Charles McQuarrie
Charles McQuarrie
Charles McQuarrie
● Charles McQuarrie, 1889 (HA)

probably born in Scotland

Charles McQuarrie was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The forward first appeared for Thistle in April, 1887, having most recently been with Rangers.

He made his first known appearance on Saturday, 16th April, 1887, in a 3-2 friendly win away to Glasgow Thistle.

There were no known goals for Charles during his spell with Thistle.

He played his second (and last known) game for the club on Saturday, 3rd December, 1887, in a 2-1 friendly defeat at home to Renfrew FC.

His club-list included Rangers and Partick Thistle.

We don't know where or when Charles died. *

* If you can help us to improve any of these marked points on The Thistle Archive, then please do get in touch →

Bio Extra

Like many of the club’s members in the 19th century, Charlie’s ambitions to play football were perhaps not in line with abilities, and therefore other duties were performed for the love of Partick Thistle. Throughout the 1880s Charles served as Match Secretary, Treasurer and was the club’s representative at meetings of the Glasgow FA. As well as appearances in the second eleven, he made it onto the field as a first team player on two occasions in 1887, lining up both times as inside right to legendary club centre forward, Willie Paul. He played vs. Glasgow Thistle [a] W3-2 in April and vs. Renfrew [h] L1-2 in December. Won 1, Lost 1. For 4, Against 4. Perfectly balanced – just like his books!

(WS)



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