Charlie Napier


Charles Edward Napier (8 October 1910 – 5 September 1973) was a Scottish footballer who played for Celtic (winning the Scottish Cup in 1931 and 1933),[2] Derby County, Sheffield Wednesday, Falkirk (unofficial wartime competitions only)[3] and Stenhousemuir,[4] and for the Scotland national team[5][6] and the Scottish League XI.[7]

Charlie Napier
Personal information
Full name Charles Edward Napier
Date of birth 8 October 1910[1]
Place of birth Bainsford, Scotland
Date of death 5 September 1973(1973-09-05) (aged 62)
Place of death Laurieston, Falkirk, Scotland
Position(s) Inside left
Youth career
Cowie Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Alva Albion Rangers
1928–1935 Celtic 176 (82)
1928–1929Maryhill Hibernians (loan)
1935–1937 Derby County 80 (24)
1937–1939 Sheffield Wednesday 48 (9)
1939–1946Falkirk (wartime)
1946–1948 Stenhousemuir
National team
1932–1937 Scotland 5 (3)
1932–1934 Scottish League XI 2 (2)
1939Scotland (wartime) 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

References


  1. Statutory registers - Births - Search results, ScotlandsPeople
  2. Celtic player Napier, Charlie, FitbaStats
  3. Charles Edward Napier, Falkirk Football Historian, 11 February 2018
  4. Charlie Napier at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
  5. (Smith 2013, p. 225)
  6. Scotland player Charlie Napier, London Hearts Supporters Club
  7. SFL player Charles Edward Napier, London Hearts Supporters Club
Sources
  • Smith, Paul (2013). Scotland Who's Who. Pitch Publishing. ISBN 9781909178847.