Date of birth
Rob returned to Oxford in July 2016, having previously spent two months on loan at the club from West Ham in September 2011. Rob started his career with the Hammers and his loan to Oxford was his first experience of playing professionally. He got off to a great start, scoring on his Oxford debut in a 1-0 win at Dagenham, and he went on to score six goals in 14 appearances before being recalled by West Ham. Rob had further loans with MK Dons, Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers before signing permanently for Bolton in July 2013.
While with Bolton, Rob had two further loan spells with MK Dons, for whom he scored a hat-trick against Leyton Orient. Rob has represented England at U16, U17, U18 and U19 levels and was a member of the team that won the UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship in 2010.