First name
Surname
Apps
Goals
Pen Picture
Roy
Oakley
62
0
Tipton-born full-back Roy spent a number of years at Southampton without ever becoming a first-team regular. He joined City during the summer of 1957 and went on to play over 60 games in the next two seasons.
Colin
O'Brien
1
0
Former Bristol City winger Colin joined City in the summer of 1979. However, he only played a single game for the club before departing back to his native Scotland, where he would go on to play for Dunfermline Athletic, East Fife, Berwick Rangers and Montrose.
Brian
O'Donnell
63
2
Well-travelled midfielder Brian spent 15 months with City where he was the model professional. Amongst his former clubs were Crystal Palace, AFC Bournemouth, Bristol Rovers and Torquay, and he also spent seven years playing in Australia. After leaving City at the end of the 1986-87 season he went onto play for Basingstoke Town, Bashley, Poole Town and Salisbury before becoming manager with Bournemouth Poppies and then Poole in early 2002. Was sacked by the South Coast club in August 2002. More recently he was coaching at AFC Bournemouth and was named as caretaker manager at Dorchester Town in February 2009.
William
Offer
6
2
Bill was one of a number of Bath City players killed during the First World War, having spent two seasons at the club, mainly playing for the reserves and amateur sides.
Chris
Ogden
109
0
Chris was an experienced goalkeeper who joined City during the 1980 close season. Oldham born, he joined his home town club in July 1971 and went on to spend seven seasons with the Latics. In August 1978 he switched to Swindon Town then Rotherham Town two seasons later from where he joined City. The 27-year old was the club's no.1 for the next two seasons before being released to join Cheltenham Town.
Rod
Oland
17
0
Goalkeeper Rod joined City in the second half of the 1972-73 season from Hungerford Town with both the other keeper's on the club's books out injured. Left early in the following campaign.
KM
Oliver
36
10
Played for City before the First World War before signing amateur forms with Bristol Rovers in 1911. He left the City to work for the Bank of West Africa in 1913.
Frank
O'Mahoney
4
1
Frank was a mid-season signing from Swindon Town in 1957, having made a few outings for Swindon Town.
Joe
O'Neil
87
26
Glasgow-born Joe began his professional career with Aberdeen before moving South to play for Southend United, Leicester City and Northampton Town. The inside-right joined City in July 1959. He helped City to the 1959-60 Southern League title, the club's first ever, then spent another season at Twerton Park before joining Weston Super Mare. Joe returned to the club in November 1971 as manager.
Ken
Onslow
282
5
Ken spent nine seasons with City, although in the latter years playing mainly for the reserves, who he captained. Injury forced his retirement in 1956. Went on to manage Trowbridge Town during the 1960's.
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Osbourne
n/a
0
Played for City during the 1903-04 season.
Ernie
Osbourne
n/a
15
Ernie spent three seasons with City alongside his brothers Fred and Wally just before the First World War.
Fred
Osbourne
n/a
3
Fred spent two seasons with City alongside his brothers Ernie and Wally just before the First World War.
Wally
Osbourne
n/a
38
Wally joined the club in 1909, spending six seasons with the club. He did briefly join Merthyr Town at the start of the 1911-12 season. Retired at the end of the 1913-14 season but returned to the club for the first campaign after World War I. Continued playing for Douglas after leaving City.
Brian
Owen
109
55
Forward Brian was signed from Frome Town during the 1968 close season. Initially played in city's reserve side - where he scored a stunning 14 times in just six games - but was soon promoted to the first team. 34 goals in the 1969-70 season saw him join Hereford Town in July 1970. Was part of the Bulls side who famously knocked Newcastle United out of the FA Cup in 1972, alongside ex-City legend Tony Gough, scoring in the first drawn match. After five years away from Twerton Park - via a spell with Weymouth - he was back as a 33-year old during the 1975-76 season but was released at the end of the campaign, whereupon he joined Frome Town.
Trefor
Owen
67
0
Centre-half Trefor spent the majority of his career in non-league with various clubs including Barry Town, Bedworth Town and Tooting & Mitcham United, before joining Leyton Orient as a 25 year old in 1958. He joined City in the summer of 1961 and spent two seasons at Twerton Park before becoming player-coach with Weston Super Mare. Returned to the club in July 1966 as reserve team manager, briefly becoming part of a three-man management committee for the first-team in January 1967.
Ken
Owens
101
42
Ken was a striker who came up through the reserve side in the early 1960's. He became a first team regular for the 1962-63 season and had the rare accolade of being top scorer for both sides that season. Left for Trowbridge Town after making just over 100 appearances in City colours.
Ted
Owens
167
4
Ted was a regular fixture in City's defence during the post-war years before becoming the club's full-time trainer in 1950, although he still made an occasional appearance including a two-goal outing against Weymouth on Boxing Day 1951. Finally left the club after 14 years in 1955. Prior to the war he had played for Preston North End and Crystal Palace having begun his career as a trainee with Stockport County.
Gary
Owers
67
6
Gary surprisingly left Twerton Park in May 2005 after he was offered the managers position at Forest Green Rovers. Joined City in October 2003 from the Gloucestershire club as player coach but within a month was elevated to the manager's hot-seat following the sacking of Alan Pridham. Continued to play and looked to have City heading in the right direction before his sudden departure. In a long professional career Gary made over 600 appearances, including an FA Cup Final outing against Liverpool, for Sunderland, Bristol City and Notts County, before dropping into non-league football with Forest Green. He only lasted 15 months in the Forest Green hot-seat before being sacked and joined Weston Super Mare, where he was appointed caretaker manager in February 2007. He left the Seagulls in the summer and briefly resumed playing for Minehead before finally hanging up his boots. Now he is a community officer with Portsmouth.