Jeffrey, Bob

Birth Date

24th May 1920

Birthplace

Aberdeen

Occupation

Half-Back

Biographical Text

Left-half Bob Jeffrey played seven times for Exeter City in 1948. He joined the club from Montrose and later played for Weymouth and Llanelli before moving to Canada.

Appearing for Aberdeen before the war, and Montrose immediately afterwards, Bob arrived at St James’ Park on trial in October 1947 and - after being awarded a contract in December 1947 - made his debut for the Grecians in a 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic in March 1948. Remaining in the side, he featured in the following six games before his release from the club in the summer of 1948. 

Signing for Weymouth, and later Llanelli in September 1950, Bob emigrated to Canada in 1951 where he played and coached in Winnipeg ahead of his death in Ottawa in 2014.

Appearances

7

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