Joe Leiper
Joe Leiper
Joe Leiper
● Joe Leiper (DCM)

born in Scotland

Joseph Leiper was born on Saturday, 15th March, 1873, in Partick, Glasgow.

The defender signed for Thistle in April, 1892, having most recently been with Minerva.

Aged 19, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 23rd April, 1892, in a 3-2 win away to King's Park in the Scottish Alliance League.

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

He played his last known game for the club on Wednesday, 26th August, 1903, in a 1-1 friendly draw away to Port Glasgow Athletic, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 7 occasions.

His club-list included Minerva, Partick Thistle, Derby County, Grimsby Town, Chesterfield Town, Motherwell, Hull City, Aberdare Athletic and Belper Town.

Joe died on Saturday, 17th January, 1959, in Nottingham, aged 85.

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