Bert Kinnell

Bert Kinnell
Bert Kinnell
● Bert Kinnell, 1948 (HA)

born in Scotland

Robert Kinnell was born on Saturday, 21st April, 1923, in Lumphinnans, Fife.

The 5' 10 (11st 10lbs) forward signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle on Thursday, 4th March, 1948, having most recently been with Dunfermline Athletic.

Aged 24, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 6th March, 1948, in a 2-1 friendly defeat away to Cowdenbeath.

Bert scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 3rd April, 1948, in a 6-2 win at home to Dundee in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 17 goals on Monday, 23rd April, 1951, in a 1-1 win (on a coin-toss) at home to Queen's Park in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 8th March, 1952, in a 4-2 defeat at home to Celtic in the SFL First Division, having clocked up 110 appearances as a Jag.

Bert's club-list included Keltyhill Athletic, Lochgelly Violet, Dunfermline Athletic, Heart of Midlothian, Partick Thistle and Cowdenbeath.

Bert died on Monday, 27th June, 1994, in Cowdenbeath, Fife, aged 71.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
24y, 11m, 13d goal.png 03.04.1948 Dundee [h] W6-2 (SFL Division A - game 28)
24y, 11m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 05.04.1948 Dunfermline Athletic [a] W4-1 (Friendly)
24y, 11m, 19d goal.png 09.04.1948 St Mirren [h] W3-1 (SFL Division A - game 29)
25y, 3m, 24d goal.pnggoal.png 14.08.1948 Albion Rovers [h] W3-0 (SFL Division A - game 1)
25y, 3m, 28d goal.png 18.08.1948 Morton [a] L1-2 (SFL Division A - game 2)
25y, 4m, 28d goal.png 18.09.1948 Queen of the South [h] W9-0 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 2)
25y, 6m, 16d goal.png 06.11.1948 Heart of Midlothian [a] W3-1 (SFL Division A - game 9)
25y, 6m, 30d goal.png 20.11.1948 St Mirren [a] L2-4 (SFL Division A - game 11)
26y, 4m, 10d goal.pnggoal.png 31.08.1949 Clyde [h] W3-1 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 5)
26y, 4m, 13d goal.png 03.09.1949 Dundee [h] W4-2 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 6)
26y, 4m, 27d goal.png 17.09.1949 Hibernian [h] W4-2 (League Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
27y, 5m, 9d goal.png 30.09.1950 Falkirk [a] L1-2 (SFL Division A - game 3)
27y, 11m, 26d goal.png 16.04.1951 Celtic [a] W3-0 (SFL Division A - game 28)
28y, 0m, 2d goal.png 23.04.1951 Queen's Park [h] W*1-1 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final) * won coin toss

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