Bobby and i played on opposite wings for Edinburgh Norton juveniles in the 1957-58 season when we won nine trophies. Bobby scored some ninety-odd goals for the Norton. We were awarded the Lord Weir trophy when we agreed to cancel our annual holiday plans for the replay against Twechar Athletic..the first final at Cathkin was drawn one-all...and they declined to do so. Unlike myself Bobby went on to greater heights though I may deserve a place in the Guiness Book of Records for the shortest ever professional career when my leg was broken in two places in the first ten minutes of my first and only professional game.
Bobby played with my Dad at Motherwell and also took Gary Mcallister to Leicester
20-04-19 John Mackin
Bobby is the only player I am aware of who scored a goal without touching the ball i.e.a superbly convincing dummy that fooled everyone including the keeper.
17-04-19 davie laing.
You have omitted that his clubs also included Motherwell where he started his career and Coventry where he ended his playing days with just 2 appearances
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