Willie Redpath

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William Redpath
Personal information
Full name William Yates Redpath
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)
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Left half
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1956 Motherwell[1] 227 (19)
1956–1957 Third Lanark[1] 20 (3)
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.

William Yates "Willie" 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[2] and the Scottish League XI.[3]


  1. ^ a b Willie Redpath, Newcastle Fans.
  2. ^ Willie Redpath - A Squad, Scottish Football Association.
  3. ^ "Scotland FL Players by Appearances". Londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 27 November 2011.