Rob Edwards

Rob Edwards signed for Blackpool on August the 6th from Wolves. Born near Telford Edwards played for Aston Villa youth and earned a professional contract. He went on to play 8 times for the Villa between 2002-2004 with loan spells at Crystal Palace and Derby. He signed for Wolves in 2004 for £150k on a three year deal. Between 2004 and 2008 Edwards made 100 appearances scoring 1 goal but his time at Molimeux was plagued by injury.

After being placed on the transfer list in May 2008 with one year left on his contract Rob signed for Pool on a two year deal with the option of a third.

Edwards born in England qualifies to play for Wales through his Welsh parents. He did play for England at youth level but not in a UEFA game so could play senior football for Wales. He’s gone onto make 15 appearances for Wales.

Rob Edwards Statistics

Rob Edwards Picture Height : 6.01
Weight : 11.10
Date of Birth : 25-12-1982
Place of Birth : Telford
Position : Defender
Nationality : Welsh
Signed on : 06-08-2008
Fee : Undisclosed
Squad Number : 24
Chant : You'll never beat Rob Edwards! You'll never beat Rob Edwards!

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  1. Dean

    Hi there

    Just a point of note but if Edwards was born in Telford Shropshire? then he is English. As far as I know there is no Telford in Wales.


    PS unless its Tommy Telford from Ruabon..

  2. admin

    Hi Dean

    He’s classed as Welsh and he plays for Wales as both his parents are Welsh. You don’t have to be born in the country to play for the country. You just need a parent or grandparent from the country.


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