Bruce Deas 2003

Bruce Deas played 363 games for Hill Of Beath Hawthorn and scored 9 goals. His honours list with the Haws is up with the best of them, 5 League Championship medals in 94, 95, 96, 98 & 2000, a Scottish Cup winners medal in 1990 along with both the Fife & Lothians Cup and Fife & Tayside Cup in 1996. Numerous other local cup winners medals and invitation tournament prizes are also stored in the Bruce Deas trophy haul.

As a mark of respect, and in order to honour Bruce's contribution to the Haws over his 11 year spell, a Testimonial match against a Celtic Select was held on 2nd March 2003.

The Bruce Deas 'Haws' select included Scottish Cup winning team-mates David Westwood, John Mitchell, Brian Kenny and Russell Brebner. Guest appearances were made by Bruce's brother Paul along with John Wright and James 'Nobby' McNab. The Haws select won the match by 4 goals to 3

The Bruce Deas 'Haws' select included Scottish Cup winning team-mates David Westwood, John Mitchell, Brian Kenny and Russell Brebner. Guest appearances were made by Bruce's brother Paul along with John Wright and James 'Nobby' McNab.

The Haws select won the match by 4 goals to 3

After the match, presentations were made to Bruce by both clubs and many team-mates and friends honoured Bruce with speeches.

Russell Brebner presents Bruce with a quaich from Hill Of Beath Hawthorn.


Russell Brebner presents Bruce with a quaich from Hill Of Beath Hawthorn.

Celtic's captain presents Bruce with a silver salver.


Celtic's captain presents Bruce with a silver salver.

Brian Kenny says a few words.


Brian Kenny says a few words.

Bruce with brother Paul after the match.


Bruce with brother Paul after the match.

Haws legend 'Nobby' McNab joins Celtic youth coach Willie McStay and Bruce for an after match chat.


Haws legend 'Nobby' McNab joins Celtic youth coach Willie McStay and Bruce for an after match chat.