David Proudfoot
David Proudfoot
David Proudfoot
● David Proudfoot, c1896 (HA)

born in Scotland

David Proudfoot was born on Monday, 1st April, 1872, in Dunfermline, Fife.

The defender signed for Thistle in August, 1895, having most recently been with Whiteinch.

Aged 23, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 24th August, 1895, in a 6-2 win away to Renton in the SFL Second Division.

David scored his first known goal for Thistle on Saturday, 7th September, 1895, in a 2-2 draw at home to Kilmarnock in the SFL Second Division.

He scored the last of his 6 known goals on Saturday, 23rd December, 1899, in a 4-1 win at home to St Mirren in the Western League.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 11th May, 1901, in a 4-1 defeat away to St Mirren in the Western League, having clocked up at least 110 appearances for the Thistle.

His club-list included Whiteinch, Partick Thistle, Leicester Fosse and Bedminster.

David died on Monday, 3rd March, 1941, in Partick, Glasgow, aged 68.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
23y, 5m, 6d goal.png 07.09.1895 Kilmarnock [h] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 3)
23y, 9m, 24d goal.png 25.01.1896 Heart of Midlothian 'A' [h] W5-2 (Friendly)
27y, 4m, 25d goal.png 26.08.1899 Morton [h] W2-1 (SFL Second Division - game 2)
27y, 5m, 8d goal.png 09.09.1899 Leith Athletic [a] L1-2 (SFL Second Division - game 4)
27y, 8m, 1d goal.png 02.12.1899 Hamilton Academical [h] W3-0 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
27y, 8m, 22d goal.png 23.12.1899 St Mirren [h] W4-1 (Western League - game 2)

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