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Full name  Robert Crone
Place of birth  Belfast, Ireland

Height  1.82 m (5 ft 11 ⁄2 in)
Name  Bob Crone
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Date of birth  (1870-01-04)4 January 1870
Date of death  15 January 1943(1943-01-15) (aged 73)
Place of death  Barrow-in-Furness, England

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Robert "Bob" Crone (4 January 1870 – 15 January 1943) was an Irish football player and coach. He was the younger brother of fellow player Billy Crone.

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Playing career

Crone, who played as a full back, played club football in both Ireland and England for Distillery, Glentoran, Middlesbrough, West Bromwich Albion, Burton Swifts, Notts County, Bedminster and Brentford.

Crone also earned four international caps for Ireland between 1889 and 1890.

Coaching career

After retiring as a player in 1901, Crone became a coach at Bristol City (1901–1903), Brentford (1902–1908, also serving briefly as caretaker manager in 1906), West Bromwich Albion (1908–1909) and Workington (1909–1910). He served as trainer at Southern League side Swansea Town between 1912 and 1914, working under former Brentford colleague Walter Whittaker.

References

Bob Crone Wikipedia


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