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Bob Grieve

Full name: Robert B. Grieve
Birthdate: 28.03.1883
Birthplace: Greenock, Renfrewshire
Position: Centre-forward
Joined from: Accrington Stanley
Signed by: George Johnson
Nationality: Scotland
  • Player profile

    Scottish striker Grieve had a one-in-two goal ratio for Foxes - but he only managed four games for the club during a short three-month spell, netting twice along the way.

    He'd moved south of the border to Manchester City from Morton and went on to play for Accrington Stanley before Fosse snapped-up his services. But his first-team stint wasn't to last long when, following hot-on-the-heels of his arrival, former player Fred Shinton returned to the club and took his place in attack.

    It meant a swift return to Lancashire with Accrington for the marksman but his travels continued when he moved on to play for Southport Central. A third spell followed back at Stanley and that's where he finished his career.

    Grieve played as an amateur throughout his career, hence the short stays at clubs and double return to Accrington. He enjoyed a good job out of football, something he prioritised over his football career.

  • Seasons

    League FA Cup League Cup Europe OtherTotal
    Season Division Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls
    1910-11Division Two (old)42--------42
    1910_950_
    Total42--------4 2
    _950_

    Appearances

    DateCompetitionOppositionResultStartSubGoals
    1 07.01.1911 Division Two (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers (H) 2 - 3 2
    2 11.02.1911 Division Two (old) Glossop (H) 1 - 1
    3 18.02.1911 Division Two (old) Lincoln City (A) 0 - 2
    4 25.02.1911 Division Two (old) Huddersfield Town (H) 2 - 1
  • Transfers

    Club Fee Date
    OUT  Accrington Stanley Unknown November 1909
    IN  Accrington Stanley Unknown December 1910
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