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Robert Grant (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameRobert Grant
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionMidfielder / Striker
Club information
Current clubScunthorpe United

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Robert 'Bobby' Grant (born 1 July 1990 in Litherland, Merseyside, England) is a footballer playing for Scunthorpe United.

He made his professional debut for Accrington Stanley on 5 May 2007 in the Football League Two clash with Milton Keynes Dons at the National Hockey Stadium which ended in 3 1 defeat for Stanley. In that game, at the age of 16 years 309 days, he became the second youngest player to appear in The Football League for Stanley and the youngest since February 1959. At the beiginning of the 2007 08 season he suffered a knee injury which kept him out until January 2008, soon after he signed professional terms. His first goal for Stanley came in a 1 0 home win against Chesterfield on 25 April 2009.

Grant was one of five men arrested alongside Steven Gerrard after an alleged assault on Lounge Inn DJ and businessman Mark McGee during a fracas inside the Southport night club. Gerrard and two others were charged with assault, while Grant was released on bail without charge.

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