Friday, 28 January 2000

Robert Service

Robert Service

b 27th March 1857, Closeburn, Dumfriesshire

Debut – Saturday March 23rd 1878 v Grasshoppers (H) Friendly
Competitive Debut – Saturday September 28th 1878 v Campsie Glen (H) Scottish Cup 1st Rd

Positions – Left-Back, Left-Half, Forward

Scottish Cup Matches/Goals [2/-]
Other Matches/Goals [11/-]
Scottish 2nd XI Cup Matches/Goals [1/-]

Known Career – Falkirk [1877/78-1879/80]

Played in Falkirk's first ever Senior Competitive Match v Campsie Glen (H) Scottish Cup, 28th September 1878

Uncle of Charles Service [Falkirk FC 2nd XI]

Note - After his short football career he became a baker with a business first in Kilsyth then in West Bridge Street.

Falkirk Herald - Wed 22nd December 1886