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About Robert Colvin:
“Will Robert Colvin, of Liverpool, ever rise to First league football form? He is young, can sprint and centre, but little men in the attacking line are severely handicapped, and he lacks in physique, if his name is to become as widely known as Jack Holt.” – Cricket and Football Field, May 7 – 1898.

Born: December 5 – 1876, in Kirkconnel, in Scotland.
Passed away: October 1 – 1940, in Liverpool, in England.
** The 1903 edition of “Men famous in football says he was born in Dumfries in 1878.

Position: Outside right or centre-forward; also outside left towards the end of his career.

Height: 164 cm (5ft. 4 1/2in.);
Weight: 64 kilos (10st.).

Career:
Maxwelltown Thistle.
* Trial with Oldham County, January – 1897.
Oldham County, signed, January – 1897.
Liverpool, signed, November 5 – 1897
* registered with the Football League, November 6 – 1897.
* eligible to play official matches for Liverpool, November 13 – 1897.
* 1897-98: 3-0 (FL 1).
** Transferred to Glossop North End.
Glossop North End, signed, July – 1898.
* 1898-99: 15-2 (FL 2).
New Brighton Tower, 1899.
* 1899-00: 21-3 (FL 2);
* 1900-01: 13-2 (FL 2).
Luton Town, 1901.
Queens Park Rangers, 1902.
Swindon Town, signed, May – 1903.
Maxwelltown Volunteers, signed, May 17 – 1905.
Carlisle United, signed, October 11 – 1905.
African Royal.

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