Lister, Bobby

Birth Date

2nd June 1901





Biographical Text

Bobby 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. 

Bobby commenced his career with Hearts before moving to Dunfermline Athletic and on to Stoke City where he played one league game. He then signed for West Ham United early in the 1928/29 season but never made the first team in an eighteen-month stay..

Signing for Exeter City in the summer of 1930, Bobby made his debut in the 1-0 home win against Norwich City in August 1930. Although he played in City’s opening four league matches, he was only to feature in four other games all season and none beyond the middle of January with his only goal coming in the home game against Fulham.

After leaving St James’ Park Bobby, who died in 1971, turned out for Rhyl Athletic and Shrewsbury Town .







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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