Willie Devine
Willie Devine
Willie Devine
● Willie Devine, 1961 (FLP)

born in Scotland

William Devine was born on Tuesday, 22nd August, 1933, in Ayr, South Ayrshire.

The forward signed for Willie Thornton's Thistle on Friday, 20th November, 1959, having most recently been with Watford.

Aged 26, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 28th November, 1959, in a 3-1 win at home to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

Willie scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 12th December, 1959, in a 4-2 win at home to St Mirren in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 3 goals on Saturday, 20th February, 1960, in a 1-0 win at home to Raith Rovers in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 12th March, 1960, in a 2-0 defeat away to Celtic in the Scottish Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 19 occasions.

His club-list included Whitletts Victoria, St Mirren, Watford, Partick Thistle, Accrington Stanley and Cambridge City.

Willie died on Wednesday, 16th April, 1997, in Stevenston, North Ayrshire, aged 63.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
26y, 3m, 20d goal.png 12.12.1959 St Mirren [h] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 16)
26y, 5m, 22d goal.png 13.02.1960 Dundee United [a] D2-2 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
26y, 5m, 29d goal.png 20.02.1960 Raith Rovers [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)

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