Robert Beath

Robert Beath
Robert Beath
● Robert Beath (SD)

born in Scotland

Robert Hay Beath was born on Friday, 22nd June, 1906, in Wemyss, Fife.

The 5' 8 (11st 0lbs) defender initially signed for Thistle on Saturday, 27th April, 1929, having most recently been with Kilsyth Emmet.

Aged 34, he (finally) made his debut appearance (as a guest) on Saturday, 24th May, 1941, in a 2-1 win away to Celtic in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

There were no goals for Robert during his spell with Thistle.

He played his second and last game for the club on Saturday, 31st May, 1941, in a 3-0 neutral-venue defeat against Rangers in the Glasgow Charity Cup.

His club-list included Kilsyth Emmet, Partick Thistle, Arbroath, Falkirk and Albion Rovers.

Robert died on Tuesday, 22nd July, 1969, in Glasgow, aged 63.

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