Gould, Bobby

England

 

 

 

 

Full Name: Robert Alfred Gould.

Position: Forward.
Born: Coventry, 12 June 1946.

Career

Coventry City apprentice Jly 62, professional June 64, Arsenal Feb 68, WOLVES Jne 70, West Bromwich Albion Spt 71, Bristol City Dec 72, West Ham United Nov 73, WOLVES Dec 75, Bristol Rovers player/coach Oct 77, Aalund coach, Hereford United player/coach Spt 78, Aldershot (non-contract player), Wimbledon (non-contract player), Charlton Athletic coach 1979, Chelsea assistant manager Oct 79, Wimbledon coach 1981, Aldershot coach Spt 71, Bristol Rovers manager Oct 81, Coventry City manager May 83 to Jan 85, Bristol Rovers manager May 85, Wimbledon manager Jly 87 to May 90, Queens Park Rangers coach Dec 90, West Bromwich Albion manager Feb 91 to May 92, Coventry City manager Jne 92 to Oct 93, Wales manager Aug 95 to Jne 99, Cardiff City manager Aug 00 to Oct 00, Cheltenham Town manager Jan 03 to Nov 03, Peterborough United coach cs2004 to Spt 04, Hawke Bay United (New Zealand) assistant manager Spt 06, Weymouth manager 2009

Highlights

Player
Arsenal: League Cup runners-up 1969 (scored in final).
Bristol Rovers: Hat-trick v Blackburn Rovers (H) 15/10/77 (debut).
Coventry City: Second Division promoted [champions] 1966/67; Third Division promoted [champions] 1963/64; Hat-trick v Ipswich Town (H) 9/12/66 & v Burnley (H) 16/12/67.
West Bromwich Albion: First Division relegated 1972/73; Scored v Wolves 27/11/71 & 21/10/72.
West Ham United: Hat-trick v Tranmere Rovers (H) League Cup 18/9/74; Scored v Wolves 22/2/75.
Wolves: First Division relegated 1975/76; Second Division promoted [champions] 1976/77, Texaco Cup winners 1971.

Manager
West Bromwich Albion: Second Division relegated 1990/91.
Wimbledon: FA Cup winners 1988.

Family Connection

Brother: Trevor played for Coventry City and Northampton Town.
Son: Jonathan played for Halifax Town, Coventry City, Bradford City, Gillingham and Preston North End.

Stats

Appearances: 520.
Goals: 188.
Manager: 593.

First Team Stats

FL FAC LC TC T
A S S G A S S G A S S G A S S G A S S G
1970/71 34 1 17 2 2 1 8 5 45 1 24
1971/72 5 1 1 5 1 1
1975/76 13 4 2 3 6 1 19 4 2 4
1976/77 11 6 5 10 1 1 12 7 5 10
Total 63 11 8 31 8 1 3 2 8 5 81 12 8 39