Rob Edwards Biography, Career, Family, Height and Net Worth

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  1. What does Edwards do for a living?
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  5. Does Edwards have any children?
  6. Where is Edwards now?
  7. How tall is Edwards?
  8. How much money does Edwards earn?
  9. What is Edwards’s net worth?

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 Who is Rob Edwards?

Rob Edwards, Robert William Edwards, is a famous professional football manager and former player. Edwards played for Football League One side Exeter City prior to retiring in May 2011. He is a Welsh international, capped on four occasions. Edwards was appointed the manager of Tranmere Rovers in May 2014 and fired from the post in October of the same year. He was then promoted from Wales Under 17 coach to Wales Under 19 team coach in August 2019.

Rob Edwards Career

Playing career

Rob, a defender, began his career as a trainee with Carlisle, playing in 56 first-team games with the club. He finished a £135,000 transfer to then Division 2 side Bristol City. In more than 8 seasons at Ashton Gate, he made 266 appearances and received his first cap for Wales. On August 8, 1999, he moved on a free to then League One side Preston North End, where he played an important role in their title win, and promotion to the second tier.

Edwards then moved to League 1 side Blackpool where he made 69 appearances on July 1, 2004. This was prior to being released on a free at the conclusion of the 2005-06 season by manager Simon Grayson. Edwards scored once during his spell at Blackpool, in a 2-1 loss to Sheffield Wednesday in August 2004. Following playing on trial with his first club Carlisle and also League Twp side Rochdale, he was snapped up by Conference National side Exeter City. Following signing for the Grecians in 2006, Edwards established himself as a first-team regular in the heart of the defense for Exeter City. City manager Paul Tisdale appointed him as player-coach at Exeter in December 2007, coaching the reserves, while still being a member of the first team.

Actually, Edwards was the only member of the team to begin in all 46 matches of Exeter’s 2007-08 campaign. That season culminated in his scoring the winning goal at Wembley in the club’s 2008 Conference National play-off Final victory against Cambridge United on May 18, 2008, securing the club’s return to the Football League. In May 2011, Edwards retired from professional football.

Managerial career

Following retiring, he served as the first-team coach for Exeter City. He then quit on May 13, 2014, as assistant manager of Exeter City. On May 27, 2014, he was picked as the new manager of Tranmere Rovers. On October 13, 2014, he was fired from his job as manager. In December of the same year, Edwards was appointed as assistant to Paul Buckle at Cheltenham Town. However, in February 2015, he left the club together with Buckle by mutual consent. He was then promoted from Wales Under 17 coach to Wales Under 19 team coach in August 2019.

A photo of Rob Edwards
A photo of Rob Edwards

How old is Rob Edwards?

Robert William Edwards is currently aged 49 years, born on January 1, 1973, in Kendal, England. He shares his birthday with famous people including Ice Spice, Moosa Mostafa, SugarHill Keem, Yanni Monet, Morris Chestnut, Colin Morgan, Nicole Young, Emily Sears, Gary Johnson, and Jennifer Lauret, among others.

Rob Edwards Family

Who are Rob Edwards’ parents?

Robert William Edwards was born in Kendal, England to his parents. He has not shared any information about his parents with the media.

Does Rob Edwards have siblings?

Edwards has kept his family information very private and has not shared any information about his siblings.

Rob Edwards Education

He has not shared his academic and educational information with the media, although he studied in his home country.

Rob Edwards Spouse

He has kept his family and personal information very private and away from the limelight and it is unclear if he is married or not.

Rob Edwards Kids

It is not known if he is married or not but he has not shared any information about his children with the media.

Rob Edwards Height

Edwards has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body with a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and a weight of 73 kg (160 lbs).

Rob Edwards Net Worth

Welsh professional football manager and former player Edwards, has been active from the late 1990s to the present. He has played and is currently a manager and has a net worth of around $1-5 million as of 2022.