A key player in Wilko's push to get out of Division 2, Davison
came to Leeds with a great goalscoring reputation at Derby, and he
didn't disappoint. With Rod Wallace signed up to partner Lee
Chapman, Davison found himself in the reserves or on the bench, and
after a couple of loan spells he moved on to Leicester. His return
of 36 goals in 110 appearances was a good one, and his work-rate
ensured his popularity. He subsequently had a spell managing
Guiseley before resigning in October 2000.
Mike Haines says: I taught Bobby at Brinkbur. Comp in South
Shield..he was also a member of the schol team I 'coached. Bobby
was lethal against defenders..he'd approach them directly, slow
down for a brief moment..jiggle his hips..and then accelerate at
lightning speed..leaving the hapless defender wondering which way
Bobby had gone...I last saw Bobby in a pub in South Shields..he was
then playing sunday league football..I encouraged him to go for a
trial.(I think he had Hartlepool in mind)..and the rest, they say,
is history...Wonder what he's doing now?
Brian says: I worked with young Bob for a couple of years when
he was promoting PC and PS2 games for Midas, who were sponsors of
Sheff Utd. He even cam to our pub to present the annual football
Indy says: Bobby Davison is coachin me at Bradford City at the
moment, he's a quality coach!!!!
Jem Hinds says: as a derby fan...bobby davison was and still is
johnny lord says: top fella was bobby.....good player...always
gave 100% for the whites only bad thing....his
Anon says: i knew him as a youngster, he used to play with kevin
tron, derek dearden & phil brown(ex bolton player).