Robert Campbell (footballer, born 1882)
Robert Campbell (1882 – 13 March 1931) was a Scottish footballer who played for Partick Thistle, Rangers, Millwall Athletic and Bradford City. He was a full back who won the 1911 FA Cup with Bradford.
|Full name||Robert Campbell|
|Date of birth||1882|
|Place of birth||Lugar, Scotland|
|Date of death||13 March 1931 49)(aged|
|Place of death||Ayr, Scotland|
|1903||Scottish League XI||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Lugar in 1882, Campbell started his football career with Partick Thistle, with whom he formed a partnership over several seasons with Andrew Wilson and won Scottish League XI and Glasgow FA representative honours, before moving to Rangers in January 1905 as emergency cover following the death of Nicol Smith. He moved to England and Millwall Athletic in the Southern League later that same year. He spent one season at Millwall, playing 28 games before moving to Division Two side Bradford City. He partnered Fred Farren in the City full back line, helping the club to win the Division Two title in 1907–08 and then the FA Cup in 1911. He played a total of 223 league games and 24 FA Cup games for City before retiring after football in England was suspended because of the First World War.
- Bradford City
- "[SFL player] Robert Campbell". Londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
entry includes 1 extra appearance by another player
- Robert Campbell – Thistle's FA Cup winner Partick Thistle - The Early Years
- Football. Glasgow V. Sheffield, The Glasgow Herald, 10 September 1903 (via Partick Thistle History Archive)
- Terry Frost (1988). Bradford City A Complete Record 1903-1988. Breedon Books Sport. p. 116. ISBN 0-907969-38-0.
- 1904-05, Partick Thistle - The Early Years
- "CITY TEAM-MATES: The 1911 FA Cup winners". Bradford Telegraph and Argus.
- David Markham (2007). The legends of Bradford City. Breedon Books Sport. p. 117. ISBN 978-1-85983-572-2.