Bobby Barnes

Bobby Barnes
Bobby Barnes
● Bobby Barnes, c1993 (HA)

born in England

David Oswald Barnes was born on Monday, 17th December, 1962, in London.

The 5' 7 (11st 0lbs) forward signed for John Lambie's Thistle on Friday, 4th February, 1994, having most recently been with Peterborough United.

Aged 31, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 5th February, 1994, in a 5-1 defeat away to Rangers in the SFL Premier Division.

There were no goals for Bobby during his spell with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Tuesday, 26th April, 1994, in a 1-0 win at home to Dundee in the SFL Premier Division, having appeared as a Jag on 7 occasions.

Bobby's club-list included West Ham United, Scunthorpe United, Aldershot, Swindon Town, Bournemouth, Northampton Town, Ipswich Town, Peterborough United, Partick Thistle, Kettering Town, Hong Kong Rangers, Torquay United, Frankwell and Hendon.

Bio Extra

Despite only being at Firhill for a short period during the course of the 94/95 season the former West Ham winger who was signed from Peterborough, was a popular player with the Thistle supporters. His long term Thistle prospects weren't helped by some fairly rough treatment on his debut at Ibrox against Rangers and a harsh red card at Dundee. Amazingly, there was a Thistle supporters club in Germany named after him.

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