Edwin Watson
Edwin Watson
Edwin Watson
● Edwin Watson, c1937 (HUC)

born in Scotland

Edwin Watson was born on Thursday, 28th May, 1914, in Pittenweem, Fife.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Monday, 27th April, 1936, having most recently been with Crossgates Primrose.

Aged 22, he made his debut appearance on Monday, 12th April, 1937, in a 2-2 draw away to Dundee in the SFL First Division.

Edwin scored his first goal for Thistle on Monday, 6th September, 1937, in a 5-1 win away to Queen's Park in the Glasgow Cup.

He scored the last of his 6 goals on Saturday, 30th October, 1937, in a 2-1 win at home to Falkirk in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 6th November, 1937, in a 6-0 defeat away to Celtic in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 14 occasions.

His club-list included Crossgates Primrose, Partick Thistle, Huddersfield Town, Bradford Park Avenue and East Fife.

Edwin died on Monday, 12th June, 1944, aged 30.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
23y, 3m, 9d goal.png 06.09.1937 Queen's Park [a] W5-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final replay)
23y, 3m, 18d goal.png 15.09.1937 Kilmarnock [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 7)
23y, 4m, 4d goal.png 02.10.1937 Queen's Park [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 10)
23y, 4m, 18d goal.png 16.10.1937 Clyde [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 12)
23y, 4m, 25d goal.png 23.10.1937 Dundee [a] L3-5 (SFL First Division - game 13)
23y, 5m, 2d goal.png 30.10.1937 Falkirk [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 14)


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