Monday, 4 March 2013

Willie Leishman


Willie Leishman holds a record for Falkirk which, I expect, few would wish to break [excluding goalkeepers]. In 197 league and cup games he never once scored a goal. He did, admittedly, score twice in the East of Scotland League though.


William Leishman

Debut – Saturday August 15th 1903 v Hamilton Academical (H) Scottish League Division 2
Positions – Right-Back, Left-Back, Right-Half

Club Honours – Scottish League Division 1 RU 1907/08,
Scottish League Division 2 RU 1904/05,East of Scotland League W 1904/05,
North-Eastern Cup W 1911/12, Dunedin Cup RU 1910/11, Dewar Shield W 1905/06,
RU 1903/04, Stirlingshire Cup W 1905/06, 1909/10, RU 1908/09,
Stirlingshire Consolation Cup W 1904/05, 1908/07, Falkirk Infirmary Shield W 1904/05, 1905/06, 1906/07, 1907/08, RU 1903/04
Scottish League Division 1 Matches/Goals [142/-]
Scottish League Division 2 Matches/Goals [42/-]
Scottish Cup Matches/Goals [11/-]
Scottish Qualifying Cup Matches/Goals [2/-]
Minor League Matches/Goals [28/2]
Minor Cup Matches/Goals [45/-]
Known Career – Camelon Hibernian, Woodbine Rovers, Falkirk [1903/04-1912/13], Bo'ness [1908/09], St Johnstone [1913/14-1915/16], Lochgelly United [1914/15], Armadale [1915/16]
Played for Team 'B' v Team 'A', League International Trial at Glasgow, 17th February 1908
Brother of Robert Leishman [Falkirk 1901/02-1903/04]