Bob Marshall
Bob Marshall
A. Player

born in Scotland

Robert William Marshall was born on Sunday, 30th October, 1864, in Kelvinbridge, Glasgow.

The midfielder probably joined Thistle in 1884 or 1885, having most recently been with Partick.

Aged 20, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 14th March, 1885, in a 3-3 friendly draw at home to Cambuslang.

Bob scored his first known goal for Thistle on Saturday, 3rd October, 1885, in a 4-2 friendly defeat at home to Cartvale.

He scored the last of his 26 known goals on Saturday, 9th March, 1889, in a 3-0 friendly win at home to Cambuslang.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 4th May, 1889, in a 6-2 friendly win at home to Rangers, having clocked up at least 102 appearances for the Thistle.

His club-list included St Andrew's, Partick, Partick Thistle, Rangers and Abercorn.

Bob died on Saturday, 5th January, 1924, in Hillhead, Glasgow, aged 59.

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 11m, 3d goal.png 03.10.1885 Cartvale [h] L2-4 (Friendly)
20y, 11m, 24d goal.png 24.10.1885 Alloa Athletic [a] W12-0 (Scottish Cup 3rd Round)
21y, 5m, 11d goal.png 10.04.1886 St Bernard's [h] W7-1 (Friendly)
21y, 6m, 1d goal.png 01.05.1886 Rangers [h] W4-1 (Friendly)
21y, 6m, 8d goal.png 08.05.1886 Morton [h] W4-2 (Friendly)
21y, 9m, 22d goal.png 21.08.1886 Cowlairs [h] W4-0 (Friendly)
22y, 0m, 28d goal.png 27.11.1886 Queen's Park [h] L1-4 (Friendly)
22y, 1m, 4d goal.png 04.12.1886 Cliftonville [a] W11-1 (FA Cup 3rd Round)
22y, 10m, 4d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 03.09.1887 Westbourne [h] W10-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
22y, 10m, 25d goal.pnggoal.png 24.09.1887 Rangers [h] W2-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
22y, 11m, 15d goal.png 15.10.1887 Dumbarton [h] W4-3 (Friendly)
23y, 0m, 13d goal.png 12.11.1887 Kilmarnock [a] W4-1 (Scottish Cup 4th Round replay)
23y, 2m, 8d goal.png 07.01.1888 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W6-0 (Friendly)
23y, 2m, 29d goal.png 28.01.1888 Queen's Park [h] L2-3 (Friendly)
23y, 5m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 14.04.1888 Kilbirnie [a] W4-2 (Friendly)
23y, 6m, 12d goal.png 12.05.1888 Maybole [h] W4-2 (Friendly)
23y, 10m, 16d goal.png 15.09.1888 Maryhill [a] W5-3 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round)
23y, 10m, 30d goal.png 29.09.1888 Ulster [a] W12-1 (Friendly)
24y, 0m, 11d goal.png 10.11.1888 3rd L.R.V. [a] W2-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
24y, 1m, 1d goal.png 01.12.1888 Clyde [h] W1-0 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final replay)
24y, 2m, 27d goal.png 26.01.1889 Albion Rovers [h] W7-6 (Friendly)
24y, 4m, 7d goal.png 09.03.1889 Cambuslang [h] W3-0 (Friendly)

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