasons), winning two Scottish League titles (1935–36 and 1937–38), two Scottish Cups (1932–33 and 1936–37), plus the Coronation Cup in 1938.[1] After leaving Celtic in 1948, he became player/manager of Alloa Athletic for a short spell.[2][3]

Bobby Hogg
Personal information
Full name Robert Brown Hogg
Date of birth 10 May 1914
Place of birth Larkhall, Scotland
Date of death 15 April 1975(1975-04-15) (aged 60)
Place of death Paisley, Scotland
Position(s) Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930–1931 Royal Albert
1931–1948 Celtic 273 (0)
1948–1949 Alloa Athletic
National team
1934–1939 Scottish League XI 6 (0)
1937 Scotland 1 (0)
1941 Scotland (wartime) 1 (0)
Teams managed
1948–1949 Alloa Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hogg represented Scotland once, in a 3–1 victory against Czechoslovakia in 1937.[4] He was also selected six times by the Scottish Football League XI between 1934 and 1939.[5]

He married the sister of St Mirren and Scotland defender George Walker in 1935.[6]

References


  1. "Celtic player Hogg, Robert". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  2. "Bobby Hogg". www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  3. Alloa Athletic manager Hogg, Bobby, FitbaStats
  4. "Scotland player Robert Hogg". www.londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  5. "SFL player Bobby Hogg". www.londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  6. Double footie marriage in Paisley, Daily Record, 30 March 2013