Bobby Henderson
Bobby Henderson
Bobby Henderson
● Bobby Henderson, 1948 (HA)

born in Scotland

Robert Hunter Henderson was born on Thursday, 4th October, 1917, in Maryhill, Glasgow.

The goalkeeper signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Tuesday, 1st June, 1937, having most recently been with Glasgow Perthshire.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 4th September, 1937, in a 0-0 draw at home to Arbroath in the SFL First Division.

In doing so, Bobby joined the goalies' clean-sheet debutant's club.

He registered the last of his 42 clean-sheets on Monday, 1st May, 1950, in a 4-0 win at home to Queen's Park in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 2nd September, 1950, in a 3-2 defeat at home to Motherwell in the League Cup, having clocked up an impressive 324 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Glasgow Perthshire, Partick Thistle, Dundee and Dundee United.

Bobby died on Monday, 22nd May, 2006, in Turriff, Aberdeenshire, aged 88.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Age Clean-Sheet Match
1 19y, 11m, 0d clean-sheet 04.09.1937 Arbroath [h] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 5)
2 21y, 0m, 18d clean-sheet 22.10.1938 Celtic [h] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 13)
3 22y, 1m, 0d clean-sheet 04.11.1939 Morton [h] W1-0 (Regional League, Western Division - game 3)
4 22y, 5m, 26d clean-sheet 30.03.1940 Dumbarton [a] D0-0 (Regional League, Western Division - game 20)
5 22y, 6m, 6d clean-sheet 10.04.1940 Queen's Park [h] W6-0 (Regional League, Western Division - game 22)
6 22y, 6m, 27d clean-sheet 01.05.1940 Ayr United [h] W2-0 (Regional League, Western Division - game 27)
7 22y, 10m, 20d clean-sheet 24.08.1940 Albion Rovers [h] W1-0 (Southern League - game 3)
8 23y, 0m, 8d clean-sheet 12.10.1940 Motherwell [h] W3-0 (Southern League - game 10)
9 23y, 1m, 5d clean-sheet 09.11.1940 Third Lanark [a] D0-0 (Southern League - game 13)
10 23y, 1m, 26d clean-sheet 30.11.1940 Hamilton Academical [h] D0-0 (Southern League - game 16)
11 23y, 3m, 0d clean-sheet 04.01.1941 Queen's Park [h] W4-0 (Southern League - game 21)
12 23y, 3m, 21d clean-sheet 25.01.1941 Falkirk [h] W4-0 (Southern League - game 24)
13 23y, 5m, 25d clean-sheet 29.03.1941 Airdrieonians [a] W3-0 (Southern League Cup Section 1 - game 5)
14 23y, 11m, 23d clean-sheet 27.09.1941 Hamilton Academical [h] W7-0 (Southern League - game 8)
15 24y, 4m, 17d clean-sheet 21.02.1942 Motherwell [h] D0-0 (Southern League - game 28)
16 24y, 11m, 22d clean-sheet 26.09.1942 Airdrieonians [h] W2-0 (Southern League - game 7)
17 25y, 0m, 20d clean-sheet 24.10.1942 Hibernian [a] D0-0 (Southern League - game 11)
18 25y, 4m, 23d clean-sheet 27.02.1943 Airdrieonians [h] W3-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 1)
19 25y, 5m, 16d clean-sheet 20.03.1943 Airdrieonians [a] W2-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 4)
20 25y, 5m, 30d clean-sheet 03.04.1943 Motherwell [a] W3-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 6)
21 25y, 11m, 14d clean-sheet 18.09.1943 Albion Rovers [h] W4-0 (Southern League - game 5)
22 26y, 3m, 4d clean-sheet 08.01.1944 Queen's Park [h] W1-0 (Southern League - game 22)
23 26y, 4m, 22d clean-sheet 26.02.1944 Third Lanark [a] W3-0 (Southern League - game 29)
24 26y, 10m, 29d clean-sheet 02.09.1944 Albion Rovers [a] W3-0 (Southern League - game 3)
25 27y, 0m, 10d clean-sheet 14.10.1944 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (Southern League - game 9)
26 27y, 1m, 0d clean-sheet 04.11.1944 Airdrieonians [a] W3-0 (Southern League - game 12)
27 30y, 2m, 16d clean-sheet 20.12.1947 Queen of the South [h] W4-0 (SFL Division A - game 16)
28 30y, 4m, 10d clean-sheet 14.02.1948 Aberdeen [a] W1-0 (SFL Division A - game 24)
29 30y, 10m, 10d clean-sheet 14.08.1948 Albion Rovers [h] W3-0 (SFL Division A - game 1)
30 30y, 11m, 14d clean-sheet 18.09.1948 Queen of the South [h] W9-0 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 2)
31 31y, 1m, 9d clean-sheet 13.11.1948 Aberdeen [h] D0-0 (SFL Division A - game 10)
32 31y, 6m, 9d clean-sheet 13.04.1949 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (SFL Division A - game 28)
33 31y, 7m, 0d clean-sheet 04.05.1949 Rangers [a] W1-0 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final)
34 31y, 10m, 9d clean-sheet 13.08.1949 Motherwell [h] W2-0 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 1)
35 32y, 2m, 29d clean-sheet 02.01.1950 Clyde [h] W1-0 (SFL Division A - game 17)
36 32y, 3m, 3d clean-sheet 07.01.1950 Raith Rovers [h] W1-0 (SFL Division A - game 18)
37 32y, 3m, 10d clean-sheet 14.01.1950 Motherwell [a] W2-0 (SFL Division A - game 19)
38 32y, 3m, 24d clean-sheet 28.01.1950 Hibernian [a] W1-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
39 32y, 4m, 10d clean-sheet 14.02.1950 Dundee United [h] W5-0 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
40 32y, 4m, 21d clean-sheet 25.02.1950 St Mirren [a] W2-0 (SFL Division A - game 23)
41 32y, 6m, 6d clean-sheet 10.04.1950 Celtic [h] W1-0 (SFL Division A - game 28)
42 32y, 6m, 27d clean-sheet 01.05.1950 Queen's Park [h] W4-0 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
Bobby Henderson's clean-sheet ratio
42/324 ← success rate → 13.0%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1522/6612 ← success rate → 23.019%
@ 04-Sep-2021

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