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Rob Jones

Liverpool FC

8 caps, 0 goals

P 8 W 5 D 3 L 0 F 14: A 1
*(actual F 14: A 1)
81% successful

1992-95

disciplined: 1
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
681

Profile

Full name Robert Marc Jones (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 5 November 1971 in Wrexham, Denbighshire [registered in Wrexham, December 1971]. Grew up in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. Attended Whitby High School, Ellesmere Port
Married to Susan J. Elebert [registered in Chester & Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, May 1998]
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 0lbs [1996].

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [1996] & FindMyPast.com.

Club Career

Club(s) Jones signed professional forms with Crewe Alexandra FC on 20 December 1988. After 75 league appearances and two goals, Liverpool paid an initial �300,000 for his services on 4 October 1991, but his time at Anfield was ended by injury and he was released from his contract.  Alexandra received another �300,000 after Jones surpassed a set number of Red appearances, and then another �50,000 after his fifth England appearance. He would go on to play 185 Football League/Premiership matches, after which he signed for West Ham United FC on a non-contract basis on 17 July 1999. He played an Intertoto cup match and a friendly match which reaggrevated his knee injury. He retired on 28 August 1999 at the young age of 27.
Club honours FA Cup winner 1991-92, runners-up 1995-96; Football League Cup runners-up 1994-95;
Individual honours PFA Division One Team of the Year 1991-92; PFA Premier League Team of the Year 1994-95;
Distinctions None

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [1996].

England Career

Player number 1038th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
First match No. 680, 19 February 1992, England 2 France 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 20 years 106 days.
Last match No. 710, 29 March 1995, England 0 Uruguay 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London aged 23 years 143 days.
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 1992 (withdrew injured)
Team honours None
Individual honours England U21 (two appearances), England Youth, Wales schoolboy
Distinctions Rob's grandfather is Bill Jones, Liverpool and England defender.
Born in Wales, Rob had every possibility to play for the Wales national team.

Beyond England

He and his wife, Sue, own a string of children's nurseries, The Kids Academy. Kids Academy Childcare nursery and preschool was established in 2001 and is dedicated to providing high quality childcare for children aged four weeks to five years. The project has grown ever since and now provides childcare to over 450 children each day and employing over 100 staff.  A master franchise agreement between Faraj Bin Hamoodah Holding and Kids Academy Childcare was signed in August 2011 to pave the way for the multi-award winning childcare provider to come to the UAE. The first nursery was scheduled to open in January 2012 in Abu Dhabi and will offer British Curriculum Education for children across the capital. He also runs football courses throughout Cheshire.

 

Rob Jones - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
16 8 1 8 0 2 681 0 0 min 0 None None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Rob Jones - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 8 5 3 0 14 1 +13 2 7 1.75 0.125 81.3 +5
All 8 5 3 0 14 1 +13 2 7 1.75 0.125 81.3 +5

 

Rob Jones - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 7 4 3 0 9 1 +8 2 6 1.286 0.143 78.6 +4
Red 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 8 5 3 0 14 1 +13 2 7 1.75 0.125 81.3 +5

 

Rob Jones - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 7 4 3 0 11 1 +10 2 6 1.571 0.143 78.6 +4
All 8 5 3 0 14 1 +13 2 7 1.75 0.125 81.3 +5

 

Rob Jones - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1992-94 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Rob Jones - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 8 full caps

Coach: Graham Taylor - 2 full capsx

Age 20
1 680 19 February 1992 - England 2 France 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 2
683 17 May 1992 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD injured squad member 
684 3 June 1992 - Finland 1 England 2, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Fr AW

Graham Taylor selected 28 players for the 1992 European Championship Finals and the game with Brazil at Wembley on May 17. Jones pulled out of the squad, two days before the Brazil game, with shin splints.

- 689 9 September 1992 - Spain 1 England 0, Estadio El Sardinero, Santander Fr AL withdrawn squad member
Age 21
2 700 8 September 1993 - England 3 Poland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW Start 2
 

Coach:Coach: Terry Venables - 6 full capsx

Age 22
703 9 March 1994 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London  Fr HW unused sub 12
3 704 17 May 1994 - England 5 Greece 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start off 82 2
5-0 when substituted 
4 705 22 May 1994 - England 0 Norway 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 2
5 706 7 September 1994 - England 2 USA 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 2
6 707 12 October 1994 - England 1 Romania 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start off 59 2
1-1 when substituted 
Age 23
7 708 16 November 1994 - England 1 Nigeria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 2
8 710 29 March 1995 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 2
714 6 September 1995 - England 0 Colombia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London  Fr HD squad member
715 11 October 1995 - Norway 0 England 0, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo Fr HD unused sub 12
Age 24
716 15 November 1995 - England 3 Switzerland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London  Fr HW withdrawn squad member
717 12 December 1995 - England 1 Portugal 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD squad member

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