Goalkeeper Bob Wylie was playing for junior club Cambuslang Rangers when spotted by St Johnstone manager Tommy Muirhead, and having signed for The Saints in 1932, he got his chance in the first team at Muirton Park when incumbent Scottish international keeper Sandy McLaren joined Leicester City in 1933, thereafter making 222 appearances for St Johnstone until the cessation of football due to the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939. He was not a big goalkeeper standing only 5 foot 9 inches. He was described at the time as “quick in the jump, sound in positioning and fearless…. Wylie is particularly good at flying shots that come unexpectedly”.
NB In the photograph taken in a match with Celtic, Celtic’s Jimmy McGrory grapples with St Johnstone defender Welsh who has clearly blocked him from challenging goalkeeper Wylie.