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Bobby Greener

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

17/07/1899

Signed

Bobby Greener was a wing-half who made the move south from County Durham and started establishing himself in the team from just before Christmas in 1923, only missing a couple of the remaining league fixtures during that season.

Greener became a permanent fixture in a Palace shirt, coming close to promotion to the Division Three South on a couple of occasions.

After making just under 300 league appearances for the club, the midfielder’s service was rewarded with a benefit match in 1929 when the Corinthians were the opponents for a 3-3 draw.  

READ MORE: Revealed: The club's first ever kit - from 1861

Signed from Birtley, September 1921
Debut Nelson 6/10/1923 
Managers at Palace Edmund Goodman, Alex Maley, Fred Mavin, Jack Tresadern.
Appearances 317
Goals 6

 

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