Robert Hamilton
Robert Hamilton
A. Player

born in Scotland

Robert Hamilton was born on Sunday, 2nd March, 1890, in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire.

The goalkeeper signed for George Easton's Thistle in September, 1911 (we think after a trial period), having most recently been with Lanemark.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Wednesday, 4th January, 1911, in a 1-0 win at home to St Mirren in a Benefit match.

In doing so, Robert joined the goalies' clean-sheet debutant's club.

He registered his second and last clean-sheet on Saturday, 4th November, 1911, in a 1-0 win away to Kilmarnock in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 11th November, 1911, in a 2-2 draw at home to Heart of Midlothian in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 8 occasions.

His club-list included Lanemark, Partick Thistle and Kilmarnock.

Robert died on Sunday, 2nd December, 1945, in New Cumnock, East Ayrshire, aged 55.

Bio Extra

We think this 'keeper had a loan/trial period in the latter half of 1910-11, turning out for the reserves and in a number of first-team friendlies. He officially signed in September 1911.


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