Roberto Bailey

Roberto James Bailey Sargent (10 August 1952 – 11 June 2019) was a Honduran football forward who played for Honduras in the 1982 FIFA World Cup.[1]

Roberto Bailey
Personal information
Full name Roberto James Bailey Sargent
Date of birth 10 August 1952
Place of birth Honduras
Date of death 11 June 2019(2019-06-11) (aged 66)
Playing position(s) Striker / Second striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1977 Victoria ?? (26)
1978–1984 Marathón 161 (47)
National team
Honduras
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Nicknamed El Robot, Bailey played for C.D. Marathón for whom he scored 47 goals.[2] He and his brother Jimmy James Bailey share a record with the Palacios brothers, the sole families to have scored in more than one League final.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 122 August 2014
Club Season League Honduran Cup League Cup CONCACAF Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Marathón 1978–79 Honduran Liga Nacional 22 7
1979–80 Honduran Liga Nacional 33 12
1980–81 Honduran Liga Nacional 33 10
1981–82 Honduran Liga Nacional 31 10
1982–83 Honduran Liga Nacional 22 4
1983–84 Honduran Liga Nacional 20 4
Total 161 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 161 47
Career total 161 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 161 47

Personal lifeEdit

Bailey lived in San Pedro Sula and worked for a spare-parts agency.[4] He died in a car accident on June 11, 2019.[1]

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