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Peter Hetherston
Personal information
Full name Peter Hetherston
Date of birth 6 November 1964 (1964-11-06) (age 45)
Place of birth    Bellshill, Scotland
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1986–1987
1987–1988
1988
1988–1991
1991–1994
1994–1996
1996–1997
1997–1999
1999–2001
2003
Falkirk
Watford
Sheffield United
Falkirk
Raith Rovers
Aberdeen
Airdrieonians
Partick Thistle
Raith Rovers
Queen of the South
Career
070 0(7)
005 0(1)
011 0(0)
079 0(9)
108 (10)
033 0(0)
008 0(4)
005 0(1)
032 0(2)
001 0(0)
352 (33)   
Teams managed
1999–2001
2002–2003
Raith Rovers
Albion Rovers

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Peter Hetherston (born 6 November 1964) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

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Career

Hetherston played over 350 league matches during his seventeen-year playing career, appearing for eight different clubs. Hetherston was appointed as manager of Raith Rovers in 1999, spending two years with Rovers before resigning in December 2001.[1] In May 2002, Hetherston was appointed manager of Albion Rovers,[2] releasing fifteen players just a week later.[3] Hetherston faced a charge in November 2003 for making sexist remarks about women in football[4] and promptly resigned after another charge three weeks later.[5]

Hetherston – who is now a publican – was one of a number of players who featured in the 2001 film A Shot at Glory,[6] starring Robert Duvall and Michael Keaton.

Family

Peter's younger brother, Brian, was also a talented midfielder. During his career he played for St Mirren and Raith Rovers as well as representing Scotland at Under-21 level. In 1997 he was diagnosed with epilepsy but managed to continue with his career. Sadly he died at his home in Coatbridge, Scotland on March 4, 2006 from a suspected epileptic fit. He was 29 years old.[7]

Honours

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Raith Rovers

1992-93

Aberdeen

1995-96

References

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