Willie Fotheringham

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Willie Fotheringham was a Larkhall born goalkeeper who made over 700 appearances during his career with St Mirren, Dundee, Morton, Airdrieonians and Queen of the South.

St Mirren, Dundee, Morton and Airdrieonians[edit]

Fotheringham joined Airdrieonians in 1919.[1]

Queen of the South[edit]

Fotheringham signed for Dumfries club Queen of the South in 1933 and was part of many landmark events in the history of Queen of the South[2]

In his last season at Queens he saw off a challenge for the goalkeeper's jersey by Reuben Bennett.[4]

In one game for Queens away to Arbroath Fotheringham left behind his false teeth in the goal mouth at the ground in error. The falsers were returned to Fotheringham via a fish delivery lorry from Arbroath.

Later years[edit]

Fotheringham retired in 1937 and later on in life scouted for Queens bringing George 'Chopper' Dickson to Dumfries.

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