Tommy Roberts (footballer, born 1927)

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Tommy Roberts
Personal information
Date of birth 28 July 1927
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Date of death 2001 (aged 7374)
Place of death Birkenhead, England
Position(s) Full back
Youth career
Skelmersdale United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1951–1954 Blackburn Rovers 6 (0)
1954–1955 Watford 1 (0)
1955–1956 Chester 5 (0)
Skelmersdale United
Total12(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tommy Roberts (1927 – 2001) was an English footballer, who played as a full back in the Football League for Blackburn Rovers, Watford and Chester. [1] [2]

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References

  1. Brown, Neil (2 September 2012). "Chester City: 1946/47 – 1999/2000 & 2004/05 – 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 3 November 2012.
  2. "Tommy Roberts". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 16 February 2017.