Bobby Howitt

Bobby Howitt
see also: Bobby Howitt (opposition manager) →
Bobby Howitt
● Bobby Howitt, 1952 (HA)

born in Scotland

Robert Gibb Howitt was born on Monday, 15th July, 1929, in Glasgow.

The 5' 9 (11st 0lbs) forward signed for David Meiklejohn's Thistle on Monday, 17th January, 1949, having most recently been with Vale of Clyde.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 12th March, 1949, in a 3-1 defeat away to Motherwell in the SFL First Division.

Bobby scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 7th May, 1949, in a 2-1 neutral-venue win against Celtic in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

He scored the last of his 57 goals on Saturday, 8th January, 1955, in a 3-2 win away to Raith Rovers in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Tuesday, 3rd May, 1955, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Clyde in the Glasgow Charity Cup, having clocked up 160 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Vale of Clyde, Partick Thistle, Sheffield United and Stoke City.

Bobby died on Monday, 31st January, 2005, in Carluke, South Lanarkshire, aged 75.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 9m, 22d goal.png 07.05.1949 Celtic [n] W2-1 (Glasgow Charity Cup Final)
20y, 0m, 29d goal.png 13.08.1949 Motherwell [h] W2-0 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 1)
20y, 1m, 2d goal.png 17.08.1949 Clyde [a] W2-1 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 2)
20y, 1m, 9d goal.png 24.08.1949 Third Lanark [a] L2-4 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 1m, 19d goal.png 03.09.1949 Dundee [h] W4-2 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 6)
20y, 2m, 16d goal.png 01.10.1949 Stirling Albion [h] W4-1 (SFL Division A - game 3)
20y, 4m, 4d goal.png 19.11.1949 St Mirren [h] W4-0 (SFL Division A - game 10)
20y, 5m, 16d goal.png 31.12.1949 Queen of the South [a] L1-3 (SFL Division A - game 16)
20y, 6m, 30d goal.png 14.02.1950 Dundee United [h] W5-0 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
20y, 7m, 24d goal.pnggoal.png 11.03.1950 Stirling Albion [h] W5-1 (Scottish Cup Quarter Final)
21y, 8m, 30d goal.png 14.04.1951 Motherwell [h] D1-1 (SFL Division A - game 27)
22y, 9m, 11d goal.png 26.04.1952 Queen of the South [h] D1-1 (Friendly)
22y, 9m, 18d goal.png 03.05.1952 Rangers [a] L3-4 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
23y, 1m, 26d goal.png 10.09.1952 Third Lanark [h] W4-2 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
23y, 2m, 12d goal.png 27.09.1952 Queen of the South [a] W1-0 (SFL Division A - game 4)
23y, 2m, 14d goal.pnggoal.png 29.09.1952 Rangers [n] W3-1 (Glasgow Cup Final)
23y, 3m, 10d goal.png 25.10.1952 Motherwell [a] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 7)
23y, 3m, 24d goal.png 08.11.1952 East Fife [h] L1-3 (SFL Division A - game 9)
23y, 4m, 0d goal.png 15.11.1952 Celtic [h] W3-0 (SFL Division A - game 10)
23y, 5m, 5d goal.png 20.12.1952 Aberdeen [a] L2-4 (SFL Division A - game 14)
23y, 5m, 10d goal.png 25.12.1952 Third Lanark [a] L1-3 (SFL Division A - game 15)
23y, 5m, 26d goal.png 10.01.1953 Rangers [a] D2-2 (SFL Division A - game 18)
23y, 6m, 2d goal.png 17.01.1953 Heart of Midlothian [h] D2-2 (SFL Division A - game 19)
23y, 6m, 16d goal.png 31.01.1953 Raith Rovers [a] D2-2 (SFL Division A - game 20)
23y, 6m, 30d goal.pnggoal.png 14.02.1953 Motherwell [h] W4-2 (SFL Division A - game 21)
23y, 7m, 6d goal.pnggoal.png 21.02.1953 St Mirren [h] W5-3 (SFL Division A - game 22)
23y, 7m, 13d goal.png 28.02.1953 East Fife [a] W3-2 (SFL Division A - game 23)
24y, 0m, 24d goal.png 08.08.1953 Clyde [h] W4-1 (League Cup Division A, Section D - game 1)
24y, 1m, 7d goal.png 22.08.1953 Clyde [a] W3-2 (League Cup Division A, Section D - game 4)
24y, 1m, 11d goal.png 26.08.1953 Stirling Albion [h] W3-0 (League Cup Division A, Section D - game 5)
24y, 1m, 14d goal.png 29.08.1953 Dundee [h] W4-0 (League Cup Division A, Section D - game 6)
24y, 1m, 28d goal.png 12.09.1953 Kilmarnock [a] L3-4 (League Cup Quarter Final, 1st leg)
24y, 2m, 25d goal.png 10.10.1953 Rangers [n] W2-0 (League Cup Semi Final)
24y, 3m, 30d goal.png 14.11.1953 Stirling Albion [a] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 8)
24y, 4m, 17d goal.png 02.12.1953 Derby County [a] W3-1 (Friendly)
24y, 4m, 27d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 12.12.1953 Airdrieonians [h] W9-0 (SFL Division A - game 12)
24y, 5m, 18d goal.png 02.01.1954 Queen of the South [a] W6-2 (SFL Division A - game 16)
24y, 5m, 25d goal.pnggoal.png 09.01.1954 Aberdeen [h] W6-3 (SFL Division A - game 17)
24y, 6m, 8d goal.png 23.01.1954 Raith Rovers [h] W5-3 (SFL Division A - game 19)
24y, 6m, 15d goal.png 30.01.1954 Airdrieonians [h] W1-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
24y, 8m, 16d goal.png 31.03.1954 Airdrieonians [a] W6-3 (SFL Division A - game 26)
25y, 0m, 30d goal.pnggoal.png 14.08.1954 Clyde [h] W3-2 (League Cup Division A, Section C - game 1)
25y, 3m, 22d goal.pnggoal.png 06.11.1954 Motherwell [a] W2-1 (SFL Division A - game 9)
25y, 4m, 5d goal.png 20.11.1954 Celtic [h] W4-2 (SFL Division A - game 11)
25y, 4m, 19d goal.png 04.12.1954 Stirling Albion [h] D3-3 (SFL Division A - game 13)
25y, 5m, 10d goal.png 25.12.1954 Heart of Midlothian [h] D4-4 (SFL Division A - game 16)
25y, 5m, 19d goal.png 03.01.1955 Falkirk [h] D2-2 (SFL Division A - game 18)
25y, 5m, 24d goal.png 08.01.1955 Raith Rovers [a] W3-2 (SFL Division A - game 19)

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