Willie Redpath

William Yates Redpath (8 August 1922 – 20 January 1989) was a Scottish professional footballer who is best known for his time at Motherwell. Redpath played for Motherwell at left half, and he scored Motherwell's second goal in a 4–0 thrashing of Dundee in the 1952 Scottish Cup Final. Having lost 1–0 to Celtic in the final the year before, it was Redpath's chance to get his hands on the trophy. Redpath also represented Scotland on nine occasions[3] and the Scottish League XI.[4]

William Redpath
Personal information
Full name William Yates Redpath[1]
Date of birth (1922-08-08)8 August 1922
Place of birth Stoneyburn, Scotland
Date of death 20 January 1989(1989-01-20) (aged 66)
Position(s) Left half
Youth career
Polkemmet
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1956 Motherwell[2] 227 (19)
1956–1957 Third Lanark[2] 20 (3)
Total 247 (22)
National team
1948–1952 Scotland 9 (0)
1948–1950 Scottish League XI 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career statisticsEdit

International appearancesEdit

Scotland national team[3]
Year Apps Goals
1948 2 0
1951 6 0
1952 1 0
Total 9 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brown, Alan; Tossani, Gabriele (11 April 2019). "Scotland - International Matches 1951-1955". RSSSF. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b Willie Redpath at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
  3. ^ a b Willie Redpath at the Scottish Football Association
  4. ^ "Scotland FL Players by Appearances". Londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 27 November 2011.