Peter Curran
Peter Curran
Peter Curran
● Peter Curran (HA)

born in Scotland

Peter Joseph Curran is thought to have been born in 1917, in Saltocats, North Ayrshire, and was son to adoptive parents, Mary and Peter Curran. *

The 5' 7 (10st 6lbs) defender signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Tuesday, 21st September, 1937, having most recently been with Kilwinning Rangers.

Aged 19 or 20, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 13th November, 1937, in a 6-2 win at home to Ayr United in the SFL First Division.

Peter scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 28th September, 1940, in a 1-1 draw away to Queen's Park in the Southern League.

He scored the last of his 6 goals on Saturday, 14th November, 1942, in a 4-1 defeat away to Rangers in the Southern League.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 30th October, 1948, in a 3-1 defeat at home to Third Lanark in the SFL First Division, having clocked up an impressive 394 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Kilwinning Rangers and Partick Thistle.

Peter died on Sunday, 1st March, 1964, in Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, aged 47.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 28.09.1940 Queen's Park [a] D1-1 (Southern League - game 8)
goal.png 12.10.1940 Motherwell [h] W3-0 (Southern League - game 10)
goal.png 26.10.1940 Airdrieonians [h] D3-3 (Southern League - game 12)
goal.png 08.02.1941 Celtic [a] L1-5 (Southern League - game 26)
goal.png 22.03.1941 Motherwell [h] D4-4 (Southern League Cup Section 1 - game 4)
goal.png 14.11.1942 Rangers [a] L1-4 (Southern League - game 14)

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