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Brian Roberts (English footballer)

Personal information
Full nameBrian Leslie Ford Roberts
Date of birth6 November 1955(age 61)
Place of birthManchester, England
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Brian Leslie Ford Roberts (born 6 November 1955) is an English former professional footballer born in Manchester who played as a defender. He played more than 400 games in the Football League for Coventry City, Hereford United, Birmingham City and Wolverhampton Wanderers. After ten years as a professional at Coventry City he joined Birmingham City for a fee of £10,000 raised through a supporters' "Buy a Player Fund". Nicknamed "Harry" after the 1960s police-killer Harry Roberts, he published an autobiography entitled Harry's Game. He went on to coach at Coventry City before becoming Head of Sport at a private school in Leamington Spa.

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