Robert Earnshaw

Full Name: Robert Earnshaw
Age: 28 (06.04.1981)
Positions: Centre Forward
Born: Mufulira, Zambia
Nationality: Welsh
Other Nationalities: Zambian
International Honours: 48 Wales caps, 14 Goals
Height: 5' 6"
Transfer Fee: 3 Month Loan - Cardiff City
Date Signed: 21.01.2000
Date Left: 20.02.2000
Transfer Out: Recalled From Loan*
Former Clubs: Cardiff City, Morton [loan], West Bromwich Albion, Norwich City, Derby County
Current Club: Nottingham Forest
Honours with Morton:
Personal Honours:
Miscellaneous: * Earnie was officially recalled the day before the Scottish Cup tie with Rangers at Love Street - but was given permission to play in the game - after Cardiff manager Frank Burrows was sacked and replacement Billy Ayre recalled all players who were out on loan. This was only 1 month into his 3 month loan.

In his month at Cappielow he played in the following matches:

Morton v Airdrieonians (league) - won 4-0, Earnshaw scored
Ayr United v Morton (league) - lost 3-2
Dunfermline Athletic v Morton (league) - Drew 1-1, Earnshaw scored
Morton v Rangers (Scot Cup 4th Rnd @ Love Street) - Lost 1-0

He was born and lived in Zambia until he was 10; at which age his father died and his mother decided to move the family to Caerphilly, Wales.

3 of his 13 international goals were scored against Scotland at the Millenium stadium in Cardiff. (I was there to witness this hat-trick).

In his career so far Robert has a combined transfer fee total of £11.9 million.

Morton Career - starts, sub appearances, goals:

Div 1: 3, 0, 2 Lge Cup: 0 Ch. Cup: 0 Scot C: 1,0,0

League: 3, 0, 2 Lge Cup: 0 Ch Cup: 0 Scot C: 1,0,0

Overall: 4 Starts, 0 Sub App, 2 Goals

Scoring Against Scotland


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