Peter Hetherston

Peter Hetherston
see also: Peter Hetherston (opposition manager) →
Peter Hetherston
● Peter Hetherston, 1995 (ABFC)

born in Scotland

Peter Hetherston was born on Friday, 6th November, 1964, in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire.

The 5' 9 (10st 7lbs) midfielder signed for John McVeigh's Thistle on Friday, 1st August, 1997, having most recently been with Airdrieonians.

Aged 32, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 2nd August, 1997, in a 1-1 draw away to Hamilton Academical in the SFL First Division.

Peter scored his first goal for Thistle on Tuesday, 12th August, 1997, in a 2-1 defeat away to Hamilton Academical in the Challenge Cup.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Saturday, 23rd August, 1997, in a 2-2 draw away to Ayr United in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for Thistle on Saturday, 24th January, 1998, in a 1-0 defeat away to St Johnstone in the Scottish Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 8 occasions.

Peter's club-list included Bargeddie United, Falkirk, Watford, Sheffield United, Raith Rovers, Aberdeen, Airdrieonians and Partick Thistle.

Bio Extra

Joined Thistle not long after John McVeigh assumed the managerial reigns at Firhill. Started the season in the first team and performed well scoring a couple of goals from a midfield berth, but a long standing injury soon brought an end to his playing career. Stepped up to assistant manager after the departure of Kenny McDowaII to Celtic, and remained in that role until he and McVeigh left Firhill following relegation. Followed McVeigh to Raith Rovers and took over as manager himself for a while, but eventually left by mutual consent.

(TH)



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