20 November 1996,
Price realised GBP 690
GBP 600 - GBP 800
A 15ct gold and blue enamel medal, the obverse inscribed Scottish Football Association, the reverse inscribed Scottish Cup, Won by Celtic F.C., R. Templeton, 1906-7, with ring suspension
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In the 1906-7 Scottish Cup final played at Hampden Park on 20th April 1907 before 50,000 spectators, Celtic defeated Heart of Midlothian 3-0.
Robert Bryson Templeton was born on 22nd June 1879 and started his footballing career with Irvine Heatherbell before joining Westmount Juveniles. Thereafter there were periods with Kilmarnock Roslyn, Neilston Victoria and Kilmarnock Rugby XI before joining Aston Villa in May 1898. In February 1903 he joined Newcastle United and in December 1904 Woolwich Arsenal. On 17th May 1906 Celtic signed the 'Wizard of Dribble' and he made his League debut in a match against Kilmarnock on 25th August that year. He won his only major trophies with the Parkhead side when they won the 'Double' in season 1906-7 before being transferred to Kilmarnock in October 1907. Between 1902 and 1913 Templeton made 11 full International appearances for Scotland and 3 for the Scottish League. In August 1913 he joined Fulham and after a brief return to Kilmarnock he retired from playing in 1915.
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