Walter Collier
Walter Collier
A. Player

born in Scotland

Walter Collier was born on Wednesday, 22nd November, 1876, in Kinghorn, Fife.

The forward signed for Thistle in January, 1899, having most recently been with Leven Thistle.

Aged 22, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 21st January, 1899, in a 4-3 win away to Clyde in the Glasgow League.

Walter scored his first known goal for Thistle on Saturday, 18th February, 1899, in a 2-1 win away to Morton in the Scottish Cup.

He scored his second (and final known) goal for us on Saturday, 2nd September, 1899, in a 3-1 win at home to Port Glasgow Athletic in the SFL Second Division.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 21st October, 1899, in a 2-1 defeat away to Ayr in the SFL Second Division, having appeared for the Thistle on at least 21 occasions.

His club-list included Leven Thistle, Partick Thistle and Airdrieonians.

Walter died on Tuesday, 4th May, 1948, in Kirkcaldy, Fife, aged 71.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
22y, 2m, 27d goal.png 18.02.1899 Morton [a] W2-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round replay)
22y, 9m, 11d goal.png 02.09.1899 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W3-1 (SFL Second Division - game 3)


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