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Bobby Campbell (Scottish footballer)

Personal information
Full nameRobert Campbell
Date of birth28 June 1922
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Date of death4 May 2009(age 86)
Place of deathBristol, England
Playing positionWinger

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Robert "Bobby" Campbell (28 June 1922 4 May 2009) was a Scottish international footballer who played during the 1940s and 1950s. He was born in Glasgow.

A winger, Campbell's playing career consisted of spells with Falkirk, Chelsea and Reading. He also played for Queens Park Rangers as a "guest" during the Second World War. He won five caps for the Scotland national team, between 1947 and 1950. He scored his only Scotland goal against Switzerland in April 1950.

Upon retiring Campbell became a coach with Reading, before taking the manager's position at Dumbarton in 1961. He left Boghead Park a year later and assumed a scouting role with Bristol Rovers for the next 15 years. He was promoted to manager of the Gasheads in November 1977, leaving in September 1980. His last managerial appointment was with Gloucester City.

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