Staff

Kevin McKee

Bathgate Thistle manager

Kevin McKee is a former professional football player who made well over 300 appearances during his career.  He turned out for Hibernian FC, Hamilton Academical, Partick Thistle and Stenhousemuir FC.

Known for being a tenacious right back, Kevin was a member of the Hamilton Academical side that recorded a famous win over Glasgow Rangers in the Scottish Cup 3rd Round in November 1987.  The victory all the more remarkable for having occurred at Ibrox in Graeme Souness’ first season in charge.

Mickey Weir

 

Bathgate Thistle Juniors assistant manager

Mickey Weir is a former professional football player who turned out for Hibernian FC, Luton Town, Millwall FC and Motherwell FC.   Predominantly used as a winger during his career he played a key role in Hibs’ 1991 League Cup win against Dunfermline, winning the penalty-kick that opened the scoring in the Final.

Mickey is heavily involved in the long running anti-racism in football campaign ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ and has been an education worker with them for over ten years.

James McAllister

Bathgate Thistle First Team Coach

‘Cally’ is a hugely experienced football coach who has coached both at home and abroad (USA).

He started out playing profesisonally with Motherwell before moving on to Hamilton Academicals and Alloa.  He has played in the Junior ranks with many clubs including local rivals Whitburn Juniors, Armadale Thistle and Fauldhouse United.

He has also managed at this level in recent times taking charge of both Armadale Thistle and Harthill Royal CFC.

Peter Smith

Club Physio

Peter Smith is our club physio who has performed that role with some of the biggest clubs in the area.

He was physio to the excellent Linlithgow Rose sides who lifted the Scottish Junior Cup in 2006 and 2010.

 

George Cunningham

Kitman

George Cunningham, better known as Geordie, has been kitman to The Juniors for longer than anyone, including himself, cares to remember.  A hugely popular figure within the club, where he has performed many roles over the years, he has seen The Jags go through the good times (and the bad as well).