Bob Kelly (footballer)
Robert Kelly (16 November 1893 – 22 September 1969) was an English professional footballer. He broke the British football transfer record when he moved from Burnley to Sunderland for £6,550 in 1925. He spent two years at the Roker Park club before joining Huddersfield Town. He later played for Preston North End.
|Full name||Robert Kelly|
|Date of birth||16 November 1893|
|Place of birth||Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England|
|Date of death||22 September 1969(aged 75)|
|Place of death||Fylde, England|
|Playing position||Inside forward|
|Ashton White Star|
|–||St Helens Town|
|1932–1934||Preston North End||78||(17)|
|1949–1951||FC St. Gallen|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He made 14 appearances for England between 1920 and 1928, scoring 8 goals.
- "Historische Kranten - actualiteiten uit het verleden". Kranten.kb.nl. 17 May 1955. Retrieved 31 August 2013.