Willie Cairns
Willie Cairns
Willie Cairns
● Willie Cairns (HA)

born in Scotland

William Robert Cairns was born on Saturday, 8th April, 1961, in Glasgow.

The 5' 11 (11st 10lbs) defender signed for (his Uncle!) Bertie Auld's Thistle circa Saturday, 12th July, 1986, having most recently been with Queen's Park.

Aged 25, he made his debut appearance on Monday, 4th August, 1986, in a 1-0 friendly win at home to Celtic XI.

There were no goals for Willie during his time with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 25th July, 1987, in a 0-0 neutral-venue friendly draw against East Stirlingshire, having appeared as a Jag on 44 occasions.

His club-list included Queen's Park, Partick Thistle and Dumbarton.

Willie died in the mid-1990s, in Canada. *

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