Robertson, Stuart

Birth Date

29th September 1959

Birthplace

Glasgow, Scotland

Occupation

Midfielder

Biographical Text

Robertson has played for a whole host of clubs, notably in Scotland, but starting with Burnley where he was an apprentice and then a full professional from July 1977.

He was to play in 32 league matches for the Turf Moor club, before being released and signing for Exeter City in March 1982 on a short term contract until the end of the season. He made his debut for the Grecians in a 4-0 defeat at Reading.

Robertson’s stay was over at the end of the season and he signed for Doncaster Rovers, where he featured in 25 league matches during his two seasons with the club.

Signing for Falkirk in the summer of 1985, Robertson added another 22 Scottish League outings to his tally and also played on loan at Brechin City (4 appearances).

He then had spell with Queen of the South in 1987-88 where he played 27 league matches and scored two goals.

The following season he was with Dumbarton (27 appearances, two goals), and between 1989 and 1993 was at Stirling Albion where he played more league matches than anywhere else, a total of 103, during which time he scored four goals.

After a short spell with Ayr United (6 appearances), Robertson spent the 1993-94 season at East Stirling (18 appearances, 1 goal), and then went into Scottish junior football with Pollok between 1994 and 1996.

However, he did get the chance to play one more season at Scottish league level, by then aged 37, with Albion Rovers in 1996-97, but only played the one game. He was then appointed player manager of Lesmahagow.

Appearances

5

Appearances as Substitute

1

Collection

Files

Citation

“Robertson, Stuart,” The Grecian Archive, accessed November 25, 2017, http://grecianarchive.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/1116.

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