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ERNIE BLACKBURN

Ernie Blackburn
Year(s)
1934-1955
Honours

LIverpool Senior Cup: 1949,1950,1955 & Cheshire Cup: 1955-55

Robert Ernest Blackburn (23 April 1893 – 13 July 1964) was an English football player and manager.

Career

Playing career
Born in Crawshawbooth, Blackburn played as a full back for Loveclough, Manchester Youth Club, The Army, Aston Villa and Bradford City. For Aston Villa, he made 32 appearances in the Football League; he also made 1 FA Cup appearance. For Bradford City, he made

40 appearances in the Football League; he also made 2 FA Cup appearances.

Management career
After retiring as a player, Blackburn became a trainer at Accrington Stanley in May 1924. He later managed Wrexham, Hull City and Tranmere Rovers.

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MOTTO: UBI FIDES IBI LUX ET ROBUR which means "Where there is faith, there is light and strength."

Designed by Ned O'Toole, Paul Harmon and Oisín Ronan.
Special thanks to Tranmere Rovers Football club for the information.
Also to Keith Taberer, Des Ferguson, Joanne Duggan for supplying some of the photos.