Partick Thistle Reserves Season 1966-67
PTFC Kit 1966-67
1966-67 (Reserves)
The 92nd season of Partick Thistle F.C.
scorers in CAPS • used subs in brackets
1. Sat-13-Aug-1966 [h] W5-2 Falkirk (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
ET 13/8/1966. McFedries, West, Tinney, MITCHELL, Caddell, Davidson, McLindon, Hogan, CLARKE (3), O'Neill, BROWNLIE.
2. Wed-17-Aug-1966 [a] L1-8 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
GH 18/8/1966. Line-up as yet unsourced. CLARKE.
3. Sat-20-Aug-1966 [h] L0-1 Motherwell (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
ET 20/8/1966. Gray, West, McGregor, Mitchell, Gibb, Ferguson, Rae, Hogan, Clarke, O'Neill, Brownlie.
4. Fri-26-Aug-1966 [a] W1-0 Falkirk (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
GH 27/8/1966. MITCHELL. Line-up as yet unsourced.
5. Wed-31-Aug-1966 [h] D1-1 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
GH 1/9/1966. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
6. Sat-03-Sep-1966 [a] W3-1 Motherwell (Scottish Reserve League Cup section game)
ET 3/9/1966. McFedries, Cumming, Tinney, Mitchell, Caddell, Campbell, RAE, Baillie, CLARKE (2), Calderwood, Davidson. Final Position: 2nd of 4, 7/12 pts.
Thistle fell behind to a clever goal by Motherwell (3) but Clarke netted from close in (10). Rae ran unchallenged for almost 40 yards to put Thistle 2-1 ahead (15) then Clarke capitalised on hesitancy in the Motherwell defence for 3-1 at half-time. Report only to h-t.
7. Sat-10-Sep-1966 [h] L0-1 Rangers (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 10/9/1966. Gray, Campbell, Tinney, Mitchell, Caddell, Cumming, Logan, Newman, Clarke, O'Neill, Davidson.
Thistle survived an early scare but the forward took too long and Gray saved. Fine play and cross by Hogan went unrewarded then Gray fumbled a shot but recovered. Davidson headed over but Thistle were largely restricted to long-range efforts. Report only to h-t.
8. Sat-24-Sep-1966 [h] L3-4 Hibernian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 24/9/1966. Gray, Campbell (J), West, Mitchell, Caddell, Newman, Jarroway, Morrison, LOUDON, CAMPBELL (I), Davidson. (GALLAGHER.)
A header put Hibs in front (10) but Jarroway crossed and Loudon headed in two minutes later. Hibs took the lead (40) but Campbell (I) headed in (45). Sub Gallagher came on for the second half and put Thistle ahead (50). Remainder of match not reported.
9. Sat-01-Oct-1966 [a] W2-1 St Mirren (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 1/10/1966. McFedries, Campbell, West, Mitchell, Cumming, O'Neill, Rae, McLindon, CLARKE, Davidson, Gillespie. Remaining scorer as yet unsourced.
McLindon set up Clarke with a through ball and he waltzed round several defenders and lofted the ball over the keeper. It was the only goal of the first half. Report only to h-t.
10. Sat-08-Oct-1966 [h] W1-0 St Johnstone (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 8/10/1966. Gray, Campbell (J), West, Campbell (I), Cumming, O'Neill, Davidson, Needham, Clark, Flanagan, Gallagher. Scorer as yet unsourced.
Clarke went close twice, shooting over then firing a ball straight at the keeper. Future-JAG Rooney had St Johnstone's best chance but he shot wide so it was goalless at half-time. Report only to h-t.
11. Fri-14-Oct-1966 [a] W4-2 Stirling Albion (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 15/10/1966. MORRISON (3), DAVIDSON. Line-up as yet unsourced.
12. Sat-22-Oct-1966 [h] D1-1 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 22/10/1966. McFedries, Campbell (J), West, Mitchell, Caddell, O'Neill, Gallagher, Campbell (I), Clarke, Morrison, DAVIDSON.
Dunfermline went ahead on the half-hour, McFedries helpless as a cross was converted. Davidson scored (43) when a Mitchell shot rebounded off the keeper. Report only to h-t.
13. Wed-26-Oct-1966 [a] L1-2 Queen of the South (Friendly)
GH 27/10/1966. DUNCAN. Line-up as yet unsourced.
14. Sat-29-Oct-1966 [a] L1-3 Dundee (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 29/10/1966. Gray, Campbell (J), Campbell (I), Jackson, Caddell, Davidson, Hogan, Morrison, Clarke, Cunningham, GALLAGHER.
A shot from 15 yards put Dundee 1-up (15). They had the best of things but Thistle levelled when Gallagher scored on the break (36). The Dundee keeper fisted away a Hogan effort just on half-time. Report only to h-t.
15. Sat-05-Nov-1966 [h] W1-0 Kilmarnock (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 5/11/1966. McFedries, Campbell (J), Campbell (I), Mitchell, Caddell, Jackson, Hogan, Roxburgh, Clarke, Cunningham, Gallagher. Scorer as yet unsourced.
Thistle were the more aggressive and should have gone ahead but Cunningham shot straight at the keeper. They had most of the play but poor finishing was the problem. Disaster almost struck when a shot rebounded off two defenders but it was cleared. Report only to h-t.
16. Sat-19-Nov-1966 [h] L0-1 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish 2nd XI Cup 2nd Round)
ET 19/11/1966. Gray, Campbell (J), Campbell (I), Mitchell, Caddell, McParland, Roxburgh, Hogan, Clarke, Gallagher, Davidson. First round bye.
A header at a corner was adjudged to have been handled by Campbell (I) on the line and the resulting penalty was converted (8). Thistle were unlucky not to equalise before h-t. A fine save denied Roxburgh and Gallagher's shot shaved a post. Report only to h-t.
17. Fri-02-Dec-1966 [a] D2-2 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 3/12/1966. McFedries, Campbell (J), West, Hogan, Caddell, Campbell (I), Brownlie, JACKSON, Roxburgh, CALDERWOOD, Davidson.
18. Sat-10-Dec-1966 [h] L0-1 Airdrieonians (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 11/12/1966. McFedries, Campbell (J), O'Neill, Jackson, Caddell, Mitchell, Brownlie, Campbell (I), Clarke, Flanagan, Davidson. (West.)
19. Fri-16-Dec-1966 [h] L1-2 Celtic (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 17/12/1966. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
20. Sat-14-Jan-1967 [h] W4-1 St Mirren (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 14/1/1967. McFedries, Caddell, West, Mitchell, Campbell (J), O'Neill, Hogan, Newman, CLARKE, Jackson, Davidson. Remaining scorers as yet unsourced.
Newman and Clarke combined well and were Thistle's main threats, several attempts going just wide. Clarke finally put Thistle ahead, beating the onrushing keeper. Saints levelled 4 minutes later with a volley from a cross. Report only to h-t.
21. Sat-21-Jan-1967 [a] W5-4 St Johnstone (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 21/1/1967. McFedries, Hogan, West, Mitchell, Caddell, O'Neill, Clarke, Divers, CAMPBELL (2), JACKSON, Duncan. Remaining scorers as yet unsourced.
A poor start by the homesters allowed Thistle to go 2-up through Campbell (14) and Jackson (29). Saints reduced the lead with a solo effort (33) then they scored again but Campbell made it 3-2 (44). Report only to h-t.
22. Fri-03-Feb-1967 [h] D1-1 Stirling Albion (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 4/2/1967. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
23. Sat-11-Feb-1967 [a] W5-4 Dunfermline Athletic (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 11/2/1967. McFedries, Campbell (J), West, Campbell (I), Hogan, O'Neill, ROXBURGH (3), Paul, Brownlie, Divers, Gallagher. Remaining scorers as yet unsourced.
Roxburgh scored in the first minute from 8 yards but it was 1-1 a minute later. Thistle played the better football and Roxburgh completed a hat-trick (23 and 25). Dunfermline reduced the lead on half-time. Report only to h-t.
24. Sat-18-Feb-1967 [a] L0-1 Falkirk (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 18/2/1967. McFedries, Campbell (J), West, Campbell (I), Mitchell, O'Neill, Roxburgh, Paul, Clarke, Divers, Gallagher.
It was a poor game with neither side showing much in the way of attacking skills. The only highlights were Falkirk's goal (30) - it proved to be the winner - and their missing a penalty (44) for a foul. Report only to h-t.
25. Fri-24-Feb-1967 [h] D2-2 Dundee (Scottish Reserve League)
SC 25/2/1967. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
26. Sat-04-Mar-1967 [a] L1-3 Kilmarnock (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 4/3/1967. McFedries, Campbell (J), West, Campbell (I), Hogan, Davidson, Roxburgh, Divers, Clarke, O'Neill, Brownlie. Scorer as yet unsourced.
Things looked favourable as Thistle were the better side, showing more menace in attack but two quick goals (42 and 44) left them with an uphill task. Report only to h-t.
27. Fri-10-Mar-1967 [h] L2-4 Motherwell (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 11/3/1967. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
28. Sat-18-Mar-1967 [a] D1-1 Aberdeen (Scottish Reserve League)
ET & AEE 18/3/1967. Taylor, West, McGregor, Mitchell, Caddell, Ferguson, Roxburgh, Divers, Clarke, Campbell, BROWNLIE.
An early chance for Aberdeen was shot straight at Taylor then, against the run of play Brownlie beat 3 defenders to score (22). Aberdeen forced the pace after h-t and finally a header put them level (66). Good goalkeeping by Taylor towards the end secured the point.
29. Sat-01-Apr-1967 [h] W2-1 Heart of Midlothian (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 1/4/1967.Taylor, Mitchell, West, Newman, Campbell (I), Cunningham, Roxburgh, DIVERS, Brownlie, CLARKE, Davidson.
Clarke finished off a Cunningham pass on the angle to put Thistle 1-up (4) then Divers fired home after the keeper failed to hold a corner (10).Hearts fought back and had several close things before h-t. Report only to h-t.
30. Sat-08-Apr-1967 [a] W6-2 Airdrieonians (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 8/4/1967. Taylor, Hogan, West, Mitchell, Campbell, O'Neill, Newman, Newman, Brownlie, DIVERS, Watson. Remaining scores as yet unsourced.
Airdrie took the lead against the run of play with a shot from 18 yards off the crossbar (10). It was all Thistle after that but apart from a deflected free-kick by Divers they couldn't find the net.1-1 at h-t. Report only to h-t.
31. Tue-11-Apr-1967 [a] D0-0 Motherwell (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 12/4/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced.
32. Sat-15-Apr-1967 [a] L0-3 Celtic (Scottish Reserve League)
ET 15/4/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced.
Thistle went behind (5) when an attack left defenders in a spin and the ball was fired home. Gallagher tested the keeper at full length from 10 yards but Taylor was lobbed (23) for 2-0 at h-t. Report only to h-t.
33. Thu-20-Apr-1967 [h] L0-2 Dundee United (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 21/4/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced.
34. Fri-21-Apr-1967 [a] L2-3 Dundee United (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 22/4/1967. Line-up and scorers as yet unsourced.
35. Mon-24-Apr-1967 [a] L1-3 Hibernian (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 25/4/1967. Line-up and scorer as yet unsourced.
36. Tue-25-Apr-1967 [a] L0-1 Rangers (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 26/4/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced.
37. Wed-26-Apr-1967 [h] L0-7 Aberdeen (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 27/4/1967. Line-up as yet unsourced.
38. Thu-27-Apr-1967 [h] W4-3 Falkirk (Scottish Reserve League)
GH 28/4/1967. BROWNLIE, DIVERS (2), MITCHELL. Line-up as yet unsourced.
1966-67 Reserves summary notes

P38 W14 D6 L18 (1.263 ppg)

Historical PT Reserves average: 1.462 ppg (@ 22-Aug-2023)
  • The points-per-game measurements (ppg) above are calculated on the same principle as the first-team's all games category, and are based on 1 point for a draw and 3 points for a win across all eras.
  • Final League Position: 10th of 16, 27/60 pts.

see also: 1966-67 (first-team) →






PTFC Kit 1966-67

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