Lister, Robert

Birth Date

25th September 2023





Biographical Text

Robert Lister played a small number of games  for Exeter City in 1930/31. He joined the club from West Ham United and later played for Rhyl and Shrewsbury. 

He had commenced his career with Hearts, then moved to Dunfermline Athletic, and on to Stoke City where he played one league game for the Potters. Lister signed for West Ham United early in the 1928-29 season but never made the first team.

Signing for Exeter City in 1930 he made his debut in a 1-0 home win against Norwich City in August 1930. Although he played in City’s opening four league matches, he was to only feature in four more games all season, scoring one goal in a 3-2 win against Fulham at St James’ Park in January 1931.

After leaving Exeter City, Lister signed for Rhyl Athletic and later played for Shrewsbury Town.

Robert Lister died in 1995.







PAUL Snape

June 1901 Scotland 1971

Born June 1901 and died in Scotland 1971. Not 1995.

For the birthdate you have put it as 2nd Sep 2023.

Stoke signed him from Dunfermline October 1927.  and sold to West Ham 14 March 1929

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