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Bob Danskin

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Position Centre back
Born 28 May 1908, Scotswood (England)
Height 172 cm
Weight 73 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Leeds United 01 May 1929 01 Dec 1932 6 1 £2000
Bradford Park Avenue 01 Dec 1932 01 Jun 1948 261 6  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1930 - 1931 1  0  0  0  0 
1931 - 1932 41 1  0  0  0 
Total 51 1  0  0  0 

Jabba's Comments

Signed as a 21-year-old in 1929, Bob Danskin's misfortune was to be a centre-half - and Ernie Hart, Willis Edwards and Wilf Copping occupied the defensive/midfield line of the time. He moved on to Bradford, making over 500 appearances before staying with them as a coach. He died in autumn 1985.


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