Roddy Grant

Roddy Grant
Roddy Grant
● Roddy Grant, 1993 (HA)

born in England

Roderick John Grant was born on Friday, 16th September, 1966, in Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

The 5' 11 (11st 0lbs) forward signed for John Lambie's Thistle on Wednesday, 14th July, 1993, having most recently been with Dunfermline Athletic.

Aged 26, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 24th July, 1993, in an 8-3 friendly win away to Ballyclare Commrades.

Roddy scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 31st July, 1993, in a 2-1 friendly win away to Portadown.

He scored the last of his 21 goals on Tuesday, 2nd May, 1995, in a 3-1 win away to Celtic in the SFL Premier Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 8th July, 1995, in a 1-0 defeat away to Metz in the Intertoto Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 75 occasions.

Roddy's club-list included Cowdenbeath, St Johnstone, Dunfermline Athletic, Partick Thistle, Ayr United, Brechin City and Peterhead.

Bio Extra

Picked up on a free transfer from Dunfermline Athletic, Roddy more the repaid the faith shown in him by John Lambie. Netted on his debut against Albion Rovers, the 11th goal of an 11-1 victory, and finished the season with a further 14 goals as Thistle completed one of John Lambie's famous escape acts. He more than did his fair share the following season although an eye injury did restrict his appearances. Left Thistle in the middle of the Intertoto Cup campaign to rejoin St Johnstone in a swap deal that saw Harry Curran move to Firhill.

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