Willie Herd
Willie Herd
Willie Herd
● Willie Herd, 1985 (HA)

born in Scotland

William Beaton Herd was born on Friday, 2nd October, 1959, in Edinburgh.

The 5' 8 (10st 6lbs) forward signed for Peter Cormack's Thistle on Monday, 21st November, 1983, having most recently been with Falkirk.

Aged 24, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 3rd December, 1983, in a 2-2 draw at home to Brechin City in the SFL First Division.

Willie scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 18th February, 1984, in a 4-1 win at home to Meadowbank Thistle in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 13 goals on Tuesday, 27th January, 1987, in a 3-0 win at home to Queen of the South in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 21st March, 1987, in a 0-0 draw at home to Montrose in the SFL First Division, having clocked up 130 appearances as a Jag.

Willie's club-list included Edinburgh United, East Fife, Falkirk, Partick Thistle, Melbourne Croatia, Morwell Falcons, Alloa Athletic and Bayswater City.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
24y, 4m, 16d goal.png 18.02.1984 Meadowbank Thistle [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 26)
24y, 5m, 12d goal.png 14.03.1984 Ayr United [a] W5-1 (SFL First Division - game 30)
24y, 5m, 15d goal.png 17.03.1984 Raith Rovers [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 31)
24y, 6m, 5d goal.png 07.04.1984 Alloa Athletic [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 34)
24y, 10m, 3d goal.png 05.08.1984 Manchester City [h] W3-1 (Friendly)
25y, 0m, 25d goal.png 27.10.1984 Brechin City [h] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 12)
26y, 1m, 0d goal.png 02.11.1985 Ayr United [a] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 13)
26y, 1m, 17d goal.png 19.11.1985 Celtic [h] L2-3 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
26y, 10m, 7d goal.png 09.08.1986 Dumbarton [h] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 1)
26y, 11m, 28d goal.png 30.09.1986 Kilmarnock [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 11)
27y, 0m, 23d goal.png 25.10.1986 Morton [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 16)
27y, 2m, 11d goal.png 13.12.1986 Forfar Athletic [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 24)
27y, 3m, 25d goal.png 27.01.1987 Queen of the South [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 28)

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