Bobby Gurney

Died aged 86

Bobby Gurney (13 October 1907 – 14 April 1994) was a football forward who is the highest goal scorer in the history of his only senior club as a player, Sunderland.

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footballer of Sunderland Association Football Club 1925-39 and footballer of England national football team 1935

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Bobby Gurney 1907-1994 Born in Stewart St. Silksworth, Bobby first played for Silksworth Boys in the Sunderland and District Schools League. He played for Sunderland A.F.C. from 1925-1939 and was capped for England in 1935. His record of 288 goals scored for Sunderland A.F.C. still stands.

, Sunderland, United Kingdom where they was born (1907)