Willie Peat
Willie Peat
A. Player

born in Scotland

William Alexander Peat was born on Thursday, 8th January, 1920, in Maryhill, Glasgow.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Monday, 5th June, 1939, having most recently been with Maryhill.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 16th September, 1939, in a 3-1 friendly defeat away to Clyde.

Willie scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 23rd September, 1939, in a 4-2 friendly defeat away to Celtic.

He scored the last of his 20 goals on Saturday, 5th December, 1942, in a 4-1 defeat away to Dumbarton in the Southern League.

He played his last game for the club on Monday, 10th April, 1944, in a 3-3 draw away to Rangers in the Southern League, having appeared as a Jag on 77 occasions.

His club-list included Maryhill, Partick Thistle, Hibernian, St Johnstone, Montrose and Poole Town.

Willie died on Tuesday, 23rd March, 1993, in Perth, aged 73.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 8m, 15d goal.png 23.09.1939 Celtic [a] L2-4 (Friendly)
19y, 10m, 3d goal.png 11.11.1939 Hamilton Academical [a] L4-6 (Regional League, Western Division - game 4)
19y, 11m, 24d goal.png 01.01.1940 Clyde [h] W3-2 (Regional League, Western Division - game 12)
20y, 1m, 9d goal.png 17.02.1940 Albion Rovers [a] L2-4 (Regional League, Western Division - game 15)
20y, 4m, 7d goal.png 15.05.1940 Motherwell [a] L1-6 (Regional League, Western Division - game 28)
20y, 4m, 10d goal.png 18.05.1940 St Mirren [h] W3-1 (Regional League, Western Division - game 29)
20y, 4m, 17d goal.png 25.05.1940 Rangers [h] L1-3 (Regional League, Western Division - game 30)
20y, 7m, 9d goal.png 17.08.1940 Hamilton Academical [a] L1-3 (Southern League - game 2)
21y, 1m, 14d goal.png 22.02.1941 St Mirren [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 28)
21y, 4m, 12d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 20.05.1941 Clyde [h] W7-5 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
21y, 4m, 30d goal.png 07.06.1941 St Mirren [h] L1-3 (Summer Cup 1st Round, 1st leg)
21y, 5m, 6d goal.png 14.06.1941 St Mirren [a] L1-3 (Summer Cup 1st Round, 2nd leg) agg: L2-6
21y, 7m, 8d goal.png 16.08.1941 Rangers [h] L2-3 (Southern League - game 2)
21y, 9m, 3d goal.png 11.10.1941 Airdrieonians [a] L3-4 (Southern League - game 10)
22y, 1m, 20d goal.png 28.02.1942 Clyde [a] W2-1 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 1)
22y, 2m, 20d goal.png 28.03.1942 Airdrieonians [a] W3-2 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 4)
22y, 4m, 22d goal.png 30.05.1942 Celtic [a] L1-2 (Summer Cup 1st Round, 1st leg)
22y, 10m, 27d goal.png 05.12.1942 Dumbarton [a] L1-4 (Southern League - game 17)

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