Robert William Mountford was an English footballer who played 277 matches in the Football League for various clubs, scoring 64 goals. He made his debut for Port Vale in April 1969, and became a first team regular after signing professional forms in February 1970. He was loaned out to Scunthorpe United and Crewe Alexandra in 1974, before he joined Rochdale for £2,000 in December of that year. He scored 41 goals in 117 league and cup games, before moving on to Huddersfield Town in 1977. He switched to Halifax Town the following year, before joining Stockport County via Crewe Alexandra in 1980. He emigrated to Australia the following year, and played and coached at numerous teams, including Newcastle KB United, Brisbane City FC, and Adamstown Rosebud. He became a prison warder at Cessnock Correctional Centre in 1988.
About Bob Mountford
Forward who played professionally from 1969-1981 for several clubs, including Port Vale, Rochdale, and Huddersfield Town.
He began his youth career with Brown Edge.
He played for Halifax Town from 1978-1980.
He was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England.
Former winger and manager Stanley Matthews signed him up to play youth soccer at Port Vale.
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- Newcastle KB United players
- Brisbane City FC players
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- Sportspeople from Stoke-on-Trent
- National Soccer League (Australia) players
- Halifax Town A.F.C. players
- Expatriate soccer players in Australia
- Scunthorpe United F.C. players
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