Walter Gerrard Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Walter George Gerrard
  • Born: November 1st, 1943 (Glasgow)
  • Died: March 30th, 2014 (Hong Kong)
  • Height: 6' 3
  • Position: Centre Forward
  • Signed: March 25th, 1967
  • First Manager: Jack Steedman
  • Career Totals: 2 appearances, 1 goals
  • Also Played For: Barnsley, Berwick Rangers, East Stirlingshire


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1966-67 1 (1) 1 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Totals: 1 (1) 1


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 25/03/67 Division 2 vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 2 - 3

 Recent First Team Goals
 25/03/67 Division 2 vs. Cowdenbeath (H) 2 - 3

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 25/03/67 Division 2 vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  2 - 3

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 15/04/67 Division 2 vs. Third Lanark (A)  0 - 1
 25/03/67 Division 2 vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  2 - 3


Biography

Walter Gerrard played as a youth with Possil YM and turned senior with Barnsley. He quickly returned north joining East Stirlingshire just at the point when the club were being merged with Clydebank Juniors to form ES Clydebank, Walter made the move to Kilbowie Park, but only made a handful of appearances. When the clubs de-merged after one season Walter returned to Firs Park and played one full season for East Stirlingshire mainly as a centre half. He moved on to Berwick for a season before returning to Kilbowie Park signing in March 1967, He was released at the end of the season. Walter subsequently moved to Hong Kong Rangers becoming a big star scoring over 30 goals in a championship winning season. After he retired, Walter remained in Hong Kong becoming a successful businessman and was not afraid to diversify by starring in TV commericals and singing on the Hong Kong version of Top of the Pops. Walter passed away in 2014

Debut

March 25th, 1967
Clydebank FC 2 - 3 Cowdenbeath

League (Division 2)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Walter was born on this date in Glasgow.


  • Signed For Clydebank FC


  • First Team Debut

    Clydebank FC 2 - 3 Cowdenbeath
    League (Division 2)

    Bankies should have clinched this game, but they let victory slip through their fingers due to slack play in the second half when they were leading by two goals to one.Cowdenbeath were always


  • First Goal

    Clydebank FC 2 - 3 Cowdenbeath
    League (Division 2)

    Bankies should have clinched this game, but they let victory slip through their fingers due to slack play in the second half when they were leading by two goals to one.Cowdenbeath were always


  • Last Appearance

    Third Lanark 1 - 0 Clydebank FC
    League (Division 2)

    Thirds deservedly clinched the win, dominating most of the play, with only stellar goalkeeping preventing a wider goal margin. Clydebank struggled to assert themselves offensively, heavily relying on


  • Left the Club