Pollard, Robert

Birth Date

25th August 1899

Birthplace

Platt Bridge, England

Occupation

Full-Back

Biographical Text

Standing just 5’ 6” tall, Pollard played for his local club, Platt Bridge United, near Wigan. He stayed with them for two seasons, before joining Plank Lane in the Lancashire Combination in 1918.

Exeter City gave him his Football League chance in the summer of 1920 and what a good signing it proved to be.

After making his debut against Luton Town in April 1921, he went on to feature in 246 league matches for the Grecians.

He left Exeter to sign for Queens Park Rangers in the 1926 close season an added a further 56 league matches to his tally. He then played for Cardiff City in 1932-33 (26 league matches) prior to signing for French club, St. Etienne.

Appearances

246

Goals

1

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Darren:

This was my grandad. He's my hero.

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