Bobby Harper
Bobby Harper
A. Player

born in Scotland

Robert Harper was born on Sunday, 6th June, 1920, in Glasgow.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Tuesday, 25th April, 1939, having most recently been with Kello Rovers.

Aged 21, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 18th October, 1941, in a 7-2 win at home to Third Lanark in the Southern League.

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

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 9th May, 1942, in a 1-1 draw away to St Mirren in the Southern League, having appeared as a Jag on 18 occasions.

His club-list included Kello Rovers, Partick Thistle, Ayr United, Huddersfield Town, Newport County and Southend United.

Bobby died on Monday, 18th December, 1978, in New Cumnock, East Ayrshire, aged 58.

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